Gallery | The Lost Moments of #PPG2017

Gallery | The Lost Moments of #PPG2017

Words and photos by Lorenzo Menendez In the grand spectacle of an event like #PPG2017, it’s easy to find the small moments that make our sport so great. It’s never just about the pros, year after year I see it unfolding throughout the weekend and before my lens. This event is about family, community, good

#PPG2017 Pro Women Technical Gallery

#PPG2017 Pro Women Technical Gallery

The women’s field at #PPG2017 presented by Salt Life was as stacked as it has ever been. With all the big names on hand at Doheny State Beach, we expected a dynamic battle in and out through the surf for an unpredictable Pro Technical races. But with only a trace swell showing up, the conditions

#PPG2017 Pro Men Technical Final Gallery

#PPG2017 Pro Men Technical Final Gallery

While big waves may have supplied more wipeouts in the Pro Men Technical race at last year’s Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life, smaller waves meant this year’s race took on a different look. Where luck and surfing ability were critical last year, this year’s conditions favored the most powerful paddlers. In the end,

#PPG2017 Day One Photo Gallery

#PPG2017 Day One Photo Gallery

Day One of the 2017 Pacific Paddles Games presented by Salt Life went off in memorable fashion. Early morning clouds lifted just in time for a full day of competition. A variety of athletes hit the water including the super groms, open racers, pro racers, prone paddlers and even first-time paddlers looking to try out boards