Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (July 19, 2011) – YOLO Board announces top finishers from the third race of YOLO Board Stand Up Paddle Series held on July 14th at the WaterColor BoatHouse on Western Lake. Presented by Destin Real Estate Company, the four-part series of races features relay-style competition by four member teams in the Beginning Level and three member teams in the Next Level. Only one event scheduled for August 11th remains to determine which teams will win the champion overall title “2011 YOLO Board Cup Series.”
Ross Carter, Justin Cook and Kyle Gallagher of Team YOLO finished first for their third consecutive win in the Next Level division followed by teams GUSU and Wells Fargo Advisors. The Bistro Bijoux team of Jessica D’Aleo (subbing for Serena Richards), Michelle Janczewski, Amanda Martin, and Stacey Troy placed for the first time taking first in the Women’s Division with teams Grayton Beer and For the Health of It in second and third place. Parker Carroum, Mike Ingram, Matt Magera and Dylan Sims of team Billabong Destin topped the Men’s Division for the second race in a row followed by the YOLO Juniors and GUSU.
The YOLO Board Stand Up Paddle Series is made possible by the generous support of its sponsors: Destin Real Estate Company, 30A.com, Thirty-A Review, Standup Paddle Magazine, 98 Today, Grayton Beer Company, Kialoa, Copy Systems, Destin Health & Fitness, 24/7, Smoothie King, Swantree Concierge, Wells Fargo Advisors, Seaside Beach, Ophelia Swimwear, SETCO Services, Coastal Insurance, Modus Photography, IWDFF, M Public Relations, YOLO Board Adventures, Beach Ready Spa & Wellness, WaterColor Resort, Emerald Coast Portraits, Hinano, Old Florida Outfitters, Quality Imports, Bud & Alley’s, SoWal.com and Chan’s Wine World.
The finale race of the YOLO Board Stand Up Paddle Series is set for August 11th (weather permitting) at 5:00pm at the WaterColor BoatHouse. For more information, contact 850.622.5760 or visit www.YOLORace.com. All events are family-friendly, free and open to the public.
About YOLO Board
Founded by business partners Tom Losee and Jeff Archer in 2006, YOLO Board LLC is a locally owned stand-up paddleboard (SUP) company based in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Aptly named for the mantra, “You Only Live Once,” the company has quickly gained the reputation along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast and beyond as the custom paddleboard of choice, garnering widespread attention from the media including: Spirit Magazine, Southern Living, Coastal Living, The Weather Channel, Standup Journal, Florida Trend, Ocean Drive, Standup Paddle Magazine and Garden & Gun. The company manufactures a variety of boards suited to fit any paddler. Rentals, lessons, corporate and team building packages are available through YOLO Board Adventures. For more information, visit www.yoloboard.com or call 850.622.5760.