Archive for 1998

The New York Times, July 1998

Hawaii at Home: Outrigger Races To the bikers, bladers and joggers cruising along the path next to the West Side Highway, it had to look like a scene from the Elvis film ”Blue Hawaii,” as directed by Fellini. More than 200 paddlers in bikinis or baggy print shorts, sandals and shades milled about a flotilla See More

The New York Times, June 1998

Hawaii on the Hudson? Outrigger Racers Hope So In a spectacle of endurance and speed more commonly seen in the turquoise ocean waters of Polynesia, dozens of paddling teams raced outrigger canoes through the steely gray swells of New York Harbor yesterday. The event, the second annual Liberty World Challenge, was a 15-mile paddling sprint See More