Archive for the 'Press Releases' Category
December 5th, 2011 by davi
December 5, 2011 – WaveJet Brand Ambassador, Garrett McNamara, who recently achieved the feat of surfing a wave estimated at 90+ feet that has challenged the current world record, scored another first in the world of surfing. Garrett, while on location in Portugal caught and rode a huge rogue wave estimated at 45 feet on his WaveJet-powered 10′4″ gun.
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November 30th, 2011 by davi
Tuesday 29 November
Zane Schweitzer secures an emotional wind on Big Island
After a great year of competition, 18 year old Zane Schweitzer charges his way through to the Final and puts on a dominant performance to secure an emotional win at the Hawaii Island Finals.
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November 29th, 2011 by davi
Tuesday 29 November
Honoli’i provides the goods for an epic final showdown
The day dawned glassy, with clean 4 – 5ft surf at Honoli’i providing ideal conditions for start of the prestigious Main event of the Hawaii Island Finals. With 32 of the very best athletes in the world now battling it out for the event title and to improve on their overall standings on the 2011 Stand Up World Tour, the pressure is on to make the most of the beautiful conditions on offer at Honoli’i.
Continue reading ‘The Big Island turns on for the Main event of the Hawaii Island Finals’
November 28th, 2011 by davi
Monday 28 November
The Hawaii Island Finals get off to a spectacular start
The Hawaii Island Finals opened this weekend at the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort, as the very best Stand Up Paddlesurfers in the world descended upon the beautiful Big Island for the climactic final event of 2011, the Hawaii Island Finals.
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November 23rd, 2011 by davi
Wednesday 23 November
The Big Island to host the finals for the 2011 World Tour
The Stand Up World Tour is once again proud to be returning to the Big Island of Hawaii for the 2011 Hawaii Island Finals that will start this weekend at Honoli’i Beach Park. Returning to the Big Island is like a journey back to the roots, and provides a fitting close to what can only be described as an epic season in 2011.Check out the trailer for the event by clicking on the link: Hawaii Island Finals Trailer
Continue reading ‘The Hawaii Island Finals is upon as we come down to the wire for the 2011 Stand Up World Tour’
November 19th, 2011 by davi
Friday 18 November
Connor Baxter battles to the end here at the Namotu World Paddle Challenge presented by Air Pacific
In a dramatic close to the Namotu World Paddle Challenge presented by Air Pacific, a final tie break was held to decide the final overall results for the event for both 1st and 3rd places.
Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter wins the tie break in a dramatic close to the Namotu World Paddle Challenge’
November 16th, 2011 by davi
Wednesday 16 November
Kai Lenny wins the Surf Slalom at Namotu Island
19 year old, 2 x Stand Up Paddlesurfing Wolrd Champion and second place finisher in the Long distance, Kai Lenny storms to victory at the challenging Surf Slalom race of the Namotu World Paddle Challenge Fiji, presented by Air Pacific.
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November 14th, 2011 by davi
Sunday 13 November
Connor Baxter puts on a doiminant performance in Fiji
18 year old Connor Baxter puts on a legendary performance here in Fiji to win the epic long distance from Natadola Beach to Namotu Island ahead of a stellar fleet of athletes. Taking an early lead out of the gate, Connor navigated his way successfuly down the 22 mile course to win the first leg of the first stop on the 2012 Stand Up World Series. In Connor’s words:
Continue reading ‘The Namotu World Paddle Challenge gets off to a flying start here in Fiji’
November 9th, 2011 by davi
WAVEJET BRAND AMBASSADOR GARRETT MCNAMARA BREAKS WORLD RECORD RIDING BIGGEST WAVE EVER
WaveJet Global Brand Ambassador, Garrett McNamara makes history again by breaking the current record of the biggest wave ever surfed while on location in Nazare, Portugal. International surf industry and wave experts have collaborated in measuring the wave, estimated to have a height of approximately 90 feet.
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October 28th, 2011 by davi
Aloha ghouls and boils!
It’s that time of year again! Bust out your craziest costumes and come down for a super-fun surf session with Spirit Sessions and Kids Hurt Too!
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October 27th, 2011 by davi
Wednesday 26 October
Leco Salazar wins Skol’s Alma Surf Mormaii International
Leco Salazar puts together a stunning performance in the Finals of the AlmaSurf International presented by Skol to take the win in front of an ecstatic home crowd and ahead of an on form Kai Lenny.
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October 17th, 2011 by davi
Monday 17 October
The North Shore Paddle Challenge is an amazing success
The North Shore Paddle Challenge at Turtle Bay Resort proved to be a groundbreaking event for the sport of Stand Up Paddle racing, as the foundations have now clearly been set for the 2012 Stand Up World Series.
Continue reading ‘The North Shore Paddle Challenge sets the standard for the Stand Up World Series’
October 17th, 2011 by davi
Ready to Rock San Francisco ?
The 2011 Battle of the Bay Stand Up Paddling is an open invitation race for paddlers of all abilties. In addition to World Class Elite Stand Up paddling racing the event will feature Amateur Racing, Kids Racing, a Manufacturers Exposition on October 29th and is centered on McNears Beach in San Rafael California.
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October 4th, 2011 by davi
Appleby paddles her signature race board to five straight victories
Jamie Mitchell headlines epic Mens Elite BOP clash
Santa Cruz, CA (October 4, 2011) – Surftech team rider Candice Appleby of San Clemente put an exclamation mark on a historical SUP race season by sweeping the Battle of the Paddle Womens Elite Race and the Distance Race September 24th & 25th.
Continue reading ‘Appleby Wins Four Straight, Mitchell Challenges for BOP Title’
October 3rd, 2011 by davi
Monday 3 October
Antoine Delpero from France comes out victorious
After 3 spectacular days of competition, that saw a fiercely contested Trials event that went straight into and even more intense Main event, France’s Antoine Delpero managed to find his best form of the contest so far in the all important Final heat.
Continue reading ‘Antoine Delpero wins the Huntington Beach Pro, presented by Starboard’