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   A brand-new solid tri- ple-plus overhead northwest swell greeted day one. The 13-day holding period is needed to give mother na- ture enough time to deliver the goods. Well, she did and right on time!
The other historic news is this: all WCT women are equal competitors in this il- lustrious event.
“At the end of the season, I was completely exhaust- ed,” he said, describing the year as “a roller coaster of emotions.”
Author/playwright and former Hōkūle‘a crew- member Marion Ly- man-Mersereau was on that fateful voyage in 1978.
It’s also the first time in history that the Billabong Pro Pipeline is starting off the WCT year versus finish- ing it in December as part of
So, it is truly breaking ground for sports — and equality in general — to al- low women the chance to go for it and pushing the bound- aries of women’s surfing. Surfing is also the first major sport to give female pros the
Also, don’t miss Eddie Wen’ Go: The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe.
Aloha and thank you for being here with me in Mid- Week’s Central O‘ahu Voice.
Pipeline as we know is a death-defying wave. When Pipe’s doing its thing, it spits chunks after detonating on the shallow volcanic reef.
Eddie Wen’ Go: The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe, a tribute to Eddie Aikau, will take place Feb. 4-6 at University of Hawai‘i’s Kennedy Theatre. Pictured are Elizabeth Gannaway, Lily Hi‘ilani Kim-Dela Cruz Okimura, Isaiah Avilla, Alison L.B. Maldonado and Iana Weingard. PHOTO COURTESY CHRISTINE LAMBORN
I’m sure Medina will be in the water again. He’ll come back stronger than ever.
Just search the internet for “Eddie Wen Go” for tickets and I’ll see you there.
same pay as men. We can ing news is that on Jan. 24 and should be proud of our the current reigning world sport of kings and queens. champ, Gabriel Medina —
It kicked off at University of Hawai‘i Kennedy Theatre the last weekend of January and has three more shows this weekend, Feb. 4-6.
GQ, droppin’ in 4 U!
Another bite of big break- Brazil’s first world surfing
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  Aloha surfers and beachgoers,
Some big news is that the World Champion- ship Tour kicked off last Jan. 29 at the Banzai.
the Vans Triple Crown. In- deed, so much has changed.
champ in 2014 — announced he’s taking an indefinite leave from competition.
It’s a wonderful tribute to Eddie Aikau and adapted for young audiences, but it’s re- ally good for all ages and all families.
Upcoming Performances Will Honor Eddie Aikau
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