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Vissla DaFin Hawaiian South Shore Point Panic Experience Results

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2016 Point Panic Experience BodySurf - HandBoard Congratulations to B.K Holt & Kai Santos for winning the Bodysurfing & Handboarding Divisions of the 2016 Point Panic Experience!  These individuals were also the only two wave riders whom advanced to both final heats on both days of competition.  Though the surf was small, clean and somewhat inconsistent, all 50+ contestants took full advantage of the opportunity provided.  From a fired-up 11-year old beach entry grommet to the small handful of elders in their 60’s, these pure wave riders came to Point Panic from the islands of Hawaii and Kauai, Australia, North...

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Who is Kanekoa Crabbe?

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 This year we are honored to be part of the VISSLA & DaFin Point Panic Bodysurfing Experience which will include a first-time handboard division after the first day of Bodysurfing.  As VISSLA & DaFin were planing the event with event director Kanekoa Crabbe, it occurred to me that I really don’t know Kanekoa very well. Check out our interview with him below: Kanekoa's favorite pastime on the South Shore is bodysurfing Point Panic! When and what inspired you to bodysurf? I started bodysurfing in 1979 when my mom and dad placed me on the shoreline at sandy beach.  As a naked infant who couldn't walk yet, my young parents would watch me eat sand until the...

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