The 22-23 March 2014 marked the inaugural race for the Great Barrier Ocean Challenge, with a small, but avid group of Surf Ski, Outrigger and SUP paddlers on the starting line. The prevailing SW wind failed to fire, instead coming from SE at 15-20Knots, prompting a course change, with the race start at Whangaparapara ending […]
We’re stoked to have Team Vaka Manu Open Mens Team join the Strongarm family. Team Vaka Manu is part of Manukau Outriggers Canoeing Club, Auckland, New Zealand. The team has a strong history of success in both Sprints and Long Distance.