June 21, 2011 //

So we’ve established that Hawaii isn’t the only place to do downwind runs on a standup board. Plenty of spots yet to be discovered are perfect for glidiing on open water swell. One place that has been discovered? Hood River, Oregon, a longtime kite- and windsurfing locale, has become one of the Northwest’s premiere downwind […]

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June 10, 2011 //

In late March, SUP magazine Editor Joe Carberry and seven of the world’s best standup paddlers including Connor Baxter, Chuck Patterson, Slater Trout, Dave Boehne, Jamie Mitchell, Dave Kalama and Talia Gangini went on a dream trip to the Mentawais in Indonesia. With the help of world renowned surf photographer Jason Kenworthy, they collected some […]

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June 9, 2011 //

Talented groms are becoming more and more commonplace in the standup world. Count 17-year-old Dana Point, Calif. local CD Kinley among them. This spring, SUP magazine Art Director Robert Zaleski filmed a video profile with Kinley, putting his effortless style on display. Meet CD Kinley: Infinity SUP team rider from Robert Zaleski on Vimeo.

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June 2, 2011 //

It’s hard to argue with the fact that winning the Gerry Lopez Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle is one of the sport’s crowning achievements. In mid-May, Travis Grant and Candice Appleby won the first leg of the Battle when they took home titles in Hawaii. The fight continues this September in Dana Point, Calif., […]

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June 1, 2011 //

The first stop of the O’Neill Tahoe Cup Race Series at Donner Lake this weekend was burly. As in burr–ly. The day started out with sunshine lighting up the snow-capped backdrop, but by the time the starting horn blasted snow began to actually fall from the sky. The 5-mile race started at the West End […]

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May 31, 2011 //

File this in the, “What the Hell,” category: A mystery man sporting Luchador mask and Starboard rash guard dropped into pumping Malibu during last week’s south swell that blessed Southern California with solid surf. So, three questions? Who’s this masked man, El Clouto? Does video like this help or hurt the standup paddling cause when […]

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May 23, 2011 //

In early May, SUPthemag.com ran a Facebook video contest where entrants were judged by comments and “likes” on our page. The winner? Will Phillips, who swears this was his first crack at film making. Shot somewhere in San Diego County, Phillips catches absolutely pristine So. Cal. conditions on camera. He took home a set of […]

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May 10, 2011 //

The OluKai Ho’olaule’a two-day ocean festival returns to Kanaha Beach Park, Maui this weekend, May 14th -15th, 2011. The real star of the event? The Maliko downwind run on Maui’s Northshore, an 8-mile sled ride that’s the Grand Canyon or El Capitan of downwind standup paddling. A true classic. Check out the rides in the […]

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May 6, 2011 //

Share your favorite SUP video with us and get a chance to win the latest issue of SUP magazine, women’s Victory KoreDry top and pants, or, men’s SeasonFive Barrier top and pants! We’ll choose the winner purely on the numbers: The vid with the most “liked” video takes home the gear! And campaigning for your […]

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April 28, 2011 //

In February, Frenchman Remi Quique won the standup division of the Dakhla Festival in the Western Sahara, Africa in fantastic conditions. The 29-year-old has some of the sweetest style in the business. Here’s Remi expressing himself on a Brazilian point break.

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