Archive for June, 2010

Planet Sun Sport Report – 29 June 2010

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Aloha to Sports Fans and Kids of all ages from the USO lounge at LAX. A very special on the road transmission!

Last week Shonny Vanlaningham placed second overall at the the XTERRA Eastern Championships in Richmond VA. A spectacular showdown ensued and continues among the top 3 PRO ladies of the sport- Shonny, Melanine McQuaid and “Swiss Miss”, Renata Bucher. An incredible site at the bike leg where the 3 super heroines raced tire- to- tire at times. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report – 29 June 2010′

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Summer Road Trip: SUP Racing in the UTAH Mountains – July 31

Did someone say “a great summer road trip”?
Come to Park City, Utah and experience
SUP racing & lifestyle in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains !!!

H2O Overdrive SUP CUP PRO RACE

- H2O Overdrive SUP CUP PRO RACE
- Ghost Town Paddle
- SUP Mountain Lake Expo
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Cline Mann Memorial Ko’olaupoko Paddleboard Race

Cline Mann Memorial Ko'olaupoko Paddleboard Race

Saturday JULY 10, 2010

Long Course- Makapu’u to Kaimana- 17 Miles 10:00 am Start
Short Course- Hawaii Kai to Kaimana- 9 Miles 11:30 am Start
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Canoe Basics and the Kamanu Composites Pueo OC1 with Luke Evslin

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I visited Luke Evslin at the Kamanu Composites Factory in Kailua on Kapa’a Quarry Road to learn more about the Pueo OC-1 and the basics of the canoe. Being a newbie to OC-1, I wanted to get the basics from someone with experience before testing everything out. I know some of this may be very basic for those with experience but for the newbie crowd, this will be very helpful and informative. This is OC-1 101.
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Record Lineup of Women for Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Championship

MOLOKAI TO OAHU WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP
GATHERS MOST ELITE WATERWOMEN IN EVENT HISTORY

14th annual, Sunday, July 25, 2010
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HONOLULU – (June 24, 2010) – The lineup of waterwomen for the 14th annual Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championship is easily the strongest in event history, particularly in the rapidly growing stand-up paddle (SUP) division. With five weeks remaining to race day, there are a record 12 solo women registered – five in traditional paddleboard and seven in SUP.
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32nd Annual Da Hui Independence Day Paddleboard & SUP Race 2010

AQUASTAR ENERGY DRINK & STAND UP PADDLE MAGAZINE PRESENTS THE
32ND ANNUAL HUI O HE’E NALU INDEPENDENCE DAY PADDLEBOARD & STAND UP PADDLE RACE

Sunday, July 4, 2010 Start time: 11:00am at Sunset Beach.

For 32 years, the Hui O He’e Nalu (a non-profit organization) has been carrying on the ancient Hawaiian tradition of paddleboarding with its annual “July 4th Independence Day Paddleboard Race” from Sunset Beach to Waimea Bay. Continue reading ‘32nd Annual Da Hui Independence Day Paddleboard & SUP Race 2010′

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San Clemente Ocean Festival July 17 & 18

Get Ready for “the Greatest Show on Surf” !!!

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San Clemente Ocean Festival

July 17 & 18
@ the San Clemente Pier

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Planet Sun Apparel and Accessories

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Here are some more products from Planet Sun Hawaii which were on display at the recent 2010 Hawaii Spring New Products Show. Check out this video where John O’Maley shows us some of their hats and their UV sleeve:
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Surftech team rider Candice Appleby wins 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle

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Surftech’s Candice Appleby wins
Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez
Battle of the Paddle Hawaii

June 21, 2010 (Honolulu, Hi) – With head-high waves and strong gusting winds, the 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle will go down as the toughest race to date. With the strongest field of Elite racers in the world, competitors from Australia, Hawaii, Mainland USA, Japan and more gave it all they had in the challenging conditions.
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Grant Washburn to be honorary speaker at the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race

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Grant Washburn to host Jay tribute
at the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race

June 20, 2010 (Santa Cruz, Ca) – With the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race less than a week away, paddlers from Florida to Hawaii and beyond are gearing up to make the trip to Northern California to compete in this prestigious event. Locally paddlers gliding along outside the kelp beds have become a common site as they prepare themselves for the 12 mile endurance challenge.
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Waterman is More Than a Word – Feature Film

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Here’s a new feature film from C4 Waterman sent to us by Todd Bradley. The film, entitled “Waterman is More Than a Word”, premiered at the 2010 Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado. Check it out:
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Covewater Paddle Surf Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race

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June 14th, 2010, Santa Cruz, CA – Covewater Paddle Surf, the first dedicated stand-up paddleboard shop in Northern California, announced today that they will be the presenting sponsor of the Surftech Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race taking place June 26th at New Brighton State Beach. Now in its ninth year, the open ocean event commemorates the great Santa Cruz Waterman Jay Moriarty. Proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz County Junior Lifeguard Programs specifically to purchase paddleboards and provide scholarships in Jay’s name.
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Primo Stand Up Challenge!!!

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Please come out and support!!!

100% of these proceeds go to Malama Maunalua.
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Planet Sun Sport Report – 16 June 2010

Planet Sun Hawaii

Aloha Sports and Suncare Fans..
A high intensity, lower volume weekend (if you know what I mean)
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Battle of the Paddle Hawaii – Recap from Connor Baxter

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What a weekend. I did it. I placed in the MONEY in the Elite Race – and I placed in the money in the Long Distance Race. I was the on the Podium twice this weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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