Courtesy of a gnarly storm that ripped through the north shore of Maui Saturday night, Maliko Gulch was almost unrecognisable on Sunday morning. The race was very nearly called off but fortunately it wasn’t, because for the 100 brave souls that ventured out there were some epic memories on offer.
For a couple of hours there, SIC Downwind Month quite literally became Victory At Sea.
I’m sure you’ve already seen the Maui Paddleboard Race pics, recap and results but now here’s the video of it all. Thanks to Buzzy Kerbox, who was on the ski following his son Kody, we get an inside look at the race.
This was certainly the craziest downwind paddle I’ve ever done and I’m pretty sure most of the other competitors would agree.
Oh and and in case you needed any extra reminder, here are some classic angles from the 808 Photo crew:
And here’s *that* photo again thanks to Marko Notar: