Archive for the 'Events' Category
November 14th, 2011 by davi
Sunday 13 November
Connor Baxter puts on a doiminant performance in Fiji
18 year old Connor Baxter puts on a legendary performance here in Fiji to win the epic long distance from Natadola Beach to Namotu Island ahead of a stellar fleet of athletes. Taking an early lead out of the gate, Connor navigated his way successfuly down the 22 mile course to win the first leg of the first stop on the 2012 Stand Up World Series. In Connor’s words:
Continue reading ‘The Namotu World Paddle Challenge gets off to a flying start here in Fiji’
November 4th, 2011 by davi
Blue Planet Surf brings you free clinics and board demos with safety, board design, advanced paddle technique clinics for intermediate and advanced paddlers and a introduction to SUP for first timers. Try our demo fleet for free, learn beginner and advanced paddle technique at the clinics and get advice on equipment. Demo boards by Blue Planet, Starboards, Riviera, Aquaglide, C4 Waterman, Paddle Surf Hawaii, Dennis Pang, Everpaddle, and more, including SUP race boards, click here for our most current list of rental boards. Hosted by Blue Planet Surf Shop, Wet Feet and other guest businesses.
Continue reading ‘SUP Clinic this Sunday, Nov.6th , 8-10 am’
October 28th, 2011 by davi
Aloha ghouls and boils!
It’s that time of year again! Bust out your craziest costumes and come down for a super-fun surf session with Spirit Sessions and Kids Hurt Too!
Continue reading ‘Surf for the Soul Halloween Session!’
October 27th, 2011 by davi
Wednesday 26 October
Leco Salazar wins Skol’s Alma Surf Mormaii International
Leco Salazar puts together a stunning performance in the Finals of the AlmaSurf International presented by Skol to take the win in front of an ecstatic home crowd and ahead of an on form Kai Lenny.
Continue reading ‘Leco Salazar wins the AlmaSurf Mormaii International presented by Skol’
October 19th, 2011 by davi
Blue Planet Surf and Wet Feet bring you free clinics and board demos with safety, board design, and basic paddle technique clinics for intermediate and advanced paddlers and a introduction to SUP for first timers. Try our demo fleet for free, learn beginner and advanced paddle technique at the clinics and get advice on equipment. Demo boards by Blue Planet, Everpaddle Starboards, Aquaglide, C4 Waterman, Paddle Surf Hawaii, Dennis Pang, and more, including SUP race boards.
Continue reading ‘SUP Clinic this Sunday, Oct. 23rd, 8-10 am’
October 18th, 2011 by evan
Todd Bradley sent us this video taken from the 2011 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. In the video, Liam Wilmott talks about the latest products and innovations from C4 Waterman.
(click thumbnail to launch video)
October 17th, 2011 by davi
Monday 17 October
The North Shore Paddle Challenge is an amazing success
The North Shore Paddle Challenge at Turtle Bay Resort proved to be a groundbreaking event for the sport of Stand Up Paddle racing, as the foundations have now clearly been set for the 2012 Stand Up World Series.
Continue reading ‘The North Shore Paddle Challenge sets the standard for the Stand Up World Series’
October 17th, 2011 by davi
Ready to Rock San Francisco ?
The 2011 Battle of the Bay Stand Up Paddling is an open invitation race for paddlers of all abilties. In addition to World Class Elite Stand Up paddling racing the event will feature Amateur Racing, Kids Racing, a Manufacturers Exposition on October 29th and is centered on McNears Beach in San Rafael California.
Continue reading ‘San Francisco’s Battle of the Bay October 29′
October 5th, 2011 by davi
Wednesday 5 October
$15,000 prize-money announced for the North Shore Paddle Challenge at Turtle Bay Resort
The North Shore Paddle Challenge at Turtle Bay Resort will take place from next Friday 14th – Sunday 16th October. This groundbreaking event will boast a $15,000 prize purse and provide the template for the 2012 Stand Up World Series, with elimination format sprint racing through the surf and the legendary North Shore downwinder. Register now at www.standupworldseries.com
Continue reading ‘North Shore Paddle Challenge & the Stand Up World Series’
October 3rd, 2011 by davi
Monday 3 October
Antoine Delpero from France comes out victorious
After 3 spectacular days of competition, that saw a fiercely contested Trials event that went straight into and even more intense Main event, France’s Antoine Delpero managed to find his best form of the contest so far in the all important Final heat.
Continue reading ‘Antoine Delpero wins the Huntington Beach Pro, presented by Starboard’
September 30th, 2011 by davi
Friday 30 September
Trials Event completed in spectacular conditions at HB
After 2 full days of spectacular conditions here at Surf City USA for the Huntington Beach Pro, presented by Starboard, a field of nearly 60 athletes from 14 different countries stepped up to the challenge to earn their place in the Main Event.
Continue reading ‘The Trials are completed in beautiful conditions at the Huntington Beach Pro’
September 27th, 2011 by davi
CATALINA ISLAND SUP FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 30TH – OCTOBER 2ND
$15,000 Elite Cash Purse, Demos, Beer Garden, Live Music, Films, Parties and much more….
Continue reading ‘Catalina Island SUP Festival this weekend !!!’
September 25th, 2011 by davi
CHING THE KING OF DISTANCE at BOP
Candice Appleby Wins Women’s Distance Race
Dana Point, CA – (Sept. 25, 2011) – California’s distance paddling king Danny Ching returned to the winner’s podium at the Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle, taking first in the 10-mile stand-up paddle (SUP) race. Continue reading ‘CHING & APPLEBY Distance Champs at BATTLE OF THE PADDLE CA’
September 24th, 2011 by davi
Footage includes action from the Elite Race and the Open Race as well as interviews with men’s Elite champion Connor Baxter & women’s Elite champion Candice Appleby, as well as interviews with Jamie Mitchell and Danny Ching.
Continue reading ‘Download: Highlight footage Battle of the Paddle California – Baxter, Mitchell, Ching, Appleby’
September 24th, 2011 by davi
RAINBOW SANDALS GERRY LOPEZ BATTLE OF THE PADDLE
September 24 & 25
Doheny State Beach
LIVE ON THE WEB: www.battleofthepaddle.com
Continue reading ‘Baxter & Appleby Win Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle Elite Race’