April 21, 2011 //

We thought this GOPro clip from Mike Mendez on Oahu’s south shore was perfect to keep you moving through your day at the office. Get in the flow with Mendez as he smacks the lip to Citizen’s Cope’s Let the Drama Kid Die. SUP Clips: Take 2 from Mike Mendez on Vimeo.

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April 15, 2011 //

Standup surfing is progressing faster than manufacturers can cut feet off boards, driven mostly by young, over-surfed rippers like 19-year-old Australian Keahi de Aboitiz. Check out this cut that has done its rounds across the webosphere and tell us, who’s your favorite young paddler out there?

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April 12, 2011 //

You’re going to go down at some point. Learn how to fall off your SUP the right way with this tips.

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April 8, 2011 //

There’s nothing easy about the 39.8-mile, open-ocean crossing between Catalina Island’s Avalon harbor and Dana Point, Calif. Every year, a select breed of SUP teams assemble and find a way to attempt the exposed and ever-grueling Catalina Challenge. Last year, Orange County’s Jodie Nelson created a media maelstrom after opting to do the crossing solo […]

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April 7, 2011 //

Though the athletes need little reminder of the raw conditions that won’t soon be forgotten, we present a few fresh photos and tales from the recent Santa Cruz PaddleFest.

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April 5, 2011 //

Every day in the ocean is different, and though most of us prefer to ride waves on our frontside (toe side), conditions don’t always cooperate. Chuck Patterson’s tips will help you dial your backside cutback and keep you in the wave’s power pocket.

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April 4, 2011 //

One-stop topping: Standup surfing’s greatest advantage? It’s warmer up top. When the weather cools and you don’t want to don the full suit, check out five core-warming options to keep your better half covered.

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April 1, 2011 //

The Art of Downwind Paddling with Hawaiian waterman Dave Kalama.

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April 1, 2011 //

Inland standup paddlers rejoice, and the videos pour in.

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March 30, 2011 //

Rhode Island might be the smallest state in the union, but with its back bays, rivers and beaches, the Ocean State looms large in the standup world.

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