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Hawaii Beat

For Friday, August 27, 2010


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Red Bull Rivals contest set Sept. 4

High-profile surfers of the North Shore and the South Shore will compete for bragging rights in the Red Bull Rivals event on Sept. 4 at Sandy Beach.

Ten surfers will face off head-to-head between the teams from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Sandys, which is considered neutral ground. Coco Ho and Carissa Moore are the respective North and South team captains.

Fans can vote in the competitors by texting "rbrivals" to 72855 and following further instructions.

Ching eliminated

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. » Punahou graduate Alex Ching was eliminated yesterday at the U.S. Amateur at Chambers Bay.

Morgan Hoffmann beat Ching 4 and 2 in the third round.

Earlier in the day, Ching won his second-round match over Patrick Rodgers, 3 and 1.

Defending champ Byeong-Hun An advanced to the quarterfinals with two easy wins.

Associated Press

Geoghegan, Beckmann top triathletes

Strong finishes in the run segment led Marc Geoghegan and Rachel Beckmann to victory in the Jamba Juice XTERRA MoutainMan Triathlon on Saturday at Kualoa Ranch.

Geoghegan was the first overall finisher in 1 hour, 26 minutes, 31 seconds. Beckmann was the first female finisher (1:39:52).

The course included a 750-meter swim, a 20-kilometer mountain bike and a 6-kilometer trail run. Some 150 athletes competed.

Honolulu's Chad Seymour was second, 33 seconds behind Geoghegan (1:27:04), and Douglas Perry of Kailua was third (1:28:39).

Waialua's Laurel Dudley, who led after the first two legs, was the second female (1:40:20) and Patricia Havey of Honolulu third (1:42:35).

The top finishers in the various age groups -- 66 total -- qualified for the XTERRA World Championship off-road triathlon, Oct. 24 on Maui.

Telecasts of Duke's OceanFest

Can't make it down to Waikiki for the final two days of Duke's OceanFest? Oceanic Time Warner Cable digital channels 250 and 1250 offer live broadcasts of the events.

Today's schedule has surfing, while tomorrow's offerings are surfing, surf polo, paddleboarding and beach volleyball.

The webcast is available at dukefoundation.org.

Shorebreak event tomorrow in Kailua

The sixth Shorebreak Classic, a youth surf meet sponsored by the Peter Miller Foundation, is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kalama Beach Club in Kailua.

The competition is free with age-group divisions from 9 and under to 18 and under. Lunch and ice cream will be provided.

Information and registration available at www.PeterMillerFoundation.com.

Star-Advertiser staff Reach us at outthere@staradvertiser.com

Before you go fishing, check this

Online to catch something on a line. That's the idea behind "Fishing Report" on the Weather Channel's website Weather.com.

Simply input a zip code and up pops a graph that rates conditions from excellent to fair over a 24-hour period.

Among the features are facts on how weather affects fish activity and when fish will be biting based on solar and lunar activity. There's even a spot for "Catch of the Day," where users can submit a picture of their fish.

» Log on to: weather.com/activities/recreation/outdoors/fishing/

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This Weekend

Submit events to outthere@staradvertiser.com

Tomorrow

Paddleboarding

» Maui Jim Hawaii Championships, 11 a.m., Waikiki.

Surfing

» Hawaiian Airlines Classic, 7:30 a.m.; Corona Expression Session, 1:40 p.m., Waikiki.

» Shorebreak Classic: 8 a.m., Kalama Beach Club. PeterMillerFoundation.com.

Surf Polo

» Outrigger Hotels tournament, 9 a.m., Waikiki.

SWIMMING

» Duke's Ocean Mile Swim, 9 a.m., Waikiki.

Volleyball

» Corona Beach Championships, 7 a.m., Queen's Beach.

Sunday

Bowling

» Hawaii TV: Mixed team qualifying, 9 a.m., Schofield Bowling Center. hitvbowling.com.

Polo

» Honolulu Polo Club: 2:30 p.m., Waimanalo Polo Grounds. honolulupolo.com.

Shooting

» Single Action Shootists of Hawaii (SASH): Monthly event, 8:30 a.m., Koko Head Shooting Complex.KHSC.info

TRiathlon

» Lavaman Keauhou: 1500-meter swim, 24.9-mile bike, 10K run, 7 a.m., Keauhou-Kona. LavaManTriathlon.com/keauhou

Sign me up

Swimming

» 41st Waikiki Roughwater Swim: Sept. 6, 9 a.m., San Souci Beach to Duke Kahanamoku Beach, 2.384 miles. Entry fee: $75 postmarked by Sept. 1. Late registration: $80. Race-day entry: $100, cash only, 7-8 a.m. waikikiroughwaterswim.com






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