September 8, 2011 //

This weekend, the US Open of Standup Paddle will go off in Miami Beach, Fla. Presented by Ark Paddleboards, the three-day event is expected to bring in some of the best paddlers in the world to compete for $35,000 in prize money. The US Open of SUP kicks off Friday night with a party at […]

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September 6, 2011 //

In a couple weeks, standup paddlers from around the world will congregate on the shores of Dana Point, Calif. for the 4th Annual Rainbow Sandals’ Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle.

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September 2, 2011 //

It’s time, once again, for the The Indo Chronicles, a video series previewing the print feature, 14 Days, coming out soon in the Fall issue of SUP magazine (on sale Sept. 14). In this fifth installment, we profile Talia Gangini, a talented goofy footer from Maui who brought a touch of reality and a much-needed […]

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August 30, 2011 //

The Duke’s OceanFest is held every August in Waikiki. The week-long festival is a celebration in honor of Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku. Various ocean events take place over the seven days from tandem surfing to surf polo. Competitive standup paddler Connor Baxter was there to take part in the festivities. Here’s a recap from his […]

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August 30, 2011 //

(SEATTLE, WASH.) — Northwest Paddle Surfers and Riviera Paddle Surf will present the third annual Round the Rock event on September 11. The event already has over 400 race entries and will be sanctioned by the World Paddle Association (WPA). The main event is a 13-mile race around Mercer Island, located on Lake Washington between […]

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August 29, 2011 //

It’s time, once again, for the The Indo Chronicles, a video series previewing the print feature, 14 Days, coming out soon in the Fall issue of SUP magazine (on sale Sept. 14). In this fourth installment, we profile Connor Baxter, a recent Molokai to Oahu winner and one of the best open-ocean racers in the […]

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August 29, 2011 //

You haven’t done a handstand until you’ve tried it on an SUP. Here, Brynn Keenan of Half-Moon Outfitters in Charleston, South Carolina, shows you how it’s done during a sunset SUP yoga session on the Ashley River. -Video by: Wes Walker Bonus from the Mag: Check out Brynn rocking an absolutely killer bridge pose in […]

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August 26, 2011 //

Last week, SUPAward nominee Shakira Westdorp and Hobie Team Rider Justin Holland captured Aussie Titles at the Australian Surf Festival in New South Wales. The conditions were rowdy, to say the least, which made for some great video. In a sidenote, young Aussie ripper Keahi De Aboitiz finished third (check him out in the fall […]

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August 25, 2011 //

(KAILUA-KONA, BIG ISLAND of HAWAII) — Kona Brewing Company has been named the official beer sponsor of SUP magazine’s SUP Awards, to be held September 22, 2011 in San Clemente, CA. The awards will recognize the best paddlers, films, expeditions and philanthropic efforts in the standup paddling industry.

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August 24, 2011 //

This spring, SUP magazine Editor Joe Carberry accompanied some of the world’s best standup paddlers on a surf expedition to Indonesia. They got waves, they explored the Mentawais Islands’ little-known corners, but most importantly, they got to know each other on a personal level. Above all else, in this game we call standup, it’s about the people you meet. Each athlete on the trip brings a beautiful perspective to the sport.

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