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2015 Molokai 2 Oahu Race Board Rental and Buyback Program

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Now that the start list has posted, we have been getting questions from customers looking for a board to use for the Molokai to Oahu race in July 2015. We still have a limited selection of performance downwind boards available for rent and we are also offering the SIC buy back program again:
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SIC Gives Back At Ike Imua

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For the past few years, we’ve been taking part in an incredible few events with the Paddle Imua Ohana over on the island of Maui. Ike Imua is a family friendly event that aims to invite children with special needs and disabilities to enjoy a day of paddling in the ocean. Ike Imua is a pre-event for Paddle Imua and a fundraiser event for Camp Imua.
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SIC F-14 Wide-Glide featured in OUTSIDE Summer Buyer’s Guide 2015

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San Clemente, CA (April 14, 2015) – OUTSIDE, America’s leading active lifestyle brand, has selected SIC Maui (Sandwich Islands Composites) to be featured in their Summer Buyer’s Guide as among the best gear to have for the summer sports season. SIC F-14 Wide-Glide was reviewed in the Stand Up Paddleboard category. The entire selection of products appears in OUTSIDE’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, on newsstands April 28.
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Riggs Rides With The Wind

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SIC Maui ambassador Jeremy Riggs knows how to go with the flow, or wind rather. He recently got a new custom SIC Bullet just in time for the kickoff to the downwind season over in Hawaii (where he resides) and his new board looks great!
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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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Lina Augaitis Talks Costa Rican Adventure

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Words by SIC Maui athlete, Lina Augaitis

Welcome to a week of epic SUP surf, fun downwinders, jungle walks, great food and coffee, quaint/rustic cabinas, an amazing family and feel good vibe, jam sessions, and a whole lot of peace of mind.
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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.
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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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Trio of stand up paddleboarders from Southport selected to represent a leading watersports brand

By Georgina Stubbs, Southport Visiter

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Three stand up paddleboarders from Southport have been selected to represent a leading watersports brand.

Co-founders of resort-based SUP North, Alan Taylor, Lucy Pearce and Simon Dunton, are the latest members to join the Starboard SUP 2015 team.
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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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