Archive for December, 2010

C4 Waterman Carbon Double Bend Outrigger Canoe Paddle

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I recently got a new OC paddle from C4 waterman. It’s a double bend shaft, all-carbon outrigger paddle with a Tahitian style blade that Todd Bradley designed with George Cronstadt.
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2010 Hawaii Island Finals Highlights

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An epic close to the 2010 Stand Up World Tour

The Big Island of Hawaii provided the perfect setting for the climactic Finals of the 2010 Stand Up World Tour, with a welcome that surpassed any and all expectations, showcasing the true spirit of Aloha. From the County and its dynamic leader Mayor Billy Kenoi, to the support mechanism of the Paka crew at Honoli’i and our Big Island ambassador, Kalani Kahalioumi, the Big Island provided us with a welcome like no other, as they rolled out the red carpet for the 2010 Stand Up World Tour Finals.
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Wet Feet Hawaii 2011 Stand Up Paddle Training Series

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Starting in January 2011 Wet Feet will be offering several training clinics on Oahu for fitness and race preparation featuring the top SUP racers in Hawaii Morgan Hoesterey, Jared Vargas, Robert Stehlik, Jeff Chang and guest speakers:
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Aquaglide / Amundson 12′6″ TR / TR-X SUP Board with Doug Hopkins and John Amundson – Video

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I was at the Blue Planet Surf SUP Clinic and Demo Day held last Nov. 6, 2010 and got the chance to meet Doug Hopkins, product manager for Aquaglide Paddlesurf / Amundson Stand Up Paddle Boards, and the designer himself, John Amundson. They brought along some of their boards and one of them was the Amundson 12′6″ which I had the chance to try out a while back. The Amundson 12′6″ comes in two models, the TR and the TR-X. They are almost the same except the TR-X has a layer of carbon making it about 4 lbs lighter than the TR.
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C4 Waterman iSUP 12′6″ Nominated for SIMA Surfboard of the Year

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12′6″ Inflatable iSUP by C4 Waterman Nominated for SIMA Surfboard Of The Year.

 
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Cold Weather Stand Up Paddling

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The Ice Man cometh….

By Mark Colino

If you live where temperatures go below freezing in the winter, you have 3 choices when it comes to flat water paddling; #1 Don’t ( Not acceptable if you’re truly hooked). #2 Buy a plane ticket to somewhere warm. #3 Dress appropriately and go!
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Jamie Mitchell nominated for National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year”

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Help Jamie Mitchell win National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year” award!

December 10, 2010 (Santa Cruz, CA) Surftech team rider, Jamie Mitchell is one of ten nominees for National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year” award. Each nominee has been selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports in 2010.
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Mickey Munoz invites you to the Mongoose Cup & Expo March 12, 2011 !!!

OK sports fans… Mickey is having a party March 12, 2011…and he wants you there !!!

Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup

Mongoose Cup
Saturday March 12, 2011
Dana Point, CA
Baby Beach
9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

* Family entries discounts
* Waterman Expo
* Kick off the SUP season by having a great time with surfing legends & icons

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Stand Up World Tour’s Hawaii Island Finals

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The Hawaii Island Finals start this Friday 10th Dec.

The Hawaii Island Finals, presented by Red Nose is the prestigious and climactic Finals for the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. It will close the season and crown the first ever World Champion for the sport of Stand Up Paddling.
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Surftech Pearson Arrow 12′ Laird SUP Stand Up Paddle Board

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I was at the Surftech office on Queen Street and got the chance to take some pictures of the new Pearson Arrow 12′ Laird SUP board. This is the latest from Bob Pearson made by Surftech in conjunction with Laird Hamilton.
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Baby Banz brings you New Professional Sun Protection Products from Planet Sun

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New! Performance Sunscreen from Planet Sun

Baby Banz is excited to announce that we will now be offering the professional performance sun screens made by the docs and jocks at Planet Sun.
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2010 Duke’s OceanFest SUP Race

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Here are some pictures I took before the start of the 2010 Duke’s OceanFest SUP Race. The race had a good turnout this year with a lot of competitors. The conditions this year weren’t as good as in 2009, hence the slower times but the last 2 miles seemed to be the best I can remember. We had some wind but a bad tide slowed our times. The tide seemed to change toward the end which helped. So did the small surf. I rode the SIC Bullet 17′4″ and took a really far outside line. The only guy outside of me was a lie down paddle boarder and he was about 30 feet outside of me. Other than that, everyone else was inside of me. I think that probably hurt my overall time but I didn’t want to get stuck in the pack.
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Planet Sun Sport Report 1 DEC 2010

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Aloha and Happy Holidays, Sports and Suncare fans!

Shonny Vanlandingham recently took a well deserved “break” after winning the Xterra World Championships in October, by winning the XTERRA Ceara’ Triathlon in Brazil. http://www.xterrabrazil.com/ Yep, Shonny “vacationed” in Fortaleza, finishing 6th overall among all competitors and keeping her streak of UREAL alive. Shonny dispatched that she was putting our new Formulation Two sunscreen to the test at the race and on “Insano”, the tallest water slide in the world at 41 meters! From the pics we have seen all over FB, looks like she certainly did.
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