(San Clemente, Calif.) – The WPA (World Paddle Association) announced today that the upcoming Waterman’s Paddle for Humanity race at Dana Point will be an officially WPA-sanctioned event. Paddle for Humanity, which is a fundraiser for SurfAid International, has long been considered one of the premier races on the West Coast. The endorsement further establishes the race’s place in competitive paddling and will inevitably draw even more elite athletes.
The Waterman’s Paddle for Humanity has seen consistent growth over the last three years, expanding from one event in 2010, to a three event series for 2011. This years events include Dana Point, Calif. April 30, Deerfield Beach, Fla. June 4, and Washington D.C. August 20. The series is expected to draw over a 1,000 participants and raise over $100,000.00 for SurfAid International.
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