February 1, 2011 //

Traveling rules. There’s nothing like it. The people. The logistics. The smells. The risk. The reward. Right now, thanks to the Zancudo Lodge in southern Costa Rica, SUP magazine art director Rob Zaleski, Starboard team rider Sean Poynter, Jenelle Carberry and myself have reached the southern most tip of Costa Rica for the surfing , […]

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January 29, 2011 //

Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (January 28, 2011) – YOLO Board recently toured Costa Rica solidifying existing international relationships at both Vista Guapa in Jaco and Zancudo Lodge in Golfito. Located on the central Pacific coast, Vista Guapa is a surf camp for surfers of all skill levels headed by seven-time Costa Rican national surfing champion […]

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January 26, 2011 //

Raised in Hawaii and Southern California, Charlie MacArthur is no stranger to surfing. He began riding waves at age 7, shortly after his father James moved the family to Oahu to take the role of Dan ‘Danno’ Williams on a new television show called Hawaii Five-O. As a young man he moved to Aspen, Colorado, […]

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January 24, 2011 //

Quickblade Paddles When he first started standup surfing, Jim Terrell got heckled. It wasn’t because he was missing waves though. “Ron House used to laugh at me and say, ‘Jimmy, you’re wasting all your energy, just wait inside until it gets bigger,’” Terrell says, recalling his ferocious sprint canoe strokes ahead of every potentially ride-able […]

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January 21, 2011 //

(Encinitas, Calif.) January 20, 2011–Bob Reed and Russell Coble, co-founders of Ohana Paddle Board company announced today that they have selected Encinitas-based Boardworks to manufacture and sell their new category of SUP boards, worldwide. “Our objective is to work with BW to bring a new collection of higher performance boards to a much broader user […]

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January 21, 2011 //

A father-son team crashes a local SUP race By Mark Anders “What do we get if we win, Daddy? Do we get a big trophy?” “I’m not sure, Luke,” I tell my very enthusiastic 6-year-old. “We’re just going to do our best, right?” “I know, I know. But I’m pretty sure we’re gonna win.” At […]

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January 20, 2011 //

Tatted up, with long wisps of salt and pepper into locks of blond, the ripped and wiry, laid-back Starboard team racer, EJ Johnson, is full of surprises.

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January 18, 2011 //

Yes, it’s burly cold right now in the Midwest. But once summer hits, Lake Michigan has 1,638 miles of shoreline, which is 600 miles more than California and 300 more than Florida. No wonder this Great Lake has become a fertile incubator for the SUP sensation’s inland sweep. The lake borders four states and two of America’s […]

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January 14, 2011 //

The Capital SUP Scene Surfing isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Washington, D.C. Yet our nation’s capital boasts arguably the best standup paddleboarding—including flatwater touring, whitewater and, yes, surf—of any metropolitan area in the country. The Potomac River serves up world-class whitewater and a pair of phenomenal standing waves, […]

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January 13, 2011 //

Standup Paddling Alaska’s Turnagain Arm Tidal Bore Open the current issue of SUP magazine and you’re greeted by one of the most eye-popping standup photos of the year, an areal photograph of Alaska’s Turnagain Arm tidal bore near Girdwood, Alaska (above). As Eric Newberry, Dave Calkins and Mike McCune glide effortlessly down the face of […]

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