Claw Hammer Banjo Playing on a Stand Up Paddle Board

This is Darrell Kirk. He says "Lots of firsts in the stand up paddle board community. Here's another first—Claw Hammer Banjo Playing on a Stand Up Paddle Board. Seattle, Washington February 22, 2015" Impressive!

Shawna Del Valle: Six of 100 Miles

Wishing you were paddling and not sitting at your desk, freezing your arse off or digging your car out of snow? Watch 100/100 paddler Shawna Del Valle's happy SUP video. You'll feel better immediately!

Everything that’s magical about stand up paddling and kids

We just loved this and thought you would, too. Stand up paddling and kids: the perfect combination.   // Post by Mark Kalch.

We already knew this but. . .

This is from the Salt Lake City Tribune. I could not bring myself to excerpt the first line of the article, but check it out! Stand-up paddleboarding is a sport that originated in Hawaii, but is becoming more and more popular in areas such as...

Ha ha need sleep

The Mullets have been doing some server maintenance this week and that's kept them up past their bedtimes. (Well, John, anyway. I have no excuse other than reading crap on my phone until way late.) So this morning when I was looking around at...

WE WANT YOU in 2015! 100/100 Paddle Challenge starts January 1st

All I wanna do is have a little fun, I have a feeling I’m not the only one, the party has just begun….. What? The 100/100 Paddle Challenge starts January 1st. I want you to paddle 100 miles in 100 days WITH me. You, and you,...


I love Shred Dog. Shredder is Mike Tavares' water dog. He adopted him in Chattanooga before the first Chattajack 31 and neither of them knew how much they'd won the lottery.  


The more we get together, Together, together, The more we get together, The happier we'll be. -Raffi On Sunday, I found myself paddling along and humming this tune by the famous Raffi. Of all the songs to get stuck in my head, this Pre-school chart topper was pretty random because my...

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Leah Seacrest is one of the Fitness Onboard owners, and we love those gals. Well, turns out they have another fantastic business idea up their sleeves. From Leah's facebook: "I'M A BIG DORK ....Georgia, Ruby, and I got bored tonight....we are sick of the cold and I...

Sup? A glossary of words related to Stand Up Paddling*

If you're learning to stand up paddleboard you're going to need to learn some important jargon in order to talk with other paddlers. Here are the most important terms you memorize immediately. SUP dawg: A dog on a paddleboard. That is the only acceptable use of...

King of Wrightsville Beach Biathlon: No Paddling Required

I don't usually post events that are unrelated to paddling, but when I do, I think of something witty to write that would make it sound like a Dos Equis commercial. This event is brought to you by good friends of the Distressed Mullet: The...

Epic Mullet Migration in Florida

Ever wonder what it's like to organize a race? Kidding. Run Mullets, RUN! During the first week of the Florida mullet migration, we filmed this incredible footage of predators (tarpon, jacks, sharks, snook, etc..) feeding on massive schools of mullet. This occurs every year on...

GoPro: Drainage Ditch Kayaking

This is today's HOW BAD COULD IT BE? video "This is sketch. I don't like this at all." Rush Sturges and Ben Marr decide to kayak a drainage ditch in Lions Bay, British Columbia. It's a 800+ meter descent, with top speeds of 72 km/hr...

Oriental to Beaufort 2014: O2B

This story begins in the middle of the summer as my paddle sessions increased in time and distance. I wanted a distance race to train for but unable to attend Chattajack 31, I decided to create my own distance event, a paddle from my...

DPSR 20-Mile Marathon Challenge across Superior

on Lake Superior
It all started August 11th when my new paddle friend Anya, from Minneapolis, asked if I like to do this race/downwinder across or along the shoreline of Lake Superior out of Duluth. I briefly looked at the info and we went back and forth for...

TGI eff work and Watch Videos

Lisa, The Inland Paddler, was ill this week and she put out a call for good videos to watch while she recuperates. The 100/100 group came to her rescue with lots of good suggestions. Then Julie suggested I copy and past everything into a...

The next BIG thing in SUP… Monster SUP Relay in Costa Brava Spain

The Starboard crew unleashes the next BIG thing in the world of Stand Up Paddle at the World dealer meeting in Costa Brava Spain, September 2014.

Carolina Paddlin’ – Episode 1

Join the Carolina Paddleboard Co. crew to see what a day in the life of a paddler is like. Learning new techniques, sharing paddling with kids, trying out new equipment, and eating right are just a few aspects of the paddler lifestyle that can...

Learn to Sup Surf with 404 rider Danny Ching

Learning to Sup Surf with 404 and Hippo Stick team rider Danny Ching For more information on Hippo Stick Paddles, go to: For more information on 404 SUP, go to:

View from the Back: Fitness with Chris

Chris Aguilar Prone
[EDITOR'S NOTE: I share my column space with only one other person. My brotha from anotha motha, Chris Aguilar. Please welcome him back, writing-wise. Great story! ~Katie) Yesterday my mom was telling me about two of her staff who just got into SUP and that...

Why We Paddle

We paddle for many of the same reasons. It's what makes paddling so unique. Follow the series. Follow the who series on Distressed Mullet Instagram: Or on Twitter: @supmullet Or on Facebook: And start thinking about why you paddle, what you love, what makes it unique. #whywepaddle

Who’s Your 100/100 Daddy? 2Fer Paddle Challenge Update

Chucktown Showdown Course
The 100/100 facebook training group is well into our third challenge with the thirty day marker coinciding with this weekend’s (Sept 13th) Chucktown Showdown in Charleston, South Carolina. There will be hundreds, thousands, millions of 100/100’s there! Ok, maybe only ten or twenty. One...

Lessons from the Water: Archie Kalepa at TEDxMaui 2013

This is a repost for this weekend, but one I LOVE. Recently inducted into the Hawai'i Watermen's Hall of Fame, fifth-generation Lahaina resident and Lahainaluna graduate Archie Kalepa is one of Hawai'i's greatest ocean sports pioneers. A legendary big-wave surfer, Archie is one of a...

A Different kind of training day on the Snoqualmie River

This is from our friends Joel, Maia, Coli and Grandbaba (David) Yang with The Village of Stoke. This gallery of them experiencing the Snoqualmie River is why we think they embody the joy of this standup paddling. We love them and this gallery is just one...

Inland Paddler: Lisa Schell on her Falls Lake Adventure

I whine a lot about living inland.   No surf, no current, no ocean chop, no downwinders. Can’t really practice for the “real” paddling and racing that takes place on the coast.  Can’t just run out the front door and be on the water in...
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