June 23, 2011 //

12’6″ X 29½” X 5¼” 32 LBS $1,300 AQUAGLIDE.NET                   SHAPER JOHN AMUNDSON: All our boards use a molded EPS blank, which is laminated with fiberglass and epoxy resin, with a natural wood veneer on the deck’s standing area. We produce them in a high-temperature, high-pressure closed […]

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June 21, 2011 //

So we’ve established that Hawaii isn’t the only place to do downwind runs on a standup board. Plenty of spots yet to be discovered are perfect for glidiing on open water swell. One place that has been discovered? Hood River, Oregon, a longtime kite- and windsurfing locale, has become one of the Northwest’s premiere downwind […]

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June 20, 2011 //

Standup paddle racing, in this, our most modern iteration, is about five years old. Way back when, overblown surfboards and aluminum-shaft paddles dominated the Southern California scene as a handful of paddlers traded their OC-1s, surfskis, or paddleboards for standups and joined the SoCal Ocean Racing series.

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June 17, 2011 //

Since he was a boy, Ryan Levinson had lived for the singular feeling of paddling into a wave, popping to his feet and accelerating down a steep, clean face. Then, 14 years ago, the lifelong surfer was diagnosed with an incurable, untreatable, muscle-wasting disorder called facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). His doctors told him to forget about surfing.

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June 15, 2011 //

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June 14, 2011 //

(Santa Monica, Calif.) Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators gathered Sunday to honor paddleboarding’s past and present at the Santa Monica Pier Paddle Race and Ocean Festival. The event, sponsored by Honolua Surf Co, was part of the World Paddle Association’s championship qualifying series and featured some of the top paddlers in the country. […]

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June 10, 2011 //

In late March, SUP magazine Editor Joe Carberry and seven of the world’s best standup paddlers including Connor Baxter, Chuck Patterson, Slater Trout, Dave Boehne, Jamie Mitchell, Dave Kalama and Talia Gangini went on a dream trip to the Mentawais in Indonesia. With the help of world renowned surf photographer Jason Kenworthy, they collected some […]

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June 9, 2011 //

Talented groms are becoming more and more commonplace in the standup world. Count 17-year-old Dana Point, Calif. local CD Kinley among them. This spring, SUP magazine Art Director Robert Zaleski filmed a video profile with Kinley, putting his effortless style on display. Meet CD Kinley: Infinity SUP team rider from Robert Zaleski on Vimeo.

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June 9, 2011 //

(Deerfield Beach, Florida) – Over a hundred spectators and paddlers came out last Saturday for the Watermans Applied Science Paddle for Humanity in Deerfield Beach. The event was the second stop in the 2011 series which kicked off April 30th in Dana Point and will culminate in Washington DC on August 20th. Despite high winds […]

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June 7, 2011 //

Peyo Lizarazu grabs the prestigious Sapinus Pro title at the third stop of the Standup World Tour.

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