WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Stand-up paddleboard racers will gather in Wrightsville Beach this week for the sixth annual West Marine Carolina Cup.
Thousands of competitors are expected for the event, which will run April 19-24.
The event will include four races: a kids race, the Harbor Island recreational race, an Money Island open race and the Graveyard Elite Race.
According to officials, among those expected to compete are last year's race champion and current Molokai2Oahu world champion Travis Grant, 2015 French champion Titouan Puyo, who ranks fifth in the world, and reigning Molokai2Ohau world record holder for prone paddleboarding, Jack Bark.
More information can be found here.