While High End Standup Paddle Board Prices are Getting out of Reach, Jimmy Lewis Offers $400 off all 12'6 Race SUPs all Summer Long.

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Known for high end boards that are hardly ever discounted, legendary shaper Jimmy Lewis surprises paddleboarders with a big summer race sale. As prices for race boards go up with an arms race of light weight technology at the expense of board strength, Lewis proves that a high-end raceboard can be strong and light and is offering $400 off for racers to upgrade to his Slice and Blade models.

The 12'6 Jimmy Lewis Blade II Race SUP

Jimmy is offering $400 off his best selling race boards inviting everyone to upgrade

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SUP racing is the fastest growing segment of the sport and prices for race boards have been going through the roof. While cheap paddleboards can sell for under $1000 and a premium paddleboard is normally worth around $1600, some race boards have been selling for over $4000. Why is there such a price disparity and is there a real demand or necessity for an overpriced board?

Ken Russell is a race organizer and co-owner of Fuacata Sports which distributes Jimmy Lewis boards. "Overpriced race boards are using carbon fiber or hollow cores to shed a few pounds. Unfortunately, these boards are very fragile. Jimmy Lewis produces high end race boards that have proven themselves on the podium many times. More importantly, they take a beating and last for years, and they are under $2000. In an effort to invite new paddlers to get into racing, and existing paddlers to upgrade their boards, we're now offering The Jimmy Lewis Summer Race Sale: $400 off the 12'6 Jimmy Lewis Slice and the 12'6 Jimmy Lewis Blade for a limited time."

Jimmy Lewis has made the 12'6 open water Slice and the 12'6 flat water Blade II to prove that a very fast board can be stable and strong and affordable. He does so with 45 years of shaping experience and his Signature I-Beam Construction, the perfect ratio of strength to weight. In its debut season, the Slice won first place in more than 15 races in a row.

Although Jimmy is well known for his high end boards and even holds the title of most expensive paddleboard ever sold at auction ($23,500 for one board), his Slice and Blade race boards are now $400 off the normal $1999 pricetag for a limited time.

Maui-based Jimmy Lewis has been shaping surfboards since 1969 and distributes his premium line of boards through 120 dealers in the US Mainland.

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