Battle of the Broad

Battle of the Broad The Battle of The Broad will bring the excitement and energy of SUP to Asheville and its iconic French Broad River.

Saturday's Events Images
06/07/2019

Saturday's Events Images

We want to give a special shout out to Dale Swanson and USA Raft Adventure Resort for all their help with shuttles and l...
06/05/2019

We want to give a special shout out to Dale Swanson and USA Raft Adventure Resort for all their help with shuttles and logistics. Thanks for helping keep everything on time all weekend! Hit those guys up if you ever want to visit the Nolichucky River.

Silly Face Finish Line Photo
06/03/2019

Silly Face Finish Line Photo

Section 9 Race Photos
06/03/2019

Section 9 Race Photos

The King Of The French Broad, Daniel Morris!  Daniel placed 4th in the 42 mile Ultrapaddle Race on Saturday and 8th in t...
06/03/2019

The King Of The French Broad, Daniel Morris! Daniel placed 4th in the 42 mile Ultrapaddle Race on Saturday and 8th in the Section 9 Race on Sunday! #beast #impressive #goals

Blown away!  Tightest BOB yet, 1 second between 1st and 2nd.  Results, media and more coming soon!
06/02/2019

Blown away! Tightest BOB yet, 1 second between 1st and 2nd. Results, media and more coming soon!

06/02/2019

An incredible day of racing. Hats off to everyone who participated, especially the ultrapaddlers. Can't believe Robert Lampton went sub 6 hours! Full results and media coming soon, but first Section 9 tomorrow!

06/01/2019
06/01/2019

Ultra paddle start

Custom award medals cut, stamped and ready for the winners!
05/31/2019

Custom award medals cut, stamped and ready for the winners!

A lot of you guys and gals we know are racing aren't on the list yet!  It helps us out with timing if you can pre-regist...
05/31/2019
Who’s Racing | Battle of the Broad

A lot of you guys and gals we know are racing aren't on the list yet! It helps us out with timing if you can pre-register. Let the fun begin!

Who’s Racing RaceFirstLastDivisionGender DistanceBrianShaw12'6 SUPMale DistanceButchShawInflatable SUPMale Distance & Section 9DanielMorrisKayakMale Town RaceTravisQueenInflatable SUPMale Town RaceBobDiehlInflatable SUPMale UltraClayCollinsKayakMale UltraAlishaBubeKayakFemale UltraMikeLalumondierK...

Flow prediction:  We're estimating 1800 cfs for the weekend which is a solid medium level historically for this event.  ...
05/30/2019
USGS Current Conditions for USGS 03451500 FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT ASHEVILLE, NC

Flow prediction: We're estimating 1800 cfs for the weekend which is a solid medium level historically for this event. We've raced as low as 1200 and as high as 2400. Stoked! https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv?03451500

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological SurveyTitle: USGS Current Conditions for the Nation URL: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv? Page Contact Information: North Carolina Water Data Support Team Page Last Modified: 2019-05-24 14:12:23 EDT

Weather looks gorgeous this weekend!  With races ranging from 42 miles to 1 mile, we have something for everyone.  Let’s...
05/30/2019

Weather looks gorgeous this weekend! With races ranging from 42 miles to 1 mile, we have something for everyone. Let’s do this! https://battleofthebroad.com/

Winner of the Section 9 SUP class will walk away with this brand new, $1200 value, Rival Nass!!!!  Huge shout out to Hal...
05/28/2019

Winner of the Section 9 SUP class will walk away with this brand new, $1200 value, Rival Nass!!!! Huge shout out to Hala Gear for making the magic happen!

Battle of the Broad
05/25/2019

Battle of the Broad

Battle of the Broad
05/25/2019

Battle of the Broad

Chasing last light on an after work Section 9 lap.  So many different race lines out there!
05/25/2019

Chasing last light on an after work Section 9 lap. So many different race lines out there!

05/22/2019

In less than 2 weeks SUP, kayak and canoe races on the French Broad River! Demos, Onewheel and more at Southern Raft Supply June 1-2! https://battleofthebroad.com/

SUP, kayaks and of course canoes all welcome at this year's race!  The countdown has begun!
05/22/2019

SUP, kayaks and of course canoes all welcome at this year's race! The countdown has begun!

03/14/2019

Stoked for this year's event!

Battle of the Broad
02/04/2019

Battle of the Broad

Now every paddler can get a piece of the most exciting race on the french broad river!  With new classes, new courses an...
02/04/2019

Now every paddler can get a piece of the most exciting race on the french broad river! With new classes, new courses and new dates there is no excuse not to come out and support the new Woodfin Greenway & Blueway and with on water fun for all ages and skill levels!
battleofthebroad.com for details!

Battle of the Broad's cover photo
02/04/2019

Battle of the Broad's cover photo

Who’s already training for this year’s Battle of the Broad?!
02/01/2019
Badfish SUP

Who’s already training for this year’s Battle of the Broad?!

Team rider Natali Zollinger has been dedicating her time to expanding her knowledge in health and fitness. And now, using all of her acquired knowledge, she's put together a pre-race season fitness program just for you!

https://blog.badfishsup.com/2019-sup-racing-fitness-program/

Incredible day of racing on Section 9!  Congrats to Jack Nelson on taking the win!  Results and media coming soon. #than...
05/13/2018

Incredible day of racing on Section 9! Congrats to Jack Nelson on taking the win! Results and media coming soon. #thanksmom

Elijah fired up about winning the juniors race!  #somuchfun
05/13/2018

Elijah fired up about winning the juniors race! #somuchfun

05/12/2018

Good flows, great weather and incredible racing! Congrats to all and see everyone tomorrow. Results and media coming soon.

You can earn one of these custom trophies!  Free demos, sup races, kayak races, kids races, onewheel and more.  Come out...
05/11/2018

You can earn one of these custom trophies! Free demos, sup races, kayak races, kids races, onewheel and more. Come out and play tomorrow! http://battleofthebroad.com/

Watershed Drybags Ocoee duffles-keeping your stuff dry for over 20 years.
05/11/2018

Watershed Drybags Ocoee duffles-keeping your stuff dry for over 20 years.

We've got a freshy from Werner Paddles for this year's Section 9 race.
05/10/2018

We've got a freshy from Werner Paddles for this year's Section 9 race.

HALA!!!!  We've got a $600 Hala Gear Gift Certificate for this year's SRS Battle of the Broad races!
05/10/2018

HALA!!!! We've got a $600 Hala Gear Gift Certificate for this year's SRS Battle of the Broad races!

Southern Raft Supply Battle Of The Broad schedule.  Weather is looking perfect, stoked as!!!
05/09/2018

Southern Raft Supply Battle Of The Broad schedule. Weather is looking perfect, stoked as!!!

05/04/2018
2018 Battle Of The Broad

Come out and play on the river with us May 12-13!! Races, demos and more! Go to battleofthebroad.com for all the info and please let us know if you have any questions. See you on the river!

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Do we have dates for this year?
Dates for 2020?
Anyone know the 2020 event date?
Who missing this? #38
Anyone know how to get in touch with Dom Williams? Wanted to do a board swap.
Another awesome day of fun and paddling! Thanks John and Chelsey for hosting such a great event. Can’t wait till tomorrow!
What time are things kicking off?
Prescription Costa sunglasses left behind on Sunday at USA Raft. Somebody is missing these bad boys! Call 800-872-7238 and we will ship them to you.
Thank you guys for putting on such a Great event! We go to a lot of paddle events during the year and this one we really look forward to! We have a lot of photos of all 3 different races in 3 different albums. Please feel free to share them and help us Tag the participants! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10212172701809171.1073742352.1125235052&type=1&l=62464eace8 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10212172738970100.1073742353.1125235052&type=1&l=6216443529 https://www.facebook.com/pg/StandandPaddle/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1250581508344082