Press release: The Steinlager Shaka Longboard Series Opens Up This Weekend At Sunset
The Steinlager Shaka Longboard Series starts off it’s season of five events this weekend at Sunset Beach where surf is expected to be in the eight foot face range. Over 120 competitors should make for a highly competitive event with many of the top longboarders and standup paddle surfers on Oahu here for the event.
Saturday will feature both the professional longboard as well as the standup paddle divisions and include the likes of Bonga Perkins, Kai Sallas, Dino Miranda, Kamu Auwae and last season’s SUP division champion Leleo Kinimaka from Kailua-Kona along with a full contingent from Maui, Kauai and Oahu.
On Sunday, the amateur divisions will get their shot at Sunset Beach and waves are expected to hold in mid-sized range throughout the weekend.
Steinlager Shaka Longboard Series 2008 Schedule
Sunset Beach April 5,6
Kakaako Beach Park May 31,June 1
Queens June 21,22
Ala Moana July 19, 20
Haleiwa or Queens Sept. 13,14