Archive for February, 2012

C4 Waterman: A Rising Brand In The Land Of The Rising Sun

C4 Waterman: A Rising Brand In The Land Of The Rising Sun

C4 Waterman at the Tokyo Outdoor Show in February 2012.
C4 Waterman, Inc. Co-Founder Brain Keaulana throws a shaka at the Tokyo Interstyle Show in February 2012. Photo/C4 Waterman

Honolulu- February 28, 2012 – C4 Waterman consolidated a growing presence in Japan this February with the launch of its new and expanded line of stand-up paddle-sports and rescue equipment at the Interstyle Show in Tokyo, Japan.
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Blue Planet Surf Featherlite Carbon Paddle

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Here is Robert Stehlik with the new Blue Planet Surf featherlite high-performance carbon paddle. Robert also shows us their new high-performance paddle edge tape and microgrip paddle grip tape. I tested the paddle during this session at Mokuleia and was impressed.
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Travis Grant Wins Gold at 2012 ISA World SUP Championships in Peru

Travis Grant (AUS) Wins Gold at
2012 ISA World SUP Championships in Peru

Travis Grant rounds a buoy during the ISA SUP Technical Race Finals on Friday.
Travis Grant (AUS) and C4 Waterman Ambassador rounds a buoy during the ISA SUP Technical Race in Peru on Friday, February 24, 2012. Photos/ISA.

Playa La Pampilla. Miraflores. Lima, Peru (Feb. 24, 2012) — Elite stand-up paddler (SUP) Travis Grant has won Gold at the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Stand Up Paddle Championships. Continue reading ‘Travis Grant Wins Gold at 2012 ISA World SUP Championships in Peru’

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Kevin Seid Surfing Everpaddle Surf SUP at Jocko’s

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Here are some pictures of Kevin Seid SUP surfing at Jocko’s on Oahu’s North Shore. He rode one of the custom Everpaddle boards he shaped and designed specifically for the north shore of Oahu. The board is around 8′ but I’m not 100% sure on that. Set waves that day came in around double overhead.
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Travis Grant’s Off The Hook 12′6 Pro Model

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When it comes to Elite Class raceboards “angle of attack” is everything. Only the most perfectly balanced designs gives a board that downhill pitch and chop-gobbling speed that get an elite racer to the podium. Continue reading ‘Travis Grant’s Off The Hook 12′6 Pro Model’

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A look back at the 2012 Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Malibu and Starboard

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Sunday 19 February

The 2012 Sunset Beach Pro highlights are now online

You can view a continuous flow of highlights from the 2012 Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim online now at www.standupworldtour.com. Watch as the very best in the world battle it out in the flawless conditions that we were blessed with at stop 1 of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour.
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Surfing the Blue Planet Inflatable SUP at Jocko’s

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Here’s a video and some pictures of Robert Stehlik surfing with the new Blue Planet inflatable SUP board at Jocko’s on Oahu’s North Shore.
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Bonga Perkins wins the Sunset Beach Pro in epic conditions

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Tuesday 14 February

Bonga Perkins edges ahead of Kai Lenny in dying minutes

In one of the most dramatic and exciting Finals yet for the Stand Up World Tour, Bonga Perkins digs deep in the last minute of the heat to edge ahead of Kai Lenny (Naish) by the smallest of margins and take victory here at stop 1, the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim eyewear.
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Surf’s Up for Bend Paddle Boarders

February 10, 2012
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Gerry Lopez Paddle Surf Lifestyle Camp a Holistic Experience

(BEND, ORE.) — Iconic surfing legend Gerry Lopez is leading the Gerry Lopez Paddle Surf Lifestyle Camp in Punta Mita, Mexico, March 6-8, 2012. Known for his holistic lifestyle approach, Lopez will offer personal Standup Paddle Board instruction, lead morning yoga classes and facilitate philosophical discussions about diet, yoga and longevity during the three-day retreat.
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Sunset Beach Pro delivers high caliber action for Day one of the Main Event

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Sunday 12 February

Day one of the Main Event sees epic waves at Sunset Beach

6 – 8 ft groomed Sunset was the order of the day as the very best in the world stepped up to do battle on day one of the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu & Starboard and in association with Maui Jim.
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If 4x World Champion Mark Richards had a SUP…

The new Mark Richards Pro SUP available only from C4 Waterman, Inc.

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Main Event athletes prepare to do battle at the Sunset Beach Pro

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Thursday 9 February

Main Event athletes prepare to do battle at Sunset Beach

After 3 lay days since the Da Hui Trials on Monday, athletes are now getting ready for a possible day of action tomorrow as the Main Event will get underway here at the Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim Eyewear.
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My Friend Kekoa Surfing at Maili Point

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Here are some pictures of my friend Kekoa Mau surfing at Maili Point. 10-25 foot NW swell hit Oahu and left 6-15 foot waves at Maili that day. This was the first day he tested the Tropical Blends Surf 8′1″ surfboard.
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The Da Hui Trials of the Sunset Beach Pro are completed in epic conditions

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Tuesday 7 February

Da Hui Trials are completed in impressive conditions

Staying true to form here at the Sunset Beach Pro, the Opening event of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour season, the trials kicked off in epic 8ft+ surf, as contending athletes stepped up to do battle.
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The Sunset Beach Pro gets off to a beautiful start at Turtle Bay

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Sunday 5 February

The Sunset Beach Pro gets off to a great start at Turtle Bay

The first day of the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim saw a beautiful day here at Turtle Bay Resort.
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