Get ready for some fun,action packed stand up paddle racing on the beautiful ocean beaches in picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Challenge yourself against the top riders in the 5km distance race or 2km course race. This year we have added a youth (U17) and a mens’ 50+ category. Next watch all the up and coming young stars in the kids race.The sprints will get your heart rate up and down in less than 2 minutes. The fun 3 person relay is the last event before the BBQ, awards and music.
The Overall Champion (men 14′ & under, women 12’6, youth & mens’ masters) of the Vancouver SUP Challenge is the combined top placings of the distance, course and sprints, they must also compete in the fun relay. The BBQ, awards and live music will be awesome and you will meet someone cool you did not know.
Maui Jim ambassador Candice Appleby will be racing and hosting two clinics this year:
Saturday Clinic – Sign up when registering for the SUP Challenge
Sunday for advance paddlers- link available on our website
2 loops of 400 meter course
Note: Event participants are required to wear PFD/Lifejacket
Choose which events you would like to participate in on the next page. Note: Event participants are required to wear PFD/Lifejacket.
Choose which event you would like to participate in on the next page. Note: Event participants are required to wear PFD/Lifejacket
August 12 10:00 AM PDT - Candice Appleby Paddle Clinic
August 12 12:00 PM PDT - Late Registration
August 12 1:00 PM PDT - 5KM Distance Race
August 12 2:30 PM PDT - Kids Race 1KM Course Race (Bouy turns/short beach run) 2×500 meters
August 12 3:30 PM PDT - 2KM Course race (Buoy turns/short beach run) 2x1KM loops
August 12 5:00 PM PDT - Sprints
August 12 6:00 PM PDT - Fun Relay: Teams organized on the day of event
August 12 7:00 PM PDT - The Galley Salmon BBQ
August 12 7:00 PM PDT - Awards and Music – Ellyn Woods/Friends