Archive for June, 2010
June 30th, 2010 by davi
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′
June 29th, 2010 by davi
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
- Ghost Town Paddle
- SUP Mountain Lake Expo
Continue reading ‘Summer Road Trip: SUP Racing in the UTAH Mountains – July 31′
June 29th, 2010 by evan
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
Continue reading ‘Cline Mann Memorial Ko’olaupoko Paddleboard Race’
June 27th, 2010 by evan
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.
Continue reading ‘Canoe Basics and the Kamanu Composites Pueo OC1 with Luke Evslin’
June 24th, 2010 by davi
MOLOKAI TO OAHU WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP
GATHERS MOST ELITE WATERWOMEN IN EVENT HISTORY
14th annual, Sunday, July 25, 2010
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.
Continue reading ‘Record Lineup of Women for Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Championship’
June 24th, 2010 by davi
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′
June 23rd, 2010 by davi
Get Ready for “the Greatest Show on Surf” !!!
San Clemente Ocean Festival
July 17 & 18
@ the San Clemente Pier
Continue reading ‘San Clemente Ocean Festival July 17 & 18′
June 22nd, 2010 by evan
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:
Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Apparel and Accessories’
June 22nd, 2010 by davi
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.
Continue reading ‘Surftech team rider Candice Appleby wins 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle’
June 21st, 2010 by davi
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.
Continue reading ‘Grant Washburn to be honorary speaker at the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race’
June 18th, 2010 by evan
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:
Continue reading ‘Waterman is More Than a Word – Feature Film’
June 17th, 2010 by davi
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.
Continue reading ‘Covewater Paddle Surf Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race’
June 17th, 2010 by davi
Please come out and support!!!
100% of these proceeds go to Malama Maunalua.
Continue reading ‘Primo Stand Up Challenge!!!’
June 16th, 2010 by davi
Aloha Sports and Suncare Fans..
A high intensity, lower volume weekend (if you know what I mean)
Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report – 16 June 2010′
June 15th, 2010 by davi
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Continue reading ‘Battle of the Paddle Hawaii – Recap from Connor Baxter’