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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May 19, 2010 //

We’re suckers for a good overnighter here at SUP magazine (see Standup Safari, Spring 2010). Everything you need, strapped to the nose of your board. Camping where you can, looking for waves, fishing or just hounding for scenery be it ocean, lake or river.

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May 18, 2010 //

By now, chances are good you’ve seen the glory rides from February’s 2010 Waterman League Sunset Pro. But what about the carnage? Check out these chunderings. Big Sunset always makes for some goodins’. Great stuff from some talented waterman. -JC

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May 13, 2010 //

At 16, Hawaii’s Kai Lenny has earned the respect of Earth’s greatest waterman–legends like Laird Hamilton and Gerry Lopez– because of his windsurfing, kiting, surfing and, yes, standup paddling abilities. So what does that all really mean? Put simply: ‘ Kid’s just a shredder.’ Sit back, relax, and enjoy the Tao of Kai as filmed […]

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May 12, 2010 //

Lloy and Appleby win the surfing, Kho and Wenzel win party… The second annual King and Queen of Dogpatch at Southern California’s San Onofre State Beach last weekend wasn’t about floaters or cutbacks or smackin’ the lip (even though there was plenty of that too; see Tommy Lloy). No, the King and Queen of Dogpatch […]

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May 7, 2010 //

PURA SUP COSTA RICA Our correspondent indulges in an unforgettable paddle tour off the Nicoya Peninsula By Shelby Stanger

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May 6, 2010 //

The 2010 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championship will be held Memorial Day (May 31) in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This one of a kind event will feature the world’s best river stand up paddlers displaying their paddling prowess on the snowmelt swollen Colorado River. This new and innovative competition promises to be fierce. Returning Men’s champion […]

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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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May 4, 2010 //

Oahu to Kauai: Morgan Hoesterey and Jenny Kalmbach a step closer to being the first women to cross the Hawaiian Islands by SUP “They paddled through a sunset and a sunrise and the pitch black of a full moon covered by clouds. They had monster swells rise out of the darkness. Their only light was […]

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May 3, 2010 //

Registration is now open for OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a, a celebration of the ocean and cultures that surround it at OluKai.com/registration. The event returns to the Lae ‘Ula O Kai Canoe Club at Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, May 15th and 16th. OluKai has also confirmed the schedule of complimentary activities including a free concert by special musical […]

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