The 8th Annual YOLO Board Relay Series Returns to The Bay
Presented by Garden of Life, the three part series features relay-style competition
Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (April 1, 2015) - YOLO Board, LLC, invites all area standup paddleboarding enthusiasts to join the 8th Annual YOLO Board Relay Series scheduled for May 28th, June 18th, and July 16th. Presented by Garden of Life, the series will be held at The Bay restaurant on the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay. Each event will include race giveaways, live music, refreshments and special kids' activities.
The much anticipated annual event consists of team relay-style competition in three recreational divisions: men's, women's and coed. The cost to participate is $180 per three member team. In addition, Special Olympics Florida-Walton County and Special Olympics Florida-Okaloosa County athletes will compete for the second year in a row. Characterized by carefree and friendly competition, the series offers an opportunity for spectators to cheer on their favorite teams and learn more about the ever-growing watersport of SUP.
"It has been a joy to watch the YOLO Board Relay Series evolve over the last eight years," said Mitzi Archer, Director of Marketing at YOLO Board. "The outstanding community participation and enthusiasm inspires us to make each series better than the last. The Bay provides an amazing venue for the race with plenty of space for fans to gather. We're looking forward to seeing everyone out on the water this year!"
Along with presenting sponsor Garden of Life, the 2015 series is sponsored by, Standup Paddle Magazine, The Thirty-A Review, 30A Radio, Ocean Reef Resorts, NBI Properties, Grayton Beer, Beach Ready Spa, Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology, Bud & Alley's, Hinano ,Copy Systems, Destin Health & Fitness and Health Source Chiropractic. A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are still available for businesses and individuals wishing to support the series.
Each race series event will begin at 4:30PM at The Bay, located at 24215 US Highway 331 S, Santa Rosa Beach, FL. For more information regarding sponsorship or team registration, please call 850.622.5760 or email YOLO Board. For additional information regarding YOLO Board, please visit www.YOLOBoard.com.
About YOLO Board
"YOLO Board didn't invent standup paddling or its boards... but its savvy, marketing-driven approach has, despite the sport's West Coast roots, made the Santa Rosa Beach, FL-based company an industry leader," said Entrepreneur magazine. YOLO Board, LLC, is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of standup paddleboards, paddles, equipment, lifestyle apparel and accessories. Since 2007, the community-minded brand (aptly named for the lifestyle mantra "You Only Live Once) has been committed to manufacturing a variety of quality boards suited to fit any paddler, from the recreational novice to the elite pro racer. In 2014, the company expanded its growing YOLO-inspired lifestyle product line with the debut of YOLO Paddles and YOLO Bike Co. Board and bike rentals, lessons, corporate and team building packages and seasonal community race events are available through YOLO Board Adventures Sandestin and YOLO Board + Beach - the company's flagship store in Miramar Beach featuring the unique ‘try before you buy’ lake experience. Additional retail and rental locations include YOLO Board + Bike at Gulf Place Town Center on Scenic Highway 30A, YOLO Board West Coast in San Diego, California, and a growing number of distributors nationwide. For more information, visit www.YOLOBoard.com or call 850.622.5760.