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August 10, 2012 //

Last week, right before the chaos of Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, Boardworks held their annual Weber River SUP Cross where Mike Tavares and Candice Appleby won the men’s and women’s titles respectively. Check out SUP magazine’s video recap thanks to Morgan Mason.

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August 9, 2012 //

The crew at Cabo San Lucas by boat, or roadtripping out to Salt Lake City, it’s always an adventure. In late July the crew headed out to Utah for the annual H2O Overdrive race and RivieraPaddlesurf.com

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August 8, 2012 //

Whitewater paddling has come a long way in the past couple years and Zack Hughes and Mike Harvey of Colorado grew tired of sitting down on river runs they decided to experiment with river SUP boards. Immediately, the duo realized they were onto something big. Introducing their new river SUPs to kayaking friends, Hughes and […]

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Perrin
August 6, 2012 //

This past March, Shane Perrin of St. Louis became the first standup paddler to attempt and complete La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge, a 4-day, 179-mile stage race that typically only allows entry to 3-man canoe teams. No stranger to high-intensity long-distance races, Perrin is also the first standup paddler to attempt and complete the […]

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August 2, 2012 //

One of the beauties of SUP surfing is that you can have fun even on the small days. Pro surfer Eric Miyakawa shows his SUPing skills with good looking cutbacks and precise turns all over the place. Here’s Miyakawa, doing his thing and shredding the small stuff.

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August 1, 2012 //

When Maui’s Talia Gangini set out to compete in this year’s Molokai2Oahu race, she hoped to better her previous time. In her second solo SUP M2O crossing, the 19 year-old not only bettered her time by more than thirty minutes, but she also took home the win. The new queen of the Ka’iwi chronicled her […]

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July 31, 2012 //

The 5th Annual Rainbow Sandals Gerry Lopez Battle of the Paddle (BOP) will be held September 29-30 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California. Registration is now open for all events and closes September 27. Races include the Open Age Group Race, Elite Race (Men and Wahine), Distance Race, SUP Surf Relays and Kids’ […]

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July 25, 2012 //

This spring, SUP magazine editor Joe Carberry visited Hawaii, collecting a series of interviews with some of the best paddlers on the islands. Here, we sit down with Dave Kalama as he talks about overcoming injury, wanting to win back his Molokai title, surf trips and making a living from the waterman lifestyle. The interview […]

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July 24, 2012 //

Standup paddling isn’t about one thing in the water in particular. It’s about all of it. Surfing, river-running, touring the lake, fishing. Enjoying the bodies of water closest to your home can make you appreciate home that much more. Check out this short film by Pennsylvania’s Rocky Woodling, as he takes pride in the river […]

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July 20, 2012 //

Talia Gangini loves to play in the water. And she loves to do it with her pals. Gangini, who finished third in last year’s SUP Awards and is up for another one this year, is a perennial downwind favorite and a skilled surfer. But she puts all her skills on display in this cut…

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