June 29, 2011 //

PUMA Ocean Racing introduces Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer and standup paddling pioneer, as the honorary 12th crew member of the PUMA Ocean Racing team.

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June 22, 2011 //

(Westminster, CA) — Shea Alderete, formerly of San Clemente-based Shea Ryan Consulting, has joined VersaTraction® and Waxless Surf Systems Inc’s marketing team, Versatraction/WSS CEO Jason Neu announced recently. At his former post, Alderete was a prime strategist for a full range of marketing, advertising, brand imaging and media design services for a number of Core […]

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June 14, 2011 //

(Santa Cruz, Calif.) – Surf Technicians, LLC (“Surftech”), a leading innovator, designer and developer of the highest performing surf and stand-up paddle boards sold worldwide has announced today that Huntley Dornan has been appointed as the company’s new President and CEO. Dornan is an avid surfer who brings a decade of industry experience to Surftech […]

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June 10, 2011 //

(HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII) – For 33 years, the Hui O He’e Nalu has continuously perpetuated our Hawaiian values by keeping the ocean clean and being ocean-minded, or to Malama I Ke Kai (Cherish the Ocean). So we are proud to present the annual Da Hui Paddle Race, founded back in 1978 and presented this year […]

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June 9, 2011 //

(Sant Monica, Calif.) – Stand up paddling is the fastest growing sport in the world. This summer the Santa Monica Paddle Race and Ocean Festival connects paddling’s present with its past through races and a historic surfing and paddling museum that will take over the Santa Monica Pier, Saturday June 11th. The event, sponsored by […]

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May 4, 2011 //

Encinitas, CA — On Saturday, April 30, 182 athletes gathered at Doheny State Beach to compete in the 3rd Annual Paddle for Humanity to benefit SurfAid International. The paddleboarding and standup paddle fundraiser attracted some of the region’s best paddlers, who competed in the 6-mile elite race, and dozens more who participated in the 2-mile […]

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April 22, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calif.) – The WPA (World Paddle Association) announced today that the upcoming Waterman’s Paddle for Humanity race at Dana Point will be an officially WPA-sanctioned event. Paddle for Humanity, which is a fundraiser for SurfAid International, has long been considered one of the premier races on the West Coast. The endorsement further establishes […]

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April 20, 2011 //

(Newport Beach, Calif.) More than just a day out for the dogs, Kaenon Polarized, the Newport Beach, CA based Luxury and Lifestyle Performance sunglass brand, is proud to relay the success of the 3rd annual “SUP For a Pup” event held on April 9, 2011. During the one-day event, approximately $11,000 was raised for local […]

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April 13, 2011 //

(Maui, HI) – The OluKai Ho’olaule’a elite Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and one-man Outrigger Canoe (OC1) races will be featured on Ocean Paddler TV, airing nationally to over 50 million households on Universal Sports Network, an NBC Sports Partnership. The OluKai Ho’olaule’a is a celebration of the ocean and cultures that surround it. During the […]

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March 17, 2011 //

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11, 2011, triggering a deadly tsunami, has left a massive path of devastation and has put Japan in a complete state of emergency. The death toll may reach 10,000 and thousands remain missing. It is estimated that roughly 100,000 children have been displaced and are at […]

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