March 25, 2011 //

While style in surfing is important, standup paddling doesn’t just require style—it is style. Whether you’re paddling in an ocean, lagoon, bay, harbor, lake, river, reservoir or a backyard swimming pool, standup paddling is the purest essence of water sport style.

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March 25, 2011 //

A select crop of SUP athletes recently focused attention south of the border, turning out for the second annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic. Check out the gallery from the two-day competition

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March 22, 2011 //

French kiteboarding pioneer Raphael Salles started SUPing four years ago as a means of salvaging windless days on the water. After getting “more and more hooked” on paddleboarding, he began experimenting with SUPs and kites.

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March 22, 2011 //

It may not have been pretty, but the Santa Cruz Paddle Fest went off big this weekend. Big waves, big rain, big weather. Despite Mother Nature’s onslaught, standup paddlers braved the elements

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March 18, 2011 //

Santa Barbara’s Blueline crew is getting it done. Here’s a vid from their recent exploration of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka – Stand Up Paddle from Blueline – Santa Barbara on Vimeo.

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March 16, 2011 //

There was a lot more to exploring Southern California’s Catalina Island than the paddling. Tahoe SUP Project: Explore, is the product of a decade long friendship between Tahoe SUP founder, Nate Brouwer and the Fuze Group’s Zac Smith. Having worked together in the past, they were eager to merge the creative vision of capturing standup […]

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March 14, 2011 //

Want to purchase your first SUP? How do you choose the right size, shape and style ? Shaper Brian Szymanksi shares his thoughts on picking the right board.

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March 12, 2011 //

Hell yeah Tom Carroll, way to represent! During the legends heat of the Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks on Australia’s Gold Coast this past week, the surf icon brandished board and paddle and tore it up.

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March 11, 2011 //

Coming out of Little Harbor, the conditions proved to be exactly what they looked like. The 10 mph west wind hammered us and there was no chance of even taking a stroke on the right side. After about 45 mins of futile floundering Dave and I made the call to swing back and check on […]

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March 9, 2011 //

On the short motor sail out to Little Harbor from where they picked Dave and I up, we had a chance to cool our jets and enshrined the arduous two-hour paddle as “Just Four Miles”. Food also calms the savage beast and smartly I was given a hot sausage sandwich with chips while Dave decompressed […]

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