October 19, 2011 //

14’ X 25.5″-27″ X 5″ $2,400-$2,700 404SUP.COM                       SHAPER GREG JENSEN: Custom built in Southern Calif., this innovative flatwater board features a sleek, low profile for pure speed. The Arrow’s outline allows for a slimmer, yet more stable design. It also comes in a ‘glass […]

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October 18, 2011 //

Last weekend, the North Shore of Oahu saw some epic racing at the North Shore Paddle Challenge at Turtle Bay Resort. Hawaiians dominated the weekend’s events with lots of wins in both the Sprint and Long Distances Races. In the Sprint Race, Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer showed his surfing skills, winning each of his heats throughout […]

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October 17, 2011 //

The race competition scene may dwarf standup surfing contests in sheer number of events and participants. But with the recent influx of talented young paddlers, who’re mixing seamlessly with established, power surfing veterans, it’s hard to deny that standup surfing is pretty darn fun to watch. And events like the Ventura SUP Surf Challenge at C Street in Ventura, Calif., put some of the sport’s best on a quality wave, allowing them to do their thing with an audience.

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October 13, 2011 //

“I’m going out with a bang,” Michele Baldwin told her professor as she handed in her books this past August, only two months after learning her metastatic cervical cancer was untreatable.

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October 12, 2011 //

(ENCINITAS, CA) — Boardworks is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Tavares to the Sales Team as well as the first team member for Whitewater Specific SUP. Michael comes from a strong background in whitewater kayaking, skateboarding, and snowboarding, and is pushing the boundaries for SUP in the whitewater arena.

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October 11, 2011 //

The Amazon is everything we imagined and more— and a lot more rustic than I assumed. Our kayak escort guide, Leo Gonzales Mulonovich said we were the first people to standup paddle the Peruvian Amazon.

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October 11, 2011 //

As the California-Hawaii racing season comes to a close, the North Shore Paddle Challenge, presented by Turtle Bay Resort, will set the stage for the 2012 Standup World Series. The event is to be held at the gorgeous Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s north shore Oct. 14th through 16th, with a new course, $15k in prize money, clinics with top watermen and more.

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October 10, 2011 //

If you think stepping out of your comfort zone is camping at San Elijo or San Onofre State Beach, try the Amazon. Mariko’s thin Japanese-Hawaiian ankles have become swollen kankles with bug bites covering the entire bottom portion of her legs. Mine aren’t much different, despite the fact that we covered ourselves with 98 percent DEET. Chase counted the bites on my upper right arm alone: 53.

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October 7, 2011 //

It’s the first of its kind. Created in an effort to expand SUP racing in the region, Get Up Stand Up Paddlesports (GUSU) has held three of four races in their first Panhandle Paddleboard Classic Race Series. The final race in the series will is this Saturday, Oct. 8, in Destin Harbor, Fla. The race […]

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October 6, 2011 //

Day 2, October 4, 2011 A big chunk of international paddling expeditions is just getting to paddle. We are into day three of the trip, and we have yet to test out our boards. Two plane flights from Lima and we arrived to Puerto Maldonado, a small town in the southeast part of Peru in the state […]

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