h2oMantle
July 10, 2012 //

The H2O Overdrive Summer Series began in 2009 as a standup paddleboard race called the H2O Overdrive SUP Cup™, held on the beautiful banks of the Jordanelle Reservoir. After our first event, everyone was asking when we would host the next H2O Overdrive SUP Cup™. We love a good time as much as the next […]

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July 9, 2012 //

In terms of standup paddling technique, Dave Kalama is a living icon. He practically invented the sport. Now he’ll put his years of paddling knowledge into designing equipment. San Clemente, Calif.-based Imagine Surf has named Dave Kalama Vice President of Design and Innovation, effective immediately. At his new post, Kalama will be responsible for all […]

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July 9, 2012 //

This spring, Candice Appleby, Dave Boehne, CD Kinley, Anthony Vela and Slater Trout went on a soul surfing adventure to the far east, exploring the exotic setups and culture of Taiwan. Check out the full photo essay by talented lensman Neil Armstrong in the Summer issue of SUP magazine, on newsstands everywhere now.

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July 3, 2012 //

Kai Lenny wins the 2012 Chicago World Paddle Challenge After an epic long distance race that hugged the shoreline in front of the famous Chicago Skyline, Kai Lenny came in victorious in just over 43 minutes and only seconds ahead of Sprint winner Connor Baxter. However, the event was not won at this point, as […]

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July 3, 2012 //

In May we shared news of the inaugural Standup for the Cure event setting the Guinness World Record for the largest SUP lesson held with an official count of 414 people. The event, held in Newport Beach, Calif., attracted hundreds of people in an effort to raise money and awareness for Susan G. Komen for […]

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mantle
July 3, 2012 //

Chicago sees intense action, storms and sunshine in single day During a day that started out beautifully, Chicago saw intense action on the water, but also a taste of nature’s raw power as a fast moving storm ravaged North Avenue for over 30 minutes, only to return to a picture perfect finish for the 1st […]

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mantle
July 2, 2012 //

The Windy City got a taste of Standup World Series excitement with tight races during the sprint slalom and long distance races. In the end, Kai Lenny and Connor Baxter battled it out for the wins of both events with each taking home a first place finish. The weekend kicked off with the

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June 29, 2012 //

This spring, Candice Appleby, Dave Boehne, CD Kinley, Anthony Vela and Slater Trout went on a soul surfing adventure to the far east, exploring the exotic setups and culture of Taiwan. Check out the full photo essay by talented lensman Neil Armstrong in the Summer issue of SUP magazine, on newsstands everywhere now.

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WKEND-PRIMER
June 28, 2012 //

June seems to have flown by here at SUPtheMag.com, but it’s wrapping up with some great races and events as we head into July. There are a few big events being held this weekend from the Standup World Series in Chicago to the Triple Crown kick-off and WPA Regionals in Hawaii. Check out all that […]

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June 27, 2012 //

It’s on now. Morgan Hoesterey and Gillian Gibree continue their roadtrip to Colorado, making their next stop in Gypsum, Colorado, where they hang with longtime whitewater standup paddler Ken Hoeve (whose currently featured in our Summer Issue). The duo get the lowdown on running rivers and learn just how fun whitewater can be. Click here […]

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