2011 Big Wave World Champion Jamie Sterling plays polo for a cause!

RIDE TO SURVIVE: joining other big wave and kitesurfing pros, Jamie will play a match this Sunday at the Maui Polo Club to support Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation.  The gates will open at 11AM, starting with a junior match, followed by the surfers' polo match and ending with the Ilima Cup.

Come to support them, $10 entry goes to www.HCCF.org 

Sterling, who broke out of the pro surfing circuit to create his own niche in the big wave surfing, mainly through videos and independent promotion. It paid off, he is one of the top big wave surfers invited to the select group of big wave contests. A few years ago he took to playing polo, where the thrill and taming the powers nature are shared.

In his surfing world, Jamie learnt a thing or two about high performance training, which definitely come in hand for polo and other demanding sports. In this interview released yesterday, Jamie talks about his training and holistic health habits, it is evident he studied and took his health into his own hands. 

Stay Fit interview with Jamie Sterling 

Jamie Sterling on Phantoms

Jamie Sterling on Phantoms

Ride to Survive: Surfers play Polo at the Maui Polo Club, October 27th 11AM

Big Wave Surfers Pete Cabrinha, Nakoa DeCoite, Jamie Sterling, Marlon Lewis, Francisco Porchella, and Sierra Emory amongst other high ranking surfers will play polo for a great cause. Joining Hawaii polo players, big wave surfers will ride to survive!

Sunday, October 27th before the always action packed Ilima Cup polo tournament, at the beautiful Kaonoulu Ranch field on Olinda Rd in Makawao. The event will count with Junior Polo at 11AM, followed by big wave surfers match at 12:30PM and the Abbie DeCoite Ilima Cup at 2PM. Live music with Chala, DJ Salvo and a silent auction.

Coral Parker DeCoite with the help of the Maui Polo Club Ohana has organized this fabulous event to support the Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation. The organization was her support through 3 and a half unimaginably difficult years, while her son Azure battled leukemia. These days Coral counts her many blessings, Azure is an happy fisher(boy) a surfer and has already played his first polo match, his older sister Jaclyn is one of the Nationally awarded Interscholastic Polo Players (Team Makaha), their coach and stepfather is the true Paniolo Polo Player Herman L. DeCoite.

About HCCF: Each year 50-60 children in Hawaii are diagnosed with cancer and at any given time about 200 are in treatment. This takes a tremendous toll on the families, not only emotionally but financially. Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation follows each child and their families from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. HCCF offers financial assistance, support group meetings, educational workshops, scholarships and other programs for these children and their families. Last fiscal year HCCF distributed over $320,000 in financial assistance.

Please come join to watch surfers play polo and support a great cause!

 

Details for the event, please join on October 27th!