ICF World Surfski Champion Sean Rice (RSA) joins Vaikobi Race Team

February 03, 2015

We are super stoked to welcome current ICF World Surfski Champion, Sean Rice from South Africa to the Vaikobi Race Team!

Sean Rice is pumped to be part of the Vaikobi Race Team and said that "I have been really enjoying training and racing in Vaikobi gear and in particular my favourite items are the V Cold Paddle Pant and V Cold Base Layer Top which are simply brilliant. I am super stoked to be partnering with Vaikobi to have access to best gear for performance paddling".

Vaikobi's Pat Langley commented that, "Sean's record speaks for itself and he is a fantastic ambassador for paddle sport where he is spreading the stoke around the world to promote the healthy paddling lifestyle. Sean has been testing and enjoying our gear for some time now and the timing was right for us to be able to welcome the World Champ on to the Vaikobi Race Team."

Sean is currently on a year long world tour visiting every corner of the globe with partner Emily who together founded Paddle Life. For more information and dates go to Paddlelife

Sean Rice Profile

Age: 25
Born: Cape Town, South Africa
Home: Cape Town South Africa
Weapon of Choice: Think Kayaks, Orka Paddles
Website: www.yourpaddlelife.com

Sean is the current ICF Surfski Champion, a title he earned in 2013 in Portugal when he beat fellow Vaikobi teammate, Tim Jacobs (AUS) in an epic battle. A professional paddler for the past 6 years, Sean's achievements span across, Sprint, Marathon and Surfski paddling where he has won many iconic races around the globe.

Sean's love and passion for the sport is carried wherever he goes and is evident on and off the race course. Not only is he a dedicated athlete, he is a passionate teacher with a mission to spread the ocean paddling lifestyle around the world.

 





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UNISEX / MENS - METRIC SIZES

Size HEIGHT (CM) WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM) HIPS (CM)
XXS   161 167  54 58 76 81 62 66 78 82
XS   165 172  56 63 82 87 66 70 82 89
S   169  176  61 68 88 96 71 76 90 96
M   174 181  66 73 97 104 77 85 97 102
L   178  185  76 85 106 114 86 95 103 108
XL   183  190  86 95 116 122 96 105 109 115
XXL   187  194  96 105 124 132 106 114 116 122

UNISEX / MENS - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size HEIGHT (Feet + Inches) WEIGHT (Pounds) CHEST (Inches) WAIST (Inches) HIPS (Inches)
XXS   5'3"  5'6"  119 128 30 32 24.5 26 30.5 32.5
XS   5'5"  5'8"  123 139 32 34.5 26 27.5 32.5 35
S   5'7"  5'9"  135 150 34.5 38 28 30 35.5 38
M   5'9"  5'11"  146 161 38 41 30 33.5 38 40
L 5'10"  6'8"  168 187 41.5 45 34 37.5 40.5 42.5
XL 6'  6'3"  190 209 45.5 48 38 41.5 43 45.5
XXL 6'2"  6'4"  121 232 49 52 41.5 55 45.5 48

YOUTH - METRIC SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (CM)

WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM)     HIPS     (CM)
Y-S 132 139 30 34 60 65 56 61 68 72
Y-M 140 148  33 39 65 71 61 68 72 78
Y-L 147 155  40 47 70 76 67 73 77 84
Y-XL 152 162 47 54 75 82 72 79 83 89

 

YOUTH - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (IN)

WEIGHT (LB) CHEST (IN)

WAIST (IN)

    HIPS     (IN)
Y-S 4'3" 4'8" 66 75 24 26 24 26 27 28
Y-M

4'5"

4'8"  73 86 26 28 26 28 28 31
Y-L

4'8"

5'  88 104 28 30 28 30 30 33
Y-XL 5' 5'4" 104 119 30 32 30 32 33 35

Fit Tips

If one of your body measurements is in between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your body measurements for hips and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the one indicated by your hip measurement.

How To Measure

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part (typically where your body bends side to side), keeping the tape horizontal.
HIPS: Measure around the widest part of your hips, keeping the tape horizontal.
CHEST: Measure the fullest area of your chest. Stand up straight and breath normally.

 

 

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