YOLO Wins at Big River Race

YOLO Wins at Big River Race

big riverYOLO Team Riders gave a great showing on the podium at the Big River Regional race in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Garrett Fletcher took first place in the SUP division on Saturday in a field of over 200 paddlers.  Gary and Matt Wise came in 1st overall in their OC2. EJ Johnson came in 1st in the over 50 division of the 14' SUP, with Jeff Archer coming in 2nd.  Karen Mirlenbrink took 3rd in the ladies 12'6 division.  Team YOLO was well represented by Michael "Westy" Westenberger, Kacie Wallace, Reid Nelson, and Leah Seacrest as well as our YOLO tribe, including Edek Rudski-3rd in 50+ 14', Jay Foster 1st in OC1, Michelle "MJ" Janczewski 1st in OC1, Dave Meadows 2nd in OC1, well as all the other YOLO Board Paddlers-- too many to name!   Shoutout to YOLO Crew members Shane Sauer our photog,  Justin Dunwald in his first big race and Chadd Bryant for representing at the YOLO tent.

If you haven't paddled or observed the Big River Regional SUP race in Baton Rouge, Louisiana...put it on your bucket list for sure!  The event was hosted by Bryan Prince and our two YOLO dealers Walker Higgins and Troy Archer of Muddy Water Paddle Company.  From the blessing of the fleet to the playing of the bagpipes to the roasting of the pig by Randy "RandIsle" Lachney, this party was one to remember.

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