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2012 Haleiwa SUP Race – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Wins the Haleiwa SUP Race

Recap of Event – by Connor

The 2012 Surf N Sea’s event at Haleiwa was a super fun day at the beach with friends and family. I flew over to Honolulu from Maui the night before the race – and then my dad and I got up super early and drove from Kaneohe to the North Shore.
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2012 Watermans Paddle for Humanity, Deerfield Beach Results

Here are the top SUP finishers from the Watermans Paddle for Humanity event held at Deerfield Beach, Florida on June 2, 2012. Full race results in PDF format are available for download below.
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C4 @ Teva Mountain Games — Day 1 Recap Video

Here’s a recap video from day 1 of the 2012 Summer Teva Mountain Games sent to us by Todd Bradley, co-founder of C4 Waterman.


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Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf WPA National Race for SUP and Prone Paddlers

Wet Feet Hawaii Blue Planet Surf

RACE REGISTRATION ONLINE NOW:
WORLD PADDLE ASSOCIATION 2nd ANNUAL HAWAII REGION NATIONAL RACE

Stand Up and Prone Paddlers and Friends Welcomed to Sunset Beach, Oahu
June 30, 2012

(MAY 30, 2012 – HONOLULU, Hawaii) — Race registration is now open for the Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf World Paddle Association Hawaii Region National Race. The event will be held at Sunset Beach, Oahu, June 30, 2012. Entry can be done online or at Wet Feet or Blue Planet Surf shops. For online entry, click here: http://wetfeetblueplanetsurfrace.eventbrite.com
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Watermans Paddle for Humanity Heads East

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Watermans Paddle for Humanity Heads East

Deerfield Beach is the Next Stop for the PFH

Orange County, CA – The Right Coast is ramping up for the 2nd annual Watermans Paddle for Humanity – Deerfield Beach, Florida, June 1-2, 2012. Continue reading ‘Watermans Paddle for Humanity Heads East’

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3rd Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2012)

The dates of this year’s event is set:
September 15 & 16, 2012

Our 2nd Annual Surf Fest was a blast. We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event.
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CONNOR BAXTER WINS THE OLUKAI HO’OLAULE’A EVENT!!!!

CONNOR BAXTER WINS THE OLUKAI HO’OLAULE’A EVENT!!!!

SUP Magazine writes: “The sport’s Best showed up on Maui to compete as young phenom Connor Baxter took the men’s Elite title ahead of Australia’s Travis Grant, California’s Danny Ching, Hawaii’s Dave Kalama and Jamie Mitchell (Australia).”
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Hawaii SUP Stand Up Paddle Races for 2012

Thanks to Jeff Chang at Wet Feet for compiling this list and sending it to us.

Click here to download the 2012 Hawaii SUP Race Schedule

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TRAVIS GRANT & GILLIAN GIBREE WIN SURVIVOR SUP: QUIKSILVER WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL

Quiksilver Waterman Collection

AUSTRALIAN JACKSON MAYNARD &
SAN DIEGO’S GILLIAN GIBREE CLAIM FINAL DAY

QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL

Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki

DOWNLOAD FILES:
DOWNWIND News /Video Highlights Here
WATERMAN CHALLENGE News/Video Highlights here
Still Images from DOWNWIND RACE Here
Still Images from WATERMAN CHALLENGE here
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TRAVIS GRANT & GILLIAN GIBREE WIN SURVIVOR SUP: QUIKSILVER WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL

Quiksilver Waterman Collection

AUSTRALIAN TRAVIS GRANT &
SAN DIEGO’S GILLIAN GIBREE WIN SURVIVOR SUP

AT QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL

Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki

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Download Still Image Packet Here

HONOLULU – (May 5, 2012) — Australian Travis Grant mastered a brand new stand-up paddle race format today to win the elite “Survivor SUP” race of the Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival. Grant finished ahead of Danny Ching (Redondo Beach, California), and the designer of today’s course, Jamie Mitchell (Australia), who were second and third respectively. Grant won $2,000 for the result. The women’s division was a clear upset with a win by California’s Gillian Gibree (San Diego) over Hawaii pair Jenny Kalmbach and Candice Appleby respectively. Gibree won $1,500.
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THIS WEEKEND: Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival

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QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION

WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL   

THIS WEEKEND 

May 5&6, Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki

HONOLULU – May 2, 2012: Paddlers from around the world are arriving to Waikiki in final preparation for this weekend’s Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival. Roughly 500 athletes from Australia, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Korea, Canada, Tahiti, and around the United States will take part in the festival, to be held at Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy. Continue reading ‘THIS WEEKEND: Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival’

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2012 Paddle for Humanity kicks off this weekend at Dana Point, CA

2012 Paddle for Humanity kicks off this weekend at Dana Point, CA

This year’s event is a 2 day happening starting with a social paddle and gathering on the roof of the Doheny Hilton Double Tree. The race will be Saturday and will feature 3 events in 1, enter all 3 or just 1 but come on down for the day and help raise money for your favorite cause.
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RACE UPDATE: Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival

Quiksilver Waterman Collection

12 DAYS TO THE QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION

WAIKIKI PADDLE FESTIVAL

May 5&6, Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Fort DeRussy, Waikiki

April 23, 2012: As the clock winds down to the start of the Quiksilver Waterman Collection Waikiki Paddle Festival, May 5 & 6, competitors and vendors are encouraged to make final preparations for an action-packed weekend on the sand and waves of Duke Kahanamoku Beach.
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STAND UP FOR CLEAN WATER, a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Event to benefit Santa Monica Baykeeper

2012 Stand-Up Paddleboard Race & Earth Day Fest

When: Saturday, April 21st, 2012 (Earth Day weekend)

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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Stand Up World Series Update: Philippines and France events

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CamSur World Paddle Challenge to make history next week as the first major stop for the sport in Asia

The CamSur World Paddle Challenge will make history next week as the first major Stand Up Paddle event in Asia, opening the market to some of the very best and most high performance Stand Up Paddling in their own backyard.
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