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Starboard’s 2015 SUP Line Looks Sweet!

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I’m especially excited to test out the new Wide Point 8′10″, Pocket Rocket 8′5″, Air Born 8′8″ and the kids 8′0″ Astro. I think that the kids sup in the astro construction will be ideal for kids and indestructible. Continue reading ‘Starboard’s 2015 SUP Line Looks Sweet!’

Starboard Israel and Paddle For Hope

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We had a huge event last week at our club in the Caesarea Nautical Center.

300 Paddlers and more than 1000 people in total came to see the STARBOARD PADDLE FOR HOPE 2014. that was the biggest SUP event that held place in Israel so far (we broke last year record).
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SIC Maui Paddles Lake Mead!

By: Allie Brown

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We paddled Lake Mead this weekend and we were so stoked to see great group of avid paddlers here in Las Vegas!! The paddling on Lake Mead is beautiful and the SIC X 14 PRO & PRO Lite were flying on the pure glass conditions. Special thanks to Clete and Raden for all the help!!!
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Sean Poynter wins the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X in Morocco in epic surf

Sean Poynter wraps the year on a high with a spectacular victory here in Morocco

It was a picture perfect ending to what has been an amazing event here in Morocco today as the last 4 battled it out in pristine groomed surf that saw the highest scores of the contest posted in these last 4 heats (semis, consolation finals and finals).
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Quarterfinals completed in pumping surf, as Zane Schweitzer excels with a near perfect score

Morocco’s Location X sees pumping surf for Day 3 of Main event, w/ pristine conditions

Day 3 of the Main Event sees incredible conditions, as the swell holds and even builds overnight to provide full size surf for the quarterfinals.
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Magical second day of action as we now prepare for the ultimate finale in epic surf

Epic action on day 2 of action at the 2014 Location X in Morocco, as the swell delivers

The swell delivered on cue yesterday for an epic day of action here in Morocco for day 2 of the Location X Main event.
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SUP event with Miss Hawaii contestants

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We had the opportunity to sponsor the 2015 Miss Hawaii and Miss Teen Hawaii Pageants which will be held on November 23rd, 2014. As part of the sponsorship, we took the contestants Stand Up Paddling at Ala Moana Beach park, this event is featured in the video below. The winners of the pageants will also win a new Blue Planet SUP board, we will post about that later.
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:00 PM Hawaii Kai – Topic: Video Analysis

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Coaching topic: Video Analysis

Its about time we did another video analysis to see how you are doing or to video you for the first time. Video feedback is very important from time to time so you can see what you actually look like.

After coaching, we will either do our regular 2 mile time trial training course or interval training.
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Great opening day of action here at the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X in Morocco

Epic day of action here at Day 1 of the Mirleft Stand Up Pro, the 2014 Location X

The winds have backed off, the swell has stayed up and the scene has been set for an epic week of action here in Morocco, with Day 1 providing high performance surfing just north of Plage d’Aglou.
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Finn Mullen wins 2014 Irish SUP Surf Championships

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It’s been a successful Autumn for Starboard rider Finn Mullen who won his 6th consecutive Irish SUP title in perfect surf at the 2014 Irish National Championships Bundoran, County Donegal. The famous A frame reef wave of the ‘Peak’ in Bundoran was the contest venue and the near flawless conditions saw some of the best surf experienced for a national championships in recent years. Continue reading ‘Finn Mullen wins 2014 Irish SUP Surf Championships’

Kenny Kaneko Recounts Japan Race

By: Allie Brown

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The racing scene in Japan seems to have grown tremendously this year. There are races literally every weekend between the month of May thru October.
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Location X in Morocco to see epic surf and a groundbreaking roving format that will make history

The Location X in Morocco is now officially underway as Moroccan Trials are completed

The first day of the 2014 Mirleft Stand Up Pro, this year’s Location X Special event saw impressive action and an unparalleled welcome at la Plage d’Aglou, in the beautiful region of Souss Masa Draa.
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Starboard’s Iballa Moreno Takes 2nd in EUROSUPA

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Iballa Moreno becomes 2nd in the European SUP Surf Contest #EUROSUPA 2014.

The canarian rider Iballa Moreno could not defend her tittle from last year in Somo-Cantabria, north of Spain. Caroline Angibaud takes the win with Maïli Tahar in third.
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Izzi Gomez secures La Torche Pro France win and the 2014 World Title

Izzi Gomez dominates the final day of competition and secures the win in France

Izzi Gomez (Starboard) has had an incredible year in 2014, as she secures the 2014 World Title in epic fashion here in France.
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Sean Poynter secures a well deserved win in La Torche and Kai Lenny is crowned 2014 World Champion

A dramatic final day of close finishes sees Sean Poynter crowned victorious in France

Sean Poynter (Starboard) has been looking for redemption for some time now: rightly one of the favorites on the Stand Up World Tour and in 3rd place coming into this event, Sean hasn’t been able to close the deal to take the win at an event since 2012, when he was within inches of a World Title.
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