Will Taylor

Will Taylor

Will is an associate editor for SUP magazine. When he's not in the office, he's in the water.

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May 2, 2013 //

Need some motivation to go on your next tropical SUP vacation? Look no further than this video of a standup race in Tahiti.

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Ching_Mantle
April 30, 2013 //

The Carolina Cup, what many to consider the start to the elite race season here in North America, was an all-star event with wins claimed by Danny Ching and Annabel Anderson. But for all the names like Matt Becker and Jamie Mitchell and Jenny Kalmbach, there are twice as many weekend warriors, tandem paddlers and […]

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helm_mantle
April 29, 2013 //

Ryan Helm has been standup surfing without fins for a few years. It shows.

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April 29, 2013 //

The Hawaiian contingency on the Standup World Series apparently feels very comfortable in Brazil: the top five overall finishers from the sprint and distance races were Hawaiian.

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April 25, 2013 //

In this instructional video, Rod Mentor—you guessed it—mentors you on the crucial aspects of standup such as core tension, warming up and most importantly, channeling your spirit animal.

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April 22, 2013 //

Jackson Close snaps and weaves his way through the Snapper crowd like Ali in a title fight.

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Willis_sidemantle
April 19, 2013 //

A father-son duo will be raising money by paddling for a spinal cord rehab facility that has deeply affected their lives.

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kody_mantle
April 12, 2013 //

Wave pools are so hot right now. We think they’ll probably negate the need for real ocean waves by 2025. Not really.

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April 11, 2013 //

Geoff Breen seems to lose his fins on almost every turn he does. But boy, does he sure find them again.

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April 10, 2013 //

As far as we can tell, everything that really matters in the ocean life is bigger in South Africa: waves, wind and sharks.

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