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.
F-One and Bluerush Boardsports Ambassador John Hadley gives us a complete review of the 2017 F-One Race Pro SUP as he competes in three races over the past three weeks! Get the inside scoop and find out what John has to say.
The F-One America Team had a strong showing at the 31st Annual SC Paddle fest this past weekend. International paddlers Poenaiki Raioha and Josh Riccio flew in from Tahiti and Hawaii and score one podium each on the Elite 15k race (Josh Riccio) and on the Elite Surfing competition (Poenaiki). Kitsy Nipper (13 years old), […]
I was extremely pleased with my choice of the 7’7” Papenoo Pro. If I have to rate my skills I would say they are of a intermediate SUP surfer with desire to progress. I`m 6’4” gravitating around the 200 lbs.
The PAPENOO boards can be classified as “Compact SUP” with a focus on speed, acceleration and maneuverability to rip off smaller waves like never before! Available in 4 sizes 6’10, 7’3, 7’7 and 7’11”; the PAPENOO features an amazing strength to weight ratio and is among the highest performing and lightest on the market. Also available in SUP Foil and Wind Foil Convertible models.