Archive for the 'Press Releases' Category
July 21st, 2010 by davi
Get it on – summer road trip – to Utah, land of BIG LOVE, BIG MOUNTAINS and BIG SUP RACING !!!
- H2O Overdrive SUP CUP PRO RACE to be raced on 14′ & under boards – your’s better be fast.
- Ghost Town Paddle – 5 mile course for everyone over the ghost town – Keetley UT.
-SUP Mountain Lake Expo – check out the latest designs & innovations.
Continue reading ‘Get it on – SUP Racing in the UTAH Mountains – July 31′
July 20th, 2010 by davi
The Surftech "Where to Next?" SUP Demo Tour is traveling to locations across America, giving people the opportunity to try our boards for themselves and find out why Surftech stand up paddleboards are the best boards on the water.
Continue reading ‘Surftech “Where to Next?” SUP Demo Tour Drops in on the Great Lakes!’
July 15th, 2010 by davi
A weekend of fast twitch muscle fibers, horses(?), and nurturing our youth.
30 teams worth of volleyballers in simultaneous play, on 7 grass courts under happy Hawaiian sun. A performance suncare companies idea of a great day and the site of the 1st Annual Lanikai Invitational Volleyball Tournament. A great day indeed… some of most competitive in the sport turned out, impressing kids of all ages with perpetual plyometric play. Planet Sun athletes off on other exploits, but Mr Sunshine on site as event suncare provider under High UV Index level conditions. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report 14 July 2010′
July 7th, 2010 by davi
An explosive weekend of high adventure off the chart UV Index ratings for the collective Planet Sun
The Camp Bennett-Eck Freedom Fest hosted by none other than Amy and Erik Eck was 48 hours of patriotism, endorphins and much Kokua. Seven multi-sport events in the belly of the fabled Kualoa Ranch- ALL for charity. Goodness all around with Amy in superherocostume as the Statue of Liberty. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun SportReport – 6 July 2010′
July 7th, 2010 by davi
RECORD GROWTH IN PADDLEBOARD SPORTS
CLOSES ENTRY PERIOD FOR 14th ANNUAL
MOLOKAI-2-OAHU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN RECORD TIME
Sunday, July 25, 2010
HONOLULU (July 6, 2010) — The Molokai2Oahu World Championships of Paddleboarding, long considered to be the most prestigious paddleboard race in the world, has for the first time in its 14 year history sold out. With over 140 entries, this is the largest field in the history of the event and the first time the race has sold out, illustrating record international participation with particular growth in stand-up paddleboard (SUP) racing. Entries of both team and solo paddleboarders have signed up to tackle the formidable 32-mile Ka’iwi Channel that separates the islands of Molokai and Oahu, Hawaii.
Continue reading ‘Molokai 2 Oahu: Record Entries, Unique Talent Lineup July 25′
July 3rd, 2010 by davi
Anthony Vela Wins 2010
Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial
July 2, 2010 (Santa Cruz, Ca) – When LA County Lifeguard, Anthony Vela told his paddling co-horts that he would be driving north to compete in the 9th Annual Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race in Santa Cruz, Ca. last weekend rather than head south to the Waterman Challenge in San Diego, they couldn’t understand why. “The Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race has always been my favorite race of the year. Fast paddlers, fast course, and lots of Aloha.” Continue reading ‘Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race Title Returns to Southern California’
June 30th, 2010 by davi
Aloha to Sports Fans and Kids of all ages from the USO lounge at LAX. A very special on the road transmission!
Last week Shonny Vanlaningham placed second overall at the the XTERRA Eastern Championships in Richmond VA. A spectacular showdown ensued and continues among the top 3 PRO ladies of the sport- Shonny, Melanine McQuaid and “Swiss Miss”, Renata Bucher. An incredible site at the bike leg where the 3 super heroines raced tire- to- tire at times. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report – 29 June 2010′
June 29th, 2010 by davi
Did someone say “a great summer road trip”?
Come to Park City, Utah and experience
SUP racing & lifestyle in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains !!!
- H2O Overdrive SUP CUP PRO RACE
- Ghost Town Paddle
- SUP Mountain Lake Expo
Continue reading ‘Summer Road Trip: SUP Racing in the UTAH Mountains – July 31′
June 24th, 2010 by davi
MOLOKAI TO OAHU WORLD PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP
GATHERS MOST ELITE WATERWOMEN IN EVENT HISTORY
14th annual, Sunday, July 25, 2010
HONOLULU – (June 24, 2010) – The lineup of waterwomen for the 14th annual Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championship is easily the strongest in event history, particularly in the rapidly growing stand-up paddle (SUP) division. With five weeks remaining to race day, there are a record 12 solo women registered – five in traditional paddleboard and seven in SUP.
Continue reading ‘Record Lineup of Women for Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Championship’
June 24th, 2010 by davi
AQUASTAR ENERGY DRINK & STAND UP PADDLE MAGAZINE PRESENTS THE
32ND ANNUAL HUI O HE’E NALU INDEPENDENCE DAY PADDLEBOARD & STAND UP PADDLE RACE
Sunday, July 4, 2010 Start time: 11:00am at Sunset Beach.
For 32 years, the Hui O He’e Nalu (a non-profit organization) has been carrying on the ancient Hawaiian tradition of paddleboarding with its annual “July 4th Independence Day Paddleboard Race” from Sunset Beach to Waimea Bay. Continue reading ‘32nd Annual Da Hui Independence Day Paddleboard & SUP Race 2010′
June 23rd, 2010 by davi
Get Ready for “the Greatest Show on Surf” !!!
San Clemente Ocean Festival
July 17 & 18
@ the San Clemente Pier
Continue reading ‘San Clemente Ocean Festival July 17 & 18′
June 22nd, 2010 by davi
Surftech’s Candice Appleby wins
Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez
Battle of the Paddle Hawaii
June 21, 2010 (Honolulu, Hi) – With head-high waves and strong gusting winds, the 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle will go down as the toughest race to date. With the strongest field of Elite racers in the world, competitors from Australia, Hawaii, Mainland USA, Japan and more gave it all they had in the challenging conditions.
Continue reading ‘Surftech team rider Candice Appleby wins 2010 Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle’
June 21st, 2010 by davi
Grant Washburn to host Jay tribute
at the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race
June 20, 2010 (Santa Cruz, Ca) – With the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race less than a week away, paddlers from Florida to Hawaii and beyond are gearing up to make the trip to Northern California to compete in this prestigious event. Locally paddlers gliding along outside the kelp beds have become a common site as they prepare themselves for the 12 mile endurance challenge.
Continue reading ‘Grant Washburn to be honorary speaker at the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race’
June 17th, 2010 by davi
June 14th, 2010, Santa Cruz, CA – Covewater Paddle Surf, the first dedicated stand-up paddleboard shop in Northern California, announced today that they will be the presenting sponsor of the Surftech Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race taking place June 26th at New Brighton State Beach. Now in its ninth year, the open ocean event commemorates the great Santa Cruz Waterman Jay Moriarty. Proceeds benefit the Santa Cruz County Junior Lifeguard Programs specifically to purchase paddleboards and provide scholarships in Jay’s name.
Continue reading ‘Covewater Paddle Surf Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of the 2010 Surftech Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race’
June 17th, 2010 by davi
Please come out and support!!!
100% of these proceeds go to Malama Maunalua.
Continue reading ‘Primo Stand Up Challenge!!!’