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September 30, 2012 //

The best part of the Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle isn’t the surfing, the sprinting, the strategy, or even the carnage—those things are pretty good too, though. The best part is the ultra-compelling storylines that pop up every year that make this sport so great when the biggest player’s gather in Dana […]

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September 22, 2012 //

The Surf Race to Victory series, created by Victory Koredry, is one of the most popular race formats in the country, simply from the excitement created when athletes use every paddling skill available to navigate in and out of the surf zone. And when one of the races is blessed with good swell, like last […]

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September 17, 2012 //

Yes, we’re saddened that the event in Huntington Beach, California was cancelled and we don’t get to watch all the great surfers on the Standup World Tour perform on the mainland. But we’re happy to watch Sean Poynter surf on film. With sizeable south swell in Southern California the last few weeks, Poynter was able […]

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September 12, 2012 //

For the Fall 2012 issue, SUP magazine scribe Dave Costello, Greg Petry and photographer Wes Walker explored the Pecos River along the Texas-Mexico boarder on a free climbing free-for-all via SUPs. Costello described the teams expedition in the remote border region eloquently, weaving a tale that found the team deep-water free climbing the evening away […]

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Weds-Voice
September 12, 2012 //

This week on the Wednesday Voice, SUP mag friend and filmmaker Brent Deal follows the Clark Family as they explore Costa Rica. The Clark’s were profiled in the magazine’s 2012 spring issue and have truly made standup paddling a lifestyle choice.

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September 6, 2012 //

Next month, Morgan Hoesterey will present her next Field Notes series from Peru. In the meantime, she checked in from the land of lefts: The waves here in Peru are amazing. Yesterday was the first day that we didn’t get the best waves of our lives, which I think was kind of a good thing […]

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M2O
September 5, 2012 //

The Teva captured the 32 miles from “the friendly island” of Molokai to the distant Oahu finish. – SC

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gangini
August 28, 2012 //

Fresh off her Talia Gangini hopped on a plane and headed out to the mainland for some more competition and thrills. Her first stop: Lake Tahoe, for the Naish Gorge Paddle Challenge. Here’s turbo Talia, in her element. – SC

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August 28, 2012 //

Maui’s Sandwich Island Composites (SIC) produces some of the fastest boards in the industry. Once offered only to a handful of athletes, SIC is now in full production, allowing for more people to get their hands on the progressive boards shaped by the talented Mark Raaphorst. Mike Waltze gives us an insider’s look into the […]

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bop
August 27, 2012 //

The pinnacle of the racing season is upon us with only a month left until the Doheny State Beach with open, elite, sprint, long distance and kids races, as well as an expo and demos throughout the weekend. BOP will also have SUP yoga instructors on site holding Indo Board SUP yoga classes and a […]

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