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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 | 3 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

East Coast Crews Regain Podium

East Coast Crews Regain Podium

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

East Coast crews took seven of the nine top spots at the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge in New York City on Saturday, June 21. What was once a race consisting primarily of East Coast teams, the Liberty Challenge has since drawn crews of high caliber from around the world over the past few years. See More

Blind Crew Inspires All at Liberty Challenge

Blind Crew Inspires All at Liberty Challenge

| June 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

The NAC/Makapo men’s crew consisting of three blind and three sighted paddlers compete to a respectable 4th place finish in the Men’s Open division and 6th place out of 19 crews overall in the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge on Saturday, June 21 in New York City. Even though they were just shy of reaching the podium, See More

2014 Race Results

2014 Race Results

| June 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

New York Outrigger hosted the 2014 Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge on Saturday, June 21. One of the largest sporting events in New York Harbor and one of the premier outrigger canoe races in the world the day long competition hosts hundreds of paddlers and represents the best of the Aloha spirit. New York Outrigger would like to congratulate all See More

Right now right here

Right now right here

Crews face a variety of challenges that can only be found in New York Harbor. Today. Right here. Right now. The Hawaiian Airlines Liberty Challenge: one of the most unique outrigger challenges in the world!