Noah-mantle
September 18, 2012 //

With the immense progress standup paddling has made in the past few years, it’s easy to forget that our sport is still young. Unlike surfing, whitewater or outrigger paddling, there isn’t a generation of athletes that have lived an entire life practicing the art. But, as SUP continues to flourish, the first generation of groms […]

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CB-mantle
September 10, 2012 //

Kai Lenny Comes from behind to secure the win in Florida After a second place finish in the Long distance on Day 1 of the Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic, presented by Pacifico and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim, Kai Lenny stepped up in the spectacular sprint racing to secure a well deserved win […]

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September 6, 2012 //

We’re pretty proud of SUP magazine’s Fall edition. One of this issue’s cover blurbs reads, “Art in Performance.” It may as well read, “The Art of Play.” Because the athletes featured inside artfully play in the oceans and rivers of the world while wielding board and paddle. Aside from Mitchell, fellow Aussie Justin Holland, Sean […]

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September 6, 2012 //

Next month, Morgan Hoesterey will present her next Field Notes series from Peru. In the meantime, she checked in from the land of lefts: The waves here in Peru are amazing. Yesterday was the first day that we didn’t get the best waves of our lives, which I think was kind of a good thing […]

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M2O
September 5, 2012 //

The Teva captured the 32 miles from “the friendly island” of Molokai to the distant Oahu finish. – SC

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laird-mantle
September 4, 2012 //

This piece originally ran in our Spring 2012 issue.

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Photo by: Michael Dawes
September 1, 2012 //

Is there a posture of athletic masculine technique more erotic than a clean paddle stroke? The drawing back of a bowstring, maybe. Or throwing a javelin. But these acts are all about a short build-up of energy followed by a quick, violent release—hardly the stuff of true masculine heroics. And is there anything more impotent […]

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vegan-mantle
August 30, 2012 //
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Truckee-PD-mantle
August 30, 2012 //
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SUPAwards
August 29, 2012 //

SUP Awards as standup paddling’s top honor, recognizing the absolute best that this sport has to offer. It’s up to YOU to rank standup’s female paddlers and choose the Top Expedition and SUP Awards show Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the historic Casino San Clemente. click here.

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