Jay Race may not happen in 2019

Jay Race
Catalina Classic Paddleboard Association alerted people hoping to qualify that the race may not happen this year. We spoke to a few sources trying to keep the event going and they confirmed the event was cancelled or in the process of being cancelled. IT's...

Clubs and Race Leagues launch on the Mullet

Hello all, It's Tim from The Mullet,   Tonight we launched a new Mullet feature. Under Directories in the Header Navigation Bar, you'll see a new category - "Clubs And Race Leagues"! This feature allows teams, groups, meetups, etc. to advertise their paddle group free...

Help Nathan Paddle Around Ireland: Lifeguard attempts circumnavigation of Ireland on a prone paddleboard

Help Nathan paddle around Ireland!
20-year-old Nathan Holding is attempting to paddle 1,650km on a stock Kracka in just under 60 days. "Nathan Holding has partnered up with Irish Cancer Society Research to Prone Paddleboard around the island of Ireland starting from Inchydoney Beach, Cork. We set off on May...

Paddleboarder allegedly assaults surfer, breaks skull, charged with assault with a deadly weapon

A surfer was allegedly assaulted in Sunset Cliffs by a paddleboarder, who after a brief argument, hit the surfer over the head with a paddle, fracturing his skull. The injured surfer, Kevin Eslinger was able to swim to shore safely and get medical attention. According...

Kayak Tour, Civil Trial to Focus on Formosa Plastics’ Pollution of Texas Waterways

Plastic pellets from the Formosa Plastics plants line Cox Creek in Texas
Citizen-activists who exposed Formosa Plastics’ rampant pollution of Texas waterways with plastic pellets and debris and will lead a kayak tour to its Point Comfort plant on Saturday, and supporters will hold a press conference before Monday’s opening arguments in the company’s civil trial....

Pacific Paddle Games is postponed until 2020 due to strategic changes at SUP Magazine and Adventure Sports Network Group

Pacific Paddle Games 2015
SUP Magazine is announcing it will not hold the 2019 Pacific Paddle Games (PPG). Despite its decision to no longer produce the event, SUP Magazine is working with its sanctioning partner, the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP), and California State Parks to explore options to...

Please donate to help families who are dealing with cancer: 24 Paddle Year 5

The 24
Every year, groups of paddlers gather for a 24-hour fundraiser. This is the 4th year we've participated in Wrightsville Beach, NC. What is the 24? First, some background: Cancer is a taker. It wants everything from us - our health our confidence, our families. And it is relentless. Statistics...

Southern Stoke Paddle Series Opens with Choo Choo Chase

Choo Choo River Race set for April 6 in 'Nooga Get ready for the third annual Choo Choo Chase River Race on April 6, 2019 in Chattanooga, TN - the season opener for the Southern Stoke Paddle Series.  Course options include a 7 mile, 2.5...

Public Water Access Upheld in Great Lakes in Key Court Victory

Great Lakes
We came across some great news on the wire yesterday out of Detroit. U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Great Lakes beach access case A couple sued in Indiana to restrict the public from accessing any land abutting Lake Michigan. As you can imagine, that would suck. According...

Paddleboarder dies in flood waters in Escondido, Northeast of San Diego

Authorities are reporting that someone thought the floodwaters surging through the Escondio flood channel would present a thrill on a paddleboard. However, from the look of the board, it seems to be a Wavestorm, although it's hard to tell. If it is the SUP...

Wild Buffalo Relay Raffle: To Benefit Ocean of Hope, Puakea Kahele OC1 to winner

Puakea Designs is stoked to announce their partnership with Ocean of Hope for the 2019 Wild Buffalo Relay. Portions of the events raffle will go towards the sea of people affected by cancer! There will also be more opportunities to support O2H throughout the...

Inside Science: Paddleboarding is much more than just exercise

Stand Up And Paddle
We found this great video/article written by Chris Gorski of Inside Science with John Batson. "Stand-up paddleboarding's great because I'm working out. I'm standing. You're getting a balance exercise, a little more so than you would in a canoe or kayak. There's so many variations....

APP World Tour Partners with the World Paddle Association to Form SUP’s First Qualifying Series

The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) and the World Paddle Association (WPA) announce their newly formed partnership to unify the sport of stand-up paddling. APP and the WPA bring a combined 19 years of event management in the sport along with decades of water...

Paddle Monster Sports Nutrition with Victoria Burgess Is LIVE

Sports Nutrition
Certified sports nutritionist and world class stand up paddleboard competitor Victoria Burgess has joined the Paddle Monster team as its nutrition coach, starting TODAY. Burgess has CISSN certification as a Sports Nutritionist and is pursuing a PhD in Health and Human Performance. Victoria Burgess Discusses Sports...

Blockade Runner to reopen Valentine’s Weekend, Awesome News

Blockade Runner Beach Resort, a historic landmark and oceanfront icon of North Carolina for 55 years, announced it will reopen in time for Valentine’s Weekend. Blockade Runner closed in September to repair substantial damages sustained from Hurricane Florence. “The reopening will be in two major...

Help us out with a SUP and Surf survey for a High School Project

Jack Ballard is an avid paddle board racer and a high school student in the STEM program at South River High School in Edgewater, MD. As part of his senior year graduation requirements, he must complete a capstone project. "In my class, I must engineer...

Kialoa joins Werner Paddles, Werner to take over production

This is really cool news from the Northwest. Werner Paddles and Kialoa are joining together in their "Together on Water" initiative which involves Kailoa entering into the Werner family and Werner taking over production. “When we began to consider a manufacturing partner for us to...

Watch this profile of Tamas Buday Jr created by Stephane Richard

Tamas Buday Jr
Tommy is one of our favorite paddlers. This is a look back at Tommy's olympic family and career—what has led him to our sport and our paddle community. Tamas is sponsored by QuickBlade Paddles, SIC MAUI, COVA, Maui Jim, WND&WVS, Groupe Vincent, Supskin, Black Project...

Catalina Classic Commemorative Statue approved 5 out of 5 by the city council of Manhattan Beach

We read some really great news this week from Donna Jo O'Brien and Easy Reader News on the approval of a Catalina Classic Commemorative Statue to be commissioned and installed near the foot of the Manhattan Beach Pier. According to Donna Jo O'Brien via Facebook, "The commission...

Podcast from Tripp Lanier: How to Live When You Should Be Dead — Dave Baker

222 How to Live When You Should Be Dead — Dave Baker
This podcast is a double whammy. First, it's by my buddy Tripp Lanier who has a popular podcast called the New Man: Beyond the Macho Jerk and New Age Wimp. He's a fantastic life coach, surfer, author, podcast host, friend, husband, Dad. Second, his...

Stolen Canoes and Kayaks in Alberta :: St. Albert Canoe and Kayak Club needs help

St. Albert Canoe and Kayak Club
We came across this article in the Edmonton Journal and it broke our hearts. "'Heartbroken': St. Albert Canoe and Kayak Club hopes for return of missing boats worth $50,000" According to the article written by Clare Clancy, a storage trailer containing 35 race boats was stolen.

Letter from the Publisher/Janitor :: Help the Mullet

Not many of you know this, but the Mullet is a labor of love, not a money-making powerhouse. At one point, we had over 24 advertisers and we are down to 3. No longer are there freelance writers/contributors/editors and programmers. It's the nature of...

Thief gets nabbed after stealing bike, car, then surfski. He forgot two important things

This is just one of those stories you can't make up. I hope they make it into a movie. A really short, stupid movie. According to https://www.stuff.co.nz/, a man in Mt Maunganui, New Zealand stole a bike, then stole a car, was being chased by...

Hurricane Florence Closes Blockade Runner Beach Resort: Surf to Sound Challenge Cancelled

Blockade Runner Beach Resort, a North Carolina landmark and icon of Wrightsville Beach for 55 years, announced today it will close for renovations due to damages sustained from Hurricane Florence. “We made the decision following several weeks of analysis and assessments with engineers and experts,”...

Dave Kalama inducted into Hawai’i Waterman Hall of Fame

Dave Kalama
Congratulations to Dave Kalama for his induction into Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation’s “Hawai‘i Waterman Hall-of-Fame." Dave, along with Woody Brown, Kalani Vierra and Ann Yoshida enter the ninth class of inductees into this hallowed group of watermen on September 24, 2018. There is literally nothing...
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