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Ocean Summer Academy

Ocean Summer Academy

Posted on Dec 21, 2017

“PLAY IS OUR BRAIN’S FAVORITE WAY OF LEARNING.” JOIN PROFESSIONAL WATERMEN CHRISTIAN PACIFICO & SHAWNA CROPAS Monday to Friday, Water Sports Summer Kids Camp. 9am to 5pm. $699.00                                            Ages: 6 to 10 years old. Maximum 8 kids per camp Windsurfing, Kiting, Body Boarding, Surfing, Swimming...

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Video Windsurfing Tips

Video Windsurfing Tips

Posted on Sep 10, 2017

Hi Everyone, Please keep checking back to this post. I will be loading instructional windsurfing videos as I go. An array of tips that I hope help you along your happy windsurfing way. 1.Basic of Turning Around – Gybes 2. Tips for a Planing Gybe 3. https://vimeo.com/237244825 Back Hand Back to Turn- Check it out on...

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Rainbows, Waterfalls & Unicorns

Rainbows, Waterfalls & Unicorns

Posted on Oct 28, 2016

Dawn to Dusk and Off the Beaten Path by Shawna Cropas “Mag-Nificent” Glossy Matter I don’t think there is anywhere in the world like Maui which offers such a wild selection of windsurf and SUP experiences. Whether it’s the winter storm troopers rolling in with ‘Goliath’ waves like Jaws awaiting their Davids, Races amongst ‘Titan’ like humans...

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East of Maui’s Eden

East of Maui’s Eden

Posted on Sep 17, 2016

East of Eden Written by Shawna Cropas Joined by Carine Camboulives and Emma Starr Photos by Shawna Cropas, Emma Starr and Thorstan Indra We were flown here, not grown here… Carine is French, Emma is British while I was hatched in Canada. We are all adventurers, ocean lovers, surfers, standup paddlers & windsurfers with decades of globe trotting...

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Wave Energy

Wave Energy

Posted on Feb 12, 2016

Thor has been slamming his anvil extra hard around the Bering Sea and the North Pacific this winter and sending endless armies of racing giant waves to storm our beaches. The energy of the waves are awesome and raw. Jaws roars, daring those brave enough to challenge it. It’s a minefield of bombing waves. I’ve surfed so much my shoulders have...

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