America’s Cup Champion Skipper Joins International Field of Athletes Set to Compete in 18th Annual Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships
Honolulu, HI (April 29, 2014) – After winning his second America’s Cup last year in dramatic fashion, Jimmy Spithill is set to compete in his second Moloka’i-2-O’ahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager. Spithill joins an international field of athletes from 20 countries who will take on the open-ocean challenge of crossing the Moloka’i Channel on prone (traditional) and stand up paddleboards (SUP) on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The official start list of athletes is now available online at Molokai2Oahu.com.
With numerous channel crossings under his sailing canoe and outrigger paddling, Hawai’i native MField (Mike Field) truly knows the Ka’iwi Channel. His passion for art and love of life is reflected in everything he creates. His inspiration reveals the Polynesian Lifestyle through illustrations of the ocean and floral colors that canvas the islands. That is the reason the Big Island artist was selected to create the official artwork for…
Honolulu, HI (March 19, 2014) – Organizers of the 18th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager, today announce that the 2014 race set a new event record, having sold out in 48 hours after online registration opened on March 15. The stand-up (SUP) solo division sold out in less than three hours, further proof of the growth in SUP worldwide.