SOURCE: Innovative Health Solutions

Innovative Health Solutions

June 23, 2009 06:00 ET

Rip Curl GromSearch Begins, Fueled by H2O Overdrive

PARK CITY, UT--(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) - The Rip Curl GromSearch, fueled by H2O Overdrive, kicked off in Huntington Beach, CA over Saturday and Sunday, June 13th & 14th. This competition was the first of 4 regional events which will culminate in a final event in Dana Point, CA; where the champion moves on to compete with surf legends like H2O Overdrive Athlete Ambassador Pancho Sullivan at the Rip Curl Pro Surf & Music Festival at Bells Beach, Australia. "This competition is a great opportunity for young surfers to show off their stuff," said Sullivan.

"We are honored to be a part of such a prestigious series that has grown to be one of the most respected in the surfing world," says Randy Olshen, Innovative Health Solutions (H2O Overdrive) co-founder. "The product is being well received by all the athletes and parents alike. We are having a great time being a part of such a wonderful community of athletes."

This year, the "groms" (surfing lingo for "young surfers") will participate in all of the events with the sponsorship of H2O Overdrive, the official hydration beverage of the Search. Participants will also compete for the "H2O Overdrive Maneuver of the Event" which rewards the winner with a cash prize.

"Partnering with H2O Overdrive continues to reflect the core beliefs of the Rip Curl organization in delivering the highest quality of products and services to the surfing industry. These athletes are looking for the best possible nutrition to put into their bodies and H2O Overdrive does just that! We are excited to have them as our partner for the 2009 GromSearch," says Dylan Slater, Marketing Director, Rip Curl.

For all event news, coverage, updates, and more, go to The next competition will take place on July 11th at Kewalo basin, Oahu, Hawaii.

About H2O Overdrive

H2O Overdrive is a high-performance sports hydration beverage that hydrates and energizes athletes at the cellular level with a precise protein-to-carbohydrate ratio and a balanced electrolyte matrix that includes a unique blend of essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Its formula helps athletes' bodies and minds prepare for (and recover from) strenuous workouts and rigorous competition improving overall energy, stamina, performance and recovery. Please visit for more information.

H2O Overdrive and Innovative Health Solutions are trademarks of Innovative Health Solutions, LLC. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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