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PATRICK DOLAN

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AGE: 29

HOMETOWN:  Kailua, HI

DAY TIME JOB:  Landscaper

FAVORITE FOOD:  Coffee

DREAM VACATION:  Patriot's Super Bowl Game

 

FAVORITE PADDLING RUN:  Makai Pier to Kaimana

 

DREAM PADDLING RUN/ADVENTURE:  Oahu to KAuai

 

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON AN OC-1 (i.e. downwind run, surf, fish, etc.):  Downwind paddling in technical surf

 

IF YOUR NOT PADDLING YOUR:  Hanging out with friends, golfing or taking a nap.

 

IF YOU COULD TAKE ANYONE TO DINNER (dead or alive) WHO WOULD IT BE:  My granddad Will Rich and wife Angie.  My granddad was my father figure, and I would have loved for my wife to meet him.

 

MUSIC OR NO MUSIC WHILE PADDLING.  IF MUSIC, WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU ENJOY ON THE OCEAN:  I listen to house music by Calvin Harris to get the blood pumping while paddling.

 

BEST PIECE OF LIFE ADVICE YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED:  Hard work is job security.

 

FAVORITE OC-1 RACE:  2005 Molokai Relay.  It was a hard flat crossing, but was also my first big win with Kai.  It was the happiest day of my teenage life.

 

WHO IS YOUR HERO IN LIFE:  My granddad Will Rich is my hero in life.  He worked hard throughout his life and made constant sacrifices for my family.  I strive to be more like him.

 

IF YOU COULD INSTILL ONE THING IN THE NEXT GENERATION OF PADDLING WHAT WOULD IT BE:  Be persistent and patient.  Good things take time to develop, so work hard and trust in the process.
 

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PUKALANI, HI 96788

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MAUI, HAWAII

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