Hawaii: Athletes Battle Challenging Conditions for Top Spots at 19th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

Posted on Jul 27, 2015

Hawaii: Athletes Battle Challenging Conditions for Top Spots at 19th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships

Australia’s Jordan Mercer gets the nickel in her fifth straight win, two newcomers claim championships in their first crossings of the Molokai Channel and SUP sees two athletes claim their second titles. Honolulu, HI (July 26, 2015) – Crossing the Molokai Channel is never an easy task, but today’s 19th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Brewing Company produced exceptionally  challenging conditions, forcing each athlete to battle for their spot at the finish line. Relatively calm conditions on the Molokai Channel turned to pounding south swell that...

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Elite Field Set for 19th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships on Sunday, July 26, 2015

Posted on Jul 18, 2015

Elite Field Set for 19th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships on Sunday, July 26, 2015

Live athlete tracking, real-time social media updates and up-to-the-minute race results available on race day at Molokai2Oahu.com. For nearly 20 years the Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Brewing Company have crowned the world’s top athletes in the two disciplines of Stand Up (SUP) and prone paddleboarding. An international field of men and women annually come to the shores of Hawaii to test their strength and endurance against 32 miles of the world’s most powerful portions of open ocean – the Ka’iwi Channel, also known as the Molokai...

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Official Race Artwork by Matt Beard Revealed for 19th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships

Posted on Jun 19, 2015

Official Race Artwork by Matt Beard Revealed for 19th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships

Futures Fins create custom fin featuring race artwork for division champions The Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager today revealed the official 2015 race art by Northern California artist Matt Beard. Beard is no stranger to the event, having produced the wildly popular M2O artwork in 2012 that helped define the experience of crossing the Ka’iwi Channel for many of the paddleboarders. Beard’s piece became so engrained in the culture of M2O; some athletes honored his work and celebrated their race with tattoos of the...

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Futures Fins create custom fin featuring race artwork for division champions

Posted on Jun 19, 2015

Futures Fins create custom fin featuring race artwork for division champions

They’ve incorporated the 2015 event race art into a commemorative fin that only will be awarded to division winners from this year’s race.

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2015 Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships Registration Opens March 10

Posted on Mar 5, 2015

2015 Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships Registration Opens March 10

Online registration opens Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 8 a.m. (PST) for the 19th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager. In anticipation of record demand, a new three-week registration window and lottery system will be used to better allocate entries to an international field of prequalified and interested non-prequalified athletes. Detailed registration information can be found on the official event website Molokai2Oahu.com. Solo and team competitors are encouraged to review all information prior to the open of registration on...

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Registration Opens for the 19th Annual Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships on March 10th.  

Posted on Mar 3, 2015

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