A quick video from the training Team Primo has been doing this year leading up to the annual Molokai Hoe. Considered to be the world championships of long distance outrigger canoe racing! Also be sure to check this live action starting at 8:00am this Sunday! http://molokaihoe.com/liveTV.html
Team Primo is gearing up for this weekends annual Molokai Hoe. The world championships of outrigger canoe racing begins at Hale O Lono Harbor on October 7th and ends over 40 miles later in Waikiki. “The Molokaʻi Hoe has become one of the longest running annual team sporting events in Hawaiʻi, second only to football. [...]
A few videos on Youtube featuring some of the Vertra paddlesports athletes! Watch Kai Bartlett on the Maliko downwind run on his Kai Wa’a OC1! Kai Lenny mastering 4 sports at once! Eric Abbott 2011 record setting Molokai World Championship Video Team Primo Outrigger Canoe Team!
Honolulu, Hawaii (Monday, 10th October)- Team Primo an all-star crew comprised of Hawaii paddlers from around the Hawaiian Island Chain raced top notch at last sunday’s Molokai Hoe. The Molokai Hoe is considered the World Championships of long distance outrigger canoe racing. Primo this year finished 3rd overall behind two tahiti crews, one being [...]
Team Primo competed last weekend in the 2011 PA’A ‘Eono Hoe Outrigger Canoe Event. This event was a two stage race from Maui to Molokai than Molokai to Oahu. This event differs from the Molokai Hoe (World Championships of Outrigger Canoe) in that crews have to run their boats solo. Meaning 6 guys paddle the [...]
Vertra’s Kai Bartlett continues his dominance in the Hawaiian waters setting a new course record at the 2011 Olukai Ho’olaule’a Ocean Festival on Maui this past weekend. On the epic downwind course of the Maliko run, Kai bested the SUP field in a time of 49:02. In second was Livo Minela coming in at 49:17 [...]
April 17th, 2011 – Hawaii Kai, Oahu. Kai and Lauren Bartlett swept the paddling field on Sunday, each being crowned the 2011 OC1 world champions. In light wind conditions Kai secured his 5th world title while Lauren was crowned the women’s world champion for the 7th time. Vertra team paddlers Danny Ching the 2010 [...]
Vertra Elemental Resistance Sunscreen is proud to announce their 2011 Steinlager Kaiwi Channel OC1 World Championship team. This year defending world champion Danny Ching and Lauren Bartlett will be back to defend their titles. Kai Bartlett, four- time world champion and Scott Gamble will be rounding out the Vertra squad. On April 17th Lauren Bartlett, [...]