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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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June 29, 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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June 28, 2012 //

June seems to have flown by here at SUPtheMag.com, but it’s wrapping up with some great races and events as we head into July. There are a few big events being held this weekend from the Standup World Series in Chicago to the Triple Crown kick-off and WPA Regionals in Hawaii. Check out all that […]

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June 28, 2012 //

Tahiti’s Teahupo’o has been a destination for thrill-seeking bodyboarders and surfers for decades. The break has been referred to as many things, including “the glorified closeout,” “the heaviest wave in the world,” and sometimes, “too big.” Windsurfers and kitesurfers have also conquered the so-called “place of skulls” and in 2009, Laird Hamilton standup paddlesurfed the […]

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June 27, 2012 //

It’s on now. Morgan Hoesterey and Gillian Gibree continue their roadtrip to Colorado, making their next stop in Gypsum, Colorado, where they hang with longtime whitewater standup paddler Ken Hoeve (whose currently featured in our Summer Issue). The duo get the lowdown on running rivers and learn just how fun whitewater can be. Click here […]

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June 27, 2012 //

We have another great body weight workout brought to you by Paddle Core Fitness. In this installment of Paddle Healthy, we focus on leg strengthening. Workout Notes: – Perform a minimum of 2x a week or every other day if you like – Perform each exercise for a minimum of 30 seconds working up to […]

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June 26, 2012 //

Annabel Anderson dominates the long distance in Oleron Reputed as one of the most challenging, but also spectacular courses, the long distance race in Oleron separated the men from the boys, but also one woman from the men! Annabel Anderson stormed to an incredible victory more than 6 minutes ahead of the next placed athlete […]

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June 26, 2012 //

After a seven-year hiatus, the Red Bull Soulwave surf contest returned to Klitmøller, Denmark last weekend. The event featured standup paddlesurfing and windsurfing with some of the best in the region coming out to compete. Athletes aiming to take home the champion title competed in both SUP and windsurfing. Photos by Jens Wein

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