Doing Waterman Things: Kai Lenny races John John Florence’s sailboat across Molokai Channel

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Watch Kai Lenny take on John John’s sailboat in a race using his hydrofoil, and open ocean swells in Doing Waterman Things, this incredible new video by Hurley.

What is the definition of a waterman?  Ask Kai Lenny

What is a waterman?

A waterman is someone who is capable of riding all elements of open ocean and surrounding your entire life with the idea of enjoying the best free playground in the world.” – Kai Lenny

From windsurfing to sup racing, hydrofoiling to big wave charging, Kai Lenny’s skill set continues to unfold as he crosses channels for charity, hydrofoils rivers, wins the WSL Puerto Escondido Challenge and continues to challenge himself daily on the playground he loves most:  the ocean.

Aloha, Kai!  We celebrate you!

 

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.