March 9, 2011 //

On the short motor sail out to Little Harbor from where they picked Dave and I up, we had a chance to cool our jets and enshrined the arduous two-hour paddle as “Just Four Miles”. Food also calms the savage beast and smartly I was given a hot sausage sandwich with chips while Dave decompressed […]

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March 8, 2011 //

Pretty close quarters sleeping on the boat last night, but all were up and buzzing by first light. It was clear that the weather was going to allow us to cover distance heading out towards the West End point of Catalina Island. Definitely had to rub my eyes a few times to wake up and […]

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March 8, 2011 //

Closing out SUP magazine’s inspiring Destination 3 video series, the ladies put standup’s diversity on display, sharing their love of paddling with locals on the river near Jenny Kalmbach’s childhood home. The score from their series makes us want to rent their iPod for our next party. Ultimately, Destination 3 is about awareness. We asked […]

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March 6, 2011 //

If leaving Tahoe’s snow and ice in the middle of the night and driving all morning to reach a much warmer Redondo Beach, Calif. felt like traveling to a different world, then loading up a sail boat with standup boards and camping gear and sailing to Catalina Island felt like time travel. As a member […]

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March 4, 2011 //

What up playas’? It’s Name that Spot time again. Ladies, name this storied beach and win Victory Kore Dry tops and bottoms. Phellas, nail the name and win a free spring issue of SUP magazine and a SUP mag t-shirt. So Name that Spot (Hint? Not the Great Lakes). The only requirement besides naming the […]

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March 3, 2011 //

(Breckenridge, Colo.) — In conjunction with the consumer launch of its first lines of performance watersports apparel, SeasonFive is proud to add standup racer Terri Plunkett to its professional roster. A leader in the standup racing community, Terri will represent SeasonFive at eight world-class competitions in 2011, including: Dana Point Challenge, Mongoose Cup, Battle of […]

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March 3, 2011 //

For numero tres of our Destination 3 series, the ladies hit one of the world’s longest lefts, Pavones, in southern Costa Rica. They may not have timed their visit with the ultimate swell pattern, but they experienced one of Central America’s finest waves and the personalities that live near it. Check back as we continue […]

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March 3, 2011 //

(Orange County, Calif.) – Surf industry veteran Mike Vavak dreamed of being a father since he was 15 years old. He told his then girlfriend, now wife, Shimrit that their first child would be a boy and his name would be Milo David Vavak. On Feb 11, 2009, that dream became a reality which quickly […]

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March 1, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calf.)– Imagine Surf is pleased to announce the addition of extreme waterman Garrett McNamara to its pro surfing team. Imagine surf, which was founded in 2002 in Canada, began to make stand up paddleboards in 2006 and has since grown into one of the premiere SUP brands in the world, with a line […]

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February 28, 2011 //

(Costa Mesa, Calif.)–Tahoe SUP and Quickblade Paddles will be introducing a touring-specific, true bamboo veneer paddle. Each paddle will feature a carbon fiber shaft and its own unique bamboo wood grain. Quickblade was the only choice for Tahoe SUP founder, Nate Brouwer, when thinking of a counterpart for the project. “Quickblade is the epitome of […]

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