Paddle for Humanity DC: What I learned about how to run a great race

I raced hard at the P4H DC race. Still, I barely held that maniac Kiwi Annabel Anderson off at the finish. She was on an old 12'6" that she borrowed the day before the race. I was on my shiny new 14' race board....

Hurricane Sandy – Jersey Strong

Mark Colino sent me this video from Jersey. They're in bad shape: We will rebuild New Jersey and be stronger than ever. I dedicate this video to the Jersey Shore. Thank you for the memories and I look forward to making new ones. We are...

Molokai to Oahu Final Results

Hawaii: New Champions Crowned and Racers Battle to Defend Titles at 16th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships Any paddler at the 16th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager would agree that there were nearly 300 personal victories for those...

H2O Overdrive SUP Cup Series™ Evolves Into the H2O Overdrive Summer Series™ and Ramps Up With More Events and Solar Power

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - Adding several new events, the H2O Overdrive SUP Cup Series™ has expanded to become theH2O Overdrive Summer Series™, an exciting weekend packed with summer sport competition and sizzling parties (July 27, 28 and 29). "The entire weekend event...

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...

Surfers, lifeguards eyeing motorized surfboards – News

PONCE INLET -- It is "the James Bond surfboard."That's the most common first reaction to the motor-propelled surfboards made by WaveJet, said Kelly Virgulto of the San Diego-based company. But WaveJet isn't relying on its "Meet the Jetsons" flying-car flair. The motorized board has military potential...

SUPper helps rescue surfer hurt in shark attack near Seaside, Oregon

The Seaside Signal reported the woman was attacked while she was surfing in "the cove," a popular surfing spot. Other surfers who heard her struggling in the water helped her to shore."There was a big splash. I saw that. And then the stand-up paddler...

Rest in Peace Steve Jobs

This is a prepared text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, on June 12, 2005.I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the...

Surf and paddle report for Wrightsville Beach, NC

Weather Forecast: Wunderground Wrightsville Beach, NC Tides: Wrightsville Beach tide times and tide charts for today from Wind Forecast: Ventusky: Wrightsville Beach Surf Report: Swell info forecast: Buoy Weather forecast:


CATALINA ISLAND ANNOUNCES $15K PRIZE PURSE FOR THE CATALINA SUP FESTIVALTop Ocean Sports Event Producer, Barrett Tester, Named Event Race Director SAN CLEMENTE, CA (August 16, 2011) — The Santa Catalina Island Company is pleased to announce it has bolstered its world class paddling event,...


BOSTON, MA (August 8, 2011) –Outside editors named their favorite 10 outdoor gear products from Outdoor Retailer, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the PUMA/Laird Board was the lone watercraft to make this year’s list. Laird Hamilton stands in front of the PUMA/Laird Board...

3rd Annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a Recap

Paddlers and Spectators Shared the Aloha Spirit at the 3rd Annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a Celebrating the ocean lifestyle, island culture, tradition, giving back and familyMaui, HI (May 23, 2011) - Last weekend marked the conclusion to the 3rd annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a, a two-day festival celebrating ocean...

Chuck Patterson joins the Naish SUP Team

We are thrilled to announce that renowned waterman Chuck Patterson has joined the Naish SUP Team. An incredibly gifted and versatile athlete, Chuck consistently pushes the boundaries of every extreme sport he sets his sights on – and stand up paddling is no different....

Dave Kalama interview – ESPN

Before there was $50,000 awarded for a single drop, before anyone won a Big Wave World Championship, and before high school freshmen started towing in at Jaws, there were the pioneers. They were big wave surfers who used new apparatus to see just how...

Karen Wrenn to set out on Channel Islands crossing

SUP News Karen Wrenn to Complete First Ever 150 Mile Channel Islands Crossing Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 3 February, 2011 : - - Newport Beach -- Stand up paddler Karen Wrenn will become the first person to paddle between all 8 of the Channel Islands, consecutively,...

Battle of the Paddle in the Lumina News

Wrightsville represented in worldwide SUP competition Wrightsville Beach native and former U.S. Surf Team competitor Chris Curry was born to be on the water. He was surrounded by it. His father, Bill Curry, a former longboard pro, and his mother, Georgia Curry, were founders of... -2010 Battle of the Paddle

It is hard to believe the radical evolution of the Battle of the Paddle. Compared to the inaugural event that occurred only 2 years earlier just a few hundred yards south in an area 1/4 of the size with a 1/4 of the competitors....

Reach the Beach Paddle for Stop Titan-This Sunday

Join your friends and neighbors who care about a healthy Carolina Coast for Reach the Beach, A paddle event and fund/awareness raiser for of the Lower Cape Fear Ocean Grill/Tiki bar, Carolina Beach Sunday, June 28th 3-6pm (Paddlers gather at 2:30 at Ocean Grill Pier; Auction/Food at 3:30 PM) Live...
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