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Howzit!!! 22 days till Event one, have you signed up for your 12 / 8 or 4 week event pass yet? Remember prices go up on November 1st so get in to avoid the extra $30 increase. Our Participant numbers are looking Outstanding with way more SUPS and Ski Paddlers than this time last year at the #citysurfseries. Have a read below on all the important news, promotions, sponsor specials etc Look forward to catching up soon.

Important JCSS Dates – 22 Days till Race 1 Each

Wednesday at 6pm. We will be on site at Mission Bay doing a free, fun, casual SUP training and fitness event for anyone signed up on a 12/8/ 4 week JCSS pass, something for paddlers of all abilities. Remaining dates are: • •

Wednesday, October 23rd, 6pm Wednesday, October 30th, 6pm

Event Pack Pick up (4.30pm to 6.30pm at Mecca Stonehouse Mission Bay) and Raceboard Grading Race (7pm) - Wednesday November 6th

Event 1 - Wednesday November 13th

All Event Dates for Season 2 th

Wednesday 6 of November Wednesday, 13th of November – Event 1 Wednesday, 20th of November – Event 2 Wednesday, 27th of November – Event 3 Wednesday, 4th of December – Event 4 Wednesday, 11th of December – Event 5 Wednesday, 18th of December – Event 6

Thursday, 30th of January – Event 7 Thursday, 6th of February – Event 8 Thursday, 13th of February – Event 9 Thursday, 20th of February – Event 10 Thursday, 27th of February – Event 11 Thursday, 6th of March – Event 12 th

Thursday, 13 of March– Prizegiving ALSO – The Night Race (SUPS/ Surf skis/ Prone) Saturday April 12th, 2014

5km Waterfront Ru Run Special We are doing a 2 for 1 promotion on our 5km Waterfront Run till Thursday October 31s 31st for a 12 week pass. Know anyone keen to get fit, have fun and get involved in the Jetts City Surf Series, then this is for them. The Run will start at 620pm and head along Tamaki Drive towards the turning point of Okahu Bay, finishing alo alongside ngside all out other competitors back on the sand at Mission Bay Bay. Enter the following Pin/ Promo Code ’5kmwaterfrontrun 5kmwaterfrontrun’ to get 50% off your our entry in either the under 18 or Over 18 category. Big end of year prizes also for 1st, 2nd or 3rd in each age group and for each gender.

Ski Paddle Special To ensure record Ski Paddle numbers we have dropped the price back down to $149 till this Friday at 5pm.. Almost 20 Ski Paddlers already signed up on a 12 week pass which is great news, get in quick.

Secondary Schools Standup Paddleboard Coaching &Competition Aim: To teach 24x local secondary school students (aged 12-17) how to Standup Paddleboard and then competing the Secondary School SUP division at the Jetts City Surf Series. All equipment provided!! The Jetts City Surf Series is introducing a Secondary School SUP division for our upcoming Season 2, starting Wednesday November 13th. We have aligned with Bic Sport, providing the full SUP setup for the students to learn and then compete at Mission Bay. Contact Event Director Troy Huston (details below) for more information to book a spot.

Only $95 per student, includes: 3x Wednesday afternoon coaching clinics Oct 23rd, Oct 30th & Nov 6th at Mission Bay, 430pm – 545pm.

Saturday SUP clinics arranged on request.

A 12 week event pass to take part in the Jetts City Surf Series.

Includes all use of SUP equipment at Mission Bay during coaching and racing.

Contact for enquiries, info or to book a spot in the Secondary School SUP

Division focus - Bic One Design Class This Division was created to enable SUP learners and enthusiasts who currently have no equipment the opportunity to get fit and have fun in a social and semi competitive series. We will supply all the SUP equipment for your use each week at Mission Bay from 555pm at the conclusion of the Secondary School event.

Only 2x places left Click on the following link to enter main&EventDesqID=4025&OrgID=20488

SUP Squads We invite any Season 2 signed up Jetts City Surf Series 12/ 8 or 4 week participant to come down to Mission Bay at 6pm for a Free one hour social SUP Squad involving focus f on group paddling fitness and fun. Just rock up at 555pm for a quick briefing and we'll hit the water bang on 6pm. Please also note if you would like specific SUP training and coaching with JP Tobin this begins at 5pm on the same dates mentioned, at a cost of $20 per person. More info on Real Training sessions below.

End of Year Prizes – 5x SUP Boards to be won This year we are stoked to announce that with a HUGE thanks to our 5x on site SUP Brands / Retail stores, we have 5x SUP boards to give away at the end of the year, to the winners of the 5x largest SUP divisions. The winner of whichever SUP division has the most 12 week participants in it, will get to choose from the 5x available SUPS as their 1st prize. The winner of the 2nd largest SUP division will then have the choice of the 4 remaining SUP boards etc Here is an image of NSPs new 12’6 contribution to the prize pool.

New 2014 SUP models on the market Each week in our upcoming newsletter, all our 5x SUP Brands and Retailers will be promoting their new 2014 models which can be tested out each and every week on site at Mission Bay. We are awaiting info and images from all of our SUP providers, but here’s a sneak peak at the new Carbon NSP range.

NSP is proud to introduce a range of boards designed in collaboration with Australia's leading designer Dale Chapman. The models chosen for our first offering are fast, comfortable, usable, stable and versatile. NSP DC Boards have been designed and have evolved to excel in the wide range of conditions. Using feedback from customers, team riders such as World Champion Travis Grant and endless ongoing testing DC Boards are truly world class. They are equally at home in flat water, surf or ocean conditions. DC Boards are all round designs and can be used for cruising, touring or racing all of the way to the elite level. Available October 2013, head to for more info.

New 2014 SUPs on the Market Check out for the latest 2014 Fanatics

Check out NZ Boardstore & Fergs K Kayaks ayaks for the new 2014 Starboard Range

Island Holidays Giveaway – Plantation Island, Fiji

Everyone who enters the Jetts City Surf Series on a 12 week pass and competes a minimum of 9 events goes in the draw for our main end of series prize, thanks to Pete at Island Holidays which includes: Return flights on Air Pacific from Auckland to Nadi, return car & ferry transfers from airport to the Island, 5 nights accommodation at Plantation Island Resort. (Valued at over $3,000)

SUP Training A quick overview of what we have covered in the past few sessions. 1. Practice alternate grips that will allow you to adapt your stroke to different situations. 2. There is more than one way to 'choke' down on the paddle shaft so find which one/s work for you and make them a natural part of your paddling array. 3. Often the grip you like in a ready state will be a different one to the one you use when fatiguing towards the conclusion of a race. 4. When you stand up tall into the wind this will essentially create increased 'sail' area, think like a time trial cyclist and get in the tuck to reduce upwind drag. 5. Opposite rules apply downwind, stand tall and present a larger 'sail' area to a tail wind. 6. Think of a paddle stroke like gearing on a bike (a fast bike) fast spinning gears (strokes) to get you started and out of the blocks and marks before flowing into your rhythm when up to speed. Change to Schedule and Venue Please note the new start time of 5 P.M at Mission Bay. The remaining training sessions will conclude with the City Surf Series orientation starting at 6 P.M...perfect to practice what you have just absorbed. Please note sessions are $20 per paddler. Please text or email to confirm your spot as sessions will be limited to 12 paddlers. Week Nine •

Date : Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Time : 4:45 P.M (Briefing) 5:00 P.M (Start)

Duration : 60 Minutes

Location : Mission Bay, Auckland

Please confirm your spot ($20 p/person)

Email :

Mobile : 021 321 151


Jetts Fitness Open 24/7, No Lock In Contracts, Memberships from under $10.00 per week, Access to all Clubs in New Zealand/Australia You have the freedom to changeI..choose now!

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