Visiting Hood River for the Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

I'm in Hood River this weekend, hanging out with my family and paddling the Columbia Gorge Challenge. One of the things that makes a great event is having a venue that supports non-paddling family and friends. If there are things to do before, after...

Video: Sizing Your OC Paddle

Picking out your first OC paddle So, maybe you've just succumbed to the pull of outrigger canoe and you're about to get your first OC paddle.  Might want to review this helpful video from Dave and Meg Chun at Kialoa before your pick your blade...

Full Wrightsville Beach Map with landmarks

Watch out for the typical NC-ish hazards during the Carolina Cup

Weekend Fun! (We Stole your Pictures!)

Above: Lena Augaitis from SIC kicked butt in Croatia. ****** I was so daggone excited to jump out of bed today (ok, limp) and go paddling that I plumb forgot to put a Mullet post up. It looks like y'all were out paddling, too, by the...

Find Katie, Race day strategy at the Carolina Cup

The Mullet's race day strategy

Costco Promotes Paddle Safety

Costco Magazine Features Leashes and PFDs Giving a hat tip to Costco - the warehouse retailer that often is the gateway for new SUP and kayak paddlers attracted to low-cost boards and boats - for emphasizing safety in the latest issue of its membership mailer,...

Prone Clinic with Cynthia Aguilar this Thursday in NC

Cynthia Aguilar Prone Paddleboard Clinic
Learn paddleboard skills and strategies from one of the world's best paddlers. $50 per person, cash or check in person RSVP [email protected] At Carolina Paddleboard Company 8-9:30am 1322 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 679-4473

Keely Surf Dog- Stand Up Paddleboarding in Hawaii

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NEW: Yoga Mat Paddleboard from Riviera

Riviera Paddlesurf announces addition of new Yoga Board to the line By Taylor Rambo July 23, 2013 San Clemente, Ca Locally owned Riviera Paddlesurf announced today that it will be unveiling a new Yoga Paddleboard at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Utah on July 31st. . We have...

Sponsor Spotlight: Riviera

There would be no Mullet, Distressed or otherwise, without our advertisers. Riviera Paddlesurf has been an incredible supporter of Distressed Mullet, so we want to make sure you know a little bit more about them. We should start with the fact that they are so...

April Zilg talks ACA SUP Instructor Certification

April Zilg recaps her experience with ACA ------- Two years ago, I first heard that the ACA (American Canoe Association) was going to start offering Stand Up Paddle lessons and instructor certifications. I was skeptical. At that point I realized that most watersport businesses saw the...


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Colorado River Surfing With Badfish SUP

A session with team Badfish SUP surfing the Glenwood Springs Wave on the Colorado River during high flows in the summer of 2014. The team is surfing the wave on the 6'11 and 8' River Surfers. www.badfishsup.com shot and edited by Heather Jackson

More Foiling on Maliko

Kalama Foils Down Maliko Legend Dave Kalama joins Finn Spencer in a foil run down Maliko on Maui with the GoFoil. Yep.  Looks like this is definitely becoming a thing! Video by Alex Aguera.

What I have Learned from the OC or How paddling outrigger has made me a better standup paddler

How paddling outrigger can improve your sup skills Spend just a little time paddling an outrigger canoe and you will quickly understand why it is the perfect complement to paddling standup.  It will make you a better sup paadler, if you tune yourself into that....

Gillian Gibree on Standup Paddle Yoga

 If it is a sport that can be done in the ocean, chances are, professional Standup Paddler Gillian Gibree does it. A Cape Cod native, Gillian has been competing in ocean sports for most of her life and seems to be more comfortable on...

So you want to try prone paddling: nine things to keep in mind

Prone Paddleboard Wrightsville Beach, NC shot by Dave Baker
So you want to try prone paddling Prone boarding is pure.  It’s challenging.  It’s fun.  You get to lie down. The first time I tried it, Katie Elzer-Peters let me climb aboard hers…I almost didn’t give it back. But, it does come with it’s own idiosyncrasies. Balance...

Maui SUP Surf Maliko Downwinder with Suzie Cooney and Dual GoPro Cameras by Suzie Cooney

Super cool video, watch whole thing to be sure you see "what happens".. Had a blast making this. Mellow day but lots of steep drops and long rides. Lots of downwind action covered by my GoPro Hero2 on nose of Naish Glide AND one on...

How To Do Warrior 2 on a Paddleboard

From San Diego Paddle Yoga, http://sandiegopaddleyoga.com

Things I am Learning Paddling Surf Ski

I've only just started experiencing in the surf ski...and there's a full blog post marinating...but at this early stage in the transition from double to single and back to double-bladed paddling there are some things that immediately have come to mind. And I haven't...

The PE2EL Race: Are You Tough Enough?

Toughest surf ski race in the world Imagine four days of surf ski racing in the open ocean...along one of the most rugged coasts, with sizable surf, in the world.  The Port Elizabeth to East London Challenge (PE 2EL) is a total of  155 miles that...

GoPro: Kai Lenny Respects The River – GoPro Mountain Games 2014

GoPro Mountain Games are on my list for 2015, check Kai out World class waterman Kai Lenny catches some alpine barrels at this years GoPro Mountain Games in a SUP Sprint Course Preview.Shot 100% on the HD HERO3+® camera from http://GoPro.com.

Payette River Games Cruising around before the big event

Short Description Dan Gavere is at the Payette River Games in Cascade, Idaho. He gets some coffee, cruises through Cascade on his bike and checks out the campground, talks about the ocean vs river paddlers. Music by Mattson 2.

Chuck Patterson GoPro Barrel in Mentawais

Mentawais SUP tubeWhile filming for the H2Indo film in the Mentawais I used the GoPro HD Hero 2 camera to capture some insane Point of View water footage in some incredibly perfect waves. 14 days on a boat, with 7 of the best SUP...

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