Erik Kaufman and Stephanie Shideler, 2017 TIPP III

Jack Ballard, Men's Winner 2018 TIPPIV, images by Patricia Burke Photo


Treasure Island Pirate Paddle IV

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant, NJ

Treasure Island Pirate Paddle IV is a multi-paddlesport event held on the Manasquan River launching from Treasure Island. This year's event included divisions for SUP, Prone, OC-1, Surfski, and Kayak. It features several races, a 7-mile WPA & Paddle League sanctioned elite points race, a 3.5-mile recreational race, and a 1.5-Mile Fun Paddle. Net proceeds are donated to benefit the St. Peter School of Point Pleasant Beach.

​2018 Treasure Island Pirate Paddle IV Winners by Division

7 Mile Elite Race

14' SUP & Under


1. Jack Ballard

2. Anthony Galang

3. Sean Geary


1. Stephanie Shideler

2. Mary Howser

3. Jennifer Kremer 

Men's Prone

1. Daniel Grothues

2. Bob Highley

3. Joe Lemke

Men's Surfski

1. Craig Impens

2. Jan Lupinski

3. Eric Costanzo



1. Linda Lensch


1. Matt Zwingraf

2018 Garden State Paddle Series Overall SUP Winners


1. Scott Cleveland

2.  Michael Fithian

3.  Richard Cubelo


1.  Josette Lata

2. Kate McBride

Garden State Paddle Series

Founded in 2017, the Garden State Paddle Series is a series of WPA sanctioned stand up paddleboard, prone, and OC-1 race events that will take place in New Jersey during the spring / summer 2018 paddle sport race season. The 2018 GSPS will be awarding the top 3 Men and top 3 Women finishers in the series on a point system basis. The GSPS was created to promote the sport of SUP, Prone, and Outrigger Canoe racing for all levels and ages in the state of New Jersey and bring communities together through the sport of paddle racing. The races that will take part in this year's Garden State Paddle Series are as follows:

​RACE - 1: 05-19-2018 Treasure Island Pirate Paddle IV, Riverfront Park, Point Pleasant, NJ

RACE - 2: 07-21-2018 What SUP, A Paddleboard Race on the Navesink River, Victory Park, Rumson, NJ

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What SUP, A Paddleboard Race on the Navesink River

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Victory Park, Rumson, NJ

Located on the Navesink River this event features a 5-mile elite race and a 1-mile fun paddle. The net proceeds benefit the Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center.

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