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Pictures are all taken during the course of my activities such as paddling, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddling, rock climbing, archery, skeet shooting, and soon diving - due to my schedule, some postings are done in advanced and posted automatically by blogger on the dates specified. If you have any suggestions, comments, etc for photos you would like me to take, do not hesitate to let me know - enjoy and thanks for stoppin by - Live, Love, Laugh and share the ALOHA!

Monday, August 28, 2006

Photos by Request - 2

Two photos from this past Sunday's 24 mile women's canoe race from Kailua to Waikiki for Christi and Wendi of Las Vegas DP! Thanks for the request =)
The first photo is outside of Makapu'u - the second photo is outside of Lanikai

Not for the beginner...
Faces of determination...

12 Comments:

Blogger fischersbirgit said...

don´t they use wooden kanu ?
the first pic doesn´t look easy at all...WOW!

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 1:39:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kate said...

Great shots! Lots of environmental and cultural history here. Love the facial expressions, too.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 4:30:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kala said...

Fischerbirgit: Yes - during the sprint season Koa's are required in races - but during the long distance season fiberglass ones are used since koa canoes are very expensive to replace if they get damaged - a small number of people will race in a Koa during the big Moloka'i to O'ahu race...unfortunately, since I will be on a trip at tht time, I will not get to take pics of that race =(

Kate: Thanks =)

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 8:52:00 AM HST  
Blogger Ame said...

Both AWESOME shots Nic...especially love the close-up of the yellow one...I know you had to have zoomed in...how far away were you? And were you one of those guys just leisurely riding at the back of another canoe...snapping away? Are you the "official race" photographer? ;-)

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 9:10:00 AM HST  
Blogger FritzMunchner said...

Excellent Photo, specially the timing in the first photo. Just perfect.
It really looks dangerous.

Congratulations

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 11:23:00 AM HST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

cool pic
have been looking at your blog alot and now on holiday in hawaii..
am good friend of cambridge daily blog and been mentioned on it..

hvt

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 2:58:00 PM HST  
Blogger Denton said...

The color in the top photo is outstanding. However it is the waves crashing against the rocks that sends a chill down my spine.

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 4:26:00 PM HST  
Anonymous anne said...

This is beautiful Kala!

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 at 7:19:00 PM HST  
Blogger Jazzy said...

=)

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 2:26:00 AM HST  
Blogger aisha said...

I love your photos, I can feel the water and tension as the women forge on.

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 3:01:00 AM HST  
Blogger Liz said...

I wish to be stronger as these womens:-)

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 7:48:00 AM HST  
Blogger Stefan Jansson said...

wow! great action shot. love the color of the water.

Thursday, August 31, 2006 at 11:07:00 PM HST  

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