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Battle of the Paddle

The Battle of the Paddle. The BOP. The Super Bowl of SUP. It’s the biggest stand up paddle race on the planet. The Battle of the Paddle is the only race in the world where all of the world’s best paddlers show up to throw down.

From 2008 – 2014, the Battle of the Paddle California was “the” race of the year, right up until it was canceled in early 2015. Since then, the Pacific Paddle Games has taken the torch and carried forward.

Scroll down through our Battle of the Paddle archives to relive some of the best moments from this legendary race…

September 9, 2013
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

There have been seven editions of the Battle of the Paddle since the iconic race kicked off in 2008: 5x in California (2008-) and two in Hawaii (2010 & 2011). In 18 days time we'll