It wasn’t just the perfect weather, potent drinks, appetizing eats or brand new venue at Doheny State Beach that made the 2016 SUP Awards a resounding success. It was the stars. The fans. The paddlers of passion and the lifelong water lovers. Then again, it’s never the award show itself that really makes SUP Awards great. It’s the people who pack the house. Here’s a gallery of the great times from the show floor in tribute to the best night in SUP.

Full recap from the 2016 SUP Awards