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Space Coast - June 13-16, 2008
featuring the
Waterman's Challenge
Special Event - Paipo Expression Session
Honoring Chris Harazda


L to R: Unknown with "Turtle" fiberglass paipo; a standing balsa paipo; Janet Harazda with a paipo fish;
 Rod Rodgers with an Austin fiberglass paipo;
Unknown with a balsa paipo and Namkai paipo fish;
John Hughes with a Dale Solomonson surf mat;
Unknown with a spoon kneeboard;
Jane Moody & Melody with a Hawaiian Paipo Designs; and Allison Cohen with a Romo quad fin kneeboard.


The Waterman's Challenge is a family oriented, grass roots, surf contest established to raise funds for the Cocoa Beach surf museum. A contest where camaraderie and the spirit of aloha is easy to spot and the kids walk away with smiles. This year the Cocoa Beach Surfing Museum added a paipo division honoring the memory of Chris (Tumak) Harazda.
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Menehunes

Nose Styling
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SUPs
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Prizes!!!


Waterman's Challenge Luau on Saturday Night

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Friends and Pineapples
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Boards and Tiki Life
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Surf Music
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Leigh & Brett on Right
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Aloha Dancers

The Boys at the Luau


Rod, Southern Boy, Brett and Paddleboard Racer


Sunday at the Waterman's Challenge

Many Kinds of Boards All Weekend Long


Paipo Expression Session

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Time to go out...
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...and catch a few
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Jan Harazda
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The Line-Up
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Allison Kneeboarding
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Stand-up Bodyboarder

It was a great time this morning! I had met and ridden the waves with Tumak before but never met his wife, Janet, or dksnap (Allison). There must have been another half-dozen people that joined us out in the line-up for the "expression session" on a variety of wave riding devices ranging from surf mats to a Romanosky kneeboard, including the Tumak template balsa board and fiberglass version now being made by Neilson. One of Eef's boards was on display, too.

Photos complimentary of Aloha_FL, Global Moderator and Hero Member on the 16streets.com forums
and the 2nd Light Forum's Posters


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