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Downwind Month

Hawaii in July was traditionally known Downwind Month. It’s when the wind starts blowing, the bumps start rolling and the paddleboarding world descends on the Hawaiian islands to chase endless glides and elite competition in an absolute paradise. From Maui to Molokai to Oahu, four weekends of big downwind races and one whole month to enjoy the fun and freedom of the open ocean.

Downwind Month ran as a special feature on SUP Racer circa 2013-2016

July 9, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

We're just two and a half weeks out from one of the biggest and most prestigious races of the year: The 2014 Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships. This is the big one. One of th

July 6, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

Maui. The ultimate downwind playground. Endless bumps blowing like clockwork along a picture perfect coastline and ridden each day by the world's foremost downwind masters. Well now that it's officially

July 4, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

One of the biggest and longest-running paddleboard races in the world was held in Hawaii today: The 36th Annual Da Hui Race on Oahu's North Shore. The event is also the first race of SIC Downwind Month and from all reports the wind was blowing and the bumps were

May 15, 2014
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

We were sent this great clip this morning by Buzzy Kerbox, who had an insider's view of last weekend's OluKai Ho'oluale'a and used it to produce a really cool race video. Buzzy was on his jetski during the entire race, filming from inside th