Archive for February, 2010

Bark SUP and SIC SUP Race Board Comparison

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I was cleaning out my storage area and decided to shoot this video to show the differences between a couple Bark Race SUP’s and SIC’s. The boards are very different. Since I already did individual posts on these boards, this video will just show them side by side. Continue reading ‘Bark SUP and SIC SUP Race Board Comparison’

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Period Extended: Monday Might Be Green Light for Quiksilver Ku Ikaika, by C4 Waterman

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The 2010 QUIKSILVER KU IKAIKA CHALLENGE
Presented by C4 Waterman

MARCH 1 EXTENSION COULD SEE KU IKAIKA “GO”

(Makaha, HI) – February 25, 2010 — An official one-day extension to include March 1st has been applied to the holding period of the third annual Quiksilver Ku Ikaika Challenge, presented by C4 Waterman. Competitors are asked to be on standby as organizers follow the developments of this final system that is forecast to deliver waves in the extra-large to giant category for the Hawaiian Islands on Monday – exactly what the event requires to “go”.
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Dave Muir Rocks Waterman League

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Australia’s big wave charger and Starboard rider Dave Muir, has come 2nd place in the on line voting of the waterman’s league event at Teahupoo, in Tahiti. He was by far the most popular guy on the site.
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Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup March 13th Dana Point Harbor

Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup March 13th Dana Point Harbor

Come paddle with a legendary surfing icon and great friend!

 
Hola Paddler,

Enjoy a great day of paddling fun, camaraderie and get a cool long sleeve event tee and delicious BBQ at Dana Point’s Festival of Whales.
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Todd Bradley Pocket Coaching SUP Instruction Session 2 – Randy

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These next couple of videos from Todd Bradley’s ‘pocket coaching’ series are with Randy Lui-Kwan. Randy just got into SUP paddling in 2009 but don’t let that fool you because I’ve watched him improve super fast and now is averaging very good times for downwinders. I met Randy when Harris Chang sold him a SUP and then invited him to come with us. Now I paddle with Randy quite a bit.
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ON ALERT: Quiksilver Ku Ikaika, pres. by C4 Waterman Looks at Thursday Swell

Ku Ikaika Challenge 2010

The 2010 QUIKSILVER KU IKAIKA CHALLENGE
Presented by C4 Waterman

FINAL BATCH OF BIG SWELL HAS KU IKAIKA “ON ALERT”

(Makaha, HI) – February 22, 2010 — Another round of extra-large winter swell is developing under the watchful eye of organizers of the Quiksilver Ku Ikaika Challenge, presented by C4 Waterman, and competitors have been put “on alert” for this Thursday, February 25. The Ku Ikaika Challenge is a one-day, big wave stand-up paddle invitational surfing competition, held at Makaha Point on the West Side of Oahu, Hawaii. The event has until Sunday evening, February 28, to run before the 2010 holding period draws to a close.
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Steelcore Security Straps

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I came across the Steelcore Security Straps last year but was only able to take very short video of it. Then I saw the Steelcore tent at the 2009 Battle of the Paddle and decided to check it out. This time I was able to take a longer video where they demo how strong the security straps are. Check it out:
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Ernest (EJ) Johnson to compete in the Highland Spring HIHO

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Top US paddler Ernie (EJ) Johnson from California will race in the SUP class in this years Highland Spring HIHO event.
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The 26th Highland Spring HIHO

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Premier International Windsurfing Event
Dates: June 26, 2010 to July 4, 2010
Place: British Virgin Islands / Event HQ is Tortola
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BRUCE RAYMOND JOINS C4 WATERMAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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HONOLULU – (February 18, 2010) – C4 Waterman today announced that it has appointed Bruce Raymond to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
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Humpback Whale Sighting

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In early February 2010, I planned to go on a downwinder with some friends. This was the Sunday after the Punahou carnival so I wanted to work off some of the calories I took in from the carnival. Yes, I ate way too many malasadas. We met at 8 am and got skunked by the wind so it became a no winder distance paddle. Flat water paddling feels like slow motion and it was pretty hot and sunny. As you can see in the pics, the water was really nice and had a glistening effect from the sun.
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Work with Starboard SUP?

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Starboard SUP is looking for a dedicated surfer to fill the role of assistant marketing manager in our Thailand Office, situated in Bangkok.
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Todd Bradley Pocket Coaching SUP Instruction Session 2 – Harris

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This next video of Todd Bradley’s ‘pocket coaching’ series is with Harris Chang AKA Harns (ever since the 2009 Coast Guard Race). Harris and I got into downwinders and SUP around the same time and both of us have been racking our brains on how to improve. This is a good video of Harris’ improvement during Todd’s coaching session. Continue reading ‘Todd Bradley Pocket Coaching SUP Instruction Session 2 – Harris’

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Kai Lenny wins Sunset Beach Pro – Presented by Red Nose

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for video highlights go to www.watermanleague.com

Sunday 14 February

1. Kai Lenny (HW)
2. Kekoa Uemura (HW)
3. Kamaki Worthington (HW)
4. Peyo Lizarazu (FR)
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S.I.C. S-16 Standamaran Race SUP

Here’s the next creation from the mind of Mark Raaphorst. This is crazy. Mark says the S-16 can sustain a 6.5 mph pace…unreal. I’ll check it out on Maui next week.


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