Archive for May, 2014

Wednesday: Downwinder Meeting at 4:30 PM Kahala Beach Park, Both Short Course and Long Course

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Looks like nice trade winds for tomorrow, so our training group will do another downwinder. We will meet at 4:30 pm at Kahala. Everyone is welcome to join, we will do a shorter course for the slower paddlers starting at Toes (the beach park at the bottom of Hawaii Loa ridge). The fast paddlers will do the longer run from Portlock to Kahala. We will not have a time trial training group in Hawaii Kai this Wednesday. Continue reading ‘Wednesday: Downwinder Meeting at 4:30 PM Kahala Beach Park, Both Short Course and Long Course’

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Surftech Jay Race Hits the Water in One Month


Surftech Jay Race
Expects Record Number of Entries

With the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race set to hit the water in just one month, excitement is building for one of the best paddleboard races of the season. Competitors from all over California and as far away as Hawaii and Australia are in the midst of their training in preparation for what has become known as Northern California’s top paddleboard race. Continue reading ‘Surftech Jay Race Hits the Water in One Month’

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PSUPA Certified Instructor Training Class and Advanced Coaching: 5 Day Course form June 23rd to June 27th

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We will offer a Professional Stand Up Paddle Association – PSUPA SUP instructor training and certification course in June. It’s a 5 day course and will be held in Honolulu from June 23rd to the 27th from 9 am (or 10 am on some days) to 12 am. The cost is $350 including all course materials and certification. Continue reading ‘PSUPA Certified Instructor Training Class and Advanced Coaching: 5 Day Course form June 23rd to June 27th’

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European Cup just 3 weeks away and Japan event announced

European Cup to provide not only a Series Title, but also 2014 European Champions

The European Cup will provide a prestigious Title for the Sport of Stand Up Paddling, as the World’s best paddlers congregate in Europe for a dynamic Series of events spanning Europe during June and July.
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Connor Baxter Stars in a Movie at the Maui Film Festival

This was sent to us via email by Karen Baxter.

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Aloha Everyone -

Connor will be starring in a movie at the Maui Film Festival in a couple weeks. Hope to see you all there!!

H2mexicO – is to premier on Thursday June 5th at 10:00pm.
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Connor Baxter Soars to 3rd Olukai Ho’olaule’a Win

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The 2014 Olukai Ho’olaule’a was a great event. It might not be obvious to everyone there, but the Olukai team invests maybe as much time in doing a community service as it does on the race days. This year as they closed out their 6th annual Ho’olaule’a they shared a giveback day at Kaheawa Wind mills. More than 75 of the OluKai ‘Ohana planted 30 Koa trees. As the racers headed home, the Olukai ohana was hard at work. Mahalo, from one of the “Maui Boyz.” Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter Soars to 3rd Olukai Ho’olaule’a Win’

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Wednesday Training Group: Time Trial, Meeting at 5:30 PM Hawaii Kai

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We are doing our regular coaching and time trial course this Wednesday, winds should be moderate. Please meet at the Hawaii Kai Boat Ramp at 5:30 pm. Coaching topic: stretching and flexibility.
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Boosted Boards First Time Riders

I met up with Kamil and Dewey at the park to let them try my Boosted Board. They had a blast.


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Wet Feet/ Blue Planet WPA Race Sunset Beach to Haleiwa on June 7th, registration now open!

Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf WPA Hawaii Regional Championships Race

Wet Feet/ Blue Planet Race:
Click here to download race entry form

Click here for the 2014 SUP race schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RACE REGISTRATION ONLINE NOW:
WORLD PADDLE ASSOCIATION 4th ANNUAL HAWAII REGION NATIONAL RACE
Stand Up and Prone Paddlers and Friends Welcomed to Sunset Beach, Oahu
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S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board Review

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Review written by: Darin Leong

The SIC Bullet 14″ Version 3 takes the ultra-popular Bullet 14 and makes it sleeker, flatter and faster.

The Board

We have been able to test the V2 and V3 side-by-side. Let me start with the obvious, both of these boards are incredible downwind vehicles. Hence the popularity of the Bullet line. Continue reading ‘S.I.C. Bullet-14 V3 SUP Race Board Review’

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