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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November 26, 2010 //

Happy Thanksgiving! And happy cold weather to go with it. In the name of nostalgia, we bring you Taylor Robertson, who has made Oregon’s Rouge River his personal SUP stomping grounds. Every summer, he uses this Northwestern gem as a place to express his inner board and paddle, even firing up Rainey Falls. Enjoy…..

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November 10, 2010 //

While it may not be the first thought of SUP aficionados, British Columbia is a hotbed in the standup movement. Long known as a popular destination for canoe trippers, sea kayakers, and whitewater gnar-chasers, standup paddlers, equipped with the right cold-water gear (i.e. drysuits), are pushing possibilities. Case in point: Check out this recent clip […]

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October 20, 2010 //

We couldn’t help it. Austrian Mickey Eskimo–a Hawaiian transplant– and his team recently released this trailer for SUPCONCIOUS, The Movie highlighting their SUP aerial antics. Eskimo uses foot straps to help launch his standup board. He never actually makes a section-and the wake of the jetski he used to tow at the wave is fairly […]

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October 11, 2010 //

The Blueline Paddlesurf crew packed up their boards from their Santa Barbara, Calif. base and headed south. Check out Peter Trow’s hypnotic footage from their latest standup surf adventure.

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September 21, 2010 //

Brazil went off. Here, Tristan Boxford updates the standup surfing world with a highlight reel from Tour stop four. Next up? Ocean Beach in San Francisco, October 20-27. Check out standupworldtour.com for more info.

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September 13, 2010 //

Standup’s best battle it out for record crowd at Hamburg, Germany’s Jever SUP World Cup

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