Stand Up Pittsburgh is bringing the Naish N1SCO Race Series to Beaver County.
"We thought it would be fun to hold a race that was fair for any age and skill levels of paddle boarding," said Ty Musser, co-owner of Stand Up Pittsburgh. "All racers use the same designed board. Stand Up Pittsburgh is supplying all the equipment so anyone can come out and try it."
Musser said the N1SCO Race Series has been growing by leaps and bounds in Europe, and Naish paddle boards wants to grow the race in the states.
"We are excited to be one of the first N1SCO races in the county. With the help of Ohio River Trail Council, they were able to secure a great location to hold the event and help with the race. "
Musser said the motto of the N1SCO Race Series Pittsburgh is SUP is fun for everyone. From young to old, beginners to thoroughbred paddlers, groups of friends and families – just all water lovers who love having fun. Stand Up Pittsburgh provides you with all the paddle boarding equipment needed.
If You Go:
When: August 29, 2015
Where : Bradys Run Park Lake
Time: 10:00 am
Registration: Same day registration 9:00 am. Click here for form to preregister.
Cost: $25 ( includes paddle board, paddle, life jacket and leash rental)
Male and Female Classifications:
- Juniors (17 years old and under)
- Adult (18 to 49 years old)
- Seniors (50+)
Demo Instruction: 9:30 a.m. – Free – never paddled, need a tune up. Then this 15 minute on land instruction is for you. One of Stand Up Pittsburgh’s instructors will go over basic and advanced paddling techniques on land.
Racer Meeting: 9:45 a.m.
Race Format: This will be a heat series format.
Distance: Approximately 600m
- Only Naish ONE 12’6″ Inflatables allowed ( will be supplied for use by sponsor ). You can use your own.
- Paddles supplied (you may use your own).
- Life Jackets (PFD) will be supplied (you may use your own). 16 and under must wear the Life Jacket.
- You may go around either turn Marker.
- Have fun!