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14TH ANNUAL KAHUNA KUPUNA RESULTS

posted Jul 27, 2013, 9:04 PM by PEF Pacifica   [ updated Jul 27, 2013, 9:16 PM ]
Held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica, CA 


Conditions: 3’ – 5’ with occasional 6’ sets, Sunny skies, side offshore winds, Water Temp: 57 degrees 


You can also download the results here.


WOMEN’S DIVISIONS 

Women’s Junior Kupuna Division: 40-49 Shortboard 

1. Krista Howell 


Women’s Junior Kupuna Division: 40-49 Longboard 

1. Krista Howell 

2. Maria Prendes-Garcia 

3. Stephanie Phillips 

4. Asi Ghiassi 


Women’s Master Kupuna Division: 50-54 Shortboard 

No one surfed in this age group division this year. 


Women’s Master Kupuna Division: 50-54 Longboard 

No one surfed in this age group division this year. 


Women’s Grand Master Kupuna Division: 55 – 59 Shortboard 

1. Leah Conroy 

2. Lisa Ryner 


Women’s Grand Master Kupuna Division: 55-59 Longboard 

1. Lisa Ryner 

2. Leah Conroy 

3. Karen Cochran 


STAND UP PADDLE BOARD DIVISION 

SUP Kupuna Division (All Ages, men and women) 

1. Hide Minami 

2. Jeff Giannone 

3. Larry Bolander 

4. Neil Marilees 

5. Marlies Tallman 

6. Gil Garcia 


INTERGENERATIONAL TEAM DIVISION 

Intergenerational Teams are open to all ages, both genders, each team represents three generations, 6 member teams, each team paddles out in own heat, team members can surf any type of board they want, highest team score wins 

1. Team Szczepaniak 

2. Team Conroy 

3. Team Cochran 

4. Team Garcia 

5. Team Wadman 


MEN’S DIVISIONS 

Men’s Junior Kupuna Division: 40-49 Shortboard 

1. Kevin Rhodes 

2. Yvo Chichizola 

3. Mark Shotwell 

4. Christian Wadman 

5. Larry Bolander 

6. Jeff Bjork 


Men’s Junior Kupuna Division: 40-49 Longboard 

1. Mark Shotwell 

2. Mike Wallace 

3. Paul Davison 

4. Brian Gasser 

5. Hugh Gurin 

6. Jessie Wernick 


Men’s Master Kupuna Division: 50-54 Shortboard 

1. Hide Minami 

2. Paul Stewart 

3. Thomas Feix 

4. Brian Dolan 

5. Guillermo Yanez 

6. Andrew Mayne 


Men Master Kupuna Division: 50-54 Longboard 

1. Hide Minami 

2. Thomas Feix 

3. Brian Dolan 

4. Paul Stewart 

5. Myles Kleinfeld 

6. Andrew Mayne 


Men’s Grand Master Kupuna Division: 55-59 Shortboard 

1. Norm Payne 

2. Dale Tocchini 

3. Whitney Miller 


Men’s Grand Master Kupuna Division: 55-59 Longboard 

1. Norm Payne 

2. Dale Tocchini 

3. Tim Cissna 

4. Dan Wilkins 

5. Dave Rodriquez 

6. Eric Gilligan 


Men’s Super Master Kupuna Division: 60-64 Shortboard 

1. Don “Ferret” French 

2. Alan Baxter 


Men’s Super Master Kupuna Division: 60-64 Longboard 

1. Jimmy Holt 

2. Izzy Szczepaniak 

3. Rick Loeper 

4. Pete Griffiths 

5. Johnnie Bamont 

6. Bill Saxton 


Men’s Legend Kupuna Division: 65-69 Shortboard 

1. Eddie Conroy 


Men’s Legend Kupuna Division: 65-69 Longboard 

1. John Chiles 

2. Eddie Conroy 

3. Greg Cochran 

4. Chris Karzag 

5. Bill Smalley 

6. Phillip King 


Men’s Grand Legend Kupuna Division: 70-74 Longboard 

No one surfed in this age group division this year. 


Men’s Super Legend Kupuna Division: 75-79 Longboard 

1. Vince Pando 


Men’s Kahuna Kupuna Division: 80 plus Longboard 

1. Bill Wigginton 


SPECIAL AWARDS 

Kahuna Kupuna Award (Awarded to the surfer with the most life experience in the contest) 

Bill Wigginton, age 81 


Aloha Award (Awarded to a volunteer each year who exemplifies the Aloha Spirit) 

Roy Ford 


NOTES: 

1. The number of women’s and men’s divisions in this contest is determined by the number of people who sign up for each one. 

2. The number of finalists in each division is also determined by the number of people who sign up for each one. 

3. For contestants that are in divisions in which there isn’t enough contestants to fill up a heat, we sometimes have those contestants surf with contestants in the next lowest age division. When this happens, we rank each surfer’s scores based on their age division rather than their scores relative to the other surfers in their heat. For example, if a surfer is the only one competing in their age division but is surfing in a heat with surfers in a lower age division, then they will automatically get first place in their age division if they participate in the contest regardless of how they score relative to the other (younger) surfers in their heat. 


Questions? Comments? Contact Roy Earnest, agewaver at Earthlink.net or by phone at 650-438-6378. 


Mahalo to everyone who participated in this year’s contest as a volunteer, judge, contestant, spectator, sponsor or supporter! Over $2,000 was raised to support Pacifica’s Environmental Family’s (PEF) operating expenses. www.pacificasenvironmentalfamily.org. On behalf of the board and the community wide projects that PEF proudly supports as a non-profit fiscal sponsor, we appreciate everyone’s participation. We hope to see you all next year at the 15th Annual Kahuna Kupuna Benefit Surf Contest. Date-to-be-announced. 

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PEF Pacifica,
Jul 27, 2013, 9:04 PM
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