June 23, 2011 //

8’10″ X 28½” X 4¼” $1,099 SUPLOVE.COM                       SHAPER MATT JOHNSTON: Challenger – One who engages in a contest or competition. A genuine contender to the title. The smallest of the Suplove Performance range. We also feature a 9’4″ and 9’10″ board of very similar […]

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June 23, 2011 //

12’6″ X 29½” X 5¼” 32 LBS $1,300 AQUAGLIDE.NET                   SHAPER JOHN AMUNDSON: All our boards use a molded EPS blank, which is laminated with fiberglass and epoxy resin, with a natural wood veneer on the deck’s standing area. We produce them in a high-temperature, high-pressure closed […]

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May 23, 2011 //

In early May, SUPthemag.com ran a Facebook video contest where entrants were judged by comments and “likes” on our page. The winner? Will Phillips, who swears this was his first crack at film making. Shot somewhere in San Diego County, Phillips catches absolutely pristine So. Cal. conditions on camera. He took home a set of […]

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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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March 30, 2011 //

Mark Castlow and Jimbo Meader are just a couple of friends angling for a unique spot in the standup paddleboard lineup. Having pooled their extensive experience in flats boat, kayak and surfboard design

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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 20, 2011 //

Ernie Johnson doesn’t exactly look like the type of guy you’d have a serious discussion with about kettle-bell workout recovery. Tatted up, with long wisps of salt and pepper into locks of blond, the ripped and wiry, laid-back 47-year-old Starboard team racer is full of surprises. Talking at once about how to simply live “a […]

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December 14, 2010 //

Tis’ the season for giving and what better way to celebrate the Holidays than something for your SUP-crazy significant other? Choices abound. May your season be bountiful.

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May 6, 2010 //

Board showcase: Imagine Stand Up 11 Last year, Imagine Surfboards president Corran Addison released the Stand Up 12, a 35-pound roto-molded recycled plastic board with a dry storage compartment and deck rigging. This year, the outspoken South African board-shaping paddlesports guru continues honing in on the market for durable plastic boards designed with flatwater touring […]

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April 30, 2010 //

Pohaku KEV, Kialoa Shaka Puu, Werner Paddles Nitro, Sawyer QuickDraw, Cannon Stand-Up Surf

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