October 29, 2010 //

Grandmaster board shaper and legendary waterman Mickey Muñoz has been surfing and designing boards since the late 1940s. A Waimea Bay pioneer, his iconic Quasimodo surf stance has been branded on T-shirts and posters. Muñoz has reinvented himself as a standup paddler and designer. With crystal-clear, ocean-green eyes, and a smile brimming with young curiosity, […]

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October 28, 2010 //

Surf style icon, Gerry Lopez, and standup paddling innovator, Laird Hamilton, sit down for an SUP magazine interview.

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October 26, 2010 //

IS REDEFINING THE TERM ‘WATERMAN’ Candice Appleby is a waterwoman to the bone. After leading her California high school surf team to three national titles, she moved to Hawaii to further her education and chase a surfing career. Things worked out well. The 24-year-old finished third in the longboard division at the 2007 Pipeline Pro, […]

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October 21, 2010 //

Paddler, surfer, stuntman, waterman – Oahu’s Brian Keaulana is beyond definition. Deeply rooted in the Hawaiian ocean tradition, the stunt double, who has played himself in Baywatch and done scenes for movies like Waterworld and Blue Crush, explains why standup paddling is here to stay and why beginners should ease their way into the surf. […]

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October 18, 2010 //

Photos by Chuck Graham Standup surfing as a sport knows no bounds, as was evident last weekend in Ventura, Calif. where 60-odd athletes met at C-Street for the Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships, part of the U.S. Waveski Nationals. Vertical turns off the lip, ridiculous rail-to-rail cutbacks and even some good old fashioned nose-riding proved that […]

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October 14, 2010 //

The 2010 Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships kick off this weekend, Oct. 15 – 17, in Ventura, Calif., and will feature the first ever C-Street Sup Surfing Challenge. The contest, officiated by ASP certified judges, will be held “Up top” at C-Street just east of the Ventura River Mouth. With a point break that works from […]

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October 12, 2010 //

During a recent camping trip to Cooper Lake, Wash., I discovered how spectacular the area is and that the best camping sites are accessed via water.  Inspired by an article in SUP magazine about a group that paddled the Big Sur coastline in California to camp and surf using their SUP boards and dry bags, […]

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October 6, 2010 //

Our correspondent goes inside the booming craze of standup paddle yoga Standup paddleboard yoga. Really? The image of headstands and downward dogs on a standup board in the middle of the ocean has me giggling, not embracing my inner chi. Marrying multiple sports seems to be a huge trend right now. From Hip-hop yoga, CrossFit […]

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September 21, 2010 //

Brazil went off. Here, Tristan Boxford updates the standup surfing world with a highlight reel from Tour stop four. Next up? Ocean Beach in San Francisco, October 20-27. Check out standupworldtour.com for more info.

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September 8, 2010 //

Its name may sound like a paradox, but the ‘Dairyland Surf Classic’ brings the SUP surf stoke to America’s largest coastline. Our correspondent reports from Lake Michigan: With a standup board in one hand and a paddle in the other, seven fierce competitors dash across the sand and plunge headlong into the breaking waves. Mounting […]

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