Top Philanthropic Effort

Watermans Applied Science Paddle For Humanity
In Support of SurfAid International

Three races: Dana Point, Calif., Deerfield Beach Fla., and Washington D.C.; 450 paddlers and $30,000 raised for SurfAid International in only its third year in existence. SurfAid's mission is to bring aid to isolated regions connected to surfing and it goes without saying that Paddle for Humanity has been huge in helping them accomplish their goals.

The O’Neill SEA Paddle NYC

A 26.5-mile paddle around the greatest city in the world to raise awareness for autism and the Surfers Environmental Alliance. There might not be a better stage. The SEA Paddle NYC, now in its fifth year, features the sport's top athletes circumnavigating the big apple, and raising at least $1,000 each for autism.

SUP 4 Cancer

SUP 4 Cancer is run in conjunction with Athletes for Cancer (formerly Kiteboarding 4 Cancer). The 3rd Annual SUP 4 Cancer (SUP4C) is on July 8-9 in Hood River, Ore and features a downwind, relay and a course race and is looking to raise a whopping $40,000 for cancer survivor camps.

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