The World Seres Finals to kick off at Turtle Bay Resort this weekend


Monday 7 October

Tensions mounts for the World Series Finals this weekend

Tension is mounting out here on Oahu’s fabled North Shore as we countdown to the prestigious World Series Finals at Turtle Bay that will take place this weekend (12 – 13 October) at Turtle Bay Resort. Brought to you by Amp Energy, this World Series Finals will be the final climactic showdown of the year as the World’s best will battle it out one last time in Stand Up Paddling’s ultimate arena after 8 spectacular events that took the sport and world class racing all over the world.

You can watch it all go down live this weekend at:



Pacifico welcome event at Surfer the Bar in Turtle Bay

Friday will kick of proceedings for the event, with an athlete annual general meeting at Surfer the Bar in Turtle Bay Resort at 4.30pm.

Event registration open to all will then be open from 5.30pm with a Pacifico Welcome event at 6pm, as the Waterman League introduces the event, the key players and what you can expect from this dramatic weekend of action here at Turtle Bay Resort.

This will then be followed by a look back at the development of the sport with Ocean Sports legend and pioneer, Archie Kalepa at 7pm. This event will be live broadcast from Surfer the Bar from 6.30pm Hawaii Standard time at, but will also be integrated into a pre event package that will go up online Friday night.


Saturday 12th October: Long Distance Race to Haleiwa

The live broadcast on the 1st day of action at Turtle Bay will start at 12pm, with a pre event show hosted by Rocky Canon and Kaipo Guerrero, followed by the start for the Long distance race at 1pm from Turtle Bay. This legendary long distance course takes in the world’s most famous surf breaks, from Sunset and Pipeline, to Waimea and finishing in Ali’i Beach Park, Haleiwa, encompassing the entire 7 mile miracle. The long distance course will challenge the athletes’ complete skill set, as they navigate the downwind sections, and flat spots to make their way to the harbor wall in Haleiwa: a total of just under 13 miles.

The Long distance race will provide divisions for the World Series 12′6 class, but also 14′ and open classes, as well as a prone division, so entries are open to all for this dramatic race to close a spectacular season for the World Series. All interested athletes should email with their name, nationality and event entered.

Join us live at from Turtle Bay at 12pm on Saturday for all the action as it goes down here at the 2013 World Series Finals at Turtle Bay, presented by Amp Energy.


Sunday 13th October: World Series Sprints at Turtle Bay

Sunday will see a full day of action, with the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge taking place in the morning from 9am – 11am, featuring a one design format open to U16. The live broadcast will then start at 11am, with the pre event show and look back at the Long Distance Race.

The widely anticipated and spectacular World Series Sprint Racing will then kick off at 12pm right in front of the Hang Ten Pool Bar, as the heat elimination format and natural arena that Turtle Bay provides, that incorporates the ‘Pool Bars’ Surf break into the Race Course will provide some of the most spectator driven and exciting racing of the year.

Once again, it is open to all, and there will also be a prone division for the sprint races providing something for everyone here at the World Series Finals at Turtle Bay. Make sure to watch it all go down live right here at:


Go to for pre event build up

Make sure to head over to for pre event build up, athletes to watch out for, previews and trailers and much more as we build up to the climactic close to the 2013 season for the Stand Up World Series.

We will be taking a look at Title scenarios, leading contenders, local wildcards and much more as we prepare for a show of epic proportions this weekend at Turtle Bay.

Join us live this weekend for all the action at:



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