Wazz SUP?! – by Sol Neelman

Battle of the Paddle
Portland, OR-based photographer Sol Neelman shares photos of “Battle of the Paddle”, a stand up paddleboard race in SoCal.

“What’s so weird about that?”

That’s the response I got after telling a friend that I was shooting Battle of the Paddle, a standup paddleboard race in SoCal.

Sure, SUP is a popular, um, mainstream water activity. Even I have flailed at tried it. But to have a thousand boarders compete in a real race? Not only do I think that’s weird, I think it’s photogenic. And worthy of going back to Cali.

No doubt, baby.

Continue reading and see more photos on Sol’s blog.

Battle of the Paddle

Battle of the Paddle

Battle of the Paddle

Battle of the Paddle

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