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Exclusive SUP Surfing Clinic with Dave Kalama and Kai Lenny

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We are proud to announce that Turtle Bay will host an exclusive SUP surfing clinic on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, featuring 2x World Champion Kai Lenny and Legend, Dave Kalama. The clinics will feature the following components:
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2012 Stand Up World Tour and Series Schedules & News

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Wednesday 21 December

The 2012 Stand Up World Tour Schedule is announced

An exciting new season awaits the 2012 Stand Up World Tour as the official schedule is announced and riders ready themselves to do battle for the coveted World Championship crown. The events maintain the same locations as 2011, except for a special final event that will adopt a new format for 2012: the Location X Grand Finals:
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Big Wave Champ Garrett McNamara First To Surf Giant Wave On WaveJet

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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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Zane Schweitzer secures an emotional win at the Hawaii Island Finals

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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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The Big Island turns on for the Main event of the Hawaii Island Finals

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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.
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The Hawaii Island Finals gets off to a spectacular start

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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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The Hawaii Island Finals is upon as we come down to the wire for the 2011 Stand Up World Tour

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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
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Connor Baxter wins the tie break in a dramatic close to the Namotu World Paddle Challenge

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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.
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Kai Lenny wins the surf slalom of the Namotu World Paddle Challenge Fiji

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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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The Namotu World Paddle Challenge gets off to a flying start here in Fiji

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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:
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WaveJet Brand Ambassador Garrett McNamara Breaks Big Wave World Record

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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Surf for the Soul Halloween Session!

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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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Leco Salazar wins the AlmaSurf Mormaii International presented by Skol

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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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The North Shore Paddle Challenge sets the standard for the Stand Up World Series

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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.
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San Francisco’s Battle of the Bay October 29

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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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