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Pie Island or Little Venice. Even the new U. S.
ambassador to the United Kingdom, Matthew
Barzun, has gotten into the action. “We did
something really fun,” he says of a recent trip.
“We went paddleboarding on the Thames.”
Serious SUPers will want to head out to the
SUP Marathon in June, featuring a 26-mile
trek on the famed river. active360.co.uk
• July in Molokai
Experts only for the Molokai2Oahu on July 27,
but if you qualify, sign up now and start training — really training. Founded by SUPer stars
Dawson Jones, Garrett McNamara and Mike
Takahashi, the contest includes a 32-mile journey across the 2,300-foot-deep Kaiwi Channel.
“The Molokai Channel is very dangerous and
• August in Tahoe
can present some amazing conditions for rac-
ing including high wind and large swells,”
says Takahashi. “It is definitely a bucket list
event for the selected paddlers who prepare
for the challenge.” For lodgings, race sponsor
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts is offering special
rates via the event website. molokai2oahu.com
The annual Tahoe Nalu includes both 10- and
five-mile races, starting at Kings Beach in
Lake Tahoe. This year the event takes place
August 15–17. As always, the weekend will
include numerous festivities related to the
race; check the website for more information.
Left: Jen Fuller works on buoy
turning technique. Above:
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