$6,000 USD prize purse for the Dragon World Championships confirmed! The event will be the first of its kind and the first ever dedicated, global team race event. Taking place in Carlisle Bay, Barbados on 28th – 30th October 2017 the inaugural competition will see teams of all abilities, from all over the world battling it out to be crowned the victors.
The Red Dragon made an appearance at the SUP Festival in Latvia last week. With seven teams participating all completed two laps of a 7km course. With the final two teams battling it out in a head to head sprint to be crowned champion! It was team Gain Fast who conquered and came out victorious!
The beautiful coast of Cambrils, Spain hosted an epic Dragon World Series Event. With 11 teams turning out in full force to conquer the new team sport, the energy from participants and spectators were high.
The countdown has officially begun. There is now just 99 days until the Red Paddle Co Dragon World Championships, the first ever dedicated team global race event. Set to take place in the idyllic setting of Carlisle Bay in Barbados on 28th - 30th October 2017, it will be an event you do not want to miss! To celebrate the start of their 99 days countdown, we are giving teams a chance to win their flights for free if they enter before the 14th August.
For the first time ever, Red Paddle Co Racing are inviting paddle boarders from all over the world to come together and compete in the inaugural Dragon World Series. Regional events will see teams of four battling it out across the globe, granting anyone who competes instant qualification to the Dragon World Championships.
The Japanese Dragon Series is in full swing as part of the Dragon World Series.
Since February Japan has hosted a series of events from the Hiroshima Etajma Dragon Race to the Kanagawa Fujisawa SUP Club Challenge in Shonan. Each event gets us closer to September where the champion team of the Japanese Dragon Series will be revealed. With only three events to go lets recap on some of the epic races so far...
The Euro Tour had an epic weekend in Hossegor with competitors playing in the waves.
The Hossegor Paddle Games 2017 was home to the brand new style of team racing delivered by Red Paddle Co due to its new dragon racing board. The 4 man board tackled the swell with ease as paddlers used all there skill to try and stay on. This event was fun and laughter for all and provided a challenge no one will forget.
The Red Dragon is taking Japan by storm as last week held the 5th battle at Lake Hamana. The level of competition was high as nine teams put up an impressive fight. It was Biwako Sapp Club who claimed the first prize, followed closely by Team K and Pirates & Reikle who held a respectable third place.
The Red Dragon returns to Asia. This time competitors gathered to Stanley, Hong Kong to tackle the 22ft board. Four teams attempted to conquer the 400m course with a 180° buoy turn. The dramatic beach finish saw South Side Dragon in first place closely followed by Team Naish. 3rd and 4th place went respectively to SUP 9 Team and Relax LA.
April saw Israel host a nail biting Dragon World Series event in the beautiful Caesarea harbour.
Ocean Nation ran an incredible day which saw 14 teams compete to claim victory. Prior to the competition the Ocean Nation Team travelled around the country, allowing groups to experience the Red Dragon , a 22ft four person, team racing board; unique to Red Paddle Co. This allowed all to be prepared for what was to come.