Aloha Classic Kicks Off Oct. 29 at Ho‘okipa

October 25, 2017, 4:51 PM HST · Updated October 26, 10:46 AM
Nikki Schenfeld · 0 Comments

Starting Oct. 29, the best windsurfers from across the globe will come to Maui for the International Windsurfing Tour’s annual Aloha Classic at Ho‘okipa Beach Park.

Opening ceremony 2016. PC: Si Crowther

Some of the world’s best will be joined by Maui’s biggest names including Kai Lenny, two-time Aloha Classic Champion, and current tour leader Morgan Noireaux and eight-time World Champion Kevin Pritchard for the final and biggest event of the 2017 IWT season.


All riders will participate in a range of off-water activities including the traditional opening ceremony, free windsurfing lessons for kids, and a beach clean up.


The contest will start on Saturday, Oct. 28 with evening check-in and registration for all competitions from 6-9 p.m. at Rock & Brews. On Sunday, Oct. 29 the Opening Blessing Ceremony will take place at Ho’okipa Beach Park.

The contest event window takes place from Oct. 29 through Nov. 12

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.


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