October 24, 2011 //

The small beach in Dana Point, Calif. has become a center for standup, but this could be changing– and some believe not for the better.

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October 24, 2011 //

(SAN PAOLO, BRAZIL) — The Standup World Tour’s AlmaSurf Mormaii International, presented by Skol, has wrapped up with Brazil’s own Leco Salazar taking the win. Although the Hawaii Island Finals are scheduled for November, the calculations are in and by taking second in Brazil, Maui’s Kai Lenny has secured World Title number two. Lenny went […]

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October 21, 2011 //

Recently, I was in the Sierra Nevada with a crew of alpine paddlers, gazing out over the vast, tranquil expanse of Lake Tahoe. So much beautiful water (191 square miles of it, to be exact) with myriad azure coves, rocky points and pine-forested headlands to stroke past. Easy put-ins, fairly predictable winds, charming aprés-paddle amenities, occasionally rideable windswell … in fact, just about the only thing Lake Tahoe doesn’t have in terms of being a legitimate standup heaven is a population of surly, self-righteous lay-down surfers to bad vibe their upright brethren.

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October 20, 2011 //

Maui boy, Zane Schweitzer, and his team are prolific in putting out stylish videos and we couldn’t help but share another one with you…In this spot, he checks in from his recent competition tour….

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October 19, 2011 //

The Fall Paddle Festival will be a weekend of races to promote water sports in the Tampa Bay area.

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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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