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2013-07-05 23:01:21

Known for high end boards that are hardly ever discounted, legendary shaper Jimmy Lewis surprises paddleboarders with a big summer race sale. As prices for race boards go up with an arms race of light weight technology at the expense of board strength, Lewis proves that a high-end raceboard can be strong and light and is offering $400 off for racers to upgrade to his Slice and Blade models. Maui, Hawaii (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 us.jimmylewis.com SUP racing is the fastest growing segment of...

2013-05-13 23:25:25

There is one more stand up paddleboard being given away in the "Six Boards in Six Weeks" giveaway by Slingshot SUP. Hurry and enter for a chance to win! #SlingshotWin13 HOOD RIVER, Oregon (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Slingshot Sports has been conducting one of the biggest giveaways the stand up paddle world has ever seen with the 2013 "Six Boards in Six Weeks" giveaway! #SlingshotWin13 So far, five stand up paddleboards have been given away to some lucky winners but there is one more remaining. On...

2013-05-07 23:28:50

SUP Products LLC announces the addition of Huntington SUP brand to its licensing collection. Newport Beach , CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 SUP Products LLC announces the addition of Huntington SUP brand to its licensing collection. John Huntington is credited with creating brands including Hart and Huntington, INKED the TV series on A&E and the World Fighting Alliance for the sport of Mixed Marshal Arts (MMA). John's life has now come full circle. Recently returning to his waterman...

2012-03-01 22:15:00

Hundreds of SUP and prone paddleboarders from around the world to compete in 32-mile open ocean race. Website features new race art and new downloadable commemorative video. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 Organizers of the 16th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager, today opened online registration on the event´s redesigned website at http://www.molokai2oahu.com. The announcement officially kicks off the countdown to...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

A series of paddleboard and outrigger-canoe races raises money and awareness for the Sarcoma Alliance, an international nonprofit that offers guidance, education and support to those with the rare cancer. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The Ocean of Hope keeps the Sarcoma Alliance afloat. It started 12 years ago at the Catalina Classic, and has grown into a series of ocean races that have raised more than half a million dollars. "It has been an amazing road from when O2H...

2011-08-04 06:00:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Retina Institute of Hawaii (RIH) teams up with Paddleboard Race winner, Jamie Mitchell and Project VISION Hawaii. The partnerships are a tribute to passion and vision. Jamie celebrates his personal victory as 10th consecutive winner of the Molokai 2 Oahu Ocean competition and Retina Institute of Hawaii celebrates 10 years of treating macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and raising awareness of eye protection. Both Mr. Mitchell and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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