20th Annual Hookipa Surf Classic Postponed Due To Big Surf
The 20th Annual Hoâ€™okipa Surf Classic in Memory of Justin Roberson
Was postponed from Saturday, January 9, 2010 at Hoâ€™okipa Beach Park to Saturday, January 16.
Now in its 20th year, the Hoâ€™okipa Surf Classic honors Justin Roberson, a talented Maui surfer who died at the age of 19 in 1989 from a vehicle-related accident while participating in the World Qualifying Series of surf contests in California.
â€œThe contest honors Justinâ€™s memory by sending the message for young folks to choose their rides wisely,â€ said event organizer Jan Roberson.
Proceeds from the sale of surf contest t-shirts will benefit native plant restoration of Ho’okipa Beach Park.
Seven divisions are offered, including
$40 – Pro-Am
$25 – 45 Plus versus 200 Lb Plus
$25 – Open Women
$25 – Junior Men 15-17
$20 – Grom Boys 12-14
$20 – Grom Girls 12-15
$15 – Menehune Boys and Girls 11 and younger
Beach entries welcome. Check in at 7:30 a.m. Entry forms at Hana Hwy Surf in Paia
Event sponsors include Volcom, Da-Kine Hawaii, HGA, and Hana Hwy Surf in Paia.
Official surf contest t-shirts will be available for $20 at the contest, or by calling 298-8254, or sending an email to [email protected] hawaiiantel.net
For more information about the Hoâ€™okipa Surf Classic call Hana Hwy Surf at 579-8999.