Afterburn Apex Paddle Erg Cup


Experience Paddling like you’ve never seen or experienced it before. Afterburn and the NDRC Orcas are pleased to present the first - ever Afterburn Apex Paddle Erg Cup. This event will challenge athletes on KayakPro Dragon Boat Paddle Ergs in a format that allows athletes to showcase both the individual skill and camaraderie that comprise our sport.


Event Summary

Date: March 1, 2020 12:30 to 6:00pm

Location: Afterburn Fitness, 230 Nantucket Blvd Unit 1

Pricing: $40 early bird by Feb 18th, $45 thereafter. Event Shirts are $15

Registration is here



Schedule (Tentative)

1:00 PM - 2:05 PM: 200 m

2:20 PM - 3:45 PM : 500 m

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Feel the Afterburn

5:20 PM - 5:50 PM: 2K Ocean Crossing

6:00 PM: Awards


Straight sprint to the finish. Bring the hammer and show us why you are an Apex Predator!



The bread and butter of dragon boating.  Show us what you can do on this marquee distance.


Feel the Afterburn

Your “Jack of All Trades” event! Pods of four (4) rotate every minute on a paddle erg fixed to the left, a paddle erg fixed to the right, a paddle erg with a free floating arm, and a row erg, for a total of four (4) minutes. Greatest cumulative distance wins!


2K Ocean Crossing

Orcas can swim up to 160km in a single day. Luckily, you only have to race 2km with your pod! Complete the 2km as fast as possible with unlimited switches between pod members on one Perg. Fastest time to cross the ocean wins!


Rules Document






Race Draw TBA Feb 27th


Top teams will be awarded prizes. 

There will also be a raffle for a Burnwater paddle and other prizes for all registrants. 

More details will be provided soon!



Michelle Lai - RMT, R.Kin, MFsc, CSEP-CPT

Michelle specializes in the identification and treatment of the root cause of discomfort through various innovative neurology based approaches. As an R.Kin and RMT she strongly believes in incorporating movement into her treatment programs. Check her out at the Apex Paddling Event!


Lotus Spine and Strength

Description Coming!


Danny Hayek and Burnwater Paddles

Description Coming!


Afterburn Performance Fitness

Has provided the facility, equipment and logistical expertise.



Has provided the manpower, operational expertise and promotional services


Danny Hayek and Burnwater paddles

Has provided a Burnwater Paddle and other paddling gear for raffling


Infinite Blue and Vaikobi


Contact: for any questions!