February 11, 2011 //

During Hurricane Igor, most Barbadians were running for shelter. That’s when Brian Talma, this small island nation’s prolific SUP man of action, paddled out to meet the epic swell. SUP magazine caught up with Talma, aka Irie Man, aka Mr. Action, to get the full story.

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January 25, 2011 //

John Beausang of DistressedMullet.com takes us inside the passionate North Carolina SUP scene that’s turned this third annual race into a brisk, mid-January classic, and comes away with a succinct summary: Blame Canada.

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January 13, 2011 //

Standup Paddling Alaska’s Turnagain Arm Tidal Bore Open the current issue of SUP magazine and you’re greeted by one of the most eye-popping standup photos of the year, an areal photograph of Alaska’s Turnagain Arm tidal bore near Girdwood, Alaska (above). As Eric Newberry, Dave Calkins and Mike McCune glide effortlessly down the face of […]

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November 10, 2010 //

While it may not be the first thought of SUP aficionados, British Columbia is a hotbed in the standup movement. Long known as a popular destination for canoe trippers, sea kayakers, and whitewater gnar-chasers, standup paddlers, equipped with the right cold-water gear (i.e. drysuits), are pushing possibilities. Case in point: Check out this recent clip […]

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November 1, 2010 //

Pro paddler Rob Rojas shares his secrets to Power Paddling in this Skills piece.

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October 18, 2010 //

Photos by Chuck Graham Standup surfing as a sport knows no bounds, as was evident last weekend in Ventura, Calif. where 60-odd athletes met at C-Street for the Ventura Paddle Surfing Championships, part of the U.S. Waveski Nationals. Vertical turns off the lip, ridiculous rail-to-rail cutbacks and even some good old fashioned nose-riding proved that […]

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October 12, 2010 //

During a recent camping trip to Cooper Lake, Wash., I discovered how spectacular the area is and that the best camping sites are accessed via water.  Inspired by an article in SUP magazine about a group that paddled the Big Sur coastline in California to camp and surf using their SUP boards and dry bags, […]

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October 6, 2010 //

Our correspondent goes inside the booming craze of standup paddle yoga

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September 16, 2010 //

Photos and results from this weekend’s raw running of the Round the Rock event

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September 8, 2010 //

Its name may sound like a paradox, but the ‘Dairyland Surf Classic’ brings the SUP surf stoke to America’s largest coastline. Our correspondent reports from Lake Michigan

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