Archive for August, 2011

How Bad Do You Want Success?

I saw this on my friend Kyle’s facebook page.


(click thumbnail to launch video)

Continue reading ‘How Bad Do You Want Success?’

Popularity: 7%

Duke’s OceanFest Event – Recap by Connor Baxter

“Duke’s OceanFest – Waikiki” By Connor Baxter

The Duke’s OceanFest is held each summer at the end of August. It’s a week long celebration in honor of Duke Kahanamoku, who is the definition of The Aloha Spirit.

It’s one of the events that I have not missed since I started Stand Up Paddling! It’s a fun event with loads of people, good food and just an all around good beach day with family and friends.
Continue reading ‘Duke’s OceanFest Event – Recap by Connor Baxter’

Popularity: 7%

2011 Columbia Gorge Paddleboard Challenge – Recap by Connor Baxter

SUP Event in Hood River!! By Connor Baxter

The first ever 2011 Gorge Challenge was a great, fun event. There were three different races – the Elite course race, the long distance, and the most fun part – the team relay.

The event took place in Hood River Oregon, which is one of my favorite places to go, because there is so much to do. Before the race I got to windsurf, kayak, as well as go down the rapids on a SUP board.
Continue reading ‘2011 Columbia Gorge Paddleboard Challenge – Recap by Connor Baxter’

Popularity: 7%

True Day for the Beachboys at Duke’s OceanFest

Duke's OceanFest

 

CONTACT/FOR IMAGES:

Jodi Wilmott – (808) 258-8533, oceanpromotion@hawaii.rr.com   

 

    SWIM, SURF, PADDLE, VOLLEYBALL:
A DAY TO HONOR WAIKIKI BEACHBOY DUKE KAHANAMOKU

 

  

DOWNLOAD VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE 

 

Continue reading ‘True Day for the Beachboys at Duke’s OceanFest’

Popularity: 3%

WILLIS TOPS SUP-ER CHARGED DAY AT DUKE’S OCEANFEST

Duke's OceanFest

 

CONTACT/FOR IMAGES:

Jodi Wilmott – (808) 258-8533, oceanpromotion@hawaii.rr.com   

 

   DOWNLOAD VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE

 

SUPER-CHARGED SURF SPRINTS, WAVE RIDING & SUPZILLA:
A SUP SHOW OF RESPECT FOR KAHANAMOKU  

 

 

Continue reading ‘WILLIS TOPS SUP-ER CHARGED DAY AT DUKE’S OCEANFEST’

Popularity: 2%

Starboard 9′8″ x 29″ Pro SUP Stand Up Paddle Board

starboard-pro-9-8x29-stand-up-paddle-board-05

Here’s another board from Starboard’s 2011 Pro Wave lineup, the 9′8″ x 29″ Pro SUP stand up paddle board. This board has a bit more nose rocker than the 10′3″ x 29″ Pro.
Continue reading ‘Starboard 9′8″ x 29″ Pro SUP Stand Up Paddle Board’

Popularity: 15%

Watermans Paddle for Humanity descends on the Nation’s Capital

savethedate_header

::FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE::

Watermans Paddle for Humanity descends on the Nation’s Capital

2-mile Fun Paddle and 5-mile Elite Race to be held on the Potomac

Washington D.C. August 17th, 2011 – On August 20th paddlers will take to the warm waters of the Potomac River and participate in the first Annual Washington D.C. Paddle for Humanity. The D.C. event is the third – following events in Dana Point California and Deerfield Beach Florida – in the Watermans Applied Science Paddle for Humanity series, presented by Kona Brewing Co. Overwhelming local support has helped to shape what looks to be one of the most well attended events of the year.

Continue reading ‘Watermans Paddle for Humanity descends on the Nation’s Capital’

Popularity: 2%

C4 Waterman, Inc. Releases SUBNine SUPs, Surfboards, and Paddles

C4 Waterman, Inc. Launches
SUBNine Series
at 2011 Outdoor Retailer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

C4 Waterman, Inc. Launches SUBNine Series at Outdoor Retailer

screen_shot_2011_08_03_at_4-14-48_pm

Honolulu, HI – (August 4, 2011) C4 Waterman, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of its SUBNine Series line at the Outdoor Retailer Trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 4th-7th.
Continue reading ‘C4 Waterman, Inc. Releases SUBNine SUPs, Surfboards, and Paddles’

Popularity: 9%

Go Faster- SUP race workshop on Sunday Aug 21st, North Shore

This was sent to us via email by Robert Stehlik.

Blue Planet Surf

Dear Fellow Paddler,

Blue Planet Surf is pleased to present our first SUP race workshop on Sunday, Aug. 21st on the North Shore, 8am to 12pm, followed by a pot luck lunch.
Continue reading ‘Go Faster- SUP race workshop on Sunday Aug 21st, North Shore’

Popularity: 8%

C4 Waterman, Inc.’s SUPZILLA sets Guinness World Record

C4 Waterman, Inc. Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Stand-up Paddle Board at 2011 Outdoor Retailer Show

supzilla_release

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah––August 4, 2011––C4 Waterman, Inc. accomplished yet another milestone this past Wednesday by setting a Guinness World Record (GWR) for the largest stand-up paddle board. SUPZILLA, measures 32 feet 5 inches long, 6 feet 10 inches wide and 7 5/8 inches thick. The paddling feat was the last step required from C4 Waterman, Inc. in order to have the record acknowledged by the GWR committee.
Continue reading ‘C4 Waterman, Inc.’s SUPZILLA sets Guinness World Record’

Popularity: 9%

The 2011 Molokai race video and interviews by Robert Stehlik

This article was originally published at Robert Stehlik’s Zen Waterman blog.

I put together this 15 minute video about my experience and a recap of the 2011 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard race. There are some short excerpts of the three interviews I taped the evening before the race, to watch the full interviews, click on the links. Featuring: Brian Szymanski, Jeff Denholm, and Gerry Lopez.

 


(click thumbnail to launch video)

Robert Stehlik reporting live from the Molokai to Oahu race 2011.
Continue reading ‘The 2011 Molokai race video and interviews by Robert Stehlik’

Popularity: 8%

PLANET SUN’S ANDREA MOLLER WINS 2011 WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: John O’Malley, 808 372-6016

117enhares

PLANET SUN’S ANDREA MOLLER WINS 2011 WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SETS NEW RECORD

Honolulu, Hawaii- 3 August, 2011
On 31July, Andrea Moller became the first woman ever to claim back-to-back victories at the Molokai to Oahu Channel Race, on a stand up paddleboard. Moller finished the race in an incredible 5 hours, 26 minutes, 51 seconds distancing herself four minutes over the next female competitor, and beating the record time she established last year by over half an hour.
Continue reading ‘PLANET SUN’S ANDREA MOLLER WINS 2011 WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS’

Popularity: 3%

2011 Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships – Recap by Connor Baxter

“Surprise” Weekend!! By Connor Baxter

The Molokai-2-Oahu Race as Jamie Mitchell states, “If you love paddling, this is the race of all races – it’s our Superbowl. I love the feeling of apprehension, the nerves and waiting to see what the ocean’s going to deliver. The depth of talent in this year’s race is unsurpassed.”

Well – the event for me started on Thursday. My dad, mom and I were to take our boat from Maui to Molokai on Friday, relax on Saturday, Race on Sunday. So preparations started on Thursday getting the boat provisioned and equipped.
Continue reading ‘2011 Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships – Recap by Connor Baxter’

Popularity: 8%

Blair 2011 Quad for Big Guys SUP Surfing Boards – Video interview

blair-2011-quad-for-big-guys-sup-surfing-boards-23

I met up with Joe Blair (once again at Legoland San Diego) and he showed me a couple of his new “quad for big guys” stand up paddle surfing boards. Sorry about the wind noise but it was a windy day in San Diego. As you’ll hear in the video, Joe’s got a lot of experience and knowledge when it comes to surfboards.
Continue reading ‘Blair 2011 Quad for Big Guys SUP Surfing Boards – Video interview’

Popularity: 16%

ANNOUNCING: Battle of the Paddle California 2011

RAINBOW SANDALS GERRY LOPEZ
BATTLE OF THE PADDLE CALIFORNIA
Doheny State Beach, CA, USA
Sept. 24 & 25, 2011

Dana Point, CA – (August 2, 2011) – The 4th annual Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez BATTLE OF THE PADDLE returns to Doheny State Beach, September 24 & 25, for the greatest battle yet.

Registration is now open for the SUP Expo and races with 1,000 participants expected to gather for the weekend of SUP festivities, including races worth $25,000 – the largest offering in the sport.
Continue reading ‘ANNOUNCING: Battle of the Paddle California 2011′

Popularity: 3%