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Mo Freitas & Angela Jackson take the overall wins at the Shonan Chigasaki Pro, Japan

Mo Freitas continues his dominance in Japan to take the overall win here at the Shonan Chigasaki Pro

Mo Freitas (Focus SUP) made history today to become the first ever winner of the Shonan Chigasaki Pro presented by Noah Nic & Jeep.
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Mo Freitas & Angela Jackson dominate on Day 1 of the Shonan Chigasaki Pro, Japan

Mo Freitas storms to victory here at Day 1 of the Shonan Chigasaki Pro Japan

History was made in Japan as World Class competition met the shores of Chigasaki Beach for the first ever World Challenger Series event in Asia. With strong 20 mile per hour winds and some wind blown surf to make the course more interesting, the scene was set for the World Series Sprint Racing on Day 1 of the Shonan Chigasaki Pro presented by Noah Nic and Jeep.
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Japan welcomes the World Series as the Shonan Chigasaki Pro kicks off in Asia

Shonan Chigasaki Pro opens the first Waterman League event in Asia

Japan welcomes the Waterman League World Challenger Series as the Shonan Chigasaki Pro gets underway in Asia.
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Shonan Chigasaki Pro, Japan to kick off next week and US Trilogy announced

Shonan Chigasaki Pro Japan to make history next weekend as first step in Asia

The Shonan Chigasaki Pro Japan will kick off next week, from the 15th – 17th August, setting the stage for an exciting future for the sport of Stand Up Paddling in Asia.
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Connor Wins The 2014 Molokai to Oahu World Championships

CONNOR BAXTER WINS
THE MOLOKAI-2-OAHU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
AND BREAKS HIS OWN WORLD RECORD

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The 2014 Molokai to Oahu was a great event. We went over to Molokai on our boat three days before the event. It was nice to just relax and take it all in before the grueling 32-mile channel crossing. The night before my mom made her traditional competition meal, I got a good night rest and was ready to go the next morning. We loaded the boat with our provisions and I got ready to go to the start line. I did a little warm-up paddle to make sure I was ready to go and then I lined up on the starting line after the prone paddlers left. Continue reading ‘Connor Wins The 2014 Molokai to Oahu World Championships’

Casper Steinfath & Laura Quetglas reign supreme at stop 5 of the European Cup in Rome, Italy

Casper Steinfath wins in Italy and is crowned European Champion

Casper Steinfath (Naish), the Viking, looked ready for battle this morning, focused not only on the event win after his win in the sprints yesterday, but also the prestigious European Championship Title after a 5 event Series that has tested the best of the best.
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Casper Steinfath and Laura Quetglas take the win on Day 1 of the Final of the European Cup presented by Starboard

Casper Steinfath charges to victory in the Sprint Races on Day 1 of the World Sup Challenge in Rome

The viking from Denmark stormed to victory in the sprint races here at Severa Beach in Rome, Italy, on the final stop of the European Cup presented by Starboard. After some great racing in the heats, Casper Steinfath (Naish) dominated the final. Charging from the horn the Dane got off to a great start and hit the first buoy out in front of the chasing pack and didn’t look back. Catching some nice little bumps on the runs into the beach Steinfath took the win comfortably.
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Live Athlete Tracking Powered by DotVision Announced for 18th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships

French technology company Dotvision helps enhance fan experience and athlete safety at Hawaii’s premier paddleboard race.

Contact:
Jan Hori – 808.224.9982 | 808.224.4166
Ian Monahan – 619.876.0234

Honolulu, HI
(July 23, 2014) – Competitors in the Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O) will be outfitted with a small GPS tracking device powered by French technology company DotVision. Continue reading ‘Live Athlete Tracking Powered by DotVision Announced for 18th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships’

Italia Surf Expo welcomes the Final stop of the European Cup presented by Starboard

Italia Surf Expo welcomes the final leg of the European Cup presented by Starboard

After an epic 4 stops on the European Cup presented by Starboard, we now head to Santa Severa Beach in Rome, Italy for the Final stop of the Cup and the $10,000 World Challenger Series event to take place this weekend.
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Connor Baxter takes the long distance win and secures the overall event Title here in Germany

Connor Baxter secures victory in the long distance to take the overall event Title

Connor Baxter (Starboard) put on an impressive performance today to take the win in the long distance race for the final day of action here at the Camp David World Cup of SUP, Stop 3 of the 2014 Stand Up World Series. This combined with his second place in the World Series Sprints, also secured him the overall win for this all important stop of the World Series, as we now reach the year midpoint.
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Dramatic action on day 2 of the Camp David World Cup of SUP in Germany, as Kai Lenny clinches sprint victory

Kai Lenny edges to victory in the sprint racing at the Camp David World Cup of SUP

Kai Lenny (Naish) manages to edge to victory today in the World Series Sprint Racing in a familiar battle to the bitter end with friend and adversary, Connor Baxter (Starboard).
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Camp David World Cup of SUP, stop 3 of the Stand Up World Series to kick off tomorrow in Germany

The World Series picks back up with the Camp David World Cup of SUP in Germany

The Camp David World Cup of SUP will kick off this weekend in Fehmarn, Germany, as the World’s best gather for stop 3 of the 2014 Stand up World Series, and Stop 4 of the European Cup presented by Starboard.
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Connor Wins the Maui-2-Molokai Championships

Connor Baxter Wins
The Maui-2-Molokai Championships
For the 6th Consecutive Year!

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RECAP BY CONNOR:

The 2014 Maui-2-Molokai World Cup Championships was a great event. We all got up early – 5:00am – so that we could gas up the boat and get over to Mala Wharf to launch our boat. My dad, mom, sister and girlfriend were all on the boat to cheer me on. Continue reading ‘Connor Wins the Maui-2-Molokai Championships’

The World Series picks up again in Germany next week, as World’s best descend on Fehmarn

The Camp David World Cup of SUP to kick off next weekend in Fehmarn, Germany

Fehmarn, Germany will be the new host location of this year’s Camp David World Cup of SUP, stop number 3 of the 2014 Stand Up World Series and Stop 4 of the European Cup. This $25,000 World Series event will kick off next Friday 18th July, as the World’s best descend upon Northern Germany for an event to remember, as the World Series picks back up where it left off in Abu Dhabi back in April.
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Zane Schweitzer and Noelani Sach claim victory at Stop 3 of the European Cup in Finland

Zane Schweitzer makes it 3 from 3 on the European Cup by taking the win in Finland

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) puts on another impressive performance at Stop 3 of the European Cup presented by Starboard by winning the long distance race and placing 2nd in the sprints, earning him his 3rd straight win on the Cup. This result has made him now untouchable on the European Cup Ratings.
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