Joe Carberry

Joe Carberry

SUP Magazine Editor

March 4, 2011 //

What up playas’? It’s Name that Spot time again. Ladies, name this storied beach and win Victory Kore Dry tops and bottoms. Phellas, nail the name and win a free spring issue of SUP magazine and a SUP mag t-shirt. So Name that Spot (Hint? Not the Great Lakes). The only requirement besides naming the […]

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March 3, 2011 //

(Breckenridge, Colo.) — In conjunction with the consumer launch of its first lines of performance watersports apparel, SeasonFive is proud to add standup racer Terri Plunkett to its professional roster. A leader in the standup racing community, Terri will represent SeasonFive at eight world-class competitions in 2011, including: Dana Point Challenge, Mongoose Cup, Battle of […]

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March 3, 2011 //

(Orange County, Calif.) – Surf industry veteran Mike Vavak dreamed of being a father since he was 15 years old. He told his then girlfriend, now wife, Shimrit that their first child would be a boy and his name would be Milo David Vavak. On Feb 11, 2009, that dream became a reality which quickly […]

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March 1, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calf.)– Imagine Surf is pleased to announce the addition of extreme waterman Garrett McNamara to its pro surfing team. Imagine surf, which was founded in 2002 in Canada, began to make stand up paddleboards in 2006 and has since grown into one of the premiere SUP brands in the world, with a line […]

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February 28, 2011 //

(Costa Mesa, Calif.)–Tahoe SUP and Quickblade Paddles will be introducing a touring-specific, true bamboo veneer paddle. Each paddle will feature a carbon fiber shaft and its own unique bamboo wood grain. Quickblade was the only choice for Tahoe SUP founder, Nate Brouwer, when thinking of a counterpart for the project. “Quickblade is the epitome of […]

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February 24, 2011 //

(Dana Point, Calf.)–On the heels of signing Slater Trout, Infinity Stand Up Paddleboards announced the addition of Dana Point, Calif.’s CD Kinley to their team. The 17-year old will ride Infinity’s 8’2″ Carver on the competition circuit this season. In other Infinity news, brand manager/designer Dave Boehne signed with the Werner Paddles team as an […]

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February 22, 2011 //

The Santa Cruz Paddle Festival has long been the kickoff to the paddle event season. Twenty-five years later, not much has changed. Except the party has gotten a whole lot bigger. This year, along with the kayak and waveski contests, the third annual Surftech Shootout will go off at Steamer Lane March 18-20th, as the […]

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February 18, 2011 //

Plenty of paddlers are getting incredible angles from the Go Pro Camera nowadays and building their own stellar flicks from their home computers. Here’s one of our favorites from Denton Chase in the Half Moon Bay, Calif. area. Notice the athletic camera work during the wipe outs. Thank the Laird from Beasho Free on Vimeo.

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February 16, 2011 //

There’s something special about the first, no matter the context. First descents. First ascents. First love? First kiss? Last week, Karen Wrenn, 39, became the first standup paddler to connect all of California’s Channel Islands, battling sharks, hefty windchop and gnarly sideshore gales intent on knocking her off course. But the mother of three endured, […]

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February 15, 2011 //

Gulf Coast surfing icon and waterman Yancy Spencer has passed away, according to news reports in the Pensacola News Journal. Spencer, 60, was surfing in Malibu, Calif. when he got out of the water after suffering from chest pains. Emergency officials were summoned but Spencer later died from massive cardiac arrest. Spencer was one of […]

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