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August 16, 2011 //

Welcome back to The Indo Chronicles, a video series previewing the print feature in the Fall issue of SUP magazine (on sale Sept. 14). In this second installment, we profile Dave Boehne, a renaissance surfer/shaper from Dana Point, Calif. and one of the most stylish standup surfers alive — as evidenced by his opening spread […]

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July 21, 2011 //

The Arctic Ocean isn’t the first place to come to mind when dreaming about an epic SUP surfari. But in May when I traveled to Iceland with the crew from Blueline Paddle Surf, the term epic definitely applied in its most literal definition. What else do you call a waterman’s expedition where you paddle through […]

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July 15, 2011 //

The Dogman rips (see below). But who, may we ask, is the Dogman? We know this: he rides a Laguna Bay board, knows how to catch perfect conditions somewhere in Australia (we think), and has one nasty cutback. The first person to properly identify the Dogman, his board model and where he’s riding wins a […]

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July 5, 2011 //

Fletcher Burton shreds on his standup board in the surf, but what happens when he charges steep creeks? Not so much. Here, Burton ventures up to South Silver Creek near Auburn, Calif., to test his SUP skills and show us just how difficult charging whitewater on an SUP can be. Equipped with a helmet, butt […]

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July 1, 2011 //

Find any superlative you can think of and that pretty much describes the snow run off on any western river this season: epic, all-time, sick, ridiculous! And standup paddlers have been their to take advantage from Missoula, to Boise, to Glenwood Springs. Here, Dan Gavere and Chris Emerick put together a recap of the Colorado […]

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June 27, 2011 //

Robby Naish recently set out on a Central American mission to find, and ride, the world’s longest wave. In the action sports world, as in life, the more you set yourself up for success, the easier it is to ride to glory. And that’s just what Naish did, catching a macking swell at Pavones in […]

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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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