Fenwick Island, DE —
On Saturday and Sunday, June 29-30, 2013, Delmarva Board Sports and Harpoon
Hanna’s will co-host a new 2 day paddle board festival and race to raise funds
for Operation Second Chance,
a 501c3 organization committed to serving our wounded,
injured and ill combat veterans.
Day 1, Saturday, June 29, 2013
will be a day of all things “SUP” at Delmarva Board Sports
and Harpoon Hanna’s
including event registration/check-in, SUP clinics, SUP Yoga / Fitness, Doggie
Social Paddle & Race, sprint SUP races, vendor booths, happy hour at
Harpoon Hanna’s and the new and exciting NightSUP™ demos for race participants.
Day 2, Sunday, June 30, 2013,
will be held at Holt’s Landing
State Park, Millville, DE (Off of Rt. 26) and will involve 2.5
and 5 mile race courses, a kids’ race, vendor booths, great food, and an awards
ceremony to wrap up the event. Winners from each race division will be
entered into a drawing to win a brand new paddle board or a paddle!
The title sponsor for this event is
BoardWorks SUP. The race team
is currently seeking sponsorship from local residents and businesses as well as
SURF / SUP / WINDSURF industry manufacturer and retailers. Booth
space is available.
“We at Operation
Second Chance are thrilled to start what we plan to be an exciting SUP fund
raising tradition on Fenwick Island” says Walt Ellenberger Paddle Fenwick
Chairperson. “This is a family friendly event geared towards novice and
experienced paddle boarders” says Janis Markopoulos, the DelMarVa Board Sports founder
are welcome to attend both the festival and race to cheer on your favorite
paddle boarder. For more information,
guidelines and to register for the race, visit the Paddle Fenwick website at www.paddlefenwick.com. The registration fee for race participants
is $55. All event proceeds go to
Operation Second Chance.