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WPA Certified Instructor level I & II Class – March 7th, Dana Point, CA

The World Paddle Association will be conducting a level I & II certified instructors class on Friday, March 7, 2014 in Dana Point, CA.  Master Class I instructor Byron Kurt will be conducting the course for those seeking certified instruction with stand up paddling that will include, technique, water safety, board/paddle fitting, and water dynamics.  With the tremendous growth of stand up ... Read More »

2013 WPA National Race Schedule

    Check your local WPA region for detailed information Date Region Event City State 4/27/2013 6 Carolina CUP National Race Wrightsville Beach NC 5/10-12/2013 5 16th Annual Key West Classic National Race Key West FL 6/1/2013 9 Soundsurfer Waterman’s Challenge National Race Westport CT 6/1/2013 1 Hobie-Hennessey U.S. Paddle Championships Dana Point CA 6/8/2013 1 Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard ... Read More »

US SUP Tour Huntington Beach, CA April 13 & 14

        The first US SUP Tour event will be held April 13 & 14 at Huntington Beach, CA, Seaside Heights, NJ May 18 & 19 and San Onofre, CA June 15 & 16 in 2013.  The US SUP Tour sanctioned by the World Paddle Association and Surfing America will offer SUP Surfing with Professional and Open divisions ... Read More »

2012 Hennessey’s Paddleboard Race Series Announced


Redondo Beach, CA, April 23, 2012: For over 17 years Hennessey’s  has been at the fore front of world paddleboard racing, bringing races to such places as Australia, Hawaii, Fiji, California, and Mexico. The 2012 Hennessey’s Series promises to one of the best yet, culminating with the 2012 Hennessy’s-WPA World Championships in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. 2012 Event Schedule ·         ... Read More »

Water Safety-SUP Education certification course December 17, 2011


The World Paddle Association (WPA) announces the next date to attend a Water Safety/SUP Education certification course for instructors in California on Saturday, December 17, 2011, 9am at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach, CA.  All instructors who are interested in attending must have submitted a application with instructors background credentials and send a deposit through Pay Pal at ... 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 »