Largest Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson: Standup for the Cure sets world record (PICS & Video)
Newport Beach, CA, USA--The "2012 Standup for the Cure," brought out 414 people wearing pink shirts for a stand-up paddleboard lesson at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort in Newport Beach
, setting the world record for the Largest Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson,
while raising funds for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a charity that supports breast cancer research,
according to World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Paddleboarders crowd the water as they set a new World Record for the largest stand up paddleboard lesson at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort in Newport Beach. The world record was set with 414 people taking part in the lesson. Proceeds from the event benefited Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a charity that supports breast cancer research. Photo: Kent T. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the longest paddleboard journey is 4,830 km (3,2001 mi) (2,607 nautical miles), from the Island of Cap Breton (Canada) to Capebreton (France) and was achieved by Stephanie Geyer-Barneix, Alexandra Lux and Flora Manciet (France) in Capbreton, France.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the fastest crossing of the English Channel by paddleboard: 5 hr 9 min by Michael O'Shaughnessy (USA).
Proceeds from the event, the 2012 Standup for the Cure, will go to the Orange County affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a group that supports breast-cancer research.
Every $125 raised funds a mammogram, according to a release from the event organizers.