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Please Support Planet Sun Kick Starter Campaign

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Planet Sun just launched a Kick Starter campaign for their new Sun Protection Performance Clothing…. You may know these guys, as they do a lot for the community, supporting events and educating EVERYONE on sun safety and skin cancer for many years.
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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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SUP Carbon Racing Fin: Board Meeting Episode 1

We’re trying out a new SUP show where we talk about everything stand up. In this episode, we take a look at Blue Planet Surf’s new carbon racing fin. Hopefully you guys like this. We will be posting more videos in the future.

This show is presented by Evan from StandUpPaddleSurf.net and Robert from Blue Planet Surf Hawaii.


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Win A SIC X-12.6 Air-Glide

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For the month of June, SIC Maui is giving away an X-12.6 Air-Glide inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard for their Charitable Acts Photo of the Month contest. To enter click this link: http://bit.ly/sicmaui-tw-bl-sicphoto and upload a photo of one of your charitable acts showing how you give back to the environment and stand up paddleboard community.
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Barcelona to Open the 2015 Stand Up World Series in 2 weeks and kick off the European Cup

Barcelona will kick off the 2015 World Series in style in 2 weeks

In 2 weeks time, Barcelona will take center stage as it hosts the Opening event of the 2015 Stand Up World Series. From the 26th – 28th June, Barceloneta Beach in downtown Barcelona will witness the prestigious opening of the 2015 World Series as the World’s best gather for a groundbreaking weekend of racing, vital ranking points towards a World Championship Crown and $25,000 of prize-money.

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Connor Baxter wins the Technical Race at the 2015 ISA World Championships

Connor Baxter wins the Technical Race at the
2015 ISA World Championships
& Brings back Gold for Hawaii

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The 2015 ISA World Championship in Sayulita Mexico was by far one of the most fun events ever. It was the first time for team Hawaii showing up and competing. The reason why the contest was so much fun was because we had 27 different countries come together for a week long battle. It was a nice change up to be able to cheer for your fellow teammates and make game plans with them so everyone did well.
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Connor Baxter wins The 2015 St’Ives Bay Celtic Cup in UK

Connor Baxter wins The 2015 St’Ives Bay Celtic Cup in UK

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The 2015 St’Ives Bay Celtic Cup was not only a hard race, but it was freezing cold – especially being from Hawaii. The conditions were very challenging with howling winds and overcast skies. It was a 3 lap course that was about 4k each lap.
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Connor Baxter wins Lost Mills Event in Germany

Connor Baxter wins the Prestigious “Lost Mills” Event in Germany

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The 2015 “Lost Mills” Event was definitely a great way to spend the week in Germany. From the moment I landed until I left – it was jam packed with fun and some of the craziest racing.
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Wednesday Training Group: Downwinder – Meeting at 5:00 PM, Kahala

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Training Group: Downwinder on Wednesday
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Wednesday Training Group: Meeting at 5:30 PM Hawaii Kai – Topic: Surfing Raceboards

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Coaching topic: Surfing Raceboards

Winds are light and waves are up, so we will not do a downwinder tomorrow, instead we will practice surfing our raceboards in the waves. Meeting 5:30 pm at the boat ramp.
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The #SapinusPro Tahiti is just one week away, as the South Pacific swell action heats up and the world’s best prepare

#Sapinus Pro Tahiti to kick off next week as the World’s best Stand Up Paddlesurfers head south for stop 2 of the Stand Up World Tour

Stop 2 of the 2015 Stand Up World Tour will kick off next week in the magnificent Tahitian island chain as the #SapinusPro is back (WATCH THE TRAILER). The Stand Up World Tour has a rich history in the islands since the launch of its Contenders exhibition back in 2009, and then the first full year of the Tour in 2010, as the #Sapinus Pro was born.

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

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Training Group: Downwinder on Wednesday, Sandy’s to Hawaii Kai Race on Sunday
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For Immediate Release: Triple D announces it has made a conditional offer to acquire the Global Surf Industries (GSI) group of companies

Triple D announces it has made a conditional offer to acquire the Global Surf Industries (GSI) group of companies.

(May 15, 2015, Thailand) — Thailand-based investment company Triple D Corporation, which recently acquired 100% ownership of Surf Technicians LLC, has made a conditional offer to the majority shareholder of Global Surf Industries (GSI) to acquire full control of the GSI group.
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Blue Planet Camp in May 2015

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Blue Planet Surf is hosting a SUP paddle camp on the north shore of Oahu from May 15-24, 2015. Full camp and half camp packages are available.
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Olukai Ho’olaule’a Event – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Baxter wins the Olukai Ho’olaule’a SUP Event for the 4th Consecutive Year!!

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The 2015 Olukai Event was an amazing event. Not only was it in my backyard – but it is an epic downwind race – with the best wind and weather conditions this year.
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