November 9, 2010 //

Ain’t nothin’ like searchin’ for waves. That’s what SUP magazine Art Director Robert Zaleski and contributing editor Mark Anders are doing right now while we’re stuck in the office scratching keyboards. If you’re a weekend warrior like us, follow along during the next week as we live vicariously through our heroes in a series of […]

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November 5, 2010 //

By Shelby Stanger I’m scared out of my mind. The waves in the Mentawais are bigger, thicker, faster and hairier than anything I’ve ever seen. I’m the lone girl on a surf odyssey with a dozen of the world’s best watermen, and though the guys are respectful of my ‘wahine’ status, they charge hard, every […]

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November 3, 2010 //

STANDUP PADDLING ON THE YELLOWSTONE RIVER “So, is the surf up today, boys?” the old cowboy asks as he ambles up to the stoop of Mark’s In & Out Drive-in, where we’re feasting on cheeseburgers, onion rings, and huckleberry milkshakes. He’s wearing a 10-gallon hat, starched jeans and a sun-creased smile. I swallow a huge […]

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November 2, 2010 //

Kekoa Auwae walks us through one of the most fundamental yet difficult-to-master maneuvers in the standup surfing game, the frontside cutback.

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November 1, 2010 //

Pro paddler Rob Rojas shares his secrets to Power Paddling in this Skills piece.

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October 29, 2010 //

Grandmaster board shaper and legendary waterman Mickey Muñoz has been surfing and designing boards since the late 1940s. A Waimea Bay pioneer, his iconic Quasimodo surf stance has been branded on T-shirts and posters. Muñoz has reinvented himself as a standup paddler and designer. With crystal-clear, ocean-green eyes, and a smile brimming with young curiosity, […]

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October 28, 2010 //

Surf style icon, Gerry Lopez, and standup paddling innovator, Laird Hamilton, sit down for an SUP magazine interview.

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October 26, 2010 //

IS REDEFINING THE TERM ‘WATERMAN’ Candice Appleby is a waterwoman to the bone. After leading her California high school surf team to three national titles, she moved to Hawaii to further her education and chase a surfing career. Things worked out well. The 24-year-old finished third in the longboard division at the 2007 Pipeline Pro, […]

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October 21, 2010 //

Paddler, surfer, stuntman, waterman – Oahu’s Brian Keaulana is beyond definition. Deeply rooted in the Hawaiian ocean tradition, the stunt double, who has played himself in Baywatch and done scenes for movies like Waterworld and Blue Crush, explains why standup paddling is here to stay and why beginners should ease their way into the surf. […]

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October 20, 2010 //

We couldn’t help it. Austrian Mickey Eskimo–a Hawaiian transplant– and his team recently released this trailer for SUPCONCIOUS, The Movie highlighting their SUP aerial antics. Eskimo uses foot straps to help launch his standup board. He never actually makes a section-and the wake of the jetski he used to tow at the wave is fairly […]

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