Desert Orthopedics Bend PaddleBoard Challenge
The 2017 Desert Orthopedics PaddleBoard Challenge takes place at Riverbend Park in
Bend, Oregon. The event is co-presented by Standup Paddle Bend and Tumalo Creek
Kayak and Canoe. The event will offer races for elite paddlers, recreationalists, beginners and kids.
Tumalo Creek and Standup Bend will be building an atmosphere born around paddle
culture; showcasing Tahitian dancers, offering equipment demos, tips and instruction.
The Bend Paddleboard Challenge will have something for everyone!
All racing will center around Riverbend Park. The traditional long course race distance will depend on river conditions and sanctioning elements; it should be close to 5-6 miles in length. The short track and sprint races will be back with several surprise elements to fire up the crowd and the competitors.
All participants with paid entry receive entry into the product raffles, potential
podium time and access to the event luncheon.