Racing News

  1. Garrett Fletcher Ranked #1

    Garrett Fletcher Ranked #1
    We are so stoked to announce that YOLO Team Rider Garrett Fletcher is ranked #1 by the World Paddle Association for the 14' Open Division. Check out the rankings HERE .  For the 2nd year in a row, he won the Triple Crown of SUP in Florida.  The Michael O’Shaughnessy Triple Crown of SUP racing for Florida is earned by having the lowest...
  2. 5 Tips For Preventing Paddleboard Injuries

    5 Tips For Preventing Paddleboard Injuries
    1) Make sure you aren’t “white knuckling” your paddle. Think of your hands basically as “hooks”. They are simply there as a connection point between your paddle and your body throughout your paddle stroke. Grasping your paddle too tightly puts unnecessary pressure in your forearms, and thus your wrists and elbows. As you hold the shaft with your bottom hand...
  3. Garrett Fletcher wins FL State SUP Race

    Garrett Fletcher wins FL State SUP Race
      Garrett Fletcher wins the Florida State Paddleboard Championship! Taking 1st overall in the 14' division. Incredible job by Garrett at this SUP race held in Cocoa Beach, FL. Props to Emily Davis for taking 3rd overall and 2nd in her 12'6 division. Great job kids!!
  4. Fletcher Fastest in Florida

    Fletcher Fastest in Florida
      Team rider Garrett Fletcher now has bragging rights to "The Fastest Paddler in Florida" after making his way onto the podium this past weekend at the 3rd Annual Lake Mary Jane Paddle Race. At the beginning of the race season, Danny Smith brought together the directors of some of the largest races in Florida with the idea of creating a...
  5. Paddleboard race to take over 13 miles of Mississippi River.

    Paddleboard race to take over 13 miles of Mississippi River.
      By Chelsea Brasted, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune   For the third time in three years, the Mississippi River will shut down for a 13 mile stretch in Baton Rouge. Instead of the big engines on tankers and ferryboats churning the murky grey water, about 225 smaller vessels will glide from downtown to the L'Auberge Casino.   The Big River...
  6. LiftSUP handle boosts race performance

    LiftSUP handle boosts race performance
    A lot goes into paddle board racing. From the board design to the training regimen, victories and heartbreaks are measured in half seconds, and are the direct results of the slightest variations in the subtlest of details. One unsung hero of race performance is perhaps the most obvious and utilized component of every board: the handle. All YOLO race...

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