Painkiller Cup

Painkiller Cup

Space Kraft team captain Bill Kraft of St. Croix rows past Great Harbor on the final leg to White Bay on Jost Van Dyke during Saturday’s seventh-annual InterCaribbean Painkiller Cup standup paddleboard races.

TORTOLA — Challenged with big waves and strong north winds, St. Croix’s “Space Kraft” team used their experience and tactical skills for a three-peat victory in Saturday’s seventh-annual InterCaribbean Painkiller Cup.

The 14-mile-long standup paddleboard race was from Trellis Bay on Beef Island to Jost Van Dyke’s White Bay.