Santa Barbara Cold Current ™ 9 Mile race


The Santa Barbara Cold Current ™ 9 Mile race from Goleta Beach Cove to Ledbetter Beach is ON!

For fast and hassle free online registration click here

or go to the Santa Barbara Cold Current web site for snail mail-in registration docs, event summary and course map etc…..

All entrants registered by Midnight on Saturday, April 10, 2010 will get a limited edition California Downwind Race Series Hanes 90/10 Pullover

Free board and rider shuttle for the those who RSVP by Midnight on Saturday, April 19th…

The SB Cold Current has proudly aligned with The Friendship Paddle organization to be proceed recipients of the event, if you don’t know who this group is already, please take a look at their web site…

Stepping up to the plate to help set the tone for an awesome event is Honolua and Starboard SUP, these guys will be bringing cool prizes and swag!. Carpinteria micro brewery Island Brewery will be tapping some kegs for post race festivities. The post race meal proudly supplied by Santa Barbara’s longstanding and community involved SUP board and equipment store Standup Paddle Sports. Debbie and Wardog , founders and proprietors of Standup Paddle Sports, LLC and, Inc, helped arranged for Starboard SUP to donate a Classic Construction SUP racing board

ALL PROCEEDS generated from the sale of the raffle tickets for the Starboard SUP board will go directly to The Friendship Paddle Organization. Please stay tuned for information on how you can get some of these raffle tickets.

The Santa Barbara Cold Current race will also be the 1st of three races that have aligned to create the inaugural running of the California Downwind Race Series. The other 2 races are:

Malibu Downwinder, Saturday May 8th, 2010

The Akolu ABC to Cab, Saturday June 5th, 2010

The CD web site goes live on April 1st , 2010. There you will be able to learn more about what this series is about, how points will be issued for respective finishes. Gary Fortune will be crafting up some of his special ceramic artwork for prizes and Honolua is going to be spoiling the champs of this inaugural race series by sending them to……well you just have to with until April 1st to find out. Every paddler who starts and officially finishes all 3 events will be awarded a commemorative California Downwind Race Series belt buckle.

Stay tuned for more info…

Robert A. Gilcrest
Founder/ Event Director
Blacksmith Endurance Co.

WARDOGSanta Barbara Cold Current ™ 9 Mile race

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