June 9, 2011 //

(Deerfield Beach, Florida) – Over a hundred spectators and paddlers came out last Saturday for the Watermans Applied Science Paddle for Humanity in Deerfield Beach. The event was the second stop in the 2011 series which kicked off April 30th in Dana Point and will culminate in Washington DC on August 20th. Despite high winds […]

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June 7, 2011 //

Peyo Lizarazu grabs the prestigious Sapinus Pro title at the third stop of the Standup World Tour.

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June 6, 2011 //

The Teva Mountain Games are fast-becoming a must-compete event for standup athletes as this year’s event attracted all stars like Candice Appleby and Slater Trout to the show. But it was the river legends who made the biggest splash during the 2011 festivities in Vail, Colorado. Longtime whitewater guru Dan Gavere won the SUP Surf […]

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June 3, 2011 //

Ever missed a wave because you couldn’t turn quick enough? Had a hard time rounding that buoy during training runs? Find out how to perform the pivot turn in this instructional Skills article.

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June 2, 2011 //

It’s hard to argue with the fact that winning the Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle is one of the sport’s crowning achievements. In mid-May, Travis Grant and Candice Appleby won the first leg of the Battle when they took home titles in Hawaii. The fight continues this September in Dana Point, Calif., […]

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June 1, 2011 //

The first stop of the O’Neill Tahoe Cup Race Series at Donner Lake this weekend was burly. As in burr–ly. The day started out with sunshine lighting up the snow-capped backdrop, but by the time the starting horn blasted snow began to actually fall from the sky. The 5-mile race started at the West End […]

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May 31, 2011 //

File this in the, “What the Hell,” category: A mystery man sporting Luchador mask and Starboard rash guard dropped into pumping Malibu during last week’s south swell that blessed Southern California with solid surf. So, three questions? Who’s this masked man, El Clouto? Does video like this help or hurt the standup paddling cause when […]

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May 31, 2011 //

On his third day ever on a standup paddleboard, Jonathan Francis launched from Anacortes, WA on May 18th for a three-month solo expedition to Glacier Bay, Alaska through the infamous Inside Passage. In his first week of paddling, he crossed three sometimes-treacherous bodies of water, Rosario Strait and Haro Strait in Washington and the Strait […]

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May 27, 2011 //

This weekend marks the start of the O’Neil Tahoe Cup when paddlers will race Donner Lake outside Lake Tahoe, California. The race circumnavigates the lake (a five-mile course), starting and ending at the West-End Beach. The O’Neill Tahoe Cup Race Series hopes to attract 400 participants and over 4,000 spectators to the Truckee-Tahoe-Reno Area from […]

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May 27, 2011 //

Things could get interesting on the Standup World Tour in the coming week for the Sapinus Pro presented by Air Tahiti. Early next week a mammoth south swell is expected to slam into the island and bring Sapinus–a beach break that looks like a mini Teahupoo-roaring to life (12 feet at 19 seconds). This means […]

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