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Planet Sun Sport Report, October 5, 2010 – 2010 Battle of the Paddle, Iron Man, XTERRA

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Aloha from the Golden State. A special 2010 “Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle” edition of the Planet Sport Report

2010 Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle 2010
Two Words: UN, REAL. Thousands of Paddlers, to include the best of breed, gather in Dana Point, California annually for this “world series of paddling” event. Mr. Sunshine on site with suncare offerings- stoked to be part of it, and Planet Sun Waterman hero Duane DeSoto competed. Staged at Doheny State Beach, the event boasted a 2 day venue of distance, sprint, and relay races. Delicious SoCal backdrops, bods and vibe all included free of charge – see the first pic. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report, October 5, 2010 – 2010 Battle of the Paddle, Iron Man, XTERRA’

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Appleby wins Battle of the Paddle California

Candice Appleby Wins Battle of the Paddle California
Candice Appleby Wins Battle of the Paddle California

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Countdown to the Hawaii Island Finals is now on!

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Big Island to host the Stand Up World Tour Finals

The Waterman League is proud to announce that the Island of Hawaii, otherwise known as the Big Island, will host the climactic Finals of the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. From the 10th – 19th December, all eyes will be on Honoli’i, on the North East of the Big Island for a fitting conclusion to a spectacular year for the Stand Up World Tour and its athletes. With a Title Race now firmly in place between Hawaii’s Kai Lenny and France’s Peyo Lizarazu, Honoli’i will provide the perfect setting for the final showdown between these two phenomenal athletes. You can see more on this at www.standupworldtour.com.
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Ching Repeat at Battle of the Paddle California

MEDIA CONTACT: Jodi Wilmott, Email or +1.808.258-8533
HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE TO ACCREDITED MEDIA UPON REQUEST

CHING REPEATS WITH DISTANCE WIN AT
RAINBOW SANDALS BATTLE OF THE PADDLE

2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California
Above: Stars of the BOP Show –
Danny Ching (R), Jamie Mitchell (L), “Sparky” (C)

Photo: Pat Huber

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Danny Ching Beats Jamie Mitchell at Battle of the Paddle California

MEDIA CONTACT: Jodi Wilmott, Email or +1.808.258-8533
HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE TO ACCREDITED MEDIA UPON REQUEST

DANNY CHING VICTORIOUS AGAIN AT
RAINBOW SANDALS BATTLE OF THE PADDLE

2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California
Above: Starting Line. Photo: Pat Huber

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Battle of the Paddle CA Starts Tomorrow!

RAINBOW SANDALS BATTLE OF THE PADDLE
STARTS TOMORROW

World’s Largest Stand Up Paddle Festival & Exposition

LIVE WEBCAST

2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California

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Here we go – the Battle of the Paddle – this weekend !!!

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-Let’s do this thing… the Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection & inspired by The SUP Company this glorious fall weekend Oct. 2 & 3. – remember The Elite Race is at 10:00 a.m. & The Open Age-Group Race is at 1:30 p.m.
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Planet Sun Sport Report 23 SEPT 2010

Planet Sun Hawaii

ALOHA sports and suncare fans…

A Hawaiian Punch of Paddling with Anna Mathisen, the Kailua Canoe Club and a Big Hat.
Anna Mathisen and maiden mates from the Kailua Canoe Club took on the 33 mile E Lau Hoe women’s canoe race, padding to a fifth place finish. The Kailua Canoe club had 3 women’s teams in the top 10 of over 50 crews- a stellar achievement. Sights set now on the “Big One” – the Na Wahine O Ke Kai — the women’s Molokai-to-Oahu championship race on 26 September. A shot of Anna and crew digging in. Planet Sun also on site suncare support at the recent “Race Around the Hat” OC-1 (one man) paddling race . Staged at and around the famous China Man’s Hat on Oahu’s east shore making for a beautiful and challenging venue. Paddle On.
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Battle of the Paddle California Will See Record Turnout, October 2 & 3

RAINBOW SANDALS BATTLE OF THE PADDLE
CONTINUES TO SET RECORDS

More Than 700 Competitors &
80 Vendors See Opportunities of SUP Lifestyle

LIVE WEBCAST

2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California
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Rock n’ Rollers… the Battle of the Paddle is on the horizon !!!

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-O.K. ROCK N’ ROLLERS …Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection & Webcast inspired by The SUP Company coming soon to Dana Point California October 2 & 3 !!!

-SUP RACERS get a head start by registering online now… BoP Online Registrations – click here
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Highlight Videos from Brazil now online

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Highlight videos from Brazil now online

Highlight videos from Trials and all rounds of the Main event are now online at www.standupworldtour.com: watch as the very best in the world battle it out in great waves down in Ibiraquera, South Brazil for the Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest. We apologize for the delay in posting these videos as a result of poor internet connection on location.
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MAN ON A PADDLE: Archie Kalepa’s mystical stand up paddle ride down the Grand Canyon

MAN ON A PADDLE

Hawaiian Archie Kalepa’s mystical stand up paddle ride down the Grand Canyon. A portal into the soul of the world’s largest living cathedral. Riding the 10-6 cMac ATB iSUP.


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Leco Salazar wins Stop 4 of the Stand Up World Tour

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Salazar wins the 4th stop of the Stand Up World Tour

After a fiercely fought out main event for the Mormaii Ibiraquera Wave Contest, it was Brazil’s Leco Salazar who was to be crowned Champion at the 4th stop of the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. In challenging double overhead surf, Leco proved that he was every bit the threat he promised to be and came out victorious despite the strong challenges from Hawaii’s Kai Lenny, and France’s Antoine Delpero and Peyo Lizarazu. His wave selection was unbeatable, and his critical riding phenomenal – congratulations to Leco, a very worth Champion. Read more about the event and checkout the highlight videos that are going up today at the all new www.standupworldtour.com.
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Dana Point, CA Prepares for Battle of the Paddle

SUP & SoCal Go Live Via World’s Premier SUP Event & Global Webcast

2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California

RAINBOW SANDALS GERRY LOPEZ BATTLE OF THE PADDLE
Presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection
October 2 & 3, 2010 – Doheny State Beach, Dana Point, CA.

http://www.rainbowsandals.com/BattleOfthePaddle/CA/

Dana Point, CA – (Thursday, September 9, 2010) — The Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle, presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection, returns home to Dana Point, California, on October 2nd & 3rd, following their successful summer event in Hawaii. Entries are now open.
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Planet Sun Sport Report 8 September 2010

Planet Sun Hawaii

ALOHA Sports and Suncare Fans…
The Planet Sun collective charging hard at the peak of many sport seasons. Way too much adventure.
A very overdue update- ALAS!:
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