James Bavin of Arcata powered his was through the five-mile race in a time of 57:46 to win the first ever Noll Stand Up Paddle Board Race.
17 stand up paddlers, one kayaker participate in Rhyn Noll’s new competition
The first ever Noll Stand Up Paddle Board Race was greeted with sunny skies and calm water on Saturday morning as the event kicked off with a 5-mile paddle from Garth’s Beach to South Beach along the Crescent City coast.
“We really couldn’t have asked for a better day for it than that,” said Rhyn Noll, who organized and participated in the race. “The ocean was calm and the sun was out — we all got a little bit burnt on Saturday.”
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