Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge to kick off WPA Race Season



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SIC Maui will be in San Diego as Hanohano Outrigger Canoe Club and Huki Outrigger/Surfski present the 20th Annual Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge. The Hanohano challenge will be held on Mission Bay down in San Diego, CA on January 23rd, 2016.

The SIC team will be at the event offering demos out of our tent from 7:00AM-2:00PM on a first come first serve basis, so come out early if you want to try an X-Series, Bullet Series or F-14 board.

Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge, a WPA sanctioned points race and flagship event for the SoCal Winter Racing Series, is one of the Longest Running Paddlesport Races in California offering access to all paddle crafts including OC-1 & 2, Surfski, Traditional Paddleboard, Standup Paddleboard and Kayak. The Hanohano Ocean Challenge attracts top level professional athletes and beginners from ages 7-80.

The Hanohano Ocean Challenge kicks off the 2016 WPA race season and will also offer double points to all competitors that are accumulated by region for WPA rankings. All points earned in the short course also will be included towards the WPA National Race series and the points earned in SUP 14’ Men and SUP 12’6 Women will count towards the 2015 Salt Life Cup (points earned from the WPA National races in 2016) and bonus money to the season’s top point earners.

For more about the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challeng, click here.

Source: SIC Maui