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Stand up and cheer for this paddleboarder

In this Sunday, July 29, 2012, photo, Connor Baxter raises his paddle after finishing first in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in Honolulu. The 17-year-old from Maui defended his title in a 32-mile paddleboard race across the Molokai channel. (Associated Press)
In this Sunday, July 29, 2012, photo, Connor Baxter raises his paddle after finishing first in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in Honolulu. The 17-year-old from Maui defended his title in a 32-mile paddleboard race across the Molokai channel. (Associated Press)

PADDLEBOARDING -- Feeling like you pushed your limits last weekend during a weekend warrior outdoor pursuit?  How about this?

Connor Baxter, 17, raises his paddle in the photo above after finishing first in the Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in Honolulu on Sunday.

The 17-year-old from Maui defended his title in a 32-mile paddleboard race across the Molokai channel.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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