Photo by Chris Bishow
November 10, 2011 //

I competed in the lifeguard Ironman competitions swimming, paddleboarding and rowing or surfski paddling. I ended up winning the U.S. national championships and I got to compete in Australia, which was a pretty amazing experience because over there it’s a national sport and they compete in front of 25,000 spectators.

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November 8, 2011 //

(Encinitas, Calif.) — Boardworks, a market leader in the standup paddleboard (SUP) industry, recently announced a new game-changing inflatable SUP predicted to lead the market in terms of performance and stability. Registering a patent on its new innovation—Multi Chamber Inflatable Technology (MCIT) and the Axially Stabilizing Apparatus— the company has challenged the design constraints of […]

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November 7, 2011 //

Rogue SUP has a stacked team of talented paddlers including Rick Karr, Josh Sleigh and Fernando Stalla. Stalla–-a native of Sayulita, Mexico–-tore up the contest scene this fall, advancing from the trials into the main event at the Standup World Tour stop in Huntington and then finished second at the Ventura SUP Surf Challenge. Here, […]

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November 7, 2011 //

(Maui, Hawaii) – OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a, a celebration of the ocean and culture that surrounds it, returns to the Lae ‘Ula O Kai Canoe Club at Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, on May 12th and 13th. The fourth annual Ho’olaule’a blends elite competition with family‐friendly cultural activities and gathers some of the world’s best standup and OC-1 (one-man outrigger canoe) paddlers to race the legendary 8‐mile Maliko run. Elite watermen, waterwomen, and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to race the famous Maliko ‘downwinder’ on Maui’s North Shore, an 8‐mile stretch from Maliko Gulch to the Canoe Club at Kanaha Beach. A $15,000 prize purse will be shared equally between the men’s and women’s divisions of each racing discipline. The OC-1 and SUP races will run the Maliko ‘downwinder’ throughout the festival weekend, […]

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November 4, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calif.) – San Clemente-based SUP manufacturer and distributor Riviera Paddlesurf is growing again. Sean T. Kellershon joins the company’s sales force with responsibility for retailers and new accounts in New York, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Riviera’s Sales Manager, Brandon Rambo comments how Kellershon occupying this territory will benefit the company strategy: “Riviera is […]

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November 4, 2011 //

Races always make for a good show on video. The North Shore Paddle Challenge was the kickoff to the Standup World Tour’s new World Series of Racing. Maui’s Zane Schweitzer, Mariko Stickland, Rachel Bruntsch, Robert Territehau and Andrew Logreco all took wins in their respective divisions. Here are the video wrapups courtesy of the Standup […]

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November 2, 2011 //

Standup paddlers can get on the dryland workout train with a SUP-specific rowing machine.

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November 2, 2011 //

Join the hairy movement and start sporting a sick ‘stache for November’s Movember to change the face of men’s health. Movember calls on all males to grow and groom their moustaches into fine facial billboards to promote conversation about the often-ignored issues of prostate cancer and men’s health. On October 31st, males are asked to […]

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November 2, 2011 //

It’s an unlikely combination but SUP, turtles and tequila mix seamlessly in Mexico, at the Los Cabos Classic.

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November 1, 2011 //

We know the Hinano SurRace to Victory was way back in September but the video was so good, we couldn’t help but get the recap up. Plus we wanted to see more Candice Appleby and Anthony Vela, who won the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively. If you recall, the best racers in the world were […]

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