Archive for February, 2015

Wednesday Training Group: Tradewinds are Back – Meeting at 4:30, Kahala for Downwinder

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It looks like we will have some nice easterly winds tomorrow, so we can finally do a downwinder again. Please meet at Wai’alae Beach Park in Kahala at 4:30 pm to catch the trailer.
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SUP Examiner Reviews the 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable

By: Allie Brown

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SUP Examiner has been pumping out a ton of reviews on products and his latest review is on our 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable!

Here is a brief excerpt from the review:
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai- Topic: Top Hand Analysis

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Coaching topic: Using your top hand for feedback to diagnose technique errors

Wind is forecast to be light and variable. After coaching, we will do the regular 2 mile time trial training course, meeting at 5 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai.
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Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro sees exciting and challenging conditions for the completion of Round 2

Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro produces some incredible surfing in testing conditions

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) produced some of the best surfing of his #SUWT career to score the highest heat total of the competition so far. A 9.77 and a 8.33 (total: 18.1) in Round 1 of the #SunsetBeachPro was clearly the stand out score of the day. The Maui youngster showed he has an excellent array of talent and composure to score highly in any conditions.

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Day 1 of the #SunsetBeachPro open’s in dramatic fashion as we see stand out performances from Justin Holland, Bernd Roediger & Fiona Wylde

#SunsetBeachPro open’s in dramatic fashion on Day 1

The first stop of the 2015 Stand Up World Tour kicks off in big surf and light winds at the #SunsetBeachPro on the North Shore in Hawaii.

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Free SUP Clinic this Sunday, February 15th

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Blue Planet is hosting a free SUP Clinic for customers interested in purchasing a board. Over 40 demo boards will be available to try, please meet at the West end of Ala Moana Beach park at 8 am this Sunday, February 15th. For details visit this link: http://blueplanetsurf.com/pages/free-demo-clinic

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France’s Caroline Angibaud claims victory at the Turtle Bay Pro, with Nainoa David and Keola Auwae claiming the youth crowns

Caroline Angibaud claims victory at stop 1 of the Stand up World Tour in Hawaii

Caroline Angibaud has long been a serious threat on the Stand Up World Tour, with her best result to date until this 1st event on the 2015 season being the La Torche Pro France at the end of last year, where she finished runner up to Izzi Gomez (Starboard).

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Wednesday Training Group: REVERSE Downwinder – Meeting 4:30 HAWAII KAI

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We are doing a reverse downwinder this Wednesday to take advantage of the Kona winds. Please meet at 4:30 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai. We will load up Jeff’s trailer and shuttle to Kahala where we will launch and finish back in Hawaii Kai.
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Venice: Stand Up and Gondola Paddling Adventure, January 2015

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Being able to go Stand Up Paddling in Venice was a dream come true for me. I had it on my bucket list for a while so when we took a family vacation to Florence this January I planned a day trip to Venice despite the cold weather. Continue reading ‘Venice: Stand Up and Gondola Paddling Adventure, January 2015′

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Kenny Kaneko | Winter Paddling

By: Allie Brown

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Don’t let winter and cold weather get you down…

Follow the lead of Global Team rider Kenny Kaneko as he paddles into below freezing weather! Suit up properly and it shouldn’t be too cold at all!
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SUP Shoulder Injury – Dealing with Injuries and What Helps

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In these two videos I talk about a shoulder injury I have been dealing with for over a year and what worked for me. I hope this helps others.
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai- Topic: Pacing

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Coaching topic: pacing yourself

After coaching, we will either do sprints or do the regular 2 mile time trial training course, meeting at 5 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai.
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Hawaii will open the 2015 Stand Up World Tour in just one week’s time at Sunset and Turtle Bay

The Sunset Beach Pro will once again provide the ultimate Tour opener in 2015

It is that time of year again, and the Stand Up World Tour will kick off at the end of next week with the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro, followed by the Sunset Beach Pro on the 10th February out here on Oahu’s Fabled North Shore.

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SIC Maui Fish 9.5 Featured on SUP Examiner

By: Allie Brown

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The Fish 9.5, one of our new 2015 models was just featured on SUP Examiner. Check it out:

The 9.5 Fish was designed for the high-performance SUP surfer in mind. That being said, it’s an awesome board for beginner SUP surfers, advanced SUP surfers and everyone in between.
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