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Team Bradley overcomes rough waters

By Kyle Galdeira
Special to the Star-Advertiser

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 24, 2012

~~<p>As it strived to reclaim bragging rights within the women's outrigger canoe paddling realm, Team Bradley faced roadblocks in the form of its talented competition as well as the natural elements.</p>
<p>Despite finishing with the slowest winning time in more than a decade, Team Bradley overcame rough waves, a strong current and sloppy ocean conditions en route to a victory Sunday at the 34th annual Na Wahine O Ke Kai, the 41-mile women's outrigger canoe paddling championship that stretched from Molokai's Hale O Lono Harbor to Waikiki's Duke Kahanamoku Beach. The event is considered the world championship of outrigger canoe paddling, and featured 71 crews representing Hawaii, California, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan.</p>
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As it strived to reclaim bragging rights within the women's outrigger canoe paddling realm, Team Bradley faced roadblocks in the form of its talented competition as well as the natural elements.

Despite finishing with the slowest winning time in more than a decade, Team Bradley overcame rough waves, a strong current and sloppy ocean conditions en route to a victory Sunday at the 34th annual Na Wahine O Ke Kai, the 41-mile women's outrigger canoe paddling championship that stretched from Molokai's Hale O Lono Harbor to Waikiki's Duke Kahanamoku Beach. The event is considered the world championship of outrigger canoe paddling, and featured 71 crews representing Hawaii, California, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan. Login for more...



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