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2011-10-17 11:20:00

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 13, 2011 the Malibu International Full and Half Marathon (MIM) will add a new dimension to the race with a SUPathlon, a run and a stand up paddleboard (SUP) competition. Known as the Run to Paradise, this latest evolution was inspired by the city's rich surf tradition and designed to give athletes a chance to experience all the natural wonders Malibu has to offer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101222/LA20913LOGO-b)...

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...

2011-08-02 00:00:04

Australian Jamie Mitchell claims 10th consecutive title over 32-mile open ocean crossing. Connor Baxter and Jordan Mercer stun the paddling world with strength and poise to become youngest solo champions in both prone and SUP divisions. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Sunday, July 31, 2011 produced favorable race conditions with 15 to 20-knot winds and eight foot swells. Athletes at the 15th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship (M2O), presented by Longboard Island Lager...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Jamie Mitchell and Kanesa Duncan lead men's and women's prone paddleboard division en route to record wins - Dave Kalama and Andrea Moller return to defend titles in growing stand-up paddleboard (SUP) division Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 In its 15th year, the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship (M2O), presented by Kona Brewing Co., will host its largest field of international competitors, featuring the sport's most elite athletes. On Sunday, July 31, 2011, an armada of...

2011-06-24 06:03:00

CLEARFIELD, Utah, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Lifetime Freestyle(TM) Paddleboard is surfing to shelves nationwide and making waves in the competitive water sports market with its low price point and beginner-friendly design. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110624/LA25610) The stand-up paddleboard from manufacturer Lifetime Products boasts a slightly smaller 9'8" size, making it lightweight and easy to maneuver and transport. Its unique design provides greater...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

32-mile ocean crossing tests the endurance and daring of men and women - Race updates and latest event information available thru Facebook and Twitter Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Founded in 1997, the Molokai-2-Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard World Championship, presented by Kona Brewing Co., is set to celebrate its 15th anniversary on Sunday, July 31, 2011. Featuring 250 courageous athletes from more than 10 countries, the annual race will test the endurance of men and women as they cross...

2009-08-05 17:02:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A 25-year financial advisor has invented a surfboard product that makes surfing easier. Every surfer knows that surfing is fun, but to surf, you need to paddle the board. A small pad, called the "DPop," Velcro'd to the surfboard near the chest, makes paddling more comfortable. Users can paddle faster, catch more waves, and surf longer without getting tired. Long-term Ventura, CA surfer Roger Jewett says, "I could immediately feel more...