Ocean Minded and Hobie announce SUP giveaway at ORSM

Ocean Minded™ and Hobie raffle co-branded stand up paddle board and custom painted paddles at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., (July 28, 2010)Ocean Minded™, a leading brand in footwear, apparel and accessories for active outdoor enthusiasts, in partnership with Hobie Stand Up Paddle Boards will raffle custom SUP gear at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM).



Ocean Minded will be raffling off two custom-painted Kialoa outrigger paddles. Both paddles have been painted by artist Juan Marante, known for his artwork inspired from Cuban and Mexican culture as well as the Pacific Ocean.

Ocean Minded and Hobie will be raffling off a co-branded 14’ Carbon Elite Race Stand Up Paddle Board, from Ocean Minded/Hobie sponsored athlete Chuck Patterson’s personal quiver. The board was designed by Chuck and Hobie’s elite development team and combines the latest in racing hull design and cutting edge composite materials. The 14’ Elite is designed to be stable in all conditions and is perfect for both distance and larger racers.


Media and Retailers are invited to view the custom paddles and SUP board and ENTER TO WIN by visiting the Ocean Minded booth # 29113 W Days 1, 2 and 3 of the show.


CUSTOM KIALOA PADDLE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED: Wednesday, August 4th (Day 2 of ORSM) 4:30 pm – The winner of the Kialoa outrigger paddles will be announced during HAPPY HOUR at Ocean Minded booth # 29113 W. Must be present to win.

SUP BOARD WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED: Thursday, August 5th (Day 3 of ORSM) 4:30 pm – The lucky winner of the SUP board will be announced during HAPPY HOUR at Ocean Minded booth #29113 W. Must be present to win.

Ocean Minded™

Ocean Minded™ was founded in 1996, on the belief of being ocean minded and living an ocean lifestyle. We quickly realized that everything eventually ends up in the ocean and regardless of your chosen outdoor activity; we all have an impact on the environment. 

With that motivation, Ocean Minded™ utilizes recycled and sustainable materials whenever possible, to create high-quality, extremely comfortable footwear, apparel and accessories.

Additionally, we feel that as both a corporation, and a group of individuals, it is essential to Live, Protect, and Respect our environment. Since our inception, we have been organizing community beach, park, and waterway clean-ups around the world, which educate our customers on the importance of leaving their chosen playgrounds in better condition than when they were found. These values are the cornerstones of our Brand, and we invite you to Be Ocean Minded™