Thursday, June 21, 2012

Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival: June 22-24

Join me and Werner Athlete, Nikki Gregg for the Kalamalka Classic SUP Festival in Vernon BC, THIS weekend, June 22-24.  This event is hosted by the fabulous crew at Kalavida Surf Shop!

The event has something for everyone; beginner to enthusiast, men, women and dogs too.

Friday: SIP and SUP to Bishops Bird Sanctuary / Late Registration

10:00am-8:00pm – Late Registration - Kalavida Surf Shop
6:00–8:00pm - SIP & SUP Sunset paddle (Wine and Music with Manfred Harter)
 – $10 Donation (Board rentals available)

Saturday: Short Courses / Sprint Showdown / Free Demos

9:45am – Opening Ceremony (feat. Mollie Bono – Okanagan Indian Band / SPrKL)
10:00am-3:00pm – Vendor Expo and Board Demos
10:00am – Short Course Race - Competitive (Presented by Starboard)
 - *BC SUP CUP Points race for 12’6
11:00am –Short Course Race – Recreational, Junior - *BC SUP CUP Points race for 12’ & Under
2:00pm – Sprint Races (Competitive & Recreational)
3:00pm - Grom Relay Races (Kids)
6:00pm – Dinner & Entertainment

Sunday: The Kalamalka Crossing - Long Course (Presented by Naish)

8:30am – Pre-Race Meeting at Start line in Oyama (Wood Lake Beach)
9:00am – Start for all 12’ & Under Surfboard style
9:20am – Start for 12’6 & Under Recreational & Competitive & 14’ Recreational
9:30am – Start for 14’ Competitive - BC SUP CUP POINTS

Green River, UT

Green River, UT
Photo: Shawna Franklin