Category Archive: Events

event photos and videos as well as info on upcoming events

Oct 13

Love Letter to Chattajack

written by Chris, our in house photo/video guy this is a post about the Chattajack race in October. He has completed the 32 mile event four years in a row on a prone board. This year he will be going for his 5th.  In late October, the annual pilgrimage of all types of water craft …

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Nov 22

Work off that Turkey at QB! Flume Dates with Jimmy!!

  The day after Thanksgiving… known as “black friday” — if you would rather not wrestle your neighbor at the check out line for that last half off toy for your kids… may we make a different suggestion?? We are opening the flume for a special set of days to work with Jimmy at QB …

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Aug 17

The Ladies at Jamie’s Race

As mentioned in our previous post – the Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival was a tremendous success on all levels. From the opening 5 mile and 1 mile races to the exciting Survivor series- the full day of racing went by in a blink of an eye. Of all the races over the weekend none was more …

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Aug 17

Now that’s a TRIFECTA (and then some) -The Guys at Jamie’s Race!

This past weekend was the inaugural Quicksilver Watermen’s Festival. The brainchild of our own Jamie Mitchell, this event was a world class paddle race in a family friendly, fun atmosphere. The crown jewel was Jamie’s innovative Survivor Format. A last man standing kind of race series that features five races in one. Competitors race an M course …

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May 11

Hard Work Pays Off- Quintin Chipperino Gets The Prize

We get pretty lucky around here to get emails from members of the QB Family who go on to not only surprise us but more importantly– themselves. Quintin Chipperino is one of those guys we have been lucky to be in contact with over the past year or so and is such a super nice guy, …

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Apr 13

Join Us In Supporting Pipeline to a Cure

On a fall day we had the pleasure of meeting some really special young ladies. They seem outwardly like any other child, but inwardly they are fighting the life threatening disease of Cystic Fibrosis. This is a disease with no known cure that attacks the body’s organs making them fill with mucus and it really …

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Apr 05

The Quickblade 2016 Guide to the Carolina Cup

The Carolina Cup, since it’s inception, has been one of those magic events aimed at giving new and veteran SUP racers a chance to conjugate and challenge themselves in a variety of courses and conditions. We have always had our team present for clinics and, of course, to compete and this year is no different. We …

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Mar 24

The Unstoppable Jonas

There are people that come into  your life that make a world of difference. Jonas is one of those people. This video explains how a double amputee from Brazil ended up spending a week with us here at Quickblade and not only taught us about life, but about faith. In the spirit of Easter and the …

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Feb 10

Meanwhile In Singapore

Our retailer, Loh, in Singapore just sent us a really nice note with a BUNCH of photos from their race over there two weeks ago. Singapore is starting to become quite a popular SUP destination for many featuring lots of waterways to explore. It’s actually home to a thriving OC and Dragon Boat community so …

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Jan 22

The Lives We Get To Touch

This was one of those weeks at Quickblade where I sat back and said “I cannot believe I get to work here”. Stand up Paddling is a pretty amazing thing to do just by yourself out on the water, taking in the scenery, the ocean, the wildlife, the vast openness of this world. But to …

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