Archive for December, 2014

Paris Story


By Dan Gavere

Have you ever thought about going to Europe to paddle in the winter? No?

I didn’t either, but my girlfriend, Harmony, is another story. Harmony has never been to Europe, and it has been her dream for years, so when she read about the Nautic Race (also known as the Paris Crossing) that was happening on her birthday in the first week of December; well, to say she was excited is a major understatement. She did not delay and booked tickets faster than I could finish my morning espresso. It was done. We were going to Europe, and although I was born in Spain, I’d never been to Paris, and love the thought of seeing and paddling in new places, but in the cold?

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SIC Downwinder // Hong Kong

By: Allie Brown


Great down wind video from Robert Sherriff in Hong Kong!! If you haven’t ever done a down winder make sure you get one done in 2015!!
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2015 schedules, 2014 Highlights & milestones and Holiday Greetings from the Waterman League

The Waterman League is proud to announce the 2015 Stand Up World Tour schedule

We are proud to announce the 2015 schedule for the Stand Up World Tour, featuring an ideal mix of iconic surf destinations and major global markets as the World Championship platform for the sport steps up to a whole new level.
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Annabel Anderson – Seasons of Change


Seasons of Change

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow.”
- Lao Tzu

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SUP Examiner Reviews the X-14 Pro

By: Allie Brown


The SIC Maui X-14 Pro has just received an awesome review from the SUP Examiner! Here are some highlights:

“The SIC X-14 Pro’s silky smooth glide was immediately noticeable from the moment I took my first stroke. The board simply slides over the water’s surface with an elegant glide and effortlessly gets up to speed within seconds.”
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Starboard’s Beau O’Brian Wins King of the Cut on the ACE.


Congratulations Beau O’Brian for winning his second event in 7 days. Beau recent won the Doctor Race in Perth, then turned around the next week to dominate the King of the Cut.

Beau gives us a recap of the event here:
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SIC Maui 2015 Line Up

By: Allie Brown


The SIC Maui 2015 line up is here…check out what’s new for 2015!
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Christmas Special: Gift Card Promotion


Give the gift of Balance, Fitness and Fun!

Special Gift Card offers valid from December 13th to 24th only:
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Starboard’s Beau O’Brian Wins the Doctor!


A long time coming, but all the training paid off! Congratulations to Beau O’Brian for winning the Doctor Race in Australia over the weekend. Beau was able to narrowly out paddle Travis Grant for the win.

Beau provides us with his account of the event below… we look forward to the next event King of the Cut in Australia this weekend Dec 5,6, 7. Should be another great match up!
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Wednesday Training Group: December Schedule – No Training this Wednesday


Training is cancelled for this coming Wednesday, Dec. 10th.

We plan to hold the training group the following Wednesday, Dec. 17th.

Then we will take off the next two Wednesdays- Dec. 24th and 31st for the Holidays.

We will be back on our regular schedule starting January 7th, 2015.
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Hawaii to provide a complete showcase of SUP Surfing at the World Tour Opener in February

Oahu’s Fabled North Shore to play host the ultimate Open to the 2015 Season

From the 6th 18th February, Oahu’s North Shore will play host to the most complete SUP Surfing spectacle of the year, featuring World Tour Openers for both Men and Women,the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge and Clinic, not to mention the Tribute to the Legends, honoring the leading figures and pioneers of the ever evolving, but well rooted Ocean Sport culture.
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Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting 4:30 PORTLOCK


We will meet for another Kahala Run on Wednesday. To get an earlier start, meeting is at at PORTLOCK at 4:30 pm SHARP (not meeting at Kahala). Jeff and Robert will coach and will give everyone a ride back to Hawaii Kai with his trailer afterwards.

Click here for a map of the Portlock meeting location.

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