Bongaprev
February 24, 2012 //

As Bonga Perkins will attest, the term ‘waterman’ has become overused. But Perkins defines this culture. The former World Champion longboarder works for the Hawaiian Water Patrol and has been in the water his entire life paddling outriggers, surfing and standup paddling before the sport became popular.

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February 22, 2012 //

Welcome once again to the Wednesday Voice, a new feature at SUPthemag.com. Each Wednesday, we sit down with the personalities that make standup paddling great––from the athletes to industry insiders to event organizers and everyone in between.

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February 22, 2012 //

We get to know extreme athlete, Darian Boyle. Her name may sound familiar- she pioneered freeskiing, is a World Champion in skiercross and has appeared on major TV networks as a host and sports reporter. But the Jersey girl is no stranger to the ocean…

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February 21, 2012 //

This fall, the Riviera Paddlesurf crew and a few buddies adventured down Cabo San Lucas way via Dana Point. Just boards, fishing gear, supplies and a boat. The crew left Dana Point Harbor under a full moon and spent 9 days exploring the coast. Here’s Taylor Rambo’s work, on display, to distract you from your […]

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fernandoprev
February 17, 2012 //

From February 19 – 25 in Miraflores Peru, standup paddling will be on display like never before as the International Surfing Association holds the first ever World SUP Championships. The ISA, usually a surf-centric organization, is entering new water by hosting a standup paddling competition. SUP magazine caught up with ISA President Fernando Aguerre to […]

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zack-hughes-m
February 15, 2012 //

I left San Diego in 1992 for Prescott College in Arizona, where one of my first classes was Whitewater Guide Training. That brought me to Salida. Badfish was an after-work project in my garage.

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February 14, 2012 //

In one of the most dramatic and exciting Finals yet for the Standup World Tour, Bonga Perkins digs deep in the last minute of the heat to edge ahead of Kai Lenny by the smallest of margins and take victory at stop 1, the Sunset Beach Pro. Bonga was one of the on-form surfers throughout […]

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February 13, 2012 //

Day one of the Main Event saw epic waves. 6 to 8-foot groomed Sunset was the order of the day as the very best in the world stepped up to do battle on day one of the Sunset Beach Pro.

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wedvoiceprev2
February 8, 2012 //

Welcome once again to the Wednesday Voice, a new feature at SUPthemag.com. Each Wednesday, we sit down with the personalities that make standup paddling great––from the athletes to industry insiders to event organizers and everyone in between.

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February 7, 2012 //

Checkout some photos from the first two days of the Sunset Pro contest.

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