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Georges Cronsteadt Finishes 3rd in Race at The Ultimate Waterman

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A huge congrats goes to our Global Team Rider Georges Cronsteadt for finishing on podium in 3rd place in the race discipline at The Ultimate Waterman. The race, and entire event for that matter, has had the most fierce and all-around amazing waterman competing against each other for the inaugural title of “The Ultimate Waterman.”
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SUP Instructor Training Course


If you are interested in becoming a Professional Stand Up Paddle Association certified SUP instructor on Oahu, Blue Planet has scheduled two instructor training classes: April 6,7,8 and May 21,22.

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On the Road with Team SIC Maui


The SIC Maui team has been on the road for the last couple of weeks down in the southern hemi. The crew has been to New Caledonia, Tahiti, Australia and will continue to travel around in that area for the next week or so. Livio Menelau, SIC Global Team rider is a part of the crew that is on the road where he gives us an update of what has been going on. Here is what he had to say:
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SIC // Paddle Imua Relay

By: Allie Brown


The fourth annual Paddle Imua event to benefit Imua Family Services’ Camp Imua will once again take place on May 9, 2015 at the Maliko Gulch to Hawaiian Canoe Club in Kahului Harbor.
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The Tahitian Beast Joins Ultimate Waterman Line-Up

By: Allie Brown


It was announced earlier last week that our very own Tahitian Beast, Georges Cronsteadt, is the final athlete to join the list of incredible athletes who will partake in the Ultimate Waterman event in mid-March.
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Georges Cronsteadt Wins In New Zealand

By: Allie Brown


SIC Maui Global Team Rider Georges Cronsteadt dominated over the weekend with a win in Auckland, New Zealand at the Jett City Surf Series event #10. With close to 50 participants, Georges was able to come in on top over the rest of the field.
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SUP Examiner Reviews the 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable

By: Allie Brown


SUP Examiner has been pumping out a ton of reviews on products and his latest review is on our 12.6 Air Glide Inflatable!

Here is a brief excerpt from the review:
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Venice: Stand Up and Gondola Paddling Adventure, January 2015


Being able to go Stand Up Paddling in Venice was a dream come true for me. I had it on my bucket list for a while so when we took a family vacation to Florence this January I planned a day trip to Venice despite the cold weather. Continue reading ‘Venice: Stand Up and Gondola Paddling Adventure, January 2015′

Kenny Kaneko | Winter Paddling

By: Allie Brown


Don’t let winter and cold weather get you down…

Follow the lead of Global Team rider Kenny Kaneko as he paddles into below freezing weather! Suit up properly and it shouldn’t be too cold at all!
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SUP Shoulder Injury – Dealing with Injuries and What Helps

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In these two videos I talk about a shoulder injury I have been dealing with for over a year and what worked for me. I hope this helps others.
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SIC Maui Fish 9.5 Featured on SUP Examiner

By: Allie Brown


The Fish 9.5, one of our new 2015 models was just featured on SUP Examiner. Check it out:

The 9.5 Fish was designed for the high-performance SUP surfer in mind. That being said, it’s an awesome board for beginner SUP surfers, advanced SUP surfers and everyone in between.
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Will Schmidt Releases Trailer of Upcoming Documentary

By: Allie Brown


Earlier in 2014, Will Schmidt set a world record and was the first person to standup paddle largely unassisted from Canada all the way down to Mexico on his standup paddle board. As you can imagine, this journey was an incredible accomplishment for Will as well as a trying time while attempting to overcome mental breakdowns and physical exhaustion. Will’s journey lasted a total of 61 days, 58 of which he was paddling.
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SUP the Mag | SIC Bullet 11′ Review

By: Allie Brown


SUP the Mag featured the SIC Bullet 11′ in its latest review. Check out what they had to say!
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Starboard’s 2015, 8-8 AirBorn review by Atlantic Paddle Surfing


What Starboard says;   …  The 2015 8′-8″ Air Born is a larger version of the highly regarded 2014 Air Born series range for maximum shredding in smaller surf. Thin rails and profile (thickness) combine with the width for a stable yet sensitive and highly responsive ride. Drive and acceleration, when the wave is lacking power, is provided by the mono concave bottom creating the ability to generate speed and project vertically. Although a fast rocker, it’s still able to fit in the pocket for tight carves with release coming from V in the tail for letting the fins go when desired. This board was designed for the even larger riders in the over the 180 lbs plus providing plenty of float and stability. Mono-concave throughout the boards bottom..
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Lina Augaitis Paddles Lake Mead

By: Allie Brown


If you haven’t paddled Lake Mead yet you don’t know what you are missing!! SIC Global team rider and BOP distance champion Lina Augitias on her X 14 PRO Lite on a flat water glide…
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