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Aloha Classic Kicks Off Oct. 29 at Ho‘okipa

October 25, 2017, 4:51 PM HST
* Updated October 26, 10:46 AM
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Starting Oct. 29, the best windsurfers from across the globe will come to Maui for the International Windsurfing Tour’s annual Aloha Classic at Ho‘okipa Beach Park.

Opening ceremony 2016. PC: Si Crowther

Some of the world’s best will be joined by Maui’s biggest names including Kai Lenny, two-time Aloha Classic Champion, and current tour leader Morgan Noireaux and eight-time World Champion Kevin Pritchard for the final and biggest event of the 2017 IWT season.

All riders will participate in a range of off-water activities including the traditional opening ceremony, free windsurfing lessons for kids, and a beach clean up.

The contest will start on Saturday, Oct. 28 with evening check-in and registration for all competitions from 6-9 p.m. at Rock & Brews. On Sunday, Oct. 29 the Opening Blessing Ceremony will take place at Ho’okipa Beach Park.

The contest event window takes place from Oct. 29 through Nov. 12

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