July 12, 2011 //

The Island SUP scene is going off. Hawaii is packed with events, like the Maui Jim Triple Crown of SUP, and young paddlers like Connor Baxter are laying down the law. Last weekend, the Warrior Cup, the second event of the Triple Crown, took racers across Maui’s northwestern shore, from Maliko Gulch to Honolua Bay. […]

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July 12, 2011 //

SUP mag checks in on this weekend’s Midwest Stand Up Paddle Festival in Madison, Wisconsin

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July 6, 2011 //

Highland Spring HIHO 2011 from Ryan Reede on Vimeo. Slater Trout dominated the Open class in this year’s Highland Spring HIHO race in the British Virgin Islands. Over the 6-day event, the 16-year-old from Hawaii kept a strong lead in each of the four Open class segments. Tom Pace from Pensacola, Fla. grabbed second and […]

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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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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 18, 2011 //

Life has been big for Chuck Patterson lately. He contracted a staff infection from reef rash following an April trip to Indonesia that he’s been fighting for more than a month. On the opposite end of the spectrum, he recently signed a potentially career-altering contract to join the Naish SUP team. Here’s his thoughts on […]

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May 11, 2011 //

This weekend, paddlers from around the world will gather on Oahu for the Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle, Hawaii. In honor of the event, we’re re-running a story from our Winter, 2010 issue at SUPthemag.com where some of the sport’s most passionate female paddlers tell us why they love to battle, and […]

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May 6, 2011 //

The kid’s on a roll. Current World Champion Kai Lenny has captured his second consecutive World Tour victory in Brittany, France at the Naish La Torche Pro, presented by O’Neill with powerful, dynamic surfing. After an epic semi-final that saw Lenny and Antoine Delpero oust Manu Portet and Xabi Lafitte and Leco Salazar and Sean […]

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May 5, 2011 //

After a weekend of sun, surf and great performances, the Carolina Cup is making its case as one of the premier SUP events on the East Coast.

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May 4, 2011 //

Encinitas, CA — On Saturday, April 30, 182 athletes gathered at Doheny State Beach to compete in the 3rd Annual Paddle for Humanity to benefit SurfAid International. The paddleboarding and standup paddle fundraiser attracted some of the region’s best paddlers, who competed in the 6-mile elite race, and dozens more who participated in the 2-mile […]

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