June 10, 2010 //

Windsurf/kiteboard world champ turned standup charger Robby Naish adds ‘SUP Ambassador’ to his long list of titles as he tours the famed Venetian canals and gets some stroke technique tips from the experts

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June 9, 2010 //

Get me some SUPin. These boys know how to get ‘er done in the Dirty South.

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June 7, 2010 //

Slater Trout might rule the SUP world in the ocean, but in the river up-and-coming kudos go to fellow Hawaiian teen Noa Ginella. At the inaugural Eddie Bauer/First Ascent Stand Up Paddle Sprint event held June 5 at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail., Colo., 16-year-old Noa Ginella, paddling for C4 Waterman, took top honors […]

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June 3, 2010 //

San Diego’s My Local Lineup TV goes inside the heads of some of standup paddle racing’s elite athletes.

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June 1, 2010 //

The nose rudder is very effective way to turn your board very quickly with very little effort while moving, or in river current.  It’s ideal for turning your board around a buoy quickly during a race no matter how long your board is. 

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June 1, 2010 //

Exploring Seattle’s SUP-friendly tidal rapid By Rob Casey A few friends and I recently decided to try our SUPs in the tidal rapids at Deception Pass State Park, about 1.5 hours north of Seattle. ‘DP’ as we call it is a geological bottleneck where two narrow channels of saltwater run between vertical rock walls below […]

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May 27, 2010 //

OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a, supporting the ocean-lifestyle footwear company’s ‘Ohana Giveback Program, returned to Maui over the May 15-16 weekend welcoming hundreds of competitors, enthusiasts and spectators alike to the ocean celebration.

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May 26, 2010 //

Getting your gear ripped off sucks. Orange County, Calif. standup paddlers, keep your eyes peeled. Yesterday (May 25), Rainbow Sandal’s Pat Huber had this classic Gerry Lopez, 8’11″ custom standup board stolen in San Clemente (click on the image for a better view). This swallow tailed beauty is hard to miss, featuring green lines over […]

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May 26, 2010 //

This winter, El Nino didn’t just create epic surf up and down the California coastline. Snowstorms, made more powerful from the “Southern Oscillation” in the tropical Pacific Ocean, pummeled the Sierras, creating an enormous snowpack that has river runners everywhere frothing. Here, former professional kayakers turned river SUPers Taylor Robertson and Dan Gavere ride the […]

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May 25, 2010 //

Slater Trout may only be 15 but he paddles like a man. The Hawaiian won the elite race of the Gulf Coast Standup Paddle Championships last weekend. Although the temperature and conditions were extreme, Slater kept his cool and a solid lead from the start of the race amongst the 60 plus Elite competitors over […]

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