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Sand Harbor State Park
June 10, 2017

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Planet Earth's Best Paddling Above 6,000' Elevation!
The Thunderbird Paddling Festival offers Tahoe's Most Scenic Paddling.
 Stand up paddleboard enthusiasts can compete, test new gear, browse the vendor expos, or learn how to paddle in a unique and beautiful world-class venue. Open to paddlers of all levels. Compete in the 4 or the 8-mile race and bring the kids for age appropriate distance races too.  All events start and finish from one of Tahoe's best beaches, Sand Harbor State Park.
 RaceThe Big Blue Waterman Challenge combines stand-up paddle board (SUP), swimming and beach running. The format is a heat racing elimination where top finishers advance round by round to the finals. We provide the one-design boards to even out the field. There's kids races as well. Demoeps from Lakeshore Paddleboard, Starboard, Wai Sup, Naish, Surftech and others will be on site offering free board demos. LearnGet on the water, learn some tips and techniques!  Learn the basics from picking the right gear to getting on the board Tentative Schedule (Sat, June 10 - Sand Harbor)6:30am-9:15am        Athletes check-in (Trailer)
8:00am                     Race start: Sand Harbor Open Water Swim
8:00am-2:00pm        Expo/Demos  
8:15am                     First Finisher 1/2 Mile Swim  
8:21am                     First Finisher 1.2 Mile Awim   
8:45am                     First Finisher 2.4 Mile Swim   
9:00am                     Swim Awards  
9:30am                     Race start: Thunderbird  
10:00am-12:30pm    Paddling Kids Races
10:00am-2:00pm      BBQ   
10:10am                   First Finisher 4 Miler   
10:50am                   First Finisher 8 Miler    
12:00pm                   Start: Big Blue Waterman Challen
  • Start:June 10, 2017
  • End:June 10, 2017
  • Recurring
  • Where:Sand Harbor State Park, NV-28, Incline Village, Nevada, United States, 89451
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  • Event Type: Festivals & Fairs
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