Archive for the 'Events' Category
September 13th, 2012 by davi
$5,000 in cash prizes and other cool stuff at the
Surf Race to Victory SUPCoss Series Championship presented by LandShark Lager – Saturday, September 15 – Huntington Beach.
Last chance for romance.
Perfect your form & skill in this last chance surf race before
the Battle of the Paddle !!!
Continue reading ‘Surf Race to Victory SUPCross this Saturday at the HB Pier!!!’
September 11th, 2012 by evan
As I was leaving the finish, I ran into Scott Trudon who gave me some insight into his race experience at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships. Scott competed in the SUP 3-man division with teammates Mark Raaphorst and Junya McGurn. Mark is the mind and energy behind the SIC brand of race boards and these guys are in great shape. Scott told he he’s 54 years old but you would never be able to tell that when racing him because he’s still so darn fast and he’s still in top athletic shape.
Continue reading ‘Interview with Scott Trudon at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships’
September 9th, 2012 by davi
Sunday 9 September
Kai Lenny comes from behind to secure the win in Florida
After a second place finish in the Long distance on Day 1 of the Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic, presented by Pacifico and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim, Kai Lenny stepped up today in the spectacular sprint racing to secure a well deserved win in the sprints and then overall as well.
Continue reading ‘Kai Lenny wins the Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic presented by Pacifico and Starboard’
September 7th, 2012 by davi
::FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE::
The Watermans Paddle for Humanity Goes Big in Texas
The Nationally ranked WPA event promises fun for all skill
levels regardless of experience.
Austin, Texas_September 6, 2012 – What started on the sandy shores of California is ending in the heart of Texas. The Watermans Paddle for Humanity will hold the final event of the five stop 2012 series on Town Lake in Austin,Texas, September 15th. The Paddle for Humanity brings with it a unique mix of fun and competition that makes participation a must for all paddlers, from first time participants to the elite racer.
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September 5th, 2012 by davi
Round The Rock in Seattle
this Sunday September 9th.
Don’t miss the Pacific Northwest’s greatest
Continue reading ‘The Pacific Northwest’s Round the Rock this Sunday Sept. 9th’
September 5th, 2012 by davi
RACE REGISTRATION ONLINE NOW:
WORLD PADDLE ASSOCIATION 1st ANNUAL HAWAII REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE
Stand Up and Prone Paddlers and Friends Welcomed to South Shore of Oahu
September 16, 2012
(SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 – HONOLULU, Hawaii) – Race registration is now open for the Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf World Paddle Association Hawaii Regional Championships Race. The event will be held on the ‘Hawaii Kai Run’, September 16, 2012 from Portlock to Kaimana Beach. Entry can be done online or at Wet Feet or Blue Planet Surf shops. For online entry, click here: http://wparegionalchampionships.eventbrite.com/
Continue reading ‘Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf WPA Hawaii Regional Championships Race’
September 3rd, 2012 by evan
I caught up with Dave Kalama at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships. Dave was the SUP unlimited division runner up to Connor Baxter by 30 seconds. They battled back and forth the entire 30 something miles and it came down to the absolute finish where Connor won by a hundred yards or so.
Continue reading ‘Interview with Dave Kalama at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships’
August 30th, 2012 by davi
Thursday 30 August
Stand Up World Series comes to Cocoa Beach, Florida
The Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic presented by Pacifico and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim will be the next stop on the 2012 Stand Up World Series.
Continue reading ‘Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic to take place on September 8th – 9th’
August 30th, 2012 by evan
I caught up with Connor Baxter, winner of the SUP unlimited division of the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships and got his perspective on the race and how he won. It’s even more impressive because the previous week he had strep throat and was out of commission. Looks like the teens have taken over the race world and Connor is leading the way.
Continue reading ‘Interview with Connor Baxter at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships’
August 26th, 2012 by davi
Here are the results from the 2012 Paddle For Humanity Washington DC race held last Saturday, August 25, 2012.
Continue reading ‘2012 Paddle For Humanity Washington DC Race Results’
August 17th, 2012 by davi
Friday 17 August
Check out the highlights from the action at Turtle Bay
Check out the highlights from last weekend’s racing at the Turtle Bay Summer Paddle Challenge presented by Pacifico and Naish.
Continue reading ‘Cocoa Beach Florida welcomes the Stand Up World Series from the 8th – 9th September’
August 16th, 2012 by davi
Connor gets straight Bullets in the Long Distance and Sprint Race Course – and takes the Overall Title at the World Series Event!!!
World Series Event – recap Connor Baxter:
The 2012 Turtle Bay contest was super sick and a lot of fun. It was a two day event with the long distance and the sprint race.
Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter wins Overall at the Turtle Bay Event’
August 13th, 2012 by davi
Monday 13 August
Connor Baxter secures bullet win at Turtle Bay Resort
Connor Baxter (Starboard) locks in the Title at the Turtle Bay Summer Paddle Challenge presented by Pacifico and Naish with bullet wins in both long distance and sprint courses.
Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter secures a well deserved win at the Turtle Bay Summer Paddle Challenge’
August 12th, 2012 by davi
Friday 10 August
Cocoa Beach Florida to host World Series in September
We are proud to confirm that on the 8th and 9th of September, Cocoa Beach Florida and more specifically, the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach will host the next Pacifico US stop on the Stand Up World Series.
Continue reading ‘Tension mounting at Turtle Bay, while Florida Stop in Cocoa Beach gathers momentum’
August 12th, 2012 by davi
:: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ::
The Watermans Paddle for Humanity heads to Washington DC
The family-friendly event will also serve as the WPA National Qualifying race
George Town, DC - The Watermans Paddle for Humanity (PFH) is heading to Georgetown for the fourth stop of the 2012 series. The family-friendly event will also serve as the Mid-Atlantic Region 6 National Qualifier for the World Paddle Association, Continue reading ‘Watermans Paddle for Humanity heads to Washington DC’