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September 6, 2012 //

We’re pretty proud of SUP magazine’s Fall edition. One of this issue’s cover blurbs reads, “Art in Performance.” It may as well read, “The Art of Play.” Because the athletes featured inside artfully play in the oceans and rivers of the world while wielding board and paddle. Aside from Mitchell, fellow Aussie Justin Holland, Sean […]

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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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September 4, 2012 //
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September 4, 2012 //

This piece originally ran in our Spring 2012 issue.

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Photo by: Michael Dawes
September 1, 2012 //

Is there a posture of athletic masculine technique more erotic than a clean paddle stroke? The drawing back of a bowstring, maybe. Or throwing a javelin. But these acts are all about a short build-up of energy followed by a quick, violent release—hardly the stuff of true masculine heroics. And is there anything more impotent […]

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SUPAwards
August 29, 2012 //

SUP Awards as standup paddling’s top honor, recognizing the absolute best that this sport has to offer. It’s up to YOU to rank standup’s female paddlers and choose the Top Expedition and SUP Awards show Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the historic Casino San Clemente. click here.

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August 29, 2012 //
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August 28, 2012 //
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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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