Thomas "Maximus" Shahinian

< Back To Team Page  

Birth Date: 4/1/69

Birth Place: Bradford, MA

Hometown: San Clemente, CA

Started Paddling: Outrigger 1996, SUP 2008

SUP Surfboard:  Riviera 9'6" Machete Custom, 8' NUGGET

SUP Raceboard: RP-14' Raceboard Stealth Series 14', 19'7, 21'+(aka Triple 7)

SUP Paddle: Riviera Bump R8 & R8.5

Other Sports: Outrigger, Kitesurfing, Mtn. Biking, SUP Surfing, Free-diving, Rock Climbing, etc.

Music: Varies on mood..definitely not Jazz...ever!

Food: Wahoos  Combo #3 Teriyaki Fish, White Beans, White Rice or Baja Lada...Del Sol Breakfast Burritos!

Quote: Never Ever Ever Quit!, Make it Happen! Put my Energy to work for you! Who do you know thinking of Buying or Selling Real Estate?...Call ME! 

Sponsors: Riviera Paddlesurf, SeaDek, On It Pro, Ocean Minded, EC3D, Hinano, Futures Fins, Maui Jim, Hammer Nutrition

 

Career Accomplishments

 

2014:

20th Place Overall 8 Mile Olukai Race, Maui, 5/10
1st Place Overall 7.5 Mile Downwind Race, Malibu 5/3
16th Place Overall 14' Elite 13 Mile Race, North Carolina Cup 4/26
1st Place Overall 5 Mile Race, Malibu, 4/12
1st Place Overall 1.4 Mile Sprint Race 14' SUP, Malibu 4/12
1st Place Riviera Team Relay, Malibu 4/12
1st Place Overall 5 Mile Race, Marina Del Rey 3/22
1st Place Overall 5.2 Mile Race, Long Beach 3/16
1st Place Overall 5 Mile Race, Dana Point 3/15
3rd Place Mongoose Cup Team Relay, Dana Point 3/8
1st Overall Lanakila Classic 5 Mile Race, Redondo Beach 2/22
1st Overall Hal Roscoff 4 Mile Race, Newport Beach 2/8
2nd Overall Hano Hano 4.5 Mile Race, San Diego 1/25

1st Place Overall 7 Mile Elite, Miami FL 1/12

 

2013:

7th Overall 9.5 Mile Race & 9th Place Sun. Sprints 14' SUP Div. - Paddle Royal - Puerto Rico 12/7-12/8
2nd Overall 10.5 Mile Race, Parker, AZ 11/2
1st Overall 31 Mile Race, Chattanooga, TN 10/26 (New Course Record)
1st Overall 8 Mile Hennessey's World Championship Race, Las Vegas, NV 9/21
2nd Overall Pro Team Relay Hennessey's World Championship Race, Las Vegas, NV 9/21
6th Overall 14' Elite Hennessey's World Championship Race, Las Vegas NV 9/21 
1st Place Overall 13 Mile Race (New Course Record), Seattle WA 9/8 
2nd Place Team Relay Seattle, WA 9/8 
8th Place Overall 14' SUP Elite Race, Hood River, OR 8/18

18th Place Overall 14' 8.5 Mile D. Wind Race, Hood River, OR 8/17

1st Overall 10 Mile Race, N. Lake Tahoe 8/10

3rd Place 14' Door, 3.5 Mile Race, S. Lake Tahoe 8/7

1st Place Overall 9.7 Downwind Race, Malibu 7/14

1st Place Pro Team Relay SUP(11'6") Race. S. Lake Tahoe 6/29

1st Place Overall 14.4 Mile SUP Race. S. Lake Tahoe 6/29

4th Place Overall Elite SUP(11'6") Cross Final, S. Lake Tahoe 6/29 

1st Place Overall 5 Mile Eldorado Technical Course Race, S. Lake Tahoe 6/29

1st Place Overall/14' SUP 4 Mile Technical Course Race, S. Lake Tahoe 6/26

2nd Place 14' SUP 14 Mile Davenport Race, Santa Cruz 5.18.13 

1st Place Overall 12 Mile Race, 2nd Place Team Relay, Key West FL 5/11 

1st Place Overall 5K & 1st Place Team Relay SUP4Cure Race, Newport Beach 5/4 

8th Place Overall 14' SUP Elite 13+ Mile Race Wrightsville, NC 4/27

1st Place Overall 5 Mile Race Santa Monica 4/20

4th Place Overall 14' SUP Elite 8-Mile Race, Rincon, Puerto Rico 4/13

1st Place Overall 14' SUP (200M & 2000M) Silver Blade Regatta Sprints, San Diego 4/6

1st Place Overall Marina Del Rey 5 Mile Race 3/23

1st Place Overall Long Beach 5.6 Mile Race 3/17

1st Place Overall Team Relay Dana Pt. Mongoose Cup 3/9  

2nd Place Overall Newport Beach 5 Mile Race 2/9 

1st Place Overall 5 Mile Loop San Diego, CA -1/26

1st Place Unlimited - 8th Place Overall - Orangebowl Miami, FL - 1/13 

 

 

2012:  

1st Place Overall Tecolote 5000 Race San Diego CA - 12/15
 
1st Place Overall 5-Mile Loop Oceanside, CA - 12/8
 
7th & 8th 14' SUP Paddle Royal Puerto Rico - 12/1-12/2
 
1st Place Overall 5 Mile SUP Race, San Diego, CA 11/10 
 
1st Place Overall 11 Mile Race Parker, AZ 11/3 
 
1st Place Overall 13 Mile Race Seattle, WA 9/9 
 
11th & 8th Place 14' SUP D.Wind Race Hood River, OR 8/18-8/19 
 
11th Place 14' SUP Slalom Race Park City, UT 7/28 
 
1st Overall Noah Kalama Long Beach 5K Race 7/14
 
1st Overall South Lake Tahoe 14 Mile Race 7/1
 
1st Place Overall South Lake Tahoe 14 Mile Race, CA 6/24 
 
1st Overall Solana Beach 7 Mile Race 4/7 (Course Record Time)
1st Overall Dana Point 5.5 Mile Race 3/10
 
1st Overall Redondo Beach 5 Mile Race 2/25 
 
3rd Place Overall Newport Beach 6 Mile Race 2/11 (*missed start) 
 
1st Place Overall San Diego 4.5 Mile Race 1/28
 
1st Place Overall Miami, FL 7 Mile Race 1/15 

 

 

 

2011:   

1st Place Overall San Diego 5K , 200M Sprint 1st Place12/17

1st Place OverallOceanside 5 Mile Loop - 12/3

1st Overall Dana Point 334(12'6,14' & Ultd.) Race - 11/26

 1st OverallLaJolla 5 Mile Race  - 11/12

1st OverallNewport 5 Mile SUP w/ 2 Mile Run Race - 10/22

3rd Place Pipeline to a Cure, Newport 3 Mile Fun Race  (Note*Upside-Down Paddled) - 10/9

4th Place OverallCatalina Island 14' SUP Festival Day 1-7th Day 2  - 10/1-10/2

7th Overall, 1st Place Masters Battle of the Paddle, Dana Point - 9/25

1st Overall (Course Record Time) Seattle, WA 13 Mile - 9/11

12th OverallLake Tahoe 14' SUP - 8/13

7th Overall Park City, UT 14'  SUP Elite - 7/30 

1st Overall  Oceanside 6 Mile RSP3 - 7/17

1st Place Hennessey 9 Mile US Championship - 7/9

1st Overall Jay Moriarity/Santa Cruz 12 Mile Race (Course Record Time) - 6/25  

1st Place Overall La Jolla Wind & Sea 9 Mile Race - 6/18  

1st Place Overall San Diego 20 Mile Bay2Bay - 6/11  

3rd Overall Palos Verde 7.5 Mile D. Wind - 6/4

2nd Place Overall Dana Point/Hobie 9 Mile Loop - 6/4

1st Place Hermosa Beach Pier2Pier - 5/27

1st Overall Coronado 12 Mile Loop (Course Record) - 5/22

1st Overall Encinitas Moonlight Beach 6 Mile - 5/14

2nd Overall Malibu 7 Mile D. Wind - 5/7

1st Overall San Diego 5K Race - 5/1

1st Overall Dana Point Surf-Aid 6 Mile Race - 4/30

6th Place Maui to Molokai 26 Mile Race  - 4/23 

1st Overall Santa Barabara 9 Mile D. Wind - 4/16

2nd Overall Belmont Shores Con Cup (14'SUP) - 3/26

2nd Overall Catalina to Dana Pt. 39.8 Mile Team Relay - 3/27

1st Overall Marina Del Rey 5 Mile Race - 3/19

2nd Overall / 1st Place Masters Dana Point 5 Mile Race - 3/5

2nd Overall/ 1st Place Masters Newport Beach 5 Mile Race - 2/12

1st Place Overall Hanohano/Huki San Diego - 1/29

 

 

2010: 

2nd Place/1st Masters Overall Tecolote 5000, San Diego - 12/18

1st Overall Becky Stuart Oceanside 5 Mile Race - 12/4

1st Overall Maui Jim Thanksgiving 4 Mile Race - 11/25  

1st Overall La Jolla 8.5 Mile Race - 11/13

1st Overall Parker, AZ 10.5 Mile Race - 11/6

1st Overall LBC Grand Prix Halloween 3 mile Sprint - 10/30

1st Place Overall Lake Havasu 9 Mile - 10/9

2nd 40+ 6th Overall Battle of Paddle 10 Mile Distance SUP - 10/4

1st 40+ 2nd Overall Hennessey San Diego International SUP - 9/25  

1st Overall (Course Record Time) Seattle 13 Mile Race around the Rock - 9/12  

1st Overall (Course Record Time) 28 Mile SEA/NYC SUP ELITE Race  - 8/13

HOLUA Sponsored Bali SUP Aloha Expedition - 7/19

1st Team Relay /Gallagher/ Gulf Support San Clemente Ocean Festival - 7/17

1st Place 40+ 2nd Overall Hennessey US Championship - 7/10

2nd Overall Wind & Sea 15 Mile SUP - 6/26

Battle of the Paddle Hawaii (Competed Sick) - 6/12

1st Place 40+ 3rd Overall Hobie Dana Pt. - 6/5

1st Place Overall Coronado Island 12 Mile Loop - 5/30

2nd Place Overall Paddle for Humanity Dana Point - 5/1

28 Mile Solo SUP Maui to Molokai - 4/24

1st Overall Team Relay (Course Record Time) Catalina Island to Dana Point 39.8 Miles - 3/28

2nd Overall Dana Mickey Munoz Mongoose Team Relay - 3/13

2nd Place Overall Brazil RED BULL 18K SUP Paddle Cross - 2/21

 

 

2009:

1st Place SUP San Diego Tecolate 5000 - 12/19

1st Place SUP Oceanside 5mile - 12/5

2nd Place SUP LaJolla 5 mile - 11/14

SUP 2009 Battle of the Paddle (Injured at Start)  - 10/3

1st Place Hennessey's International Championships 9.5 mile. (*2009 SUP International Overall Champion in San Francisco ) - 9/26

2nd Place SUP Lake Tahoe 7 Mile - 8/16

3rd Place SUP SC OceanFest 6Mile  - 7/18

2nd Place Overall Hobie/Hennessey USA Championships 6Mile 1st Place age 40+  7/11

1st Overall Marina Del Rey 5 Mile Race 3/21

3rd Overall Dana Point 5 Mile Race 3/7

2nd Overall Redondo Beach 5 Mile Race 2/21

1st  Overall Newport Beach 5 Mile Race 2/7

3rd Overall San Diego HanoHano Race 1/31

 

2008

3rd Place Overall Oceanside 5 Mile 12/6

1st Place Overall LaJolla Shores 5 Mile 11/8


Dragon Boat Racing


2009 World Championship Dragon Boat Premier Mens Crew in Prague, Czeck Republic representing the United States of America

Gold/1st Place 10000 Meter Prague, Czeck, Republic
Bronze/3rd Place 500 Meter Mixed Crew

Outrigger Canoe Racing over the past 15 years

Outrigger Canoe Racing OC-6 Team California Outrigger/ Masters Div.

1st Place US Champs/Catalina 32 Miles - 9/13 

1st Place Oceanside 18 Miles - 8/22 

1st Place Dana Point 18 Miles - 8/8 

1st Place Ironman Champs - 6/27

The 2010 Race Season has included races throughout Southern California nearly every weekend, including Maui, Oahu & Brazil sponsored by Red Bull.

Training: Paddling 5-6 days week & gym/strength training 5 days week with crosstraining with SUP Surf, Mtn. Biking & Beach Workouts

Thomas "Maximus" Shahinian
Occupation: Real Estate Sales
Website: MaximusSells.com
Age 41 (4/1/1969)
San Clemente, CA 92672 

Creator of SoCal(Maximus Sells!) SUP & Outrigger Race Schedule

Founding Charter Member of Stand Up Paddle Alliance
Creator of the "Paddle with the Pros" 4 person SUP relay format.

 

© 2014 Riviera Paddlesurf. All Rights Reserved. All prices USD.