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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January 24, 2011 //

Quickblade Paddles When he first started standup surfing, Jim Terrell got heckled. It wasn’t because he was missing waves though. “Ron House used to laugh at me and say, ‘Jimmy, you’re wasting all your energy, just wait inside until it gets bigger,’” Terrell says, recalling his ferocious sprint canoe strokes ahead of every potentially ride-able […]

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January 21, 2011 //

A father-son team crashes a local SUP race By Mark Anders “What do we get if we win, Daddy? Do we get a big trophy?” “I’m not sure, Luke,” I tell my very enthusiastic 6-year-old. “We’re just going to do our best, right?” “I know, I know. But I’m pretty sure we’re gonna win.” At […]

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January 20, 2011 //

Ernie Johnson doesn’t exactly look like the type of guy you’d have a serious discussion with about kettle-bell workout recovery. Tatted up, with long wisps of salt and pepper into locks of blond, the ripped and wiry, laid-back 47-year-old Starboard team racer is full of surprises. Talking at once about how to simply live “a […]

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