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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February 5, 2013 //

Garrett McNamara has an insatiable thirst for moments that scare us computer-bound folk while just watching them on YouTube. He’s a modern-day Evil Knievel behind a jet-ski, on a surfboard or with a paddle in hand.

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February 1, 2013 //

Leco Salazar standup surfs as smooth as an oil glass ocean. There’s a reason he took the Standup World Tour title in 2012. Here, he kills it in black and white.

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January 30, 2013 //

The South Island of New Zealand should be at the top of any standup enthusiast’s bucket list. There are majestic lakes for flat water paddling, plenty of storms for endless surf potential and rugged rivers for whitewater adventures all in a high-relief, verdant green landscape. There is nothing quite like it. This little edit of […]

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January 29, 2013 //

Germans Markus and Maria had a common idea for adventurous couples: take a big trip before they got tied down. When the opportunity to run the Grand Canyon, they took it, even if it was December.

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January 25, 2013 //

In episode one of Stand Up Traveling, the new web series following Dave Kalama’s SUP exploits, Kalama visits where he learned to surf and goes for a training paddle with Jamie Mitchell and crew.

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January 18, 2013 //

Morgan Hoesterey swings by her sponsor’s shop to check out the operation and learn about the origins of Kentucky Fried Chicken (don’t ask, just watch).

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January 16, 2013 //

Sometimes we get so caught up in getting better that we forget the simplest of paddling techniques.

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January 15, 2013 //

Shane Perrin is at it again. On March 2, he’ll embark on his first-ever saltwater expedition: the WaterTribe Everglades Challenge, a 300-mile, 8-day, self-supported race in Florida.

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January 11, 2013 //

Keahi de Aboitiz, from Noosa, Australia is a waterman. He kills it on many different crafts: longboard, kiteboard, and standup.

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January 10, 2013 //

The government in Western Australia began a shark hunt this week north of the popular SUP and surf hot spot Margaret River.

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