The 2012 Rainbow Sandals & Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle was a complete success with hundreds of spectators, competitors, vendors, sponsors, & newbies. This event has brought Stand Up Paddleboarding as a mainstream athletic sport. It attracts all ages, genders, & atheletes to get out and SUP. Stand Up Paddleboarding is truly the world's fastest growing watersport!
The 2012 Rainbow Sandals & Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle is proudly sponsored by: Riviera Paddleboards, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Kona Brewing Co., Patagonia, Clifbar, Hobie Surf Shop, Duke’s Restaurant, Northern Trust, Doheny State Beach Interpretive Association and the California State Parks.