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July 16, 2012 //

The Waterman League and the Standup World Tour recently teamed up with Pacifico to bring you Pacifico Moments, a lifestyle video piece that follows athletes around the world as they compete on the tour or just find their inner waterman. Here’s the first episode with the intrepid host, Tristan Boxford.

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July 10, 2012 //

Morgan Hoesterey and Gillian Gibree wrap up their road trip, heading back to Southern California in a state of river bliss, in this fourth and final installment. When low water levels forced the cancellation of SUP events at the Teva Mountain Games, the girls migrate with the river crowd, meeting up with Liam Wilmott and […]

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July 10, 2012 //

The H2O Overdrive Summer Series began in 2009 as a standup paddleboard race called the H2O Overdrive SUP Cup™, held on the beautiful banks of the Jordanelle Reservoir. After our first event, everyone was asking when we would host the next H2O Overdrive SUP Cup™. We love a good time as much as the next […]

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July 9, 2012 //

In terms of standup paddling technique, Dave Kalama is a living icon. He practically invented the sport. Now he’ll put his years of paddling knowledge into designing equipment. San Clemente, Calif.-based Imagine Surf has named Dave Kalama Vice President of Design and Innovation, effective immediately. At his new post, Kalama will be responsible for all […]

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July 9, 2012 //

This spring, Candice Appleby, Dave Boehne, CD Kinley, Anthony Vela and Slater Trout went on a soul surfing adventure to the far east, exploring the exotic setups and culture of Taiwan. Check out the full photo essay by talented lensman Neil Armstrong in the Summer issue of SUP magazine, on newsstands everywhere now.

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July 3, 2012 //

Kai Lenny wins the 2012 Chicago World Paddle Challenge After an epic long distance race that hugged the shoreline in front of the famous Chicago Skyline, Kai Lenny came in victorious in just over 43 minutes and only seconds ahead of Sprint winner Connor Baxter. However, the event was not won at this point, as […]

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July 3, 2012 //

In May we shared news of the inaugural Standup for the Cure event setting the Guinness World Record for the largest SUP lesson held with an official count of 414 people. The event, held in Newport Beach, Calif., attracted hundreds of people in an effort to raise money and awareness for Susan G. Komen for […]

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July 3, 2012 //

Chicago sees intense action, storms and sunshine in single day During a day that started out beautifully, Chicago saw intense action on the water, but also a taste of nature’s raw power as a fast moving storm ravaged North Avenue for over 30 minutes, only to return to a picture perfect finish for the 1st […]

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July 2, 2012 //

The Windy City got a taste of Standup World Series excitement with tight races during the sprint slalom and long distance races. In the end, Kai Lenny and Connor Baxter battled it out for the wins of both events with each taking home a first place finish. The weekend kicked off with the

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June 29, 2012 //

This spring, Candice Appleby, Dave Boehne, CD Kinley, Anthony Vela and Slater Trout went on a soul surfing adventure to the far east, exploring the exotic setups and culture of Taiwan. Check out the full photo essay by talented lensman Neil Armstrong in the Summer issue of SUP magazine, on newsstands everywhere now.

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