De Zwart takes second straight stage in Netherlands SUP event

Bart de Zwart of Haiku won a second straight stage in the SUP 11-City Tour in the Netherlands on Saturday, but made up less than two seconds overall and remained in second place in the stand-up paddling race.

De Zwart, the three-time defending champion, had a time of 4 hours, 54 minutes, 35.9 seconds on the leg from Franeker to Dokkum, approximately 27.9 miles. Peter Bartl of Austria was second in 4:54:37.4 and retained the overall lead with a composite time of 19:53:29.3, slightly more than three minutes ahead of De Zwart.

Today’s final stage is the shortest of the event, taking competitors 18.6 miles from Dokkum to Leeuwarden.