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Carolina Cup 2015


April 25th, 2015 Wrightsville Beach, NC In it’s fifth year the Carolina Cup attracted around 950 people racing, taking clinics, and spectating. The race is one of the largest in the world and the second stop on the World Paddle Association’s National Series accumulating points for the Salt Life Cup. The weather was ever changing leading up to the event. ... Read More »

Region 6 **Tentative** Points Race Schedule


As the 2015 season draws near, we’d like you folks in Region 6 to be aware of the potential races that will count for points. Here is the preliminary list of races. Races can also be found on PaddleGuru.com, where participants register; as well as the DistressedMullet.com Event Calendar. Check back as the season ramps up for updates, changes, and ... Read More »

2012 WPA World Championship announcement!

WPA - Hennessey's 2011 Stand Up Paddle World Champion Jamie Mitchell

Hennessey’s and the World Paddle Association proudly announce the 2012 World SUP/Paddle Championships to be held in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on November 3 & 4, 2012.  Cabo San Lucas or also known as Los Cabos will provide a perfect setting to bring together the best paddlers in the world to compete in tropical weather and warm water for two ... Read More »

WPA Crowns 2011 World Champions


The WPA crowned the first-ever standup paddle World Champions at the Hennessey’s-WPA World Paddle championship September 17 in Hermosa Beach, CA. These extraordinary paddlers battled through their respective regional series, through the national championships Jamie Mitchell – World Champion, 12’6 Chase Kosterlitz – World Champion, 14’ Brian Stockdale – World Champion, Unlimited Candice Appleby – World Champion, 12’6 Women’s Lance ... Read More »

Results for Midwest Region – The Outpost in Holland, MI

What an incredible weekend we had of racing and SUP demo’s.  With over 60 racers and tons of enthusiasm, the event was a tremendous success…. Jim Misiewicz Outpost of Holland Race results_Region 10.elite-mens Outpost of Holland Race results_Region 10.elite-women Outpost of Holland Race results_Region 10.elite women-14 Outpost of Holland Race results_Region 10.rec-mens Outpost of Holland Race results_Region 10.rec-wmns Read More »

How do I Qualify for the 2011 Hennessey’s – WPA World Championship?

The SUP race scene is evolving and a new level of competition has emerged: qualifiers. The 2011 Hennessey’s-WPA World Championship isn’t a show up and race kind of event. To qualify, you have to have been racing the long courses in the regional and/or the national series races. And doing well! We’re looking for the best racers in the world ... Read More »

Hermosa Beach for 2011 Hennessey’s-WPA World Championships of Paddling


On Sept. 17 the Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach, CA will be the site of the 2011 Hennessey’s-WPA World Championships of Paddling. The event will include both SUP and paddleboard divisions and be the first SUP world championship while continuing the Hennessey’s legacy of supporting paddleboarding around the world. Hennessey’s and the WPA will also host the U.S. Paddle ... Read More »

2012 Hennessy’s-WPA World Championships Qualifying Criteria


2012 WPA World Championship Qualifying Criteria As listed in the 2012 WPA SUP Racing Rulebook: 16.  World Championships Qualifying Criteria: a)     Finish in the top 30% of your board division at the 2011 Hennessey’s-WPA World Championships (Championship race only). b)    Finish in the top 30% of your board division at the 2012 Hennessey’s-WPA U.S. Paddle Championships (Long course only). c)     ... Read More »

RSP3: Oceanside, Sunday, July 17


The Surftech RSP3 (formerly the “Surf Monkey”), presented by Roadrunner Sports and Cliff Bar, is a swim, run, paddle experience for the whole family that will take place at the Oceanside Pier on Sunday, July 17, 2011. The WPA-sanctioned SUP races are part of the Southern California regional series. WPA members will earn ranking points in each division toward the ... Read More »

Connor Baxter on the Wet Feet Hawaii WPA National Race

2011 Wet Feet Championships, Hawaii

This recap was sent in by first-place finisher Connor Baxter: The 2011 Wet feet WPA National Race was a super fun event. I flew over to Oahu from Maui on Friday and the event was on Saturday. The WPA – World Paddle Association – has a series of qualifying events for the Hennessey’s World Event in San Diego in September, ... Read More »

2011 WPA U.S. Race Series

The 2011 WPA U.S. Race Series will be made up of seven regions in the United States with 6 races in each region that will be ranked and counted toward the regional championship in each division and used as qualifying process for a season ending WPA Championship TBA. WPA U.S. Regions The following regions will make up the 2011 WPA ... Read More »