February 14, 2011 //

A stalwart in the southern California race scene, the Hal Rosoff Classic went off this weekend in Newport, Calif. under bright February sunshine, featuring 135 standup paddlers in nine divisions among the other outrigger and kayak classes. “We lucked out with the weather,” says the Newport Aquatic Center’s Billy Whitford. “Last year we had to […]

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February 11, 2011 //

During Hurricane Igor, most Barbadians were running for shelter. That’s when Brian Talma, this small island nation’s prolific SUP man of action, paddled out to meet the epic swell. SUP magazine caught up with Talma, aka Irie Man, aka Mr. Action, to get the full story.

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February 10, 2011 //

Maui’s Kai Lenny continues to let his success speak for itself. With many naysayers detracting from his 2010 World Title, citing a lack of credible competition, Lenny added another impressive win to his resume by claiming his second win at the Sunset Beach Pro in as many years Wednesday on the North Shore of Ohau, […]

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February 9, 2011 //

Ripping conditions for Day 3 at the sunset pro to finish the trials and open up the first round of the main event. Check out the live webcast here.

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February 8, 2011 //

Standup World Tour organizer Tristan Boxford made the call late this morning to run the trials with the 12 remaining paddlers vying to qualify for the main event (the Sunset Beach Pro) later this week. The 12 athletes who advanced from round two yesterday are Connor Baxter, Brennan Rose, Chuck Patterson, Pomai Hoapiu, Slater Trout, […]

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February 3, 2011 //

Why are the things you love better when you’re not at home? Maybe because you don’t have to go to work? All you have to do is go for s$%*. And it’s as if standup was made for traveling. Standup boards are starting to infiltrate every corner of the globe so all you need is […]

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February 1, 2011 //

Traveling rules. There’s nothing like it. The people. The logistics. The smells. The risk. The reward. Right now, thanks to the Zancudo Lodge in southern Costa Rica, SUP magazine art director Rob Zaleski, Starboard team rider Sean Poynter, Jenelle Carberry and myself have reached the southern most tip of Costa Rica for the surfing , […]

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January 27, 2011 //

It just keeps getting better. Marisa Miller is releasing her own signature line of standup boards through Surftech. The supermodel recently debuted one of her rides during a cover shoot with Shape magazine. “A lot of boards are built for men,” she said. So the former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model worked with Randy French to […]

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January 26, 2011 //

Raised in Hawaii and Southern California, Charlie MacArthur is no stranger to surfing. He began riding waves at age 7, shortly after his father James moved the family to Oahu to take the role of Dan ‘Danno’ Williams on a new television show called Hawaii Five-O. As a young man he moved to Aspen, Colorado, […]

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January 25, 2011 //

John Beausang of DistressedMullet.com takes us inside the passionate North Carolina SUP scene that’s turned this third annual race into a brisk, mid-January classic, and comes away with a succinct summary: Blame Canada.

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