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January 25, 2012 //

Encinitas, Calif. – Boardworks announced today that 17-year-old SUP phenom, Slater Trout, has signed on to join the Boardworks Elite Team for 2012. “We are so stoked to have Slater join our team. He is such an amazing athlete and ambassador for the sport and a great friend of the Boardworks family as well. With […]

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January 25, 2012 //

Welcome to the Wednesday Voice, a new feature at SUPthemag.com. Each Wednesday, we’ll sit down with the personalities that make standup paddling great––from the athletes to industry insiders to event organizers and everyone in between. This week on the Wednesday Voice, we talk with Kevin Roberts, organizer of the 3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic, March […]

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January 20, 2012 //

(San Clemente, Calif.)– Pryde Group, a leader in action water sports and owner of the NeilPryde, JP Australia and Cabrinha brands is proud to announce the acquisition of Imagine Surf, a major player in the stand-up paddle (SUP) industry. “This operation perfectly fits into our long-term growth strategy,” commented Neil Pryde, Managing Director of the […]

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January 17, 2012 //

The Standup World Tour kicks off early February at Sunset Beach, but to get everyone geared up, exclusive SUP clinics will be held with legendary waterman, Dave Kalama, and two-time Standup World Tour Champion, Kai Lenny. The clinics will be held Feb. 1st – 2nd at the beautiful Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore […]

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January 17, 2012 //

Jenny Kalmbach is a dominant paddler and a staple in the racing world, as well as Top Female Paddler of 2011. Now, she’s profiled in SUP Women.

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January 13, 2012 //

I’ve been in the ocean my whole life. I learned how to standup paddle here on Maui when Laird (Hamilton), Dave Kalama and Loch (Eggers) were down at Ho’okipa with their huge standup boards and they let me go out at the point. I remember catching my first wave and being hooked. I was 9 or 10.

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January 12, 2012 //

Florida is paddle deep in the SUP explosion, especially its southwest Gulf region. With warm water year-round (it might dip down into the 60s in the dead of, ahem, winter) and more of it than actual land, southwest Florida seems designed for SUP fishing, racing, touring and, occasionally, surfing.

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January 11, 2012 //

As the popularity of SUP spreads across the planet, John McNeil of the Wet Mitten Surf Shop is growing right along with it. No longer confined to sunny ocean shores, new businesses are taking advantage of this unprecedented growth. With their first shop opening up in Grand Haven, Michigan in Spring 2010 and their second […]

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January 10, 2012 //

In the Winter Issue of SUP magazine, intrepid traveler Victor Myers penned “Motorcycle Diaries,” a personal narrative of four young adventurers exploring Central America via motorcycles, paddling their inflatable standup boards as much as possible, and drinking a whole lot of beer. It’s a timeless feature available on newsstands now. And as is the philosophy […]

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January 4, 2012 //

Gillian Gibree is a practicing yogi and has been at the forefront of the SUP yoga movement. She’s also a top racer and part of our SUP Women series.

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