Meet Vertra’s own Jackson English,Top 5 Finisher of the Molokai Paddle Race 4 years in a row! Here’s his play-by-play of the 2013 Molokai Paddle Board Race!
We’d like to share with you an email thread between our Vertra office and Jackson. If you’ve ever wondered what goes into your head during 5-8 hours of straight paddling agains the ocean, read below. Photo: Keoni Watson and Jackson English at last year’s Molokai race. Gang, this is an amazing read! For those of […]
Vertra finishes atop the podium at the 2013 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard and SUP World Championships! In less than ideal Molokai Channel conditions, Vertra paddlesports athletes still managed to navigate the 32-mile open ocean channel in a successful fashion! Coming back this year were defending World Champions Brad Gaul and Jordan Mercer. Bother managed to […]
Check out a quick video clip by Soul Surf Media, of the 2012 Molokai2Oahu World Championships of paddleboarding. A few shots of Vertra paddlesports athletes, Kai Lenny, Morgan Hoesterey, Jackson English, Jack Bark, Kanesa Duncan-Seraphin and Jordan Mercer.
Jackson English finishes 2nd overall in the 2012 Molokai to Oahu World Championships of paddleboarding. Check out the video below of his training sessions down in Indonesia as well as footage from this years channel!
Honolulu, Hawaii (August 1, 2011) Vertra’s Eric Abbott won his 2nd consecutive Stock World Championship yesterday in a record fashion. Beating the Record set two years ago by Vertra’s own Mikey Cote, Abbott navigated the Molokai Channel in 5 hours and 26 minutes. Cote and Abbott grew up 5 houses down from each other and […]
Honolulu, Hawaii (July 28, 2011) Vertra Elemental Resistance is proud to announce the 2011 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard and Standup team. This weekend marks the 15th annual running of this event. Athletes will compete in both solo and teams to navigate one of the most dangerous channels in the world, The Kaiwi Channel. Hawaii: […]
Jackson English one of the top paddleboaders in the world dropped us a line about how his 2011 Molokai World Championship training was panning. Needless to say, Jacko is back on the grind even as he works full-time as a professor at the United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore. “That’s because […]