For five thriving years, SUP Awards has been a pillar of success in the standup paddling world. It’s helped to legitimize the sport, recognize the accomplishments of incredible athletes and propel the rapid expansion of the standup paddling industry all while simultaneously providing free drinks and a killer who’s-who shindig for top paddlers to look forward to each year. With the 2016 SUP Awards merely one week away, we thought it pertinent to take a look back at some highlights from SUP Awards past. Enjoy!