April 29, 2010 //

It’s trips like these to the Maldives by C4 Waterman’s Todd Bradley, Brian Keaulana and Dave Parmenter that inspired Shelby Stanger’s Don’t Worry, End Happy in the debut issue of SUP magazine. Shelby recounts how she got over her fear of beefy waves. With endless, peeling sections like this, it’s easy to see how.

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April 29, 2010 //

Board tricks from the master:

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April 29, 2010 //

Standup paddling on the river ain’t easy. And standup stalwart and whitewater kayaking legend Dan Gavere likes to make it even harder by running vertical drops on his board. Here’s his take on vertical SUPing near his Hood River, Ore. Home.

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April 29, 2010 //

Venerable whitewater photographer Skip Brown turns the lens on himself during a surf session on the Potomac River near the nation’s capital.

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April 29, 2010 //

Whether it’s changing the face of whitewater kayaking or whitewater standup paddling, Corran Addison has proven he’s a man of many talents—one with a knack for explaining how things should be done. Here, the Imagine Surfboards president takes river standup paddling instruction to a new level, simultaneously providing spot-on paddling tips and shredding a wave on the Lachine Rapids of the St. Lawrence in Montreal.

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April 29, 2010 //

Indeed, what’s up with this new craze invading the surf scene?
Standup paddleboarding has landed like a typhoon. Depending
on who’s asking, we can blame or applaud Laird Hamilton and
Brian Keaulana for bringing the storm. Though they did introduce
the longer shaft, these two outstanding watermen are far from the
first people to use a paddle to propel a surfboard. Surfboards and
paddles have been around a long time.

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April 29, 2010 //

It can be tough to keep track of Bryce and T.J. Saeman. The Laguna Beach, Calif., wave charging tandem had a whirlwind winter. It started with a fall road trip to standup paddle whitewater through Montana and Canada and finished with a standup spear-fishing trip, slaying massive pargo and grouper off their boards in southern Baja.

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April 1, 2010 //
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March 20, 2010 //

Take a peek and see what’s inside the latest SUP magazine for Spring 2010 at SUP magazine online.

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