RVLT Surf & Paddle announce the return of four powerhouse sponsors for season 4, of the Sunday Sunday Sunday Races (SSSR). Westcoast Paddlesports, Mission Bay Sports Center, Rock and Roll San Diego and Kicker Audio are all back for 2017 – these companies are all leaders in their industries and long time supporters of the events.
The SSSR is a 3 part, SUP & PRONE PADDLE race series. Men, women & junior’s divisions, plus a Kid’s Fun Run & The Big Board Battle, provide something for paddlers of all ages and abilities.
Challenging courses include 10K, 5K and 3K – all are run entirely inside Mission Bay.
Spectators on the beach can truly enjoy the 1.5K Tech Course (17 & under), the Kids Fun Run (10 & under) & the Big Board Battle (up to 6 person inflatable board division)
Dates include: May 21, July 23 & September 24, 2017.
The final event in September will add a 10K PRO RACE with a grueling bay/jetty/ocean paddle element (prize purse TBA) – The events are all held at Bonita Cove on beautiful Mission Bay in San Diego, California.
“Bob Long, (owner of West Coast Paddle Sports) has been an an amazing partner of the events since day one”, said Brian Terhorst (co-founder) “We approached Bob four years ago with the concept of a new race series exclusively for SUP & Prone paddlers right here in San Diego. He didn’t even hesitate to offer his support, and we’ve been working together to grow these events & the sport of paddle racing ever since.”
Leslie Terhorst (co-founder) adds, “Zach Funston, the owner of the Mission Bay Sports Center has just confirmed they will be supporting the events again this summer. Our staff & safety crew feel comfortable utilizing the super reliable MBSC watercraft… plus, competitors can rent boards from any one of their 3 Mission Bay locations. We really appreciate working with them!”
KICKER Audio Brand Marketing Manager, Roger Demaree, has just informed us they will be back with us for 2017 too! Our athletes are gonna be stoked at the chance to win the latest Kicker products again this year. Wait ’til you see the new Bullfrog speakers that Kicker will showcasing this season… they’ll totally blow your mind!”
“And finally,” continues Brian, “our good friend Mark Langford of Rock and Roll San Diego has stepped up once again… not only to supply us with a state of the art sound system… but we just found out his band will be performing live at the events this summer!” He goes on to say, “It’s always such an honor to have him perform, he’s such a talented guy”
New for 2017 – The 10K race includes one class for SUP (up to 14′) and one class for prone (stock only). For the first two 10K races (May 21 and July 23) the top 3 OVERALL finishers, both men and women — SUP and prone, receive an AUTOMATIC entry into the last 10K PRO RACE (with open ocean element) where equal prize money will be awarded to both men and women, both SUP and prone paddlers!
If you can’t make the first two races or don’t receive an automatic entry … DON’T WORRY!! Regular entry for the September 24th 10K Pro Race will be available.
Daily Winners and Overall Season Points Champions take home custom trophies & medals. Other elements including amazing raffles, great live music, product demos, giveaways, fun beach activities, food and drinks… all add to the family friendly, festival atmosphere. Admission to the venue is free and open to the public.
Practice & training opportunities are available prior to the season and throughout the entire series to help build paddling skills and encourage new racers to compete. For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org