Archive for August, 2008

Kid Spinning over 180 Degrees on a Stand Up Board

Check out this cool video of a kid doing spins on a stand up board. It looks like he’s just gliding. For me it takes a lot more momentum. lol


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2008 Haleiwa Joe’s Paddleboard Race

2008 Haleiwa Joe’s Paddleboard Race

Date:

Haleiwa Joe’s Race
Sun, Aug 31, 2008
Distance (m):
5
Course:
Waimea to Haleiwa
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Organizer:
Phone:
638-8208

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Surftech 2009 Stand Up Paddle Gear Preview

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I just got this sneak peek from Surftech to show what’s new in 2009. This shows all the boards, current and new including the new Joe Bark 14’ racing SUP coming out sometime in 2009.  These will be on display at the ASR show in September and some are just a preview.

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C4 Waterman 2009 Stand Up Paddle Gear Catalog

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I just got this preview from Greg over at C4. It will be debuted at the ASR Show in September but we get the sneak peek.

Click here to download the PDF Catalog

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Brian Keaulana’s 8-6 Board

Check out Brian’s 8-6 board. It has a swallow tail and quad fins. This is what he rode at Noosa. Pretty sweet.


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HELP! let’s get “troubled” kids out of court and into college!!

Just in from Cynthia Derosier…

Hi my marhvelous Surfrider Spirit Sessions supporters and dear friends!

I’m sending out a plea for help on behalf of the kids I’ve told you about…
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Tropical Blends Newsletter 26 August 2008

Hello Everyone,

Hopefully those of you on Oahu got a chance to check out some of the action from this years Duke’s OceanFest that wrapped up this past Sunday. Competition took place for many of Duke Kahanamoku’s favorite water sports on the 118th anniversary of his birthday. The Great Hawaiian 105 KINE Luau went down early Saturday evening, which featured the music of Cecilio & Kapono and ono Hawaiian food.

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Video Recap of US Open SUP Event

Just a short video recapping the excitement of the SUP event held during the US Open this year.


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Kids Stand Up Paddling

Here’s a short video clip of some kids having fun stand up paddling at the Surf n Sea Demo day. They make it look so easy.


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Surftech Opens Showroom in Hawaii

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Surftech officially opened their Hawaii Showroom Friday August 15th at their new location in downtown Honolulu. In celebration of the inaugural venture, Surftech held a Private VIP Party for its Hawaiian retail partners, local industry and friends and family made up of many of the local surfers and shapers. Kicking off with a traditional Hawaiian ceremony including a blessing from Pohaku Stone, a kava ceremony and a contemporary champagne toast, the 250-330 attendees came from throughout the state. On Saturday, following Fridays’ party was the official public opening. Held in conjunction with the annual Duke Festival the opening included celebratory TL2 surfboards painted by local keikis as well as Hawaiian artists. The finished boards will be displayed at the local Outrigger hotels and Boardriders clubs.
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Practice pays off with title for Hawaii duo

This article was originally published by the Honolulu Advertiser – http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080824/SPORTS01/808240378/-1/RSS03

By Dayton Morinaga
Advertiser Staff Writer

A lot of practice in little waves led to a big victory for Chuck Inman and Tiffany Rabacal.

nman and Rabacal won the Waikiki Sandbox Bar World Title of Tandem Surfing contest yesterday at Kuhio Beach, Waikiki.

The event is considered the world championship for the sport, and the best international teams competed this week.

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Duke’s Oceanfest Hawaii Paddleboard Championships Saturday, August 23, 2008

I finally did my first race yesterday and it was harder than I expected. The course was 10 miles from Hawaii Kai (start in front of Marshall Rose’s house) on the Koko Head side of the Koko Marina bridge, around the last green channel marker (blinkey), past Diamond Head, around a buoy set outside of Queen’s Surf and finish near the Beach Boy rental stands near the Duke Kahanamoku statue. The race was fun and I was pretty exhausted. Continue reading ‘Duke’s Oceanfest Hawaii Paddleboard Championships Saturday, August 23, 2008′

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WOMAN TAKES DOWN SEA OF MEN IN PRO STAND-UP PADDLE EVENT Candice Appleby Wins C4 Waterman/Honolua Surf Co Pro & Women’s

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C4 WATERMAN/HONOLUA SURF CO SUP EVENT
Presented by Blue Planet
Part of the Annual Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki, Hawaii

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Stand-up paddling in midst of popular boom

This article was originally published by the Honolulu Advertiser – http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008808220373

By Dayton Morinaga
Advertiser Staff Writer

A year ago, there were 40 entries in a stand-up paddle surfing contest at Kuhio Beach, and almost all of them were professional surfers or experienced watermen.

At this week’s C4 Waterman/Honolua Surf Stand-Up Paddle Surfing contest at Kuhio Beach, there were more than 80 entries, including women, children and experienced businessmen.
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Surf n Sea Demo Day Boards – Video

Here’s a video of the boards available for everyone to try at the Surf n Sea Demo Day.


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