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2010 Hawaii Island Finals Highlights

Waterman League

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”

Surftech

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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Mickey Munoz invites you to the Mongoose Cup & Expo March 12, 2011 !!!

OK sports fans… Mickey is having a party March 12, 2011…and he wants you there !!!

Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup

Mongoose Cup
Saturday March 12, 2011
Dana Point, CA
Baby Beach
9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.

* Family entries discounts
* Waterman Expo
* Kick off the SUP season by having a great time with surfing legends & icons

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Stand Up World Tour’s Hawaii Island Finals

Waterman League

The Hawaii Island Finals start this Friday 10th Dec.

The Hawaii Island Finals, presented by Red Nose is the prestigious and climactic Finals for the Stand Up World Tour for 2010. It will close the season and crown the first ever World Champion for the sport of Stand Up Paddling.
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Baby Banz brings you New Professional Sun Protection Products from Planet Sun

Baby Banz

New! Performance Sunscreen from Planet Sun

Baby Banz is excited to announce that we will now be offering the professional performance sun screens made by the docs and jocks at Planet Sun.
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Planet Sun Sport Report 1 DEC 2010

Planet Sun Hawaii

Aloha and Happy Holidays, Sports and Suncare fans!

Shonny Vanlandingham recently took a well deserved “break” after winning the Xterra World Championships in October, by winning the XTERRA Ceara’ Triathlon in Brazil. http://www.xterrabrazil.com/ Yep, Shonny “vacationed” in Fortaleza, finishing 6th overall among all competitors and keeping her streak of UREAL alive. Shonny dispatched that she was putting our new Formulation Two sunscreen to the test at the race and on “Insano”, the tallest water slide in the world at 41 meters! From the pics we have seen all over FB, looks like she certainly did.
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Surftech Announces International Stand Up Paddle Academy

Surftech SUP Academy

Surftech Stand Up Paddle Academy Set to Launch

Nov 17 , 2010 (Santa Cruz, CA)Surftech, the world’s largest manufacturer of surfboards and stand up paddleboards aspires to “set the international standard for SUP instruction and fitness programs” explains recently appointed director Bodie Shandro.
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Planet Sun Sport Report Duane Desoto Long Board Surfing World Champion NOV 9 2010

Planet Sun Hawaii

Makaha- the mojo here is heavier than the water off her shores. A revered epicenter of waterman culture that has nurtured many modern day Ocean Sport legends, and site of the 2010 OXBOW ASP Long World Championships. A very special place, and very special day for the family DeSoto.
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Planet Sun Sport Report 2010 XTERRA World Championships

Planet Sun Hawaii

The XTERRA World Championships is truly a magical thing. The vibe, the people, the power, the earth, the challenge all wrapped into a 1 mile swim, 20 mile bike and 7.5 mile run- in the lava and dirt. I will come out of character here to tell you that this “experience” is atop the world’s greatest sporting venues. The Olympics, Tour de France, Masters, etc.. just don’t have the same rock-n-roll. Continue reading ‘Planet Sun Sport Report 2010 XTERRA World Championships’

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Surftech Branches out into Multisport Market

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Surftech Transitions into Multisport Market

October 26, 2010 (Santa Cruz, CA) Surftech, the worldwide leader in Surfboard and Stand Up Paddleboard manufacturing has once again broken new ground by being the first stand up paddle company to cross over into the Multisport market!
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Werner’s New Bent Shaft SUP’s Give More Power

Werner Paddles

Werner Paddles has lunched a new Bent Shaft Stand Up Paddle aimed squarely at the fastest growing categories of Stand Up Paddling, cruising, fitness and racing.

“Our new Bent Shaft SUP is the best choice for dedicated paddlers who want to gentle to their bodies while getting more power for the same amount of effort,” say Jim Miller, Werner’s Marketing Manager.
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Planet Sun Sport Report, October 5, 2010 – 2010 Battle of the Paddle, Iron Man, XTERRA

Planet Sun Hawaii

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

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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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