Helping Families with Cystic Fibrosis, Crossing for a Cure is a 70-Mile Paddle with Heart

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This year’s Crossing For A Cure™ will take place on June 14-16, 2018 and will span a 70-mile paddle from Bimini to Florida in order to raise funds and awareness for families with Cystic Fibrosis.

Learn more about this amazing cause and paddle with true heart in the video documentary below!

Crossing for a Cure:  a paddle of love, awareness and commitment

The 2018 Crossing for a Cure, a 70+ mile open-ocean crossing  from Bimini, Bahamas to Florida, is open to all recreational and competitive paddlers on standup or prone boards, outrigger canoes, surf skis, kayaks or dories.

This is the first year the event will include a competitive category including $25,500 in cash prizes!

Over 40 paddlers are already registered.  Join us as a competitor, or as a recreational solo or relay-team paddler, for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.  All proceeds support local families in the Florida region who struggle with cystic fibrosis.

Start: Sat, June 16, 1:00 AM (seriously)
Bimini Sands resort. Alice Town, Bimini, Bahamas

End: Sat, June 16, before sunset
Lake Worth pier, Lake Worth, Palm Beach County Florida

Check out the event website, and please consider sponsoring a paddler or donating auction items

Be a part of something GREAT!

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.