December 15, 2010 //

Dear Hawaii, We know things aren’t that big there right now, wave wise. But big enough, compared to where we are. And the weather… We were especially nostalgic when we received this GoPro postcard from France’s Antoine Delpero after a recent Sunset session. The music got us really pumped. And you looked hot. Can’t wait […]

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December 15, 2010 //

Take a peek and see what’s inside the latest SUP magazine for Winter 2010 at SUP magazine online.

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December 14, 2010 //

Tis’ the season for giving and what better way to celebrate the Holidays than something for your SUP-crazy significant other? Choices abound. May your season be bountiful.

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December 9, 2010 //

Rooted in the river city of Missoula, Mont., a block away from the town whitewater park and Brennan’s Wave is Strongwater Kayak. Watermen and owners “KB” (Kevin Benhart Brown) and “Big” (Luke Rieker) make it a point to carry everything for the modern Rocky Mountain surfer. This is the third interview in our Shop Talk […]

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December 8, 2010 //

Recently, on the ever-chatting peanut gallery that is the Internet, Stride Stand Up Paddleboards has taken guff for creating a standup board you can hunt off. Here, owner Luke Hopkins defends his invention. Hunting from a Stand Up Paddleboard? What! Are you crazy? That is what some have said. That’s not what I said when […]

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December 7, 2010 //

Catherine and Jeoffrey Nathan are our kind of people. They’re in the business of keeping paddlers on the water with their Coastal Urge paddling shop. Whether it’s a SUP race or their nonprofit organization SUP Cleanup, Coastal Urge supports the coastal lifestyle in all its grand forms. This is the second interview in our Shop […]

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December 6, 2010 //

Because, that’s all we really care about. Kai, who’s interviewed by Dave Kalama in the winter issue of SUP magazine, has a chance to wrap up the Standup World Tour crown in his native Hawaii December 10-19.

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December 3, 2010 //

Standup paddling is definitely growing. But where, and how? In this exclusive SUPthemag.com series, we go directly to the source, interviewing shop owners from all corners of the country, the ones on the frontlines of the standup movement to find out what’s driving their business…. One would hardly expect to find a surf shop in […]

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December 1, 2010 //

This month, SUP magazine photographer Chris Bishow is conducting an inexact vote at his blog where he polls as many paddlers in the industry as he can to determine the five most influential people in standup. He has captured these paddlers in a series of portraits he runs on his site. The first? The incomparable […]

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December 1, 2010 //

In a vast expanse of ocean that measures over several million square miles, there lies a stretch of sea known as the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, aka the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Plastic trash flushed into the ocean from Asia and the Americas swirls here for decades, turning this area of open ocean the size […]

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