Big Bear PaddleFest 2016

Ready to test your stamina at 6700'?  The ninth annual Big Bear PaddleFest is held on the South Shore of Big Bear Lake, presented by Bear Mountain Solar Energy.


5K Recreational Race, 10K Elite Race, 20K Around the Lake Challenge, Kids Bear Challenge and Fun races- canoes, kayaks, SUPs

$1000 Prize 
The fastest Man and Woman to finish the 20K will split $500 in prize money - SUP, kayak, or OC-1! 20K sponsored by CarboPro.

$30-$60 online depending on race
$50-$90 onsite depending on race

$10 Kids Bear Challenge race

Kids Fun race- Free

Pre-registration includes a goodie bag filled with wonderful swag from our sponsors and vendors

Entry does not include a lake permit and Quagga mussel inspection - required on Big Bear Lake. Lake permits are available onsite and online for $20.

Entry does not include any kind of paddlecraft.

Beach Party
The public is invited to the Beach Party - food, beer, music, games - immediately after the awards ceremony. Volleyball. Horseshoes. Great food. Watch the sun set on beautiful Big Bear Lake.

Vendor Expo

Bear Mountain Solar Energy

Hobie SUP

Keen Footwear

Aztek Paddles

Absolute Outdoors

North Shore Marinas

Big Bear Mountain Resorts

Danuu Covers

Desolation Outdoors

Adventure Pockets

USCG AUX Paddlecraft

Smith Optics

Clif Bar


This schedule is tentative. Please check back before the race.

6:30 am ‣Registration ‣Mandatory Quagga mussel inspection available
7:30 am ‣20K SUP
7:35 am ‣20K kayak, canoe, OC
8:30 am ‣5K SUP
8:35 am ‣5K kayak, canoe, OC
10:00 am ‣10K SUP
10:05 am ‣10K kayak, canoe, OC
10:30 am ‣Kids Fun Race ‣5-12 years old
11:30 am ‣SUP Sprints
12:00 pm ‣SUP Relay Races
1:00 pm ‣or immediately after Relays ‣Awards ceremony
1:00-3:00 pm ‣Beach Party

Event Entries Click on an event to see who entered.

Diane Bradley7SUP (All)18+Girl
John Acosta18SUP (All)18+Guy
Mike Becker38SUP (All)18+Guy
Gregory Smith39SUP (All)18+Guy
Wendy Trout45SUP (All)18+Girl
Juerg Geser51SUP (All)18+Guy
Angela Myrick56SUP (All)18+Girl
Braly Joy60SUP (All)18+Guy
Jane Culp61SUP (All)18+Girl
Lance Shaw66SUP (All)18+Guy
Matt Hartnett68SUP (All)18+Guy
Daniel Morello69SUP (All)18+Guy
Terry Stevens78SUP (All)18+Guy
Zibi Wadzynski80SUP (All)18+Guy
Cameron Nagler81SUP (All)18+Guy
Matt Macarewich82SUP (All)18+Guy
Scott Shoemaker86SUP (All)18+Guy
Will Schmidt88SUP (All)18+Guy
Randy Koeneke91SUP (All)18+Guy
Janine Ingram93SUP (All)18+Girl
Jordan Mckee95SUP (All)18+Guy
Adam Malan98SUP (All)18+Guy
Ben Smith101SUP (All)18+Guy
Tony Fajardo103SUP (All)18+Guy
Roger Sorensen3K118+Guy
Stanley Leventhal27K118+Guy
Jean Krikorian53K118+Girl
Daniel Sutton109K118+Guy
Thomas Popp116K118+Guy
Chris Roberts117K118+Guy
Carol Sorensen2K150+Girl
Thomas Daley12K113-49Guy
Bob Herman20K150+Guy
Denise Kane21K150+Girl
Tom Long44K150+Guy
Randy Budd87K150+Guy
Perry Armstrong108K150+Guy
Paul Haywood120K150+Guy
Lori Bruno, Cedric Bruno70OC-1 (2 Person)13+All
Charles Rollins, Charles Rollins83C213+All
Kristin Thomas14SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Lisa Hazelton15SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Maggie Adams17SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Lance Kane22SUP 14'50+Guy
James Yanoschik23SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Rich D'souza25SUP 14'50+Guy
Steffi Griffin29SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Rob Griffin30SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
James Schnauer36SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Tony Forcier42SUP 14'50+Guy
John Gabriel46SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Margaret Neiman57SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kim Duplex58SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Tyler Daigler59SUP 14'18-49Guy
Dale Marnati63SUP 14'50+Guy
Jordi Hays71SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Brett Van Diest75SUP 14'18-49Guy
Kathy Lynch85SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Scott Shoemaker86SUP 14'50+Guy
Pat Myers92SUP 14'18-49Guy
Valerie Ells96SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Kenny Kwong97SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Art Acebedo102SUP 14'50+Guy
Yann Lauletta106SUP 14'18-49Guy
Paul Pianowski107SUP 14'18-49Guy
Rod Loftis112SUP 14'50+Guy
Kurt Benson113SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Dave Boehne115SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Chance Fielder124SUP 14'18-49Guy
Justin Van Dyck125SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jeff Armstrong126SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Dan Airth127SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Tyler Bashor128SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Christopher Caringi129SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Clarke Graves130SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Shonna Litton Brown5SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Alicia Brown6SUP Surfboard50+Girl
David Bradley8SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Claudia Ettelson13SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Veronica Wold16SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Jeanne Trimm19SUP 12'6"50+Girl
Brenda Yanoschik24SUP 14'50+Girl
Timothy Flint28SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Dale Cundiff33SUP Surfboard50+Guy
Keauililani Bernard34SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Matthew Breiner37SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Lilly Nava40SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Zane Thompson43SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Caroline Jones48SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Susan Brown49SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Katie Reith54SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Dan Ettelson62SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Mayuko Shimada67SUP 14'18-49Girl
Rory Harrington74SUP 12'6"18-49Guy
Jen Van Diest76SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Peter Simpson77SUP 12'6"50+Guy
Kitsy Nipper79SUP 12'6"17UGirl
Stefanie Graves90SUP Surfboard18-49Girl
Riley Jaggi94SUP 12'6"17UGuy
Tom Resler99SUP 14'18-49Guy
Debbi Armenta104SUP Surfboard50+Girl
Sean Arnold105SUP 14'50+Guy
Dave Anderson110SUP 14'50+Guy
Will Harrington111SUP Surfboard18-49Guy
Milo Hama114SUP 14'50+Guy
Elijah Van Gaasbeek121SUP 12'6"17UGuy
Trinity Van Gaasbeek122SUP 12'6"17UGirl
Tiffany Tudyk123SUP 12'6"18-49Girl
Kimberly Smith31K150+Girl
Bennett Brown118K150+Guy
Chris Kidd119K113-49Guy
George Cronsteadt84SUP (All)13+Guy
Kyle Raia41K1U12Guy
Soryn Preston89SUP SurfboardU12Girl
Lily Sinus131SUP SurfboardU12Girl
Malia Sinus132SUP SurfboardU12Girl
Sienna Joy133SUP SurfboardU12Girl
Leelou Marchant73SUP (All)8 years+All
Stephen Sinkus100OC-118+Guy
William Ashford4OC-150+Guy
Michael Ashford9OC-150+Guy
Schyler Perez11OC-113-49Girl
Fred Case35OC-150+Guy
Aimee Spector50OC-113-49Girl
Jeanna Ashford10OC-118-49Girl
Schyler Perez11OC-113-49Girl
Cathy Chandler32OC-150+Girl
Bruce Slater55OC-150+Guy

Results Select an event to view results.

Note: All live times are unadjusted and unofficial.

20K -

start at Rotary Pine Knot Park beach

counter clockwise around the lake

stay shoreward of the 5 mph buoys

be sure to round the orange buoy at the far east end of the lake

do not enter the two bays on the south shore

10K -
start at Rotary Pine Knot Park beach
go west

circle around lime green buoy, keeping buoy on your left

stay shoreward of the 5 mph buoys

do not enter the two bays on the south shore

5K -

start at Rotary Pine Knot Park beach

counter clockwise around the orange buoys in the bay

keep all of the buoys to your left

3 times around

 Kids Fun race - 300-400 yards

start at Rotary Park beach

out and back around one orange buoy

Back to the beach finish

Rotary Pine Knot Park, 465 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Big Bear Lake is about 90 miles east of Los Angeles. We’re off Highway 18 on the South Shore


Jul 9, 2016


Big Bear Lake, CA