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February 25, 2011 //

By now, you’ve probably read about Jenny Kalmbach’s and Morgan Hoesterey’s Destination 3 Degrees project, a mission to paddle all of the Hawaiian Island channels on standup boards, raising awareness of plastic’s affect on our oceans in the process. The duo continues their mission in Costa Rica, paddling Kalmbach’s native country. And SUP magazine wanted […]

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February 18, 2011 //

Plenty of paddlers are getting incredible angles from the Go Pro Camera nowadays and building their own stellar flicks from their home computers. Here’s one of our favorites from Denton Chase in the Half Moon Bay, Calif. area. Notice the athletic camera work during the wipe outs. Thank the Laird from Beasho Free on Vimeo.

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February 9, 2011 //

Ripping conditions for Day 3 at the sunset pro to finish the trials and open up the first round of the main event. Check out the live webcast here.

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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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January 6, 2011 //

Standup paddling is nothing without the shapers that create the boards, or as we like to call them, gliding pieces of art on water. And most board craftsmen have had storied careers in the surfboard industry, with a fantastic sense of history just waiting to be uncovered. Welcome to SUP magazine’s Shaper Visits, a video […]

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December 24, 2010 //

In November, competitors gathered at the Davenport Paddle Surf Classic. Unfortunately, there was very little fanfare following the event. Until now. Northern California standup paddler and Blueline Paddle Surf Team member Peter Trow recently released this vid of the event, which featured bomber swell and typical Nor. Cal. weather. He and the rest of the […]

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December 15, 2010 //

Dear Hawaii, We know things aren’t that big there right now, wave wise. But big enough, compared to where we are. And the weather… We were especially nostalgic when we received this GoPro postcard from France’s Antoine Delpero after a recent Sunset session. The music got us really pumped. And you looked hot. Can’t wait […]

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December 8, 2010 //

Recently, on the ever-chatting peanut gallery that is the Internet, Stride Stand Up Paddleboards has taken guff for creating a standup board you can hunt off. Here, owner Luke Hopkins defends his invention. Hunting from a Stand Up Paddleboard? What! Are you crazy? That is what some have said. That’s not what I said when […]

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December 6, 2010 //

Because, that’s all we really care about. Kai, who’s interviewed by Dave Kalama in the winter issue of SUP magazine, has a chance to wrap up the Standup World Tour crown in his native Hawaii December 10-19.

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November 29, 2010 //

Before becoming one of the hottest racers in standup paddling, Danny Ching paddled strictly outrigger canoe and captured the solo world championship in 2008. Outrigger paddling is an ancient discipline, with centuries-old Polynesian roots and well established techniques. In contrast, standup paddling is an infant. The most seasoned vets have paddled little more than five […]

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