December 28, 2011 //

It’s been a good year here at SUP Magazine. And if you’re reading this, it’s now even better. Because 2011 has been all about you, the reader. We’ve spent long days (and nights) in front of the computer screen to feature the most complete standup viewing experience in the world. From the magazine, to the […]

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December 20, 2011 //

If you haven’t heard of this talented 24-year-old consider yourself on notice as she takes her turn in our profile series on influential women in the sport.

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December 16, 2011 //

Helga Goebel is one of the fastest women on the East Coast, dominating the southeast racing scene for the past three years. Check her out in SUP Women.

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December 14, 2011 //

This fall during the Standup World Tour’s Huntington Beach, Calif. stop, the Waterman League caught up with local shredder Daniel Hughes, whose progressive surfing has earned him well-deserved buzz going in to 2012.

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December 13, 2011 //

I started paddling when I was 16. As a kid, I grew up doing surf lifesaving, which is big in Australia. I started competing on outrigger canoes. I was a small kid, so they taught me how to be a steersman. I learned how to have ‘feel’ for the water and how to control a canoe, which made the transition to standup really easy. The first time I saw an SUP was in 2007 in Hawaii when racing the OC-1 series. I remember thinking, ‘This sport won’t take off’. It looked silly.

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December 9, 2011 //

It’s been a fun ride, to say the least. Chris Aguilar has given us one excellent adventure for our Field Notes series. In this, the final episode, Gillian Gibree and Morgan Hoesterey take in the sights and surf of San Francisco. Enjoy….

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December 8, 2011 //

Fighting stage 4 terminal cervical cancer, the 45-year-old mother of three decided to standup paddle 700 miles down the holy Ganges River.

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December 8, 2011 //

I competed in the lifeguard Ironman competitions swimming, paddleboarding and rowing or surfski paddling. I ended up winning the U.S. national championships and I got to compete in Australia, which was a pretty amazing experience because over there it’s a national sport and they compete in front of 25,000 spectators.

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December 6, 2011 //

Morgan and Gillian continue their adventure through California, ringing every little piece of surf they can out of Santa Cruz while taking time to cross-train on traditional paddleboards. Click here for Part III.

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December 6, 2011 //

Todd Bradley is the most unlikely Pacific Islander you’ll ever meet. With his short stature, blond cowlick and twinkling eyes, he’s more leprechaun than Menehune. But make no mistake, being born and bred on Oahu (with a short stint in Micronesia as a boy) he’s an islander through and through.

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