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. One way to help increase performance and recovery is by learning […]

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bop-fantasy-mantle
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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mo-mantle
September 24, 2012 //

With the immense progress standup paddling has made in the past few years, it’s easy to forget that it’s still a young game. Unlike surfing, whitewater or outrigger paddling, there isn’t a generation of athletes that have lived an entire life practicing the art. But, as SUP continues to flourish, the first generation of groms […]

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bop-mantle
September 20, 2012 //

With only nine days left until the highly anticipated Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle California (BOP), a board classification ruling in the 9-mile distance race has a few competitors grumbling. Unlike years past, racers in this year’s distance event have the opportunity to compete in a new elite division with additional prize […]

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Noah-mantle
September 18, 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 lived an entire life practicing the art. But, as SUP continues to flourish, the first generation of groms […]

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Roxy-Girl Vanina Walsh
September 12, 2012 //
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September 12, 2012 //

For the Fall 2012 issue, SUP magazine scribe Dave Costello, Greg Petry and photographer Wes Walker explored the Pecos River along the Texas-Mexico boarder on a free climbing free-for-all via SUPs. Costello described the teams expedition in the remote border region eloquently, weaving a tale that found the team deep-water free climbing the evening away […]

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BOPmantle
September 11, 2012 //

Fantasy football season is on. So we at SUP Magazine felt it was high time to give paddling fans a chance to lay it on the line by picking their favorite paddlers for standup’s biggest event—all to win a grip of rad prizes. The concept is simple: Pick the 10 paddlers that you hope will […]

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September 11, 2012 //
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