Vela takes 1st and 3rd in Santa Cruz

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Surftech held the annual Surftech Shootout and Duelathon last week in beautiful Santa Cruz, Ca...
The competition was greeted with unreal waves and clean conditions for the 6 mile SUP elite race. When it was all said and done Honolua's Anthony Vela came away with a 1st Place in the Duelathon SUP Elite race and an impressive 3rd Place in the SUP surf Shootout at Steamer Lane. Anthony walked away with the events overall "Waterman" title and some cold hard ca$h. Congrats to Anthony on a solid weekend! [caption id="attachment_621" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Winners Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela"]Winners Anthony Vela of Honolua[/caption] [caption id="attachment_632" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Ben Sarazzin chases down Anthony Vela"]Honolua Surfwear's Anthony Vela[/caption] [caption id="attachment_633" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Anthony charging on his backhand"]Honolua's Anthony Vela charging[/caption] [caption id="attachment_634" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Anthony all smiles after the final"]Anthony Vela all smiles after the final[/caption]