Third YOLO Race Down, One More To Go

YOLO Board announces the top finishers from the latest, third race of the YOLO Board Stand Up Paddle Series held July 14 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.The Northwest Florida four-part summer race series features relay-style competition by four-person teams in the Beginning Level and three-person teams in the Next Level. One last event, scheduled for Aug. 11, will determine which teams take home 2011 YOLO Board Cup Series champion titles.

Start of the Men's Division race. Photo Chandler Williams / Modus Photography

Victorious once again, Ross Carter, Justin Cook and Kyle Gallagher of Team YOLO finished first for their third consecutive win in the Next Level division a the Race 3 event held at the WaterColor BoatHouse on Western Lake, followed by teams GUSU and Wells Fargo Advisors. Bistro Bijoux team of Jessica D’Aleo (subbing for Serena Richards), Michelle Janczewski, Amanda Martin, and Stacey Troy placed for the first time, taking first in the Women’s Division with teams Grayton Beer and For the Health of It in second and third place, respectively. Parker Carroum, Mike Ingram, Matt Magera and Dylan Sims of team Billabong Destin topped the Men’s Division for the second race in a row, followed by the YOLO Juniors and GUSU.

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Donna Bandy, left, and Darla Ogle competing for the Women's Division lead. Photo Chandler Williams / Modus Photography