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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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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