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Carolina Cup

The Carolina Cup is a stand up paddle race held annually at Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington, North Carolina. Since 2011 it has grown from a regional race into an international headliner, attracting dozens of the world’s fastest athletes as well as hundreds of recreational paddlers.

The 2017 Carolina Cup will be one of the biggest and best races on the calendar, but what makes this event so great is that it still maintains the community spirit that’s welcoming to paddlers of all abilities. The Carolina Cup is where the community comes together in a celebration of the grassroots nature of the sport.

And that’s why SUP Racer will be traveling across the globe to Wrightsville to help bring you the spirit, the excitement and the action of this great race as it happens. We’ll have interviews, pics, previews, predictions and full coverage on race day. So mark your calendar for April 22nd. In the meantime though, you can get the latest Carolina Cup news below…

April 28, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

The Carolina Cup is done and dusted for another year, so now it's time to look back and reflect on what really was an amazing week. There were a lot of great paddlers and a lot of great action at this year's event. Here's a collection of the very

April 25, 2014
by Connor Baxter

With less than 24 hours til one of the biggest races of the year, we asked Connor Baxter for his thoughts on the race... "Yeah stoked to be here, it's going to be a really challenging race, totally di

April 22, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

Good morning Wrightsville Beach... After more than 26 hours sitting on planes, we finally made it to Wrightsville Beach late last night. For those who are somehow unaware: Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina is