The best way to describe the ensuing ten miles is side-chop. The first half of the race was 90% right side paddling and the second half 90% left side. The wind was southwest. There was chop from that combining with a south swell combining with a northwest wind swell combining with backwash. Pretty sweet. So sweet, in fact, that during the race the safety team decided to shorten the race.
Keith Mcconnaughay wins the 15th Annual Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race on the 14’ x 24.5″ F-One Race Pro! Check out the official post-race interview here.