Ollie Houghton

Over the years we have watched this grommet grow into the amazing athlete he is today. Not only is he
the reigning youth champion, Ollie also gives the open men division a run for their money.
Having placed 2nd in the 12'6 men's technical race at our nationals he qualified and attended the ISA
World StandUp Championships in Mexico competing against men twice his age.

Favourite Surf Board: 7'1"x24" Pro
Favourite Race Board: 12'6"x24" Allstar

My favourite place to paddle is my hometown at Takapuna because it's a beautiful coast to explore and
it's always calm and flat - perfect for paddling.

Accomplishments so far:
Placed 17th in the Elite Men division and 2nd Overall in the teams relay representing New Zealand at 
the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle Championships
2nd in the Technical Race - 2015 NZ SUP Champs
3rd in the Distance Race - 2015 NZ SUP Champs
1st in all Youth divisions - 2015 NZ SUP Champs

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20-Jun-2018 10:13 AM

Pod: Be True

An exclusive one-day womens' SUP and yoga retreat with a special focus on beauty, nutrition and giving you the tools and motivation to "be true to yourself".

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20-Jun-2018 10:13 AM

FREE SUP Clinic Okahu Bay Sun 6 Nov

Starboard Teamriders JP Tobin and Ollie Houghton team up to share race skills and tips while our SUPKids coaches get the groms charging and Paddle For Hope teams line up for an intro to SUP racing... join us at Okahu Bay from 11-2pm for an action packed day of SUP as we count down to City Surf!

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20-Jun-2018 10:13 AM

Glide and Flow

Glide and Flow with summer sunshine fresh air and vitamin sea! Stand Up Paddle group lessons (suitable for beginner to intermediate paddlers) then yoga...

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