Stand-up paddlers compete on Gull
Stand-up paddleboard riders competed Saturday morning, July 13, on Gull Lake.
The race, sponsored by MN Surf Co. out of Nisswa, began at Zorbaz on Gull and made a winding track through the channels. There were two courses- the 2.3-mile course and the 7-mile course.
Taking first place overall on the men’s short course race board category was Chris Holmes. In the 12’6” and under board category, Austin Riewer took first, Todd Hanson took second and Bryce Johnson took third.
In the women’s short course 12’6” and under board category, Angela Herlofsky took first, Sam Goldberg took second and Shannon McWilliams took third.
For the long course, Lisa Jacobs took first for women’s. For men’s long course 12’6” division, Peter Albertson took first, Jeff Givens took second and Craig Smith took third. For the men’s long course 14’ board category, Evan Lawrence took first and Nathan Hildenbrand took second.