The media elite now seems to feel free to opine on "the SUP trend." We welcome the coverage and plan to see more of Gerry as he goes inside the mind of Laird Hamilton in the feature interview of SUP magazine’s summer issue, available next week on newsstands everywhere.

Click here to view Matt Higgins story, “A Surfing Icon Embraces a Mellower Wave”  in the Sports section of Tuesday’s national edition of The New York Times.

photo Robert Zaleski