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April 25, 2013 //

The Standup World Series’ first event in Spain, the Bilbao World SUP Challenge, will feature Pro and Open racing with $20k in prizes.

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April 25, 2013 //

In this instructional video, Rod Mentor—you guessed it—mentors you on the crucial aspects of standup such as core tension, warming up and most importantly, channeling your spirit animal.

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April 24, 2013 //

The Standup World Tour and World Series head to Brazil for the Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam.

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April 24, 2013 //

What’s the most important aspect of standup paddling? In our opinion, it’s getting on the water. Now. Here are three basic skills you need to enjoy standup paddling today; from getting on your feet to the correct paddle stroke to the buoy-turn. These will get you on the water, having fun and enjoying this great […]

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Thor Emory crossing West Penobscot Bay.
April 22, 2013 //

“Be prepared to kick the ice off your deck!” Downwinding in Maine.

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SouthsideMaui
April 17, 2013 //

There are a wide variety of runs feasible on the south side of Maui, including this little gem.

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Pure Stroke- SUP at Terra Mar, 2011
April 16, 2013 //

The e-mail was from Ben Marcus, the longtime surf journalist and author, currently working on a book about standup paddling. He was digging most enthusiastically into what he termed “the history of standup.”

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April 8, 2013 //

Mechanical wave pools, inflatable race boards and howling sand storms made the Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational one of the most interesting events in the history of competitive standup.

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Goat2
April 8, 2013 //

And then there was a goat. On a standup.

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April 5, 2013 //

Two parents, nine kids, 11 paddlers. Lake Tahoe’s Brackett family is a fleet of standup paddlers.

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