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Surftech to sponsor Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Champs



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Surftech announces sponsorship of infamous Molokai-2-Oahu

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 10 April, 2014 - Santa Cruz, California - Surftech is honored to announce its long term partnership with the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships. Surftech, the leading surfboard, stand up paddleboard and paddleboard manufacturer, will be the official board sponsor of the 2014 Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships.

Collaborations such as this, with a prestigious event like the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships, is a natural and very exciting fit for Surftech.

"Every board we make is developed with performance in mind, so to showcase our brand and boards at the world's premier paddleboard race, is an incredible opportunity for us," said Duke Brouwer, Surftech Marketing Director.

"We are honored to be working with the M2O and we look forward to this being the start of a long and successful relationship."

Surftech, founded in 1989 by technology innovator and board designer Randy French, celebrates it's 25-Year Anniversary building advanced composite surfboards, paddleboards and stand up paddleboards!

"We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this 25-year milestone than by supporting the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships and the passionate and determined group of athletes who choose to take on the "Channel of Bones" each year," said company founder, Randy French.

"We are absolutely thrilled to have the support of Surftech and their team at the 2014 Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships," said Mike Takahashi, M2O co-founder and race director.

"Surftech's support for this historical race truly demonstrates their commitment to our paddling community and the future of paddleboarding. Their products include both prone and stand up paddle boards, both categories an integral part of our event."

With just under four months left until the highly anticipated event, Surftech/Bark team riders including Morgan Hoesterey (Women's Stock SUP), Matt Becker (Men's 14' SUP), Leane Darling (Women's UL Paddleboard), Savannah Shaughnessy (Women's Stock Paddleboard), Jack Bark (Men's Stock Paddleboard) Alison Riddle (Prone Relay) and defending stock paddleboard champion Zeb Walsh, are in the midst of their training and are driven and determined to push themselves to new heights in the channel this year.

Surftech couldn't be more excited about our involvement with this year's M2O and wish all of the competitors and race organizers the best of luck and safe crossing on July 27th!


Duke Brouwer

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