Boardworks Stands Up for the Cure to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer


CARLSBAD, California – Boardworks, a leader in the surf and standup paddle industries offering innovative and award-winning products, is proud to partner with Standup for the Cure, a charity paddling event that raises money for early breast cancer detection, treatment, and education. To date, Standup for the Cure has screened over 1400 individuals for breast cancer and melanoma and raised over $1.1 million. As the 2018 National Presenting Sponsor of Stand Up for the Cure, Boardworks will be donating standup paddle boards to the organization’s series of four events across the country.

Going beyond their event sponsorship, Boardworks has also pledged to donate significant proceeds from all sales of the limited edition Boardworks inflatable ShubuStandup for the Cure model. The limited-edition inflatable board is ideal for all conditions, abilities and ages and is fully equipped with three-piece adjustable paddle, pump, carry bag, ultra-comfortable Honey Fomb® embossed deck-pad, easy to reach cargo bungee, and neoprene carrying handles.

“Boardworks is honored to partner with Standup for the Cure,” said Andrew Mencinsky, Brand Manager at Boardworks. “Having attended the organization’s events for the past three years, it was a natural alignment for Boardworks to step up to Presenting Sponsor. Our team greatly admires the work that Standup for the Cure has done and its ties to the paddling community, and we look forward to elevating the importance and awareness of breast cancer through our sponsorship and limited-edition Standup for the Cure model board sales.”

boardworks standup for the cure 2018 1Boardworks designed and created limited edition paddle boards for the event. | Photo Courtesy: Standup for the Cure and Dale & Karen Photography

As a part of the sponsorship, Boardworks will be onsite at each of the Standup for the Cure paddling events taking place throughout the summer. The first fundraiser kicked off on Saturday, May 5 at Newport Beach, CA, and the following events will be in Harbour Towne Beach, Muskegon, MI, Lake Sammamish, Seattle, WA and Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Boardworks’ full lineup of products are available online at, along with retail locations nationwide. For more information, visit, follow the brand on Instagram at @boardworkssurfsup and Facebook at @boardworkssurf. To stay up-to-date on Stand Up for the Cure’s events follow @standupforthecure on Instagram.

About Boardworks®

Based in Carlsbad, C.A., Boardworks is a leader in the surf and standup paddle industries offering innovative and award-winning surfboards, standup paddle (SUP) boards, paddles, and accessories. Boardworks commitment to building user-friendly performance products, that make your time on the water more enjoyable, is based on an understanding that there are many types of waterways in this world and many different ways to enjoy surfing and stand up paddling. This design approach ensures that you have the perfect board for your next surf or SUP adventure. Boardworks, part of the Confluence Outdoor family, also designs, manufactures and distributes surfboards and SUP boards for some of the world’s premier brands including Rogue, CRNT and Froth using our proprietary construction technologies.

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