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April 17th, 2012 by evan
In early February, I met up with C4 Waterman Ambassador Greg Pavao at their headquarters in Honolulu where he showed me some of their new SUP boards for 2012. Here’s a couple of videos with Greg explaining the features of their new stand up paddle board models. In the first video, Greg talks about the Mark Richards Pro Model, the SUBNine Micro-SUB and the SUBNine Forward-Vee Batwing SUP boards.
Continue reading ‘New 2012 C4 Waterman SUP Boards’
April 9th, 2012 by davi
iRESCUE | BOARDS | PADDLES | ACCESSORIES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
HONOLULU (April 9, 2012) – The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) has exclusively designated the C4 Waterman iRescue Board as the official rescue board of the USLA and the C4 Waterman iRescue Sled as the official rescue sled of the USLA. The endorsement sheds light on the newest rescue technology available in the United States.
Continue reading ‘New Rescue Technology Acknowledged by USLA’
March 24th, 2012 by robert
It’s been a while since I posted SUP technique post #4 and it’s time to wrap up the paddle technique series with a few more posts, so here we go:
SUP Paddle Technique Part #5 – Recovery, paddle length & grip distance
The recovery gives you a chance to relax the muscles for a moment and its important not to underestimate the importance of a quick, efficient and relaxed recovery.
Once again, there are many different ways of recovering the paddle and there is no wrong or right way, so experiment and find out what works best for you, I will try to break it down into easy to understand steps that you can follow and practice.
Continue reading ‘Paddle Technique Part #5 – Recovery, Paddle Length & Grip’
March 15th, 2012 by davi
Connor Wins in Mexico!!!
3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic
This was my first trip to Mexico – and what a great event site. It took place in Sayulita, Mexico. I flew with Riggs, Aaron and Tasha Napoleon from Hawaii – and we meet up with Zane and Matty Schweitzer in LA. Then we all flew down to Puerto Vallarta. When we arrived we were picked up at the airport – and got the VIP Treatment from the event organizers.
Continue reading ‘Punta Sayulita Event in Mexico – Recap by Connor Baxter’
March 10th, 2012 by evan
Here is an instructional video with Robert Stehlik on how to size, cut and glue a Blue Planet Featherlight High performance carbon paddle with T-handle.
(click thumbnail to launch video)
March 4th, 2012 by evan
Here’s a video I took with my GoPro camera from a recent SUP surfing session with Robert Stehlik, Kevin Seid and Kekoa Mau at Daystar, North Shore, Oahu.
(click thumbnail to launch video)
Continue reading ‘SUP Surfing Session at Daystar, North Shore, Oahu’
March 1st, 2012 by davi
Blue Planet brings you another free SUP clinic at Ala Moana from 8am to 10 am.
If you want to demo our big selection of boards you must sign up by 8:15 am and attend the safety briefing.
Continue reading ‘This Sunday: SUP clinic at Ala Moana from 8am to 10am’
February 28th, 2012 by davi
C4 Waterman: A Rising Brand In The Land Of The Rising Sun
C4 Waterman, Inc. Co-Founder Brain Keaulana throws a shaka at the Tokyo Interstyle Show in February 2012. Photo/C4 Waterman
Honolulu- February 28, 2012 – C4 Waterman consolidated a growing presence in Japan this February with the launch of its new and expanded line of stand-up paddle-sports and rescue equipment at the Interstyle Show in Tokyo, Japan.
Continue reading ‘C4 Waterman: A Rising Brand In The Land Of The Rising Sun’
February 28th, 2012 by evan
Here is Robert Stehlik with the new Blue Planet Surf featherlite high-performance carbon paddle. Robert also shows us their new high-performance paddle edge tape and microgrip paddle grip tape. I tested the paddle during this session at Mokuleia and was impressed.
Continue reading ‘Blue Planet Surf Featherlite Carbon Paddle’
February 24th, 2012 by davi
Travis Grant (AUS) Wins Gold at
2012 ISA World SUP Championships in Peru
Travis Grant (AUS) and C4 Waterman Ambassador rounds a buoy during the ISA SUP Technical Race in Peru on Friday, February 24, 2012. Photos/ISA.
Playa La Pampilla. Miraflores. Lima, Peru (Feb. 24, 2012) — Elite stand-up paddler (SUP) Travis Grant has won Gold at the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Stand Up Paddle Championships. Continue reading ‘Travis Grant Wins Gold at 2012 ISA World SUP Championships in Peru’
February 23rd, 2012 by evan
Here are some pictures of Kevin Seid SUP surfing at Jocko’s on Oahu’s North Shore. He rode one of the custom Everpaddle boards he shaped and designed specifically for the north shore of Oahu. The board is around 8′ but I’m not 100% sure on that. Set waves that day came in around double overhead.
Continue reading ‘Kevin Seid Surfing Everpaddle Surf SUP at Jocko’s’
February 22nd, 2012 by davi
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When it comes to Elite Class raceboards “angle of attack” is everything. Only the most perfectly balanced designs gives a board that downhill pitch and chop-gobbling speed that get an elite racer to the podium. Continue reading ‘Travis Grant’s Off The Hook 12′6 Pro Model’
February 18th, 2012 by evan
Here’s a video and some pictures of Robert Stehlik surfing with the new Blue Planet inflatable SUP board at Jocko’s on Oahu’s North Shore.
Continue reading ‘Surfing the Blue Planet Inflatable SUP at Jocko’s’
February 9th, 2012 by davi
The new Mark Richards Pro SUP available only from C4 Waterman, Inc.
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Continue reading ‘If 4x World Champion Mark Richards had a SUP…’
February 9th, 2012 by evan
Here are some pictures of my friend Kekoa Mau surfing at Maili Point. 10-25 foot NW swell hit Oahu and left 6-15 foot waves at Maili that day. This was the first day he tested the Tropical Blends Surf 8′1″ surfboard.
Continue reading ‘My Friend Kekoa Surfing at Maili Point’