Throwdown at the Showdown

Annabel Anderson Ultimate SUP Showdown
It had the makings of a SUP promoter's dream. Combine surfing with racing, pit the world’s best of both, set it on the stage of Queens at Waikiki Beach in front of the Duke Kahanamoku statue in August and have it added to the Dukes...

100/100 Paddle Challenge Sponsored by Distressed Mullet

The 100/100 paddle challenge started the ugly and uglier winter of 2013 when I needed motivation to get my a** on the water and get ready to race at the 2014 Carolina Cup. I needed gullible training partners who’d be willing to suck it...

April and Corey’s SUP Wedding Portrait Session

Go behind the scenes on a Day After Session with Dana Laymon Photography. April + Corey are huge paddle boarders so what better way to spend a day after session than on their boards! We went out at sunrise to capture the best time...

Sternwheel SUP Surfing

Sternwheel SUP Surfing the Columbia Gorge with Mike Tavares and Dan Gavere. Mike T was surfing the Badfish 12.6 MVP by Boardworks Surf. The sternwheel allows for up to 2 hours of continuous surfing if the conditions are right and you are up to...

Weekend Recap: Here there and everywhere

Some of our Mini Mullets really did well this weekend. Up top there are some of the kids race winners. Three women who rocked it, too, displaying impeccable sportsmanship, despite the conditions surrounding their event, left to right: Anna Blackburn, Milla Navarro, and Heather Frogge: At...

Ultimate SUP Challenge 2014 Recap Video from Distressed Mullet

Race organizers Harmony Dawn from UrbanOcean and Starboard Team Manager, Dan Gavere, put on the Ultimate SUP Challenge: an amazing multi-day camping, whitewater and flatwater event with the help of volunteers, family and friends.

Yukon SUPDate: They saw a moose!

The Yukon 1000 Canoe, Kayak, and NOW SUP race got underway on Monday at 2pm. When Kim Sutton and Ben Friberg left the riverbanks in Whitehorse, there was a lot of skepticism from other paddlers: you're doing THIS ON THAT? Why would you want to...

Tropical Blends Hawaii #1

From Tropical Blends O'ahu Images : Martin Keruzoré & John De Mello Rider : Marco Juliot

Quickblade: How a paddle shaft breaks

Often we get the email from paddlers saying "I was paddling and my shaft snapped" - in about 99% of the cases, it was not the shaft randomly snapping..but something that could have happened long before. In this video, Jim Terrell shows how a...

Yukon SUPDate: RACE IS ON!

Kim and Ben got to Whitehorse in the Yukon at around 2am EST after a full day of traveling on Friday. She said "It was 11 pm our time and the sun was still out!" She also said "I feel like I'm on the...

This Weekend in SUP: Land crabs, rain, and records!

Again, you guys were busy busy bees this weekend! If you want to be featured in the weekend roundup, post to our Facebook wall or tag us on instagram (@distressedmullet) Top photo: Julie, Bill, and Sloan go for a prone/prone/SUP paddle **** Erik Lumbert from Paddleboard New...

Yukon Ho! Kim and Ben jet to Whitehorse for the Yukon 1000

Alrighty folks. Over the next two weeks you're gonna wanna stay tuned right here to Distressed Mullet for the exclusive coverage of Kim and Ben while they embark on the Yukon 1000 race in Canada and Alaska. When I said "Let's go for a 1,000...

Go Because You Can: Monster & Sea

There's this t-shirt that The Mullet always wears. It has a sea monster horse dragony thing on it and it says "GO BECAUSE YOU CAN." I asked him about it one day and he said, "Oh this? I saw them on Instagram and I liked...

Top 5 things to pack for a SUP Camping trip

(1) Bring a recording of someone screaming for help. If you get in trouble, you can play this really loudly. (2) Bring a Drakar Noir Belt PDF. Because falling off your board stinks, unless you fall off with a Drakkar PFD. (3) Carry a Lego Lifeguard Board...

Again with the picture stealing

What's up in the SUP world? Here's a sampling of what went down this weekend, according to your facebook feeds. Yep, we stole your pictures again! ***** Bailey Rosen paddled the Maui to Molokai race yesterday! Jeanine from Seastar Paddleboards for Kids spent the day with her...

9 things to think about this weekend

1. Don’t wait. If you have a window, jump out of it and land in the water. We get to do something extraordinary. There are mornings when I paddle around our south Jetty and think, “I can’t believe I get to do this.” If there...

And Another Thing with Julie Nicholls: “Paddlesourcing”

There’s crowd-sourcing, out-sourcing and bob-sourcing; now there’s paddle-sourcing. It may not be an actual Webster defined term, but who cares, I just made it up. By my own definition, it’s the act of using online SUP resources to figure out how-to and where-to paddle...

Pockets Full of Sand: Bodysurfing on July 4th

When the surf zones are packed, grab the hand plane and fins, bodysurf, and become one of the torpedo people in Wrightsville Beach, NC

Happy 4th of July

For those of you still in harm's way, I hope you stay safe, keep your heads down, and wait it out. For those of you who have clear skies, get out on the water, ride a wave, meander downstream, hit the rapids, float on...

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...

Epic Mullet Domination at the Payette River Games

Dr Leif Keeps the Mullet alive at the Payette River Games in Cascade, Idaho.

Keep it Gurgling: Payette River Games

Dan Gavere interviews local boogie boarders surfing a standing wave at the Payette River Games in Cascade, Idaho.
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