Race One Paddles Propels Overall Shaw and Partners Summer of Surf Prizepool!

Race One Paddles have announced a significant boost to the Shaw and Partners Summer of Surf Series with a range of initiatives all designed to give back, reward high performing athletes and enhance the athlete experience on race day.

Race One Paddles Co-Founder Jimmy Walker looks forward to making a splash in the Shaw and Partners Summer of Surf Series.

“Having competed in ocean racing all my life I know just how important it is to both inspire and reward athletes as well as have them using the best equipment possible. Race One is excited to achieve both of these elements with some exciting initiatives made possible thanks to Race One and Shaw and Partners Financial Services.

These initiates include:

  • Race One MVP: $5,000 for the highest finishing male and female on the Summer of Surf MVP rankings*
  • Race One Junior MVP: $1,000 cash and a Race One Paddle to the highest finishing U19 male and female in the open MVP rankings*
  • U17 Race One Paddles Ski Race: Overall U17 Male and Female Ski Race Champions will take home a brand new Race One Paddle!
  • Buy a paddle before the 31st of January 2023 and Race One will donate $200 to a charity of your choice
  • 2x paddle giveaways at both the Shaw and Partners Manly Surf Open and the Shaw and Partners Shannon Ekctstein classic. Follow Race One Paddles to enter!

* The Summer of Surf MVP counts athletes 4 best results in the swim, board, ski and iron races to declare the most valuable Summer of Surf athlete!

About Race One:

Race One was founded by two of the world’s most accomplished paddlers, Dean Gardiner and Jimmy Walker, together with businessman and Shaw and Partners Co-CEO Earl Evans. Race One is committed to supporting Surf Life Saving and Ocean Paddling athletes as well as promoting racing events across Australia and providing opportunities for juniors development programs. 

Race One is a collaboration with specialised manufactures to produce a limited series of paddles and is set to raise the bar for elite and beginner paddlers who want to paddle with the best. Whether you’re just getting into paddling or are an elite paddler looking for an edge next time you hit the water – check out Race One’s range of ocean ski paddles and surf ski paddles. Race One paddles are available in various lengths to suit the height of the paddler, and come in a range of colours so you can stand out on the water.