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Samsonite Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

Samsonite Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Samsonite as a Krevey Level Sponsor of the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. About Samsonite Samsonite International S.A. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, the “Company”) is the world’s largest travel luggage company, with a heritage dating back more than 100 years. The Company is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, sourcing See More

Hoalen Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

Hoalen Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Hoalen as a Krevey Level Sponsor for the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. About Hoalen We searched for a long time and eventually uncovered this word, originally from the French Brittany’s dialect, but with an almost universal pronunciation. Hoalen means “sea salt” in the old Breton language. This See More

Kai Ko’o Paddles Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

Kai Ko’o Paddles Supports the 2015 Liberty Challenge

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger is proud to announce Kai Ko’o Paddles as a Krevey Sponsor of the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge. Kai Ko’o Paddles will be donating a set of paddles as a raffle prize. About Kai Ko’o Paddles Kai Ko’o Paddles was developed out of the passion that two friends had to create custom-made See More

2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge Schedule of Events

2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge Schedule of Events

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge is one of the most prestigious long-distance outrigger canoe races in the world. Hosted by New York Outrigger, it draws nearly 400 international athletes to face the challenge of racing in the urban context of New York Harbor. Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge Schedule of Events Sat. June 20 06:45  – See More

2015 Hotel Sponsor Marriott Downtown

2015 Hotel Sponsor Marriott Downtown

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger and New York Marriott Downtown are pleased to provide discounted lodging for participating athletes and guests of the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge.  Discounted rooms are available from Thursday, June 18 to Monday, June 22, 2015. Reservations must be booked by May 21, 2015 to be eligible for the discounted rate. The See More

2015 Liberty Challenge Registration

2015 Liberty Challenge Registration

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge hosted by New York Outrigger will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Hudson River Park‘s Pier 26. Registration is now open for all local, national and international OC-6 crews. Race Heats: Women’s Race: Start Time: 7:30 AM; Course: 15 miles Men’s Race: Start Time: 11:00 AM; Course: See More

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2015 Race Announcement

2015 Race Announcement

| January 13, 2015 | 8 Comments

New York Outrigger is proud to announce its premier outrigger race, the Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge, will take place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in New York City. The origins of outrigger paddling date back thousands of years to the Polynesian Islands. The sport has quickly spread across the world as an exciting See More

Park Partners – Hudson River Park

Park Partners – Hudson River Park

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York Outrigger is excited to continue our partnership with Hudson River Park to showcase the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge on Saturday, June 20. Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in Tribeca will be the launching point for the largest on-water sporting event in New York City, the largest outrigger regatta on the East Coast and one See More

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In Memoriam: Captain John Doswell

In Memoriam: Captain John Doswell

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are saddened to report the passing of Captain John Doswell, Safety Boat Director of the Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge since 2001. “Doswell,” as we called him, ensured the safety of thousands of paddlers who participated in the Liberty Challenge over the past 13 years. Any athlete who has ever paddled the Liberty Challenge has See More

GPS Tracking Tested at 2014 Liberty Challenge

GPS Tracking Tested at 2014 Liberty Challenge

| June 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

The organizers of the Liberty Challenge have always looked to experiment with technology to enhance the viewership of the sport to levels previously unseen. We started tweeting live race updates at Liberty 2009. We launched a comprehensive race website for Liberty 2012. For the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge, we added GPS tracking to our technological See More