Skills: How to Pivot Turn
March 21, 2012 // No Comments »

The pivot turn: it’s an important skill to master. Whether you’re an SUP surfer, racer, or recreational paddler, the pivot turn is easy to learn and allows you to make tighter, more efficient directional changes when catching waves, rounding buoys or just heading home. Gillian Gibree, a SUP yoga instructor, racer, and surfer walks us [...]

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Surftech Surf and Sand Duel-Athlon Video Recap
March 20, 2012 // No Comments »

If you haven’t heard yet, conditions for the 2012 Surftech Surf and Sand Duel-Athlon were all time. Here, SUP magazine recaps a great weekend on the race course and in the surf. Candice Appleby showed off her full skill set while battling a nasty cold, Anthony Vela cruised to another race win (and made it [...]

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Saltwater Life: Living a Paddlesports Lifestyle
March 20, 2012 // No Comments »

Paddling isn’t just another activity people do for recreation or a good workout. It’s more than that. Paddling is a lifestyle. And in Tahiti, with the warmth of the sunshine and pristine azure waters, Moehau Goold shows us there’s always an excuse to get out on the water, especially when you have the company of [...]

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Skills: Paddling Downwind
March 14, 2012 // 1 Comment »

The skills to pay the bills. If you’re a paddler, you gotta’ have em’. And the fun part is developing those skills. Morgan Hoesterey is one of standup paddling’s best all-around athletes. She can race prone paddleboard. She can surf. She can read, and ride, bumps. Yes, she has the skills to pay em’. So [...]

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The Wednesday Voice: Dan Gavere
March 14, 2012 // No Comments »

Welcome back to the Wednesday Voice with SUPthemag.com. Each Wednesday, we catch up with the personalities that make standup paddling great––from the athletes to industry insiders to event organizers and everyone in between. This week on the Wednesday Voice we talk with iconic paddler Dan Gavere about whitewater, surf and living out of his van.

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More River Ripping
March 13, 2012 // No Comments »

One of the beauties of SUP is that it can be done on any body of water. And as willing athletes continue to get a hold of better designs, the surfing continues to improve. Here’s some more river surfing on West Virginia’s Gauley River and at Rock Island in Tennessee. Badfish River Surfer – Winter [...]

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The Wednesday Voice: Welcome Home Party
March 7, 2012 // 1 Comment »

Welcome back to the Wednesday Voice with SUPthemag.com. Each Wednesday, we catch up with the personalities that make standup paddling great––from the athletes to industry insiders to event organizers and everyone in between. This week on the Wednesday Voice we crash the welcome home party for Team USA after their performance at the ISA SUP [...]

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Surfing the Potomac
March 1, 2012 // 1 Comment »

Sometimes you just need waves. You wouldn’t think the Potomac River in Washington D.C. would be the place to find them but this river section just below Potomac Falls is one of the nation’s best Class III town runs. Here’s Skip Brown, loving O-Deck wave, one of the section’s premiere playspots.

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