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October 15, 2012 //

Paddlers overtook San Francisco Bay last weekend for the second annual Battle of the Bay race and expo. With a cash purse of $5,000 on the line, elite and amateur paddlers battled it out on long and short courses against the iconic city skyline. Almost 100 paddlers came out to compete over the two days […]

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bop
October 11, 2012 //

The great victories and disappointing upsets for the largest field of international SUP competitors. While hundreds of athletes were putting it all out on the line, the brands were capturing the action on and off the water. Here’s a collection of 2012 Battle of the Paddle videos from a few of the brands that keep […]

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Photo by Harry Wiewel
October 9, 2012 //

Chalk this one up as a win for mountain culture. Two years ago, fiercely competitive approach. Now, after an intense year of relentless travel, racing, and rehabilitating injuries, the 2012 winner of the SEA Paddle NYC and leading lady in the Standup World Series can add the coveted title of Standup World Series tour and […]

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October 8, 2012 //

The Standup World Series Finals at Turtle Bay Resort In just a few days, all eyes will once again turn back to Hawaii, and more specifically, finals.standupworldseries.com Winning this course in 2011, Zane Schweitzer will be looking to finish off his season well, while the leading contenders will be looking to capitalize on this ‘paddle-cross […]

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Peru
October 4, 2012 //

A couple months ago, the talented click here.

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Riggs-Napoleon-mantle
October 3, 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 known SUP since birth, or lived an entire life around our sport. But, as SUP continues to flourish, […]

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BOP-rio
October 3, 2012 //

The Battle moves south with all the carnage we’ve loved watching in Hawaii and California. After a successful fifth year of the Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California, Rainbow Sandals announces the Battle of the Paddle Rio, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The inaugural event will take place April […]

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Paddle-Healthy-Suzie-Cooney
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.

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September 27, 2012 //

It’s about that time. The Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle is this weekend and we at for live updates Saturday, September 29th 2012 as the best go head to head in Dana Point, California. Pick the winner and you get ten points, the second place finisher, nine points, third place, eight, […]

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cst-mantle
September 27, 2012 //

The 2012 Paddle Surfing Championships kicks off Oct. 12 at the world class break, C Street, in Ventura, Calif. Competitors will have the opportunity to compete in an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) format contest with lots on the line. The weekend of Oct. 12th will be a busy one at C Street with 32 […]

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