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July 10, 2012 //

Morgan Hoesterey and Gillian Gibree wrap up their road trip, heading back to Southern California in a state of river bliss, in this fourth and final installment. When low water levels forced the cancellation of SUP events at the Teva Mountain Games, the girls migrate with the river crowd, meeting up with Liam Wilmott and […]

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July 10, 2012 //

In the past couple years SUP yoga has taken the western hemisphere by storm, with classes and clinics being held everywhere from reservoirs to the open ocean. The fusion of standup paddling and yoga is not only a great workout, but also a perfect combination of low-impact activities for paddlers that enjoy yoga or want […]

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July 10, 2012 //

Zane Schweitzer, Connor Baxter and friends spend a day playing in the surf and sun on Maui. When the wind increases, Schweitzer swaps his SUP for another water toy. Soon after, Baxter can’t help but join Schweitzer, trying something we’ve never seen before…

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July 9, 2012 //

This spring, Candice Appleby, Dave Boehne, CD Kinley, Anthony Vela and Slater Trout went on a soul surfing adventure to the far east, exploring the exotic setups and culture of Taiwan. Check out the full photo essay by talented lensman Neil Armstrong in the Summer issue of SUP magazine, on newsstands everywhere now.

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July 9, 2012 //

SUP Distance World Record Set on June 27th 2012 on Yukon River in Canada’s Yukon Territory for 238 Miles Paddled in 24 Hours

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July 9, 2012 //

North Lake Tahoe’s Carnelian Bay was packed this weekend as nearly 200 competitors and spectators turned out for Watermans Paddle for Humanity, hosted by

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July 3, 2012 //

Kai Lenny wins the 2012 Chicago World Paddle Challenge After an epic long distance race that hugged the shoreline in front of the famous Chicago Skyline, Kai Lenny came in victorious in just over 43 minutes and only seconds ahead of Sprint winner Connor Baxter. However, the event was not won at this point, as […]

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July 3, 2012 //

Chicago sees intense action, storms and sunshine in single day During a day that started out beautifully, Chicago saw intense action on the water, but also a taste of nature’s raw power as a fast moving storm ravaged North Avenue for over 30 minutes, only to return to a picture perfect finish for the 1st […]

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July 2, 2012 //

The Windy City got a taste of Standup World Series excitement with tight races during the sprint slalom and long distance races. In the end, Kai Lenny and Connor Baxter battled it out for the wins of both events with each taking home a first place finish. The weekend kicked off with the

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July 2, 2012 //

Lake Tahoe’s Race the Lake of the Sky saw great competition across the board this weekend at El Dorado Beach. The three-day event was hosted the grand re-opening of El Dorado Beach Park and featured a clinic with Performance Paddling, multiple races and demos, with hundreds turning out to compete and catch all the action. […]

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