Downwind Cup

Date: May 1 to Sep 30
Distance: 12 km +

Course details: Point-to-point course, best done with a tailwind. This is an open-water race in spirit, which means lake/ocean with wind, rather than a river with current.

Meet the minimum distance requirement, but feel free to go longer. Results ranked by average pace (min/km). You can re-post better results during the race period.

2020 Results

Live Leaderboard

Live results during race window

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FlagPaddler_NameCraftGender_Age_PaceDistTimePointsCredibilityCommentsBoard/BoatGPSSOCIAL
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Tim OliverOC1M35-4905:2320.41:49:45100.0*****First ever OC1 Downwind... so funVolareGPSSOCIAL
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Stella GanOC1F35-4907:2726.13:14:07100.0*****Beautiful sunny day - light tailwind 3-10kt. Nelo Excel 6.0GPSSOCIAL

Race Reports and Discussion

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OC1 sprint. Still not sure how to turn this thing around... that's a wide one. Legal? ... See MoreSee Less

May 16th
OC1 sprint. Still not sure how to turn this thing around... thats a wide one. Legal?

Comment on Facebook

Good job

That's a great time Rob!

500m sprint attempt, it’s been a good weekend! 🤙 ... See MoreSee Less

May 16th
500m sprint attempt, it’s been a good weekend! 🤙Image attachmentImage attachment

Back to back races yesterday. This one is the 500M. Completed with a group of paddlers from The Goat Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding’s paddle league. Great conditions yet not my best run. Still struggling with figuring out the new watch my hubby gave me 😜. ... See MoreSee Less

May 15th
Back to back races yesterday.  This one is the 500M.  Completed with a group of paddlers from The Goat Boater, Lake Wylie Paddleboarding’s paddle league.  Great conditions yet not my best run.  Still struggling with figuring out the new watch my hubby gave me 😜.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Love that photo

1st season with CPL and 1st time posting. 🤘👊 4K Loop in the books. Fantastic, flat water conditions with very little boat traffic. 🏄‍♀️🤙 ... See MoreSee Less

May 15th
1st season with CPL and 1st time posting.  🤘👊 4K Loop in the books.  Fantastic, flat water conditions with very little boat traffic. 🏄‍♀️🤙Image attachmentImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Yeah!! 👏👏

Way to go!

You rock!

We took 8 of our team paddlers out to get a 500 M sprint in before we did a 5 mile paddle. We are working on convincing many of them to join cdn pdl league too! It was a great night and excellent challenge for everyone. 500M 1st attempt - 3:21. Smooth water. ... See MoreSee Less

May 15th
We took 8 of our team paddlers out to get a 500 M sprint in before we did a 5 mile paddle.  We are working on convincing many of them to join cdn pdl league too! It was a great night and excellent challenge for everyone.  500M 1st attempt - 3:21.  Smooth water.

Comment on Facebook

You get bonus points for tracking it in metric 😃

Tried my hand at a better 500m today. No losing lunch! My start and finish line need a bit more finesse - there aren't many landmarks/buoys at this point in the season to work with. ... See MoreSee Less

May 15th
Tried my hand at a better 500m today. No losing lunch!  My start and finish line need a bit more finesse - there arent many landmarks/buoys at this point in the season to work with.Image attachment
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