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The Carolina Cup is 1 Month Away!

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The 2015 Carolina Cup is a week-long celebration in Wrightsville Beach, NC. This WPA National event features over a dozen clinics and 5 races—one for every age and level. On Saturday, there is a 3.5-mile Harbor Island Recreational race, 6.5-mile Money Island Open Race and the dreaded 13-mile Graveyard Elite Race.  On Sunday there is a fun kids race and the Ocean ... Read More »

Upcoming WPA Class I Certifications through Fitness Onboard

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Coming to your area soon: Fitness Onboard® gears up to bring you the Fitness Onboard® Certification (FOC©), a comprehensive course that bridges the gap between the fundamentals of fitness and stand up paddleboarding. Whether a novice or an experienced instructor, the FOC© gives you the tools to take your SUP fitness classes to the next level! Upon completion of this ... Read More »

Region 6 **Tentative** Points Race Schedule

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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 »

Wrightsville Beach, NC WPA Instructor Class- April 25, 2014

The World Paddle Association will be conducting a level I certified instructors class on Friday, April 25, 2014 in Wrightsville Beach, NC.  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 paddling, public ... Read More »

Region 6 2013 points race dates

<em><strong>Listed below is tentative Region 6 poin</strong></em><em><strong>ts race dates and locations</strong></em> 4/27/13 <strong><a title=”CAROLINA CUP SUP RACE” href=”http://carolinacup-sup.com/” target=”_blank”>Carolina Cup</a></strong> ( National Points Race) Wrightsville Beach NC 6/1/13 <a href=”http://obxpaddlepalooza.com/”><strong>OBX Paddle Palooza</strong> </a>Hatteras NC 7/13/13 <a title=”Shem Creek Shootout” href=”http://www.shemcreekshootout.com/home.html” target=”_blank”>Shem Creek Shootout</a> Mt Pleasant SC 9/14/13 ChuckTown Showdown Charleston SC 9/28/13 SUP Lake Murry Columbia SC 10/11/13 Golden Nugget ... Read More »

Q&A with Stand Up Paddler Chris Curry

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Q:  When did you first start paddling and on what type of board before you started SUP? A: Started SUP surfing in Wrightsville Beach, NC during the summer of ’08 on a Gary Wilson EPS Quad SUP surfboard. As a newbie, I had an extremely frustrating & challenging experience in the surf the first time…the very reason I came back ... 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 »