Many consider Ho’okipa Beach Park on Maui’s north shore to be the home of modern windsurfing. Side shore trade winds combined with clean uninterrupted north swells provide almost perfect conditions throughout the winter The annual Aloha Classic event at Ho’okipa is to windsurfing what the Pipe Masters is to surfing.
Much more than being one of the last stops on the professional circuit, it’s the one event that every rider wants to win. It’s right here in Hawaii. It’s in front of the world’s media, and it’s the one place where everyone comes together - professional or amateur, experienced or new talent...
It's that time of the year. The time when the north shores of the Hawaiian islands become active. Attention switches to guys like Jamie Sterling who know exactly what they are doing in the big surf.
We're excited to let you know that long-term friend and all-around stand-up paddle (SUP) and fitness guru, Suzie Cooney, will be working with us a key member of our R&D test crew.
Check out these awesome pics of Suzie sporting our gear!
It was great to see Sol again and to chat to Tom. Tom is a wealth of information. He spoke to us about his invention and how his affinity to music and the music of the time resulted in the his invention being coined the "Boogie Board." But Tom was mainly inquisitive about what we are up to at Bluesmiths and letting us know what he as a surfer really needs ...
Our season-extending, hydrophobic ocean shirts were just featured in SUP The Mag’s Summer issue. The magazine said we “nailed it” with our NanoSphere shirts which keep the paddler warm when wet and cool when hot.
Condition: Measure ones body without the weight or bulk of clothes that may affect dimensions.
Height Target: Physical height.
Weight Target: Physical weight.
Chest Target (Men): Chest dimension at widest point, measured over peak of pectoral and lat muscles.
Chest Target (Women): Chest dimension at widest point, on Women usually measured at peak of bust.
Waist Target: Actual true waist dimension (the narrowest part of the torso, above the high hip bone, above where one normally
wears the waist of one's pants).
Full Hip Target: At the widest point of the low hips, at the fullest point of the seat or buttocks.
Inseam Target: With the pant snugged firmly into the crotch, from the center seam of the crotch, measure down along the leg,
past the ankle bone, to the floor, standing with feet at shoulder width.