2009 Mark Hahn 300 Mile Memorial PWC Endurance Race
2009 Veteran Masters Open Class Champions

PWCOFFSHORE racer Kim “Ironman” Bushong and AWA - Socal Watercraft Club member David “Pirate” Tew won the overall Vet Masters Championship at the World’s Longest Continuous Running Endurance PWC Race, the Mark Hahn 300.

Kim Bushong

The Southern Californian endurance racers paired up together, piloting Pirates #33 Kawasaki Ultra 250X. The red rocket ran an impressive 29 laps at ten miles per loop for a time of 6 hours, 18 minutes and 53 seconds.

The team also rounded out the top 5 finish positions on the prestigious overall Podium for the PWCOFFSHORE race team, taking 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th respectively our of a field of 59 race teams.

LordBlack Race Team Member, ‘Pirate’ is favorite by his beloved mascot Captain Morgan, his family and club members. Pirate is a tenacious and practical opponent on the track, never to be underestimated, just look at his nickname!


Kim is one of the pioneers of Ironman triathlons setting the current pace millions of aficionados worldwide now enjoy. He’s a natural athlete that understands the rigors of enduring great distances and the will power of determination.

The Southern California Watercraft Club members pitted for the #33 team: Russell Libby, Dave Brewer, Brian Largartica, Trent Tew, Travis Campbell, Danny De La Cruz

Liquid Militia Pit Crew batted second up when club members came to the hot pits at the same time, it was a festive and fun atmosphere with a competitive edge that served the membership well.

The Mark Hahn is one of three long distance races on the West Coast. Bushong and his team plan to contest the other two, the Dana Point to Avalon Offshore Sprint, and the LB2CAT events. The former starts in at Dana Point, in Orange County, Calif., and crosses the Catalina channel to Avalon on Catalina. The LB2CAT is the round trip race from Long Beach, Ca. to Catalina and back.

Socal Watercraft Club Members

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