luke hopkins and stand up paddle co-pilots

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Blacksburg, Virginia whitewater sup king Luke Hopkins takes FIRST PLACE racing with “co-pilots” on his custom “Family Race Board”… here’s how the TuckFest played out:

Addison [Luke & wife Anne Pagano’s 2-1/2 year old]: “We are winning!”

Poppa Luke: “If we win we get a prize.”

Addison: “What is the prize?”

Poppa Luke: “Jelly Beans.”

Izzy [Luke & Anne’s 2.5 year old]: “Faster Daddy!”

Luke says “The girls were about an extra 70 lbs but they offset the weight with awesome motivational conversation, and we got 1st. Izzy and Addison live and breath sup.

The kids won a bag of jelly beans as a prize from a person watching…I had the jelly beans in my pocket during the race…they could hear them shaking.

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