The SUP Games is an annual event in Austin, Texas, and is always a great all day event for stand up paddling (SUP) in Texas. In case you missed the event, it was held on October 22nd, 2011 in Austin, and here is a video recap of the event. Some highlights of the SUP Austin event include:
- A Slalom Buoy Course
- The Angry Balls Obstacle Course
- A Water War
- The Run for the World Record on SUP Zilla. See the video below for more info.
Sponsors included SUP GAMES, Austin Paddle Sports, Naturally Powered ZICO, Wahoo’s fish taco, Nixon, Red Bull, Pacifico, Clif Bar & Company, Puka Patch, and Subaru. For more information about SUP in Austin and throughout Texas, check out our friend SUP Gladiator.
Here is the previous record, with the C4 Waterman setting the Guinness World Record for the largest stand-up paddle board in the world on August 3, 2011 with SUPZILLA and the support of Goal Zero, Teva, and GoPro. SUPZILLA is a 32ft inflatable stand-up paddle board that was powered by 31 people paddling