Pacific Paddler December 2015 - (Page 44)

Ikaika Hawaii rowing program Coach Kai Li, Sophia Krivatsy, Madison Meister, Rhys Gough, Kai Wilding, Maia Graham, Coach Shelley, Colt Correa, Sienna Frias, Nora Viarnes, Zoran Cullinan, Coach Ryan Tam, Sean Talbert with the 4. (Missing from photo Coach Katie O'Neil) Ikaika Hawaii again offers its 'Introduction to Rowing Clinic' for dedicated high school athletes who are interested in broadening their paddling skills and their pathway to college acceptance and scholarships through the sport of rowing. College crew coaches recognize that the prospective rower from Hawaii's paddling community shows up in top athletic condition, is disciplined and driven to get up early, and train hard on the water or in the gym. In Ikaika Hawaii's Rowing Clinic, you will develop the crew technique needed and gain experience with specific rowing exercises in the four, the scull, and on ergs. In addition, references to coaches and college pathway guidance is provided. Recent local graduates have gained acceptance and received scholarships to mainland universities such as Stanford, USC, UC Berkeley, UCLA, USD, University of Tennessee, University of Massachusetts, Florida Institute of Technology, Northeastern, Boston College, Bowdoin College, and Orange Coast Community College. Work on the Ergs for Maia Graham, Sean Talbert, Coach Kai Li, & Kai Wilding while Zoran Cullinan, Keiran Gabriel, Colt Correa, Madison Meister, & Sophia Krivatsy discuss college pathways with Coach Shelley! ROWING CLINIC DETAILS: Jan. 10, Feb. 7, and Mar. 13 from 3-5:30 pm PLUS train three additional times per week for the three months at the Waikiki Yacht Club. Learn from Olympians and Stanford and Harvard rowers Train on the only rowing-4 in Hawaii, as well as single scull and ergs College information, crew pathway guidance, references to future coaches provided, and individual attention to each athlete on particular opportunities available for them Optional travel to 'Novice Competition' in Canada on March 6 Enrollment limited to 16 high school athletes $500 for 3-month program (Current WYC Ikaika Athletes: $150) Contact Coach Shelley Oates-Wilding at (808) 388-3207 or via email at for any questions. PLEASE SUPPORT IKAIKA HAWAII'S ANNUAL FUND. Madison Meister, Sophia Krivatsy, Colt Correa, Zoran Cullinan and Coach Ryan Tam rowing in the first ever 4 in the islands Ikaika Hawaii is a non-profit organization supporting Hawaii's canoeing, rowing and kayaking athletes. The vision of Ikaika Hawaii is to perpetuate the development of inspirational water men and women through positive water sport opportunities. Our goal is to physically and mentally develop the youth and young adults of Hawaii to become champion athletes and people on and off the water. Ikaika's ASPIRE philosophy-Attitude, Sportsmanship, Perseverance, Individual Responsibility, Respect and Enjoyment-is taught throughout all our training programs to give all members important life learning skills. To contribute please go to and press the DONATE button to support our scholarships for athlete training costs, travel expenses, and entry fees in national and international events. Or send a check payable to Ikaika Hawaii to 500 University Ave. #4 Honolulu, Hawaii 96826. JANIE BRYAN 44 PACiFiC PADDLER DECEMBER / JANUARY 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Paddler December 2015

Pailolo Challenge
Na Wahine Cancelled
Hawaiian Airlines Molokai Hoe
Catalina 2015
Greater Montreal Outrigger Challenge
Na Holo Kai:Oahu to Kauai
American Samoa in the Channel
3 stretches every paddler should know
Ikaika Hawaii rowing program
Canoes are “Whos”

Pacific Paddler December 2015