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2013 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Race

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This year’s Molokai to Oahu SUP race dodged the bullet of Tropical Storm Flossie. Luckily for the racers and spectators they got sunny skies and some trade winds. Unfortunately though, Flossie was still messing up the wind and water conditions which caused the race to be one of the hardest in M2O SUP history. Continue reading ‘2013 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard Race’

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The World Series picks up again with Hamburg, Chicago & San Francisco

Monday 5 August

Hamburg kicks off 3 weeks of racing for the World Series

From the 16th – 18th August, the World’s best will head to Hamburg, Germany for Stop 5 on the 2013 Stand Up World Series: the Camp David World Cup of Stand up Paddling. This final stop on the European Trilogy events will provide vital ranking points towards each athlete’s title campaign, but also, the winning Man and Woman from across this European sub Series (France, Spain & Germany) will win their free stay at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu for the prestigious World Championship Finals on the 11th – 13th October.
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The 2013 Molokai-2-Oahu Event – Recap by Connor Baxter

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The 32-Mile Molokai-2-Oahu Event was the hardest race I have done this year.

My family and I went from Maui to Molokai on Friday on our boat. We brought my boards, our food, water, clothes, provisions, and Igloo coolers. It was great to get there a couple days early to relax.
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Connor Baxter Wins the Maui Paddle Championships

Connor Baxter Wins the 2013 Maui Paddle Championships

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Recap by Connor

The 2013 Maui Paddle Championships was a great event with over 200 competitors. This Maliko race was one of the most fun downwind runs I’ve had this year.
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2013 Maui-2-Molokai 27-mile Crossing – Recap by Connor Baxter

CONNOR BAXTER WINS THE INFAMOUS “BEST DOWNWINDER”
MAUI-2-MOLOKAI 27-MILE CROSSING!

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ReCap of Event

The 2013 World Cup of SUP was such a great event. The day started at 4:45am with a bowl of cereal and some blasting music. My Sister and Mom, Sam Williams, Riggs Napolean, Mo Freitas and I drove over to the other side of the island to start a long day. Continue reading ‘2013 Maui-2-Molokai 27-mile Crossing – Recap by Connor Baxter’

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Entries are now open for Hamburg, while the US Trilogy of events takes shape

Friday 5 July

Entries open for the Camp David World Cup in Hamburg

After two dramatically competitive events in France and Spain as a part of the European Trilogy on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, we are now building up to the Camp David World Cup of SUP in Hamburg, Germany, to take place from the 16th – 18th August right in the middle of the City.
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The 2013 DaHui Race – Race Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Wins The 2013 DaHui Race

The 2013 DaHui race was amazing. It was on the North Shore of Oahu and started at Turtle Bay and went to Waimea Bay, which is about 7 miles. I got there and scoped out my competition and knew who was going to be fast – Travis Grant, Scott Gamble, Kody Kerbox, Mo Freitas, Kaeo Abbey.
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Upcoming Blue Planet Surf SUP Clinics and Demo Days

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Blue Planet is offering Stand Up Paddle clinics and board demos in Ocean City, Maryland on Saturday June 29th and Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada on July 5,6,7.
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Connor Baxter & Annabel Anderson are victorious in Bilbao, Spain

Sunday 23 June

Connor Baxter takes the win in sprints & overall in Bilbao

Connor Baxter (Starboard) makes it a clean sweep in Bilbao with a convincing win in both the long distance and sprint racing making it his 4th consecutive bullet win on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, thereby strengthening his ratings lead. In a challenging Long distance race that took in some of the most dramatic sites that the striking city of Bilbao has to offer, Connor played it strategically, waiting for the right moment to strike and burst into the lead to take the win.
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France World Series Event – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Wins Oleron Event.
His 3rd Straight win in the World Series giving him a 100% winning record this year!

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ReCap of 2013 Standup World Series Event By Connor Baxter:

Stop 3 for the World Series in Oleron France was an amazing event. This was a two-day event and like always we had both a long distance and sprint races. The first day we kicked it off with the distance and it was about 6.5km. Last-minute a storm came through and they had to change it from 30km to 6.5km. Continue reading ‘France World Series Event – Recap by Connor Baxter’

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Connor Baxter and Annabel Anderson take gold at stop 3 of the Stand up World Series in Oleron

Sunday 9 June

Connor Baxter storms to victory at Stop 3 of World Series

Connor Baxter (Starboard) steals the show on the final day of competition at the Oleron Island Paddle Challenge, stop 3 on the 2013 Stand Up World Series and the opener for the World Series’ European Trilogy.
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4th Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2013)

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The dates of this year’s event is set:

September 14 & 15, 2013!! 

Our 3rd Annual Surf Fest was the best yet, and hope to top it this year with your help!!  We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event. 

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USA Trilogy of events announced for the 2013 Stand Up World Series

Friday 31 May

USA Trilogy announced: Chicago, San Francisco & HB

With the world’s best about to embark on the European Trilogy that starts next weekend in Oleron France (with stops in the Basque Country of Spain and Germany), we are proud to announce the US Trilogy that will pick up at the end of August and hit 3 major markets in the USA.
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Connor Baxter in Europe – 1st Stop France

THE SUP RACE CUP 2013 – ST. MAXIME FRANCE

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By Connor Baxter

I arrived in Nice on Thursday afternoon – 2 days before the race. But – unfortunately my Starboard Race board did not show up at the airport. Yannick, who organizes the Event, picked both Bart and me up at the airport and we drove to the Event Site. Sainte Maxime is a Mediterranean town located north of Saint Tropez.
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Hamburg, Germany completes the World Series European Trilogy

Monday 27 May

Camp David SUP World Cup completes European Trilogy

The Waterman League is proud to announce the Camp David Hamburg SUP World Cup, the 3rd and final stop of the World Series’ European Trilogy and stop 5 on the 2013 Stand Up World Series.
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