Archive for the 'Events' Category
August 8th, 2011 by robert
This article was originally published at Robert Stehlik’s Zen Waterman blog.
I put together this 15 minute video about my experience and a recap of the 2011 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard race. There are some short excerpts of the three interviews I taped the evening before the race, to watch the full interviews, click on the links. Featuring: Brian Szymanski, Jeff Denholm, and Gerry Lopez.
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Robert Stehlik reporting live from the Molokai to Oahu race 2011.
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August 4th, 2011 by davi
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PLANET SUN’S ANDREA MOLLER WINS 2011 WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SETS NEW RECORD
Honolulu, Hawaii- 3 August, 2011
On 31July, Andrea Moller became the first woman ever to claim back-to-back victories at the Molokai to Oahu Channel Race, on a stand up paddleboard. Moller finished the race in an incredible 5 hours, 26 minutes, 51 seconds distancing herself four minutes over the next female competitor, and beating the record time she established last year by over half an hour.
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August 4th, 2011 by davi
“Surprise” Weekend!! By Connor Baxter
The Molokai-2-Oahu Race as Jamie Mitchell states, “If you love paddling, this is the race of all races – it’s our Superbowl. I love the feeling of apprehension, the nerves and waiting to see what the ocean’s going to deliver. The depth of talent in this year’s race is unsurpassed.”
Well – the event for me started on Thursday. My dad, mom and I were to take our boat from Maui to Molokai on Friday, relax on Saturday, Race on Sunday. So preparations started on Thursday getting the boat provisioned and equipped.
Continue reading ‘2011 Molokai-2-Oahu World Championships – Recap by Connor Baxter’
August 3rd, 2011 by davi
RAINBOW SANDALS GERRY LOPEZ
BATTLE OF THE PADDLE CALIFORNIA
Doheny State Beach, CA, USA
Sept. 24 & 25, 2011
Dana Point, CA – (August 2, 2011) – The 4th annual Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez BATTLE OF THE PADDLE returns to Doheny State Beach, September 24 & 25, for the greatest battle yet.
Registration is now open for the SUP Expo and races with 1,000 participants expected to gather for the weekend of SUP festivities, including races worth $25,000 – the largest offering in the sport.
Continue reading ‘ANNOUNCING: Battle of the Paddle California 2011′
July 26th, 2011 by davi
Recap of Sunday’s Event by Connor – and Winning the 12′6″ SUP Division:
The 2011 Naish Paddle Championships Maui Event was held on Sunday July 24th. The race is from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor – a 9.54 mile downwinder.
There were 238 competitors from Europe, Japan, Tahiti, the US Mainland, Australia, Brazil, and Hawaii participating in the 6th Annual Event.
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July 25th, 2011 by davi
This was sent to us via email by Karen Baxter.
Aloha All -
Connor put together a great Youtube Video of the Mormaii World Cup Maui to Molokai Crossing – The last event of the Maui Jim Triple Crown.
Although my settings on my camcorder must have been a bit off for clarity – it is a great video of Connor & Dave Kalama together from start to finish.
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July 18th, 2011 by davi
Connor’s Re-Cap from The 3rd Event of the Triple Crown – and WINNING 1st Place!! And the OVERALL TITLE OF THE TRIPLE CROWN!!
The Mormaii World CUP … 3rd Event of the Maui Jim Triple Crown of SUP
All I can say about the last leg of the 2011 Triple Crown is WOW!!! This race could not have been better. The conditions were epic; East North East winds blowing 30+ knots with some swells breaking over my head in the channel.
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July 14th, 2011 by evan
This is a little late but here is a video and some pictures that I took during the elite race at the 2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii.
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July 11th, 2011 by davi
Connor’s Re-Cap from The 2nd Event of the Triple Crown – and WINNING 1st Place!!
The WARRIOR CUP … 2nd Event of the Maui Jim Triple Crown of SUP
This event was from Maliko Gulch to Honolua Bay (21+ miles) on Sunday – July 10th.
This was a great race but had some of the hardest conditions. The race started at 10:45 in the morning inside of Maliko Harbor. Only 32 competitors showed up for this race – but they were some of the best from here, a few from Oahu and some from Australia. Most racers know how grueling this run is, so many opt not to compete in it. Continue reading ‘Triple Crown Event #2 – Recap by Connor Baxter’
July 8th, 2011 by davi
Connor’s Re-Cap from July 4th’s Big Event – and WINNING 1st Place!!
The Hui He’e Nalu Independence Day Race
After Sunday’s Triple Crown Event – I was on a plane to Oahu for this event on Monday.
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July 7th, 2011 by davi
Surfers’ Environmental Alliance (SEA) will rally the surf industry and autism advocates in support of the O’Neill SEA Paddle NYC. Happening Friday, August 12 in Manhattan, with the support of sponsors O’Neill and WaveJet Propulsion, the paddle will bring an unprecedented number of athletes from around the world to New York City to make a stand against autism.
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July 7th, 2011 by davi
Covewater Paddle Surf Hosts Weekend of
Stand Up Paddleboard Event Firsts
Premiere SUP Race, Race Clinic, and Movie Screening
Offer a Variety of Fun Opportunities
Santa Cruz, CA – June 30, 2011 – Covewater Paddle Surf, Northern California’s first dedicated stand up paddleboard shop, announced a weekend of first-time stand up paddleboard (SUP) related activities taking place July 15-16th Continue reading ‘Covewater Classic 2011′
July 5th, 2011 by davi
Connor’s Re-Cap from Sunday’s Big Event – and WINNING 1st Place!!
The Poi Bowl…1st Leg of the Maui Jim Triple Crown of SUP
The Triple Crown consists of Three Events on Maui. The First Event is from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor (9.54 miles). The Second Event goes from Maliko Gulch to Honolua Bay (21-miles). The Third and final Event of the series, paddlers traverse the Pai’lolo channel from Honolua Bay to Kaunakakai Harbor, Moloka’i (27-miles).
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June 23rd, 2011 by evan
The Manhattan SEA Paddle NYC is a fundraiser for an excellent cause. One that Mark & Donna are supporting by traveling from Maui to NYC to compete in.
Continue reading ‘Please Help Mark Raaphorst Help SEA and Autism’
June 23rd, 2011 by davi
WPA National Race – by Connor Baxter:
The 2011 Wet feet WPA National Race was a super fun event. I flew over to Oahu from Maui on Friday and the event was on Saturday. The WPA – World Paddle Association – has a series of qualifying events for the Hennessey’s World Event in San Diego in September. An event I definitely want to compete in.
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