Check out these beautiful photos taken at The Bucket Airshow, the first of it’s kind in St Barth, and held in conjunction with the bucket sailing regatta, a very popular spectacle!
The Round Point or La Tourmante was covered with hundreds for the low level passes at the airport, featured at the bottom of this section. There were also thousands on hand each day at Shell beach to view the flybys and aerobatics each day of the bucket. Photos published in St Barth News Bytes Newsletter and taken by Captain Daniel Harper who was aboard a couple of the planes in flight.
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In Hawaiian, “Kahuna” means “Big Chief” and “Kupuna” means “Grandparent” or “Older member of the community to whom everyone goes for advice and counsel.” So, “Kahuna Kupuna” means “Big Chief Grandparent” in Hawaiian.
Kahuna Kapuna is the only amateur surf contest in the world that focuses on surfers age 40 and over by offering separate shortboard and longboard heats (pending demand) for men and women in the following age divisions:
Driftwood trophies, crafted from driftwood collected at Pescadero State Beach, south of Half Moon Bay and Moat Creek Beach up near Point Arena, will once again be given to the top 6 finishers in each division.
There will be a post-contest reception with live music, a full buffet dinner featuring delicious organic mexican food from the Green Enchilada and another lollapalooza of an award ceremony starting at 5:30 PM at the Pedro Point Firehouse. Each contestant’s entry will cover admission for the post contest festivities. A sliding scale suggested donation of between $10 to $20 is requested from additional guests who want to join us at the Firehouse. Will call tickets for your guests are available in advance or during the day of the contest.
For more information visit the official contest website: Kahuna Kapuna
WHERE: Karl Strauss Main Brewery in Pacific Beach (Map It!)
This year marks the 7th year of supporting the local San Diego Surfrider Chapter.
Admission includes a souvenir taster glass and 5 samples.
Tickets are $25/pre-sale and $30/at the door. All proceeds go directly to the Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter.
Interested in becoming a Surfrider member? Buy a ticket to the event and a 1-year membership for only $40 a $50 value.
On-line pre-sale ticket sales end at 2:00p on Friday May 7th. Tickets will be available at the door on May 8th for $30 each.
Free shuttles starting at 1:40pm are available from Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach and will run throughout the event. The PB pick-up/drop off point is at the corner of Dawes/Thomas at the edge of the PB Library. No event parking is available at the Library, so plan accordingly. The OB pick-up/drop off point is at Dusty Rhodes Park.
WHO: The National Surfrider Foundation, along with host Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, will be honoring actor David Chokachi, and the members of Incubus and Pearl Jam with the organization’s prestigious Keeper of the Coast Award – an award that is presented only once every five years to those celebrities who have made significant contributions towards helping the Surfrider Foundation fulfill its mission of protecting and preserving our world’s oceans, waves and beaches
WHAT: Think of it as Surfrider’s annual gala event on steroids as the event celebrates this quarter-century milestone. The event will also present the third installment of their Art for the Oceans auction series – Surfrider has commissioned some of the leading contemporary artists to create interpretations of 25 of the world’s most notorious and iconic waves. Click here to preview some of the pieces that will be up for auction
WHERE: California Science Center’s Wallis Annenberg Building in Los Angeles, CA
Over at Quicksilver’s blog they just announced that some of their team riders will be dropping by the Laguna Beach Quicksilver store – now’s your chance to meet the dreamy Dane Reynolds, Freddy Patacchia, Jeremy Flores, Aritz Aranburu, Miky Picon, and Nic Muscroft! The action takes place this Thursday (9/17/2009) from 6 – 7pm @ 255 Forest Avenue in Laguna Beach – the first 100 people will get a signed poster.