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Planet Sun to host “Meet the Champions” at Marine Corps Base, Hawaii

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Contact: John O’Malley, 808 372-6016

PLANET SUN ANNOUNCES “MEET THE CHAMPIONS” EVENT

Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii-February, 14, 2011- Planet Sun, LLC, a Hawaii based performance suncare company, proudly presents “Meet the Champions.” The event will take place at the Kaneohe Marine Corps Base 2011 Swamp Romp Fitness Expo, Kaneohe Marine Corps Base, Hawaii on 25 February, from 3 pm to 8 pm. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun to host “Meet the Champions” at Marine Corps Base, Hawaii’

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Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge

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Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge

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Contact: Dawn Goonetilleke, dawn.goonetilleke@watermanleague.com, ph. 805-459-5940

NORTH SHORE, OAHU. (February 10 2011) The Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge
Event: Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge, A Stand Up Paddle Contest for youth 16 and under, Presented by Turtle Bay Resort

Final Results:
1st Bernd Roediger, 14, Maui, HI, USA
2nd Matt Becker, 16, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
3rd Kody Kerbox, 16, Maui, HI, USA
4th Ridge Lenny, 13, Maui, HI, USA
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Maui’s Kai Lenny takes the win at the Sunset Beach Pro

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Maui’s Kai Lenny wins again at the Sunset Beach Pro.

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Contact: Dawn Goonetilleke, dawn.goonetilleke@watermanleague.com, ph. 805-459-5940

SUNSET BEACH, OAHU. (February 9 2011) Maui’s Kai Lenny wins again at the Sunset Beach Pro.
Event: 2011 Stand Up World Tour, Sunset Beach Pro
Final Results:
1st Kai Lenny, Maui, HI, USA
2nd Robin Johnston, Oahu, HI, USA
3rd Peyo Lizarazu, The Basque Country, France
4th Zane Schweitzer, Maui, HI, USA
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Another spectacular day for the Sunset Beach Pro

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Trials Completed in giant surf

The giant surf continued today as we picked up where we left off with the Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Turtle Bay Resort, with the quarterfinals of the Trials. As the heats progressed it was clear that power and local knowledge were advantageous, as Chuck Patterson from Dana Point and Haley Fiske from San Francisco showcased the power approach, and Pomai Hoapili, with his no compromise approach to riding big Sunset, demonstrated the local advantage. Continue reading ‘Another spectacular day for the Sunset Beach Pro’

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The Sunset Beach Pro gets off to a spectacular start

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Turtle Bay Expression Session

On Saturday Turtle Bay hosted an expression session as a precursor to the Sunset Beach Pro. Kai Lenny, Robin Johnston, Kala Alexander, Mo Freitas, Antoine Delpero, and Leco Salazar all took part in the event. Voted the winner by popular demand, Kai Lenny was also named as an ambassador for Turtle Bay Resort. You can watch the highlights of this exhibition now online at www.standupworldtour.com
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Revised Main event Draw and Trials draw – Sunday is looking good

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Aloha everyone,

After a great exhibition earlier today at Turtle Bay Resort, featuring Kai Lenny, Leco Salazar, Antoine Delpero, Robin Johnston and Kala Alexander, we are now preparing for a spectacular start to the event tomorrow here at the Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Turtle Bay Resort.
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Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup Update !!!

Here’s the latest & greatest on the Mongoose Cup coming March 12:

Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup

Mickey Munoz announces his “honor guard” of Safety Paddlers for the event made up of top watermen & women, friends and his inspirations:

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Gondolin Kluba + Friends Paddle for the Sahara!

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Gondolin Kluba held yesterday, January 29, during the inauguration of its new local: a paddle in solidarity with the Saharawi people in the river Urumea.

On Saturday, January 29, Gondolin SUP Klub, the first club of Stand Up Paddle (SUP) of Euskadi and guests paddled in Urumea for the Saharawi people collecting food for the Solidarity Caravan organized by the Friends of the Sahara (Association of Friends of the Rasd).
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3rd Annual Surftech Shootout to add Stand Up Paddle Race

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3rd Annual Surftech Shootout to add
Stand Up Paddleboard Race

It started in 2008 as an “Expression Session”. Since then the Surftech Shootout has quickly become one of the most competitive and prestigious SUP surf events in the world. In association with the Santa Cruz Paddlefest, March 18-20th, many of the world’s top SUP surfers will once again converge upon the town of Santa Cruz, California and battle it out in the waters of the legendary Steamer Lane.
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C4 Waterman Announces Partnership with GreenWater Holdings

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Contact: Liam Wilmott, +1.808. 230-7712

C4 WATERMAN ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP
WITH GREENWATER HOLDINGS

Honolulu, Oahu, HAWAII – January 24, 2011 – C4 Waterman, Inc., a Hawaii-based adventure sports company making tools to support the waterman lifestyle, has announced a strategic partnership with GreenWater Holdings, an investment and brand development firm out of Newport Beach, California. GreenWater’s capital investment, along with its operations, manufacturing and product design expertise, ensures the Hawaiian company’s position as a premier brand in the action sports industry.
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Wilson Home Paddle Play Day #2 Takapuna Boat Club 10am-1pm Sunday Jan 23rd

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Giday, Aloha, Bonjour, Buon Giorno, Nee how, Ko nee Chee wah, Shalom, Oi, Szia,

Firstly to ALL the wonderful volunteers, mentors, coaches, sponsors and families who shared and supported our Inaugural PADDLE PLAY DAY for the children associated with the Wilson Home Trust, MAHALO (Thank You) . Attached are a selection of photos of the event, taken by Photographer Scott Sinton. More photos are available from www.wilsonhometrust.org.nz OR by contacting Sally King at the Wilson home OR Photographer Scott Sinton 021 55 23 98.
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The Sunset Beach Pro 2011 is upon us

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Sunset Beach Pro 2011 is to begin February 6th

The event that started it all in 2010 is back again this year to kick off the 2011 season for the Stand Up World Tour. Sunset Beach is one of the most notorious surfbreaks in the world, renowned for its powerful and more often than not, big surf, providing the perfect arena for amongst the most challenging and spectacular action on Tour.
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2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic – March 12-13, 2011

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release- January 13, 2011

Sayulita, Mexico

Top Competitors to Compete at 2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic – Presented by Corona – March 12-13, 2011

Punta Sayulita and presenting sponsor, Corona, announce dates for the 2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic to be held on March 12 – 13, 2011 in the beautiful surfside village of Sayulita, Mexico, along Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit.
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2010 Hawaii Island Finals Highlights

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An epic close to the 2010 Stand Up World Tour

The Big Island of Hawaii provided the perfect setting for the climactic Finals of the 2010 Stand Up World Tour, with a welcome that surpassed any and all expectations, showcasing the true spirit of Aloha. From the County and its dynamic leader Mayor Billy Kenoi, to the support mechanism of the Paka crew at Honoli’i and our Big Island ambassador, Kalani Kahalioumi, the Big Island provided us with a welcome like no other, as they rolled out the red carpet for the 2010 Stand Up World Tour Finals.
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Jamie Mitchell nominated for National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year”

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Help Jamie Mitchell win National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year” award!

December 10, 2010 (Santa Cruz, CA) Surftech team rider, Jamie Mitchell is one of ten nominees for National Geographic’s “Adventurer of the Year” award. Each nominee has been selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, conservation, and adventure sports in 2010.
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