BLUESMITHS Paddle Imua 2016 #MAHALOMONDAY

On behalf of Imua Family Services, our Bluesmiths Paddle Imua Planning Committee and the keiki of Camp Imua, MAHALO to all for joining us for the Fifth Annual BLUESMTIHS Paddle Imua this past Saturday, May 7th. Despite gnarly rain and water conditions, racers lined Maliko with every intention to charge.  This one-of-a-kind mission-based race was made all the more special as it commemorated it’s 5th anniversary as a direct benefit of Imua Family Services’ Camp Imua program.  Camp Imua provides a camp experience to Maui’s children with special needs and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer. Event sponsors included Zevenbergen Capital Investment, Nuestro…

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PADDLE IMUA 2016 RESULTS

PADDLE IMUA 2016 Top winners are: Men’s OC1 Felipe Gomes Ryan Murphy Quinn Whiteford Women’s OC-1 Catherine Deboni Lisa Fanning Thersea Felgate Men’s OC-2 Junya McGurn & Dave Kalama Women’s OC-2 Michelle Cerizo Mixes OC-2 Kristina Dougherty Marian Frank Stephen Ross Men’s PDB Prone Nicholas Franco Hogan Kania George Foster Women’s PDB Prone Christine Corey Men’s Surfski Michael Owens Eric Rolozcski Doug Ruppenthal Men’s SUP 12’ Alex Mawae Searay Beltran Royle Taogoshi Women’s SUP 12′ Victoria Abbott Men’s SUP 14’ Bullet Obra Bart De Zwart Ryan Funk Women’s SUP 14’ Fiona Wylde Shanna Upton Alyssa Joy Men’s UNL SUP James…

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BLUESMITHS Paddle Imua + Maui Brewing Co.

  1.Can you explain the mission behind Maui Brewing Co.? MBC is a fiercely local company and has remained steadfast regarding local production. The Maui Brewing Company team are stewards of their communities and the ‘aina, and curators of the craft beer way of life. Their beers have been recognized worldwide for quality and innovation. 2.The adage “It Takes a Village to raise a child” seems very appropriate in this setting. Why support Camp Imua? Maui Brewing Company believes it is their responsibility and duty to support their local community. 3. BLUESMITHS Paddle Imua celebrates its 5th year anniversary in…

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BLUESMITHS Paddle Imua 2016 + SIC Maui

1.Can you explain the mission behind SIC Maui? Five Star Performance is our commitment to the SIC experience on and off the water. Five-star performance means best-in-class products, service and technology. It touches everything we do. Whether you are chasing podiums, looking to achieve your personal best or just want to have a better day on the water; SIC is committed to delivering the best that paddling can offer, for any condition, discipline and for paddlers of every ability level. We mark our time at SIC by the ability to look back on our accomplishments and our desire to shape…

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Bluesmiths Paddle Imua 2016 + Title Sponsor

Can you explain the mission behind BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear? Bluesmiths is all about building better gear for what we do. Our lives revolve in and around the ocean and we design and build clothing that makes that experience even better. We source the finest fabrics and technologies in the world, test them to near exhaustion here in Maui, and then tailor them into the best fitting gear we possibly can. We work with the best mills, factories and technology partners to bring new apparel concepts to water sports. We are lucky enough to work with some of the best athletes…

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Paddle Imua 2015 Ohana Festival

Join us at Paddle Imua 2015’s Ohana Festival and Awards Ceremony at Hawaiian Canoe Club on Saturday May 9, 2015 directly following the race. Beginning at 1pm the public is invited for a time of community and celebration. Once you cross the finish line, participants are invited to refuel with lunch by Aloha Mixed Plate and victory beverages courtesy of Maui Brewing Co. and Tropic Water. Get a post-race adjustment on behalf of Deep Relief & Maui School of Therapeutic Massage and enjoy entertainment by Old Lahaina Luau dancers! The public is invited to stroll various vendors including event Title Sponsor, BLUESMITHS Crafted Waterwear,…

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