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Starboard pros roll into town – Celtic Cup success

This weekend saw the highly anticipated Celtic Cup happen at Carbis Bay, Cornwall. As part of the Starboard Euro Tour, featuring top riders Connor Baxter, Fiona Wylde, Fernando Stalla, Paolo Marconi, Susak Molinero and Jim Terrell (Quickblade Paddles) the event was the perfect place for UK SUP racers to pit their paddling skills against a number of the world’s best.

Seeing first hand how some of the elite do things was always going to be a big draw and the crowd turn out certainly lived up to expectation.

Connor Baxter Celtic Cup 2015

Unsurprisingly it was Starboard Dream Team members Connor and Fiona who took the wins but credit where credit’s due: our UK paddlers weren’t far being and proved they can mix it up among the elite.

Paul Simmons Celtic Cup 2015

Results –

Men
1st: Connor Baxter (Hawaii)
2nd: Fernando Stalla (Mexico)
3rd: Paolo Marconi (Italy)
4th: Paul Simmons (UK)
5th: Ryan James (UK)
6th: Aaron Rowe (UK)
7th: Pete Holliday (UK)
8th: Ollie Shilston (UK)
9th: Mark Slater (UK)
10th: Jim Terrell (USA)

Women
1st: Fiona Wylde (USA)
2nd: Marie Buchanan (UK)
3rd: Susak Molinero (Spain)

Starboard SUP UK now continue their jaunt around the British Isles showcasing their kit At various venues. Check out the Tiki Tour schedule for the nearest location to you.

Pics: Allan Cross (Starboard UK Team Manager)

Celtic Cup 2015, Carbis Bay

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1 Comment on Starboard pros roll into town – Celtic Cup success

  1. Jimmy Lewis Team rider Paolo Marconi grabbed an impressive 3rd place with some technical racing between Fernando Stalla and Connor Baxter. http://www.surfs-sup.co.uk

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