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April 26, 2011 //

Think paddling 200 meters at sprint speed is easy? Watch Anthony Vela during his heat at the Silver Blade Regatta. Dude kills it. Vela ended up second in the grueling 2,000 meter race and fourth overall. Kinda gets you pumped to go paddling doesn’t it?

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April 22, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calif.) – The WPA (World Paddle Association) announced today that the upcoming Waterman’s Paddle for Humanity race at Dana Point will be an officially WPA-sanctioned event. Paddle for Humanity, which is a fundraiser for SurfAid International, has long been considered one of the premier races on the West Coast. The endorsement further establishes […]

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April 20, 2011 //

(Newport Beach, Calif.) More than just a day out for the dogs, Kaenon Polarized, the Newport Beach, CA based Luxury and Lifestyle Performance sunglass brand, is proud to relay the success of the 3rd annual “SUP For a Pup” event held on April 9, 2011. During the one-day event, approximately $11,000 was raised for local […]

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April 13, 2011 //

(Maui, HI) – The OluKai Ho’olaule’a elite Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and one-man Outrigger Canoe (OC1) races will be featured on Ocean Paddler TV, airing nationally to over 50 million households on Universal Sports Network, an NBC Sports Partnership. The OluKai Ho’olaule’a is a celebration of the ocean and cultures that surround it. During the […]

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April 12, 2011 //

You’re going to go down at some point. Learn how to fall off your SUP the right way with this tips.

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April 8, 2011 //

There’s nothing easy about the 39.8-mile, open-ocean crossing between Catalina Island’s Avalon harbor and Dana Point, Calif. Every year, a select breed of SUP teams assemble and find a way to attempt the exposed and ever-grueling Catalina Challenge. Last year, Orange County’s Jodie Nelson created a media maelstrom after opting to do the crossing solo […]

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April 7, 2011 //

Though the athletes need little reminder of the raw conditions that won’t soon be forgotten, we present a few fresh photos and tales from the recent Santa Cruz PaddleFest.

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April 5, 2011 //

Every day in the ocean is different, and though most of us prefer to ride waves on our frontside (toe side), conditions don’t always cooperate. Chuck Patterson’s tips will help you dial your backside cutback and keep you in the wave’s power pocket.

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April 4, 2011 //

One-stop topping: Standup surfing’s greatest advantage? It’s warmer up top. When the weather cools and you don’t want to don the full suit, check out five core-warming options to keep your better half covered.

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April 1, 2011 //

The Art of Downwind Paddling with Hawaiian waterman Dave Kalama.

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