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John Puakea Presents the Kahekai OC1 Canoe

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Canoe designer and championship coach, John Puakea shares his new Kahekai OC1 Canoe with us as we get a sneak peak at the newest OC1 canoe to hit the market. This is the big brother of the Ehukai Canoe that followed the crazy success of the Pueo made by Kamanu Composites and designed by Johnny.
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Quick Tips Riding a SIC Bullet 14 v2 Race SUP Stand Up Board

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Here are some quick tips on riding the SIC Bullet 14 v2 SUP race board on the waves.
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Board Meeting Episode 20: Starboard Distributor Meeting Discussion and Australia

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will discuss his recent visit to Maui for the Starboard distributor meeting.
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Connor Wins the 2016 Olukai Ho’olaule’a – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Baxter Wins his 5th Straight “Olukai” Crown

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The 2016 Olukai Ho’olaule’a Event was not only in the most epic conditions, but it was a great way to dust off last weekends race.
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OC2 Surfing on an Ozone Tempest Two Man Canoe

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My friend Kekoa and I recently went on a canoe surfing session in Diamond Head, Oahu to test out my new Ozone Tempest OC2 two-man canoe. The Tempest OC2 is fast and it glides really well. We caught a bunch of great waves and the conditions were perfect Hawaii weather for canoe surfing.
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Board Meeting Episode 19: SUP Stand Up Paddle Boarding Talk with Verena Mei

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I have a special guest, racecar driver, model, and actress Verena Mei.

Verena recently moved back to Hawaii and has taken up stand up paddle boarding. She shares her experiences and some of the challenges she encountered while learning how to stand up paddle.
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Board Meeting Episode 18: SUP Stand Up Paddle Surfing Basics Part 3 – Catching Waves

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will continue with our discussion about the basics of SUP surfing or stand up paddle surfing.

For this part, we will talk about how to catch and ride waves on a SUP stand paddle surf board. We hope you enjoyed our basics of SUP surfing series. Aloha and see you on the water!
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Board Meeting Ep. 17: SUP Stand Up Paddle Surfing Basics Part 2 – Top 3 Things Needed To Get Started

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will continue with our discussion about the basics of SUP surfing or stand up paddle surfing.

For this part, we will talk about the top three things or the “3 P’s” you need to get started with SUP surfing or stand up paddle surfing: Preparation, Practice, and Perseverance.
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Blue Planet Surf Shop 2.0 Renovation

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I got a chance to visit the Blue Planet surf shop on Ward Avenue in Honolulu Hawaii yesterday after their renovation. I was really impressed. Now that they have the big parking lot, the retail floor space was doubled and there’s a lot more inventory in there now. Continue reading ‘Blue Planet Surf Shop 2.0 Renovation’

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Board Meeting Episode 16: SUP Stand Up Paddle Surfing Basics Part 1 – Etiquette

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this and the next two episodes, Robert and I will talk about the basics of SUP surfing or stand up paddle surfing.
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SUP Surfing in Waikiki with the Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount

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I get a chance to test out the Menehune Hat Clip in a myriad of uses while SUP stand up paddle surfing in Waikiki. The waves were knee to waist high and the weather was spectacular as you will see.
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Board Meeting Episode 15: Tow-In Surfing

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about tow-in surfing.
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Hyperice Shoulder Ice System for Stand Up Paddlers

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The best treatment I’ve come across when dealing with shoulder injuries is RICE. Rest – Ice – Compression – Elevation. Although I own a Game Ready system, I use Hyperice when on the go because it’s portable and simple to use. Shoulder Icing is one of the best ways to stay in action. Our shoulders can’t heal until the inflammation is gone and one of the most effective ways to battle inflammation is ice.
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Board Meeting Episode 14: Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount

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Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about the Menehune Hat Clip/Menehune Mount.
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Fuji XP80 Waterproof Camera Review and Test Footage in Surf and Sunset

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I saw Todd Bradley from C4 Waterman and he showed me the waterproof camera that he was using. It wasn’t a GoPro. It was a point and shoot Fuji XP80. Todd said that Dale Hope and some others turned him onto it and he liked it.
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