Around this time of the year, we start to think about our goals and aspirations for the new year and how we plan to accomplish them. But before we fully turn our heads towards another exciting new year, we want to give a nod to some of the best SIC moments from 2018. From inspiring SIC athlete performances to new SIC products and industry awards, 2018 has been an extra special year. Take a look at some of our favorite moments below!
1) PADDLE IMUA KEIKI O KE KAI
The annual Imua Keiki O Ke Kai brings together racing and fundraising to benefit the special needs children of Camp Imua, and this year’s event was nothing short of amazing. Lead by our fearless leader Andrea Moller, Imua Keiki O Ke Kai, which means “go forward, children of the sea,” connects children with special needs to the ocean and the local Maui community of ocean athletes, as well as builds community among families. Tons of stoked athletes and happy kids could be seen all around the water at Kahului Harbor on Maui and SIC Ambassadors Andrea Moller, Jeremy Riggs, Kody Kerbox, Livio Menelau, and Master Shaper Mark Raaphorst were some of the many faces in attendance this year.
2) SIC WINS SUPCONNECT BRAND OF THE YEAR & RACE BOARD OF THE YEAR
SIC was honored with the 2018 Supconnect Brand of the Year award and the Race Board of the Year award for the new RS Series. The annual Supconnect awards acknowledge brands, athletes, and gear that have made exceptional contributions to the sport and winners are selected based off of a combination of criteria including consumer and retailer feedback. In addition to the Brand of the Year and Race Board of the Year awards, SIC Global Athletes Seychelle and Jade Howson received runner-up titles for the SUP Woman of the Year and SUP Grom of the Year awards respectively.
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