March 22, 2011 //

It may not have been pretty, but the Santa Cruz Paddle Fest went off big this weekend. Big waves, big rain, big weather. Despite Mother Nature’s onslaught, standup paddlers braved the elements

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March 18, 2011 //

Santa Barbara’s Blueline crew is getting it done. Here’s a vid from their recent exploration of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka – Stand Up Paddle from Blueline – Santa Barbara on Vimeo.

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March 16, 2011 //

There was a lot more to exploring Southern California’s Catalina Island than the paddling. Tahoe SUP Project: Explore, is the product of a decade long friendship between Tahoe SUP founder, Nate Brouwer and the Fuze Group’s Zac Smith. Having worked together in the past, they were eager to merge the creative vision of capturing standup […]

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March 14, 2011 //

The spring issue of SUP magazine features our first ever Board Guide–a comprehensive rundown of some of the industry’s best rides. So what if this is your first SUP? How do you choose the size, shape and style of your precious new toy? We solicited lifelong shaper and waterman Brian Szymanksi to give us his […]

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March 12, 2011 //

Hell yeah Tom Carroll, way to represent! During the legends heat of the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks on Australia’s Gold Coast this past week, the surf icon brandished board and paddle and tore it up.

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March 11, 2011 //

Coming out of Little Harbor, the conditions proved to be exactly what they looked like. The 10 mph west wind hammered us and there was no chance of even taking a stroke on the right side. After about 45 mins of futile floundering Dave and I made the call to swing back and check on […]

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March 9, 2011 //

On the short motor sail out to Little Harbor from where they picked Dave and I up, we had a chance to cool our jets and enshrined the arduous two-hour paddle as “Just Four Miles”. Food also calms the savage beast and smartly I was given a hot sausage sandwich with chips while Dave decompressed […]

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March 9, 2011 //

The Bark crew gives us a wrap-up from the Dana Point Ocean Challenge. Click here for full results. Dana Point Ocean Challenge with Joe Bark and Crew from Soul Surf Media on Vimeo.

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March 8, 2011 //

Pretty close quarters sleeping on the boat last night, but all were up and buzzing by first light. It was clear that the weather was going to allow us to cover distance heading out towards the West End point of Catalina Island. Definitely had to rub my eyes a few times to wake up and […]

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March 8, 2011 //

Closing out SUP magazine’s inspiring Destination 3 video series, the ladies put standup’s diversity on display, sharing their love of paddling with locals on the river near Jenny Kalmbach’s childhood home. The score from their series makes us want to rent their iPod for our next party. Ultimately, Destination 3 is about awareness. We asked […]

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