Connor Baxter won back to back overall victory at this years Pacific Paddle Games while Michael Booth took second place overall compared to his 11th place result from last year.
Michael Booth won the long distance race on Saturday easily and finished 9th in the technical distance giving him that 2nd place on the overall ranking for the Australian Dream Team rider.
Defending winner, Connor Baxter finished second on the long distance race, leading the pack that followed Ozzie Michael Booth during the whole long distance race. On Sunday, in a very stacked final, Connor managed to pull away from the rest of the finalists to win the technical race in front of Kai Lenny and Mo Freitas. This victory also giving him the overall first place for men and a sweet 8.000 USD check. Michael Booth finished 9th in the technical final, enough to give him the second overall place.
Also congratulations to the Dream Team Women riders Olivia Piana who took fourth overall and Fiona Wylde in sixth position overall and to all our riders who took part in the biggest paddle race of the year.
For a full recap and photos of each day of action, check SUPthemag.com
Recap Final Day here.