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Surf Race to Victory SUPCross this Saturday at the HB Pier!!!

$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 !!!

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Interview with Scott Trudon at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships

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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.
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Kai Lenny wins the Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic presented by Pacifico and Starboard

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.
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The Watermans Paddle for Humanity Goes Big in Texas

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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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The Pacific Northwest’s Round the Rock this Sunday Sept. 9th

Round The Rock in Seattle
this Sunday September 9th.
Don’t miss the Pacific Northwest’s greatest
paddleboard race.

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Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf WPA Hawaii Regional Championships Race

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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/
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Interview with Dave Kalama at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships

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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.
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Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic to take place on September 8th – 9th

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.
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Interview with Connor Baxter at the 2012 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Championships

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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.
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2012 Paddle For Humanity Washington DC Race Results

Here are the results from the 2012 Paddle For Humanity Washington DC race held last Saturday, August 25, 2012.
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Cocoa Beach Florida welcomes the Stand Up World Series from the 8th – 9th September

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.
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Connor Baxter wins Overall at the Turtle Bay Event

Connor gets straight Bullets in the Long Distance and Sprint Race Course – and takes the Overall Title at the World Series Event!!!

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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.
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Connor Baxter secures a well deserved win at the Turtle Bay Summer Paddle Challenge

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.
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Tension mounting at Turtle Bay, while Florida Stop in Cocoa Beach gathers momentum

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.
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Watermans Paddle for Humanity heads to Washington DC

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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’

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