September 19, 2011 //

Last weekend’s much anticipated Hennessey’s-WPA World Championships was “a success,” event director Tim Ritter said. Saturday’s events drew in elite standup paddlers and prone paddlers from around the world, making for exciting races and a strong competitive field with lots of wins for Australia. The day of racing began at 7:45 in the morning with […]

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September 16, 2011 //

(San Clemente, Calif.) – Futures Fins recently announced their sponsorship of the First Annual SUP Awards, presented by Teva, Thursday September 22, 2011, at the historic Casino San Clemente in San Clemente, Calif. Futures Fins—based in Huntington Beach, Calif.—has long been a supporter of standup paddling, sponsoring a handful of the world’s best paddlers including […]

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September 15, 2011 //

It’s about to go down in Surf City. Sunday, September 18th, the Hinano SurfRace to Victory will be held in Huntington Beach, Calif. The event is on the south side of Huntington Beach Pier in conjunction with the city’s Surf City Days series. There’s a lot in store for this year’s participants, including a new […]

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September 15, 2011 //

The O’Neill Tahoe Cup wraps up this weekend (Sunday September 18, 2011) with its final event, a 22-mile race across Lake Tahoe.  If you haven’t already found an excuse to paddle on Lake Tahoe, here it is. Competitors will take off from the Camp Richardson Marina in South Lake Tahoe and race to Kings Beach […]

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September 15, 2011 //

In the Fall Issue of SUP magazine, Zane Schweitzer infiltrates our skills section, schooling us on the wraparound cutback with a backhand paddle plant. Good stuff. Here, the young Maui ripper shows off his wraparound (and a whole lot more) while dedicating his surf in remembrance of 9/11.

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September 15, 2011 //

It’s time for the final installment of The Indo Chronicles–a video series previewing the print feature, 14 Days in the Fall Issue of SUP magazine (on sale now). In this, the seventh installment, we profile Dave Kalama, one of Earth’s most fabled watermen. Aside from being on the forefront of the tow-surfing movement in the […]

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September 14, 2011 //

After two years of chilly temps and challenging upwind conditions, participants in the 3rd annual Round the Rock race in Seattle were stoked to wake up Sunday morning to clear blue skies and nearly glassy conditions. But what competitors thought would be perfect racing weather turned out to be far from that. “The conditions were […]

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September 14, 2011 //

On Saturday, September 17th, Hennessey’s Taverns and the World Paddle Association (WPA) will host the World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in Hermosa Beach, Calif. The multi-race event is expected to include some of the world’s best Elite paddlers vying  for the World Championship title. The day will begin with the 4-mile Elite Qualifier race for […]

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September 9, 2011 //

The Indo Chronicles are back–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, the sixth installment, we profile Chuck Patterson, a gifted athlete with incredible surf, kite, snow and SUP skills. He’s also, arguably, one of the most powerful standup surfers on the planet.

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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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