(IRVINE, CALIFORNIA) –– Honolua Surf Co. announced that they signed Stand Up Paddleboarder Dave Boehne to their team. Boehne, who finished fourth in the 2011 SUP Award voting, will not only be representing the Honolua Surf Co. team but will also be a brand advocate helping with team events, photo shoots and marketing aspects for Honolua Surf Co.
"I am super excited to be representing the Honolua brand. The team consists ofguys I admire and respect. To be apart of such an elite team, blows me away!" — Honolua Surf Co. team rider/ brand advocate, Dave Boehne
Dave is no stranger to the waterman community. His family owns and operates Infinity Surfboards and Surf Shop in Dana Point, CA. Dave, his brother, Dan and his father, Steve all shape, design surfboards and Stand Up Paddleboards. Dave's parents are World Champions in Tandem Surfing, being named one of the "First Families of SUP" by SUP Magazine.
Dave grew up, encouraged by his parents to enjoy the ocean. He found himself riding and experimenting with every type of surf craft; shortboards, longboards, stand up paddleboards. Dave's love for the ocean has led him to be a versatile waterman. He designs surf and SUP boards, he can ride any surf craft well and he lives his life in and around the ocean. He has been a professional surfer for half his life and this past year in 2011, Dave has put a concentrated focus on being a respected SUP racer, by training and competing in SUP surfing events. Boehne recently finished 4th place in the annual SUP Poll Awards.
Together Dave and Honolua Surf Co. plan for him to compete in the Standup World Tour Race selected events and travel the globe in search of surf.