Photo Credit: Karen Baxter
MAUI, Hawaii - The race board that Connor Baxter rode to victory in last week's Maui 2 Molokai may have been painted like another brand, but the shape and performance was distinctly the work of Mark Raaphorst of SIC. There is a reason why the world's best SUP racers opt to have a SIC board under their feet in the open ocean races. Baxter knew he needed the competitive edge in order to defend his crown, racing this year's Maui 2 Molokai on a SIC Maui Custom Bayonet 17.1 with our SIC’s F.A.S.T. (Foot Actuated Steering System). Our next chapter in SUP racing and downwinding, the Bayonet Series board is scheduled to be released in 2018. This board is super fast in all conditions, planes early in sub 20 knots and flies in 20+, as proven by Baxter.
SIC Team Athletes also had a strong showing in the 8th Maui 2 Molokai Race. Kody Kerbox finished in the top 10 with a ninth place finish, clocking in 3:41:12. In the Women's Race Andrea Moller and Devin Blish finished in second and fourth places, clocking in at 3:58:16 and 4:07:41 respectively.
Team SIC at the M2Molokai Challenge - From left to right: Kody Kerbox, Andrea Moller and Jeremy Riggs with the Bayonet 17.1 on the far left and far right, and an earlier prototype in the middle.
Bayonet 17.1 in the raw before the installation of F.A.S.T.
SIC Global Team Athlete Livio Menelau at SIC Maui Custom with the board that won Maui 2 Molokai 2018
SAN DIEGO, California - SIC is honored to be nominated in multiple categories for the 2017 SUPConnect Editor's Choice Awards. SIC is up for awards for the Brand of the Year. along with the Bullet Series, inflatable Air-Glide Bullet and Feelgood Surf Series being nominated for Gear of the Year awards in their respective categories. [...]
MAUI, Hawaii - The 2017 Molokai Holokai Weekend Presented by Maui Jim is coming up on July 8-9 is the 2nd oldest Pailolo Channel crossing event next to the sailing canoes. The Maui 2 Molokai Challenge will be celebrating its 15th year since Youth in Motion started this event. The Molokai Holokai has continued to grow since [...]
SIC Global Team Athlete Seychelle moves up to 3rd place in The Euro Tour rankings after scoring her second podium in two weeks at the Iberdrola Bilbao World SUP Challenge in Bilbao, Spain and the Thonon Race in Thonon les Bains, France."I feel so grateful to be here in Europe representing SIC Maui and the [...]
Photos by 808photo & Bryan Berkowitz and Lyle KrannichfeldMAUI, Hawaii - Last weekend's Bluesmiths Paddle Imua event was a great success helping raise awareness and funds for the children of Camp Imua on Maui. SIC Maui Global Team Athletes Kody Kerbox and Andrea Moller came home with the Men and Women's titles in the SUP [...]
Monster & Sea 24 Hour Paddle Vancouver - Photo: Mike Darbyshire This past Easter weekend Monster & Sea had 22 teams paddling in cities across the United States and Canada, with SIC Team Athletes Lina Augaitis, Seychelle, Sarah Westbrook and Joel & Coli Yang paddling to help raise funds in Vancouver, North Carolina, Florida and Oregon respectively. Where [...]
Fiordland, New Zealand - With the world's finest watermen competing in New Zealand, SIC Maui Global Team Athlete Caio Vaz stood proud on the podium as he received his 3rd place overall finish in The Ultimate Waterman. In the invitation-only contest Vaz scored a total 6755 points just behind Jackson Maynard at 6910 points and [...]
Seychelle heading up to North Carolina from FloridaNORTH CAROLINA, Wrightsville Beach - The SIC Maui Team is headed to North Carolina in force to kick off the race season with two of our favorite events, the Wrightsville Beach SUP Surf ProAm & Carolina Cup. Caio Vaz coming hot off his 3rd place Ultimate Waterman finish, will [...]
Photo: Cory Scott - The Ultimate WatermanFiordland, New Zealand - SIC Maui Global Team Athlete Caio Vaz is the current points leader at the end of day four of The Ultimate Waterman after five of eight events. With a first place finish in the Longboard and second place finishes in SUP Surfing and Shortboarding, Vaz made his [...]
We want to give a shout out to Imua Family Services for putting on this great event together serving the Maui community. Imua Keiki O Ke Kai translates to “Go forward, children of the sea.” It was inspired by SIC Global Team member - Andrea Moller’s vision to offer Camp Imua kids a way to [...]