November 1, 2012 //

It’s time to come out of the Halloween candy coma because the next few days are busy with events on both coasts. In the next four days, there are both single-day events as well as events that will be held over a few days, including races and sales on SUP gear and apparel. So, gear […]

October 8, 2012 //

Dos Equis Most Interesting Academy presents ‘Survival of the Fittest’ with Nate Yeomans from Grind Media Events on Vimeo. While Nate Yeomans is an accomplished pro surfer who’s cracked the elite ranks of the ASP World Tour, in truth, defeating the world’s best surfers is just one of many hobbies he’s taken up over the […]

October 3, 2012 //

As athletes, performance and recovery are two of our main focuses. We know that performance is related to the way we recover, and if we don’t do good to our body during the downtime, we shouldn’t expect to have an impressive performance to follow.

September 18, 2012 //

With the immense progress standup paddling has made in the past few years, it’s easy to forget that our sport is still young. Unlike surfing, whitewater or outrigger paddling, there isn’t a generation of athletes that have lived an entire life practicing the art. But, as SUP continues to flourish, the first generation of groms […]

September 10, 2012 //

Kai Lenny Comes from behind to secure the win in Florida After a second place finish in the Long distance on Day 1 of the Cocoa Beach Paddle Classic, presented by Pacifico and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim, Kai Lenny stepped up in the spectacular sprint racing to secure a well deserved win […]

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September 6, 2012 //

We’re pretty proud of SUP magazine’s Fall edition. One of this issue’s cover blurbs reads, “Art in Performance.” It may as well read, “The Art of Play.” Because the athletes featured inside artfully play in the oceans and rivers of the world while wielding board and paddle. Aside from Mitchell, fellow Aussie Justin Holland, Sean […]

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September 6, 2012 //

Next month, Morgan Hoesterey will present her next Field Notes series from Peru. In the meantime, she checked in from the land of lefts: The waves here in Peru are amazing. Yesterday was the first day that we didn’t get the best waves of our lives, which I think was kind of a good thing […]

September 5, 2012 //

The Teva captured the 32 miles from “the friendly island” of Molokai to the distant Oahu finish. – SC

September 4, 2012 //

This piece originally ran in our Spring 2012 issue.

Photo by: Michael Dawes
September 1, 2012 //

Is there a posture of athletic masculine technique more erotic than a clean paddle stroke? The drawing back of a bowstring, maybe. Or throwing a javelin. But these acts are all about a short build-up of energy followed by a quick, violent release—hardly the stuff of true masculine heroics. And is there anything more impotent […]