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Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting at 5:00 PM, Kahala

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Training Group Downwinder on Wednesday. Please meet at Wai’alae Beach Park in Kahala at 5 pm to catch the trailer, launch will be from Canoe Hale in Hawaii Kai.
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Barcelona, Spain will open the 2015 Stand Up World Series for what will be a dramatic year of Racing

Barcelona, Spain to host dramatic World Series Opener from June 26th – 28th to kick off an action packed year for the World Series

We are proud to announce that the beautiful City of Barcelona will open the 2015 Stand Up World Series in dramatic style from June 26th – 28th at Barceloneta Beach, downtown. This prestigious opening stop will set the scene for what will be an exciting year of racing, as the World’s best compete across 6 global stops in their quest for a World Championship Crown.

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Georges Cronsteadt Finishes 3rd in Race at The Ultimate Waterman

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A huge congrats goes to our Global Team Rider Georges Cronsteadt for finishing on podium in 3rd place in the race discipline at The Ultimate Waterman. The race, and entire event for that matter, has had the most fierce and all-around amazing waterman competing against each other for the inaugural title of “The Ultimate Waterman.”
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SUP Instructor Training Course

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If you are interested in becoming a Professional Stand Up Paddle Association certified SUP instructor on Oahu, Blue Planet has scheduled two instructor training classes: April 6,7,8 and May 21,22.

For details visit: http://blueplanetsurf.com/products/psupa-certified-instructor-training-course-april-6-7-8-2015

Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai – Topic: Torso Rotation/Shoulder Stack

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Coaching topic: Torso rotation/shoulder stack for a longer and more powerful forward stroke

Wind is forecast to be light and variable. After coaching, we will do the regular 2 mile time trial training course, meeting at 5 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai.
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Official Details on Brazil announced as Sao Paolo will take center stage now in August

The Sao Paolo Region of Brazil will host the 2015 Grand Slam event featuring World Tour Surfing and World Series Racing in August

Final details of this year’s Grand Slam Surfing and Racing stop in Brazil confirm a shift in dates for what will be a groundbreaking stop for the sport, the World Tour & the World Series in 2015.

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On the Road with Team SIC Maui

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The SIC Maui team has been on the road for the last couple of weeks down in the southern hemi. The crew has been to New Caledonia, Tahiti, Australia and will continue to travel around in that area for the next week or so. Livio Menelau, SIC Global Team rider is a part of the crew that is on the road where he gives us an update of what has been going on. Here is what he had to say:
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai – Topic: Paddling Upwind and in a Cross or Quartering Wind

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Coaching topic: Paddling Upwind and in a Cross or Quatering Wind

Wind is forecast to be light and variable. After coaching, we will do the regular 2 mile time trial training course, meeting at 5 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai.
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SIC // Paddle Imua Relay

By: Allie Brown

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The fourth annual Paddle Imua event to benefit Imua Family Services’ Camp Imua will once again take place on May 9, 2015 at the Maliko Gulch to Hawaiian Canoe Club in Kahului Harbor.
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News from the Stand Up World Tour & Series: Hawaii Opener & Finals, EU Cup update, Brazil, Japan and US news

Hawaii’s World Tour Opener draws record viewing online, sees dramatic action and crowns 2 worthy Champions

Sunset Beach and Turtle Bay register over 2.8million minutes watched and 270,000 unique views, as the fanbase for the sport grows and the Waterman League steps up its live broadcast reach and impact.

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Wednesday Training Group: Rain or Shine – Downwinder! – Meeting at 4:30 PM, Kahala

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We are doing another downwinder on Wednesday. Please meet at Wai’alae Beach Park in Kahala at 4:30 pm to catch the trailer.
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Georges Cronsteadt Wins In New Zealand

By: Allie Brown

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SIC Maui Global Team Rider Georges Cronsteadt dominated over the weekend with a win in Auckland, New Zealand at the Jett City Surf Series event #10. With close to 50 participants, Georges was able to come in on top over the rest of the field.
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Wednesday Training Group: Tradewinds are Back – Meeting at 4:30, Kahala for Downwinder

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It looks like we will have some nice easterly winds tomorrow, so we can finally do a downwinder again. Please meet at Wai’alae Beach Park in Kahala at 4:30 pm to catch the trailer.
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai- Topic: Top Hand Analysis

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Coaching topic: Using your top hand for feedback to diagnose technique errors

Wind is forecast to be light and variable. After coaching, we will do the regular 2 mile time trial training course, meeting at 5 pm at the boat ramp in Hawaii Kai.
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Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro sees exciting and challenging conditions for the completion of Round 2

Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro produces some incredible surfing in testing conditions

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) produced some of the best surfing of his #SUWT career to score the highest heat total of the competition so far. A 9.77 and a 8.33 (total: 18.1) in Round 1 of the #SunsetBeachPro was clearly the stand out score of the day. The Maui youngster showed he has an excellent array of talent and composure to score highly in any conditions.

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