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Revised Main event Draw and Trials draw – Sunday is looking good

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Aloha everyone,

After a great exhibition earlier today at Turtle Bay Resort, featuring Kai Lenny, Leco Salazar, Antoine Delpero, Robin Johnston and Kala Alexander, we are now preparing for a spectacular start to the event tomorrow here at the Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Turtle Bay Resort.
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3rd Annual Surftech Shootout to add Stand Up Paddle Race

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3rd Annual Surftech Shootout to add
Stand Up Paddleboard Race

It started in 2008 as an “Expression Session”. Since then the Surftech Shootout has quickly become one of the most competitive and prestigious SUP surf events in the world. In association with the Santa Cruz Paddlefest, March 18-20th, many of the world’s top SUP surfers will once again converge upon the town of Santa Cruz, California and battle it out in the waters of the legendary Steamer Lane.
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The Sunset Beach Pro 2011 is upon us

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Sunset Beach Pro 2011 is to begin February 6th

The event that started it all in 2010 is back again this year to kick off the 2011 season for the Stand Up World Tour. Sunset Beach is one of the most notorious surfbreaks in the world, renowned for its powerful and more often than not, big surf, providing the perfect arena for amongst the most challenging and spectacular action on Tour.
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2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic – March 12-13, 2011

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For Immediate Release- January 13, 2011

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Top Competitors to Compete at 2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic – Presented by Corona – March 12-13, 2011

Punta Sayulita and presenting sponsor, Corona, announce dates for the 2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic to be held on March 12 – 13, 2011 in the beautiful surfside village of Sayulita, Mexico, along Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.
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2010 Hawaii Island Finals Highlights

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An epic close to the 2010 Stand Up World Tour

The Big Island of Hawaii provided the perfect setting for the climactic Finals of the 2010 Stand Up World Tour, with a welcome that surpassed any and all expectations, showcasing the true spirit of Aloha. From the County and its dynamic leader Mayor Billy Kenoi, to the support mechanism of the Paka crew at Honoli’i and our Big Island ambassador, Kalani Kahalioumi, the Big Island provided us with a welcome like no other, as they rolled out the red carpet for the 2010 Stand Up World Tour Finals.
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Stand Up World Tour’s Hawaii Island Finals

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The Hawaii Island Finals start this Friday 10th Dec.

The Hawaii Island Finals, presented by Red Nose is the prestigious and climactic Finals for the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. It will close the season and crown the first ever World Champion for the sport of Stand Up Paddling.
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Countdown to the Hawaii Island Finals is now on!

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Big Island to host the Stand Up World Tour Finals

The Waterman League is proud to announce that the Island of Hawaii, otherwise known as the Big Island, will host the climactic Finals of the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. From the 10th – 19th December, all eyes will be on Honoli’i, on the North East of the Big Island for a fitting conclusion to a spectacular year for the Stand Up World Tour and its athletes. With a Title Race now firmly in place between Hawaii’s Kai Lenny and France’s Peyo Lizarazu, Honoli’i will provide the perfect setting for the final showdown between these two phenomenal athletes. You can see more on this at www.standupworldtour.com.
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Highlight Videos from Brazil now online

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Highlight videos from Brazil now online

Highlight videos from Trials and all rounds of the Main event are now online at www.standupworldtour.com: watch as the very best in the world battle it out in great waves down in Ibiraquera, South Brazil for the Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest. We apologize for the delay in posting these videos as a result of poor internet connection on location.
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Leco Salazar wins Stop 4 of the Stand Up World Tour

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Salazar wins the 4th stop of the Stand Up World Tour

After a fiercely fought out main event for the Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest, it was Brazil’s Leco Salazar who was to be crowned Champion at the 4th stop of the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. In challenging double overhead surf, Leco proved that he was every bit the threat he promised to be and came out victorious despite the strong challenges from Hawaii’s Kai Lenny, and France’s Antoine Delpero and Peyo Lizarazu. His wave selection was unbeatable, and his critical riding phenomenal – congratulations to Leco, a very worth Champion. Read more about the event and checkout the highlight videos that are going up today at the all new www.standupworldtour.com.
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The Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest is now underway

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Stop 4 of the Stand Up World Tour now underway

The Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest is now underway, with the Trials starting here in South Brazil this morning. All the principal contenders are here, inclusive of the two front runners right now, Hawaii’s Kai Lenny and France’s Peyo Lizarazu. Also vying to build on their success in previous events are Stop 2 Champion in France winner Antoine Delpero and Australia’s Dave Muir, Champion at Stop 3 in Tahiti.
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2010 Duke’s OceanFest Events – Recap by Connor Baxter

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What a fun week in Oahu!!

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The 2010 Duke’s Ocean Fest was a great event. The purpose of this event is to honor Duke Kahanamoku. This event has swimming, surf polo, surfing, and stand up paddling events throughout the week.
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Kamu Auwae Wins C4 Waterman SUP Surf-Off

9th Annual DUKE'S OCEANFEST

Kamu Auwae Wins C4 Waterman SUP Surf-Off
Leleo Kinimaka Awarded Waterman of the Event

HONOLULU – Friday, August 27, 2010 – Kamu Auwae (Waianae) emerged the king of the waves at Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki, today, claiming the C4 Waterman stand-up paddle (SUP) “Surf-Off”. His victory came one day after winning the Toes on the Nose pro longboard event at the same venue.
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HAWAII: Soul of Surfing Alive & Well at Waikiki With San Diego’s Ryan Levinson

9th Annual DUKE'S OCEANFEST

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SPIRIT OF SURFING ALIVE & WELL AT DUKE’S OCEANFEST

Live Global Webcast at dukefoundation.org
Televised Around Hawaii on Oceanic Time Warner Cable:
Digital Channels 250 & 1250

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Waikiki Goes Live Today: Duke’s OceanFest Sports Begin

9th Annual DUKE'S OCEANFEST

WAIKIKI, HAWAII: QUEENS SURF GOES LIVE TODAY
WITH DUKE’S OCEANFEST

 

Live Global Webcast at dukefoundation.org
Televised Around Hawaii on Oceanic Time Warner Cable:
Digital Channels 250 & 1250

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Stand Up World Tour Event 4- Brasil 4th-12th Sept

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Stand Up World Tour event number 4 is approaching fast: The Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest will take place in south Brazil from the 4th – 12th September, as the very best stand up paddlesurfers in the world make their way down to South America to battle it out at Ibiraquera. We are now just over one week away…
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