Archive for June, 2013

Upcoming Blue Planet Surf SUP Clinics and Demo Days

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Blue Planet is offering Stand Up Paddle clinics and board demos in Ocean City, Maryland on Saturday June 29th and Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada on July 5,6,7.
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Connor Baxter & Annabel Anderson are victorious in Bilbao, Spain

Sunday 23 June

Connor Baxter takes the win in sprints & overall in Bilbao

Connor Baxter (Starboard) makes it a clean sweep in Bilbao with a convincing win in both the long distance and sprint racing making it his 4th consecutive bullet win on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, thereby strengthening his ratings lead. In a challenging Long distance race that took in some of the most dramatic sites that the striking city of Bilbao has to offer, Connor played it strategically, waiting for the right moment to strike and burst into the lead to take the win.
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Interview with Starboard Team Rider Connor Baxter

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Starboard team rider Connor Baxter shares with us his SUP racing activities for 2013.
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France World Series Event – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Wins Oleron Event.
His 3rd Straight win in the World Series giving him a 100% winning record this year!

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ReCap of 2013 Standup World Series Event By Connor Baxter:

Stop 3 for the World Series in Oleron France was an amazing event. This was a two-day event and like always we had both a long distance and sprint races. The first day we kicked it off with the distance and it was about 6.5km. Last-minute a storm came through and they had to change it from 30km to 6.5km. Continue reading ‘France World Series Event – Recap by Connor Baxter’

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Connor Baxter and Annabel Anderson take gold at stop 3 of the Stand up World Series in Oleron

Sunday 9 June

Connor Baxter storms to victory at Stop 3 of World Series

Connor Baxter (Starboard) steals the show on the final day of competition at the Oleron Island Paddle Challenge, stop 3 on the 2013 Stand Up World Series and the opener for the World Series’ European Trilogy.
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4th Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2013)

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The dates of this year’s event is set:

September 14 & 15, 2013!! 

Our 3rd Annual Surf Fest was the best yet, and hope to top it this year with your help!!  We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event. 

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Blue Planet 9′0″ x 29″ Rockn’ Roller SUP Surfboard

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I recently did a demo of the Blue Planet 9′0″ x 29″ “Rockn’ Roller” stand up paddle surfboard. The board is able to float a rider up to 220 lbs but the caveat is that if you’re over 200 lbs your balance needs to be really good, especially if your conditions are choppy. Continue reading ‘Blue Planet 9′0″ x 29″ Rockn’ Roller SUP Surfboard’

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S.I.C. Bullet 12′6″ TWCC SUP Race Board

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The new production S.I.C. Bullet 12′6″ stand up paddle race board have been on the market for a few months. This one has a fixed fin setup while the one I got back in 2011 had the steering system (A.S.S.) installed. Continue reading ‘S.I.C. Bullet 12′6″ TWCC SUP Race Board’

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