The Kanaka Ikaika Maui Jim Waterman’s Series #5 OC-1 race took place last Sunday, March 20th.
Divisions Included: OC-6, OC-3, OC-2, OC-1, Surfski, SUP, Prone, V-1 and the course consisted of a long course and short course.
Long Course: 11 miles – Start at Sunset Beach. Then head east towards Kawela Bay for 1.5 miles. Turn around buoy and finish at Haleiwa.
Short Course: 8 miles – Sunset to Haleiwa
The KIALOA Challenge Award went to the the top men and women open water division as follows:
Monica Esquivel (below photo) and Travis Grant.
Hotspot–Turn Buoy at Kawela: $100.00 men – $60.00 women
1st place overall: $200.00 men – $120.00 women-plus Maui Jim Sunglasses
2nd place overall: $100.00 men – $60.00 women
3rd place overall: $ 50.00 men – $30.00 women
This race is sponsored by Allstate Insurance – Dan Dennis 808 626-2788