BOP Winter Ski and Board Series #2 - Downwind Paddle
Email: mark.inglis @surflifesaving.org.nz
Following another successful year, the 2020 Winter Series is again looking to attract competitors and athletes to compete in a series of long distance surf sport events.
Round 2 of the Bay of Plenty Winter Series will be hosted by Omanu SLSC, offering a downwind paddle between Omanu and either Papamoa or MMLS.
The event caters for all qualified lifeguards, and will test the athlete’s strength and endurance as the athletes build up for the up and coming summer season.
Officials/Water Safety Briefing: 8:30am
Registration: 8:30am to 9:00am
Start Time: 9:00am
Entry Fee: No Charge
- 5km and 10km Ski Race
- 5km and 10km Board Race
- U15 Men and Women
- U17 Men and Women
- U19 Men and Women
- Open Men and Women
- Masters Men and Women
Registrations for the event entry will be accepted on the day.
In order to achieve a downwind paddle, there are three different course options available. The wind and surf conditions will be evaluated prior to the event, with the course option selected and communicated to clubs and via Facebook in advance of the event. If you have any queries or concerns over which course will be selected, please do not hesitate to contact the Event Manager. Their details can be found in the Event Flyer.
Event Flyer: (check back shortly)
For further information on the event and the various course options, please see the Event Flyer.
- Event Flyer (pdf)