Yamagata Challenge Results

This past Saturday the last official points race for HIPA took place in Honokohau on the Kona side. The long course had a 14 mile run with 23 canoes and the short course 10 miles with 39 canoes.

Jose was 3rd overall and the first OC1 to finish on the long course. And Jeff pulled off a second in his division. Short course had a lot of podium placers with Keahi #1 surfski M.Open, Grant & Kawai #1 OC2 Mix, Greg #1 60’s M, Niau #2 V1-Jr-M., Eha #3 V1-Jr-M., Brandi #1 OC1-F.Open, Dalilah #1 V1-Jr-F., Jason White #3 OC1-Novice-M, Cother-McKeague #3 V1-Jr.F and Waiolukea Publico (#1 OC1 Jr.-F)

  • Long Course: Jose, Jeff
  • Short Course: Keahi, Grant & Kawai, Greg, Niau (V1-Jr.), Eha (V1-Jr.) Brandi, O-shen Kawaihae (V1. Jr), Dalilah Martin (V1. Jr), Jason, Cother-McKeague La’a (V1 Jr), Malakai Laititi (V1 Jr.), Waiolukea Publico (V1 Jr.), Kwai-Chang, Tanoa Latiti (V1 Jr)

Great paddling everyone. Don’t forget the “Dash for Cash” downwind sprint race on May 8th at ‘Anaeho’omalu Bay.