Supporting the King of Sport Foundation
April 18, 2015
Dana Cove Park (Baby Beach), Dana Point, CA
(Dana Point, CA) - The sixth annual Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup to benefit the Sport of Kings Foundation will be held Saturday April 18, 2015 at Dana Cove Park (Baby Beach), Dana Point Harbor. Please join Mickey and his friends for a special fundraiser and a great day of paddling fun. Mongoose Cup activities include Sport of Kings Races, Dana Point Harbor One Mile Time Trail (SUP & Pone), "Luck of the Draw Relays", Prone Paddleboard Sprints, Waterman Expo, SUP Yoga and a delicious BBQ too.
The event is a great opportunity to learn new paddling skills & techniques, checkout the latest in paddling & surfing products and enjoy the camaraderie of racing with friends.
This year's event dedicated to the Sport of Kings Foundation, a non-profit, charitable organization set -up to help those in the surfboard manufacturing industry afflicted with life threatening and debilitating illnesses. The Sport of Kings Foundation is providing critical support and compassionate care to industry members in need.
New this year will be the Dana Point Harbor One Mile Time Trail open to SUP and prone paddleboarders (12'6" & 14' SUP, 12' & 14' prone paddleboard). There will also be a return to the very popular "Sport of Kings SUP Races" and "Luck of the Draw" Relays. These very exciting races test the agility and paddling skills of competitors on a very short and close to shore course. The competition is thrilling to racers and spectators alike. All start positions and relay teams to be selected randomly.
"We are very honored and keen to be working with the Sport of Kings Foundation. This organization is set-up to assist and support former surfboard manufacturing workers who have fallen ill from the exposure to the harmful products they worked with during their lives as
board production workers", says event coordinator Barrett Tester. "We think it's a critical cause as it supports many of our friends who basically devoted their lives to making our sport (surfing) better and now they are suffering".
In addition, the Mongoose Cup will feature interesting and inspiring stand-up paddleboard clinics from experts in the sport. The clinics will be set-up at the event site and cover many topics including; paddling & training techniques, SUP racing skills, water safety, fitness, adventure paddling and SUP yoga. There will also be a Waterman Expo that includes many industry exhibitors.
Attendees will be able to checkout the latest paddling and surfing equipment, try demos and take advantage of the SUP pros on-site giving instruction throughout the day.
Entry to the Mongoose Cup event is $25 and includes the Waterman Clinics and "Luck of the Draw" Relays and a lunch BBQ. For an additional $25 ($50 total), entrants can enter the Sport of Kings Foundation Races, as well as, receive a commemorative Mongoose Cup tee.
Mongoose Cup tees
and BBQ lunches will be available to the public separately. Entrants can either register online
The Mongoose Cup is sponsored and supported by the City of Dana Point, Dana Point Harbor and OC Parks. Event proceeds benefit the Sport of Kings Foundation.
Event Contact Information
Event Director: Barrett Tester
Tel. (949) 276-4431x216