June 19, 2018
Imagine lining up with some of the world's best paddlers, swimmers, ironman champions, and waterman from all over the globe. The Maui Jim Shootout provided an arena to have these champions go head to head in multi-disciplines. It was an epic event and provided some surprises along the way.
MAUI JIM OCEAN SHOOTOUT | ELITE PADDLERS MIX IT UP
By Jack Haworth
Questions and doubt swirled through my head as I stood on the start line of the Maui Jim Ocean Shootout, the multi-discipline watermen event held at Maui's pristine Ka'anapali Beach Hotel.
In a last-minute moment of questionable judgement, I signed up to compete against an esteemed group of world-class watermen. A group that included five-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Aaron Peirsol, multi-discipline paddling legend Travis Grant, SUP stars Zane Schweitzer and Slater Trout, and the undefeated champion of this event, Australian Ironman Jackson Maynard.
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