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ARE THE WAVES BACK FOR THE SEASON?

ARE THE WAVES BACK FOR THE SEASON?

Posted on Aug 26, 2011

‘OH, IT’S SUCH A PERFECT DAY…’         Something I read and liked…. The Dalai Lama was once asked what surprised him the most in life? His response: Man, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the...

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SUMMER DAYS ON MAUI

SUMMER DAYS ON MAUI

Posted on Aug 18, 2011

WIND… RAIN… SUN & ONE FOOT WONDERS           Rain beats a metallic tattoo across the roof of my truck…   Lines I read out of Chasing Clayoquot by David Pitt-Brook….. It’s been an unusually rainy summer… Though we’re still on Maui and the sun cracks...

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‘TIS THE SEASON FOR TEACHING

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR TEACHING

Posted on Aug 9, 2011

THE GREY AREAS OF TEACHING WINDSURFING     Summer of wind is the trend every year. Waves shrink down to a manageable Ho’okipa two foot while most of the other venues are pretty much flat. Fantastic conditions to learn how to windsurf, to jibe, waterstart and taste Ho’okipa’s waves when they are as docile as a purring kitten. ...

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