RED PADDLE CO. TO UNLEASH THE DRAGON AT THE SURF EXPO

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VANCOUVER (September 8, 2016) - Red Paddle Co., have announced the launch of the world’s first Dedicated Global Team Racing Concept – the Red Dragon.

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Mixing the intensity of SUP racing with the camaraderie of team spirit, the four-person Red Dragon marks the evolution of competitive SUP team racing and is exclusively available to view at the Surf Expo (stand 1648) this week!

At 22 feet long, 34” wide and 8” thick, the Red Dragon is a world apart from any other board on the market. Built using industry leading MSL© technology, The Red Dragon is light, rigid and exceptionally easy to transport as a checked bag on a plane.

Through constant innovation the Red Dragon is a showcase for the possibilities of inflatable technology. The board is fitted with eight lateral handles for easy handling and explosive race starts, whilst the giant dragon graphic emblazoned across its extra-large, high grip deck-pad warns off any rival teams who don’t want to get smoked!

The Red Dragon opens SUP to the world of team racing where it is equally exciting to paddle or to spectate. The Red Dragon brings intense, fast racing close to shore.

John Hibbard, Co-founder of Red Paddle Co explains, “the sheer power of four people makes it possible for almost anyone to reach incredible speeds and smoke their opponient. We designed the Red Dragon to bring the thrill and excitement of SUP racing to the spectators, and I cannot wait to see what some teams are capable of, as this is one fast board!”

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The profiled nose, slim body and high sides, teamed with the power of eight arms driving the paddles through the water guarantees the 22’0” Dragon will be the fastest board on the water.

As part of the launch, Red Paddle Co. will release locations for its inaugural ‘Dragon World Series’ which will see the first dedicated team world championships take place in 2017.

John continues, “we’re incredibly excited about the Red Dragon World Series – a dedicated, global team race series. Events will take place across the globe over the next 12 months and we’ll soon be announcing the location of the World Championships – so watch this space for more information. It’s definitely an event you won’t want to miss!”

To find out more about the Red Dragon, visit http://redpaddleco.com/blog/dragon-world-series/. To register and stay up-to-date with news and events visit www.redpaddleco.com/blog/dragon-world-series.

It’s time to unleash the Dragon!

About Red Paddle Co:

Red Paddle Co. is an inflatable paddle board manufacturer based in the UK which is selling its products to 58 countries worldwide. They believe that riding an inflatable paddle board shouldn’t mean you have to compromise on performance, looks or quality. Riding a Red Paddle Co board offers the ultimate in convenience, while delivering an authentic experience. Find out more at www.redpaddleco.com

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