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Sup Photo Of The Year Contest: May Edition

Congratulations May Photo Contest Winner

Deirdre Roberts New York City a Skyline , they may have knock us down but we came back and built stronger than ever. God Bless the NYPD, FDNY , Port Authority , and all those who sacrificed their lives September 11 , 2001 .

Deirdre Roberts New York City a Skyline , they may have knock us down but we came back and built stronger than ever. God Bless the NYPD, FDNY , Port Authority , and all those who sacrificed their lives September 11 , 2001 .

Daria Collins: SUP Sistah - SUPin' it up yoga style at Hermosa Beach, Costa Rica

Kristina Butterworth: Hitching a ride! Ben, 5, catches a ride with big sister Sasha, 8. Bonita Springs, Florida.

Mayra Rizzi: Mayra at Angra dos Reis on easter holiday

Alexandre Silveira: Perfect light and water, Stand Up Paddle in Ibiraquera SC Brazil by GoPro Hero3+ and Ibirabali

Amber Maron: Seeing things from a different perspective.

arturo aponte: Valle de Bravo lake, the best place to paddle inland México!

Ati Bekes: My church

Bob Mastorakis: Bob Mastorakis knupping the class 3 Zoar Gap on the Deerfield River in Western Massachusetts. Bob's been a raft guide for years on the river, this was his first time surviving the gap on his inflatable board.

Brad algar: Paddleboarding is what we do in the Florida Keys. And yes...I landed perfectly.

Brian Bartlett: Delray Beach, blue water dreams

CRISTIAN AMARO: My son Cris in joyudas Cabo Rojo

Dave Schleifer: Don’t Hate Simple

Fábio Soares: Stand up and Kettle-bells, good combination

Fadia Bascom: Stand-up for yourself and shine water baby. ;)

Heather Musselman: First sup wave smile :)

Heather Musselman

Herb Lumbert: Introducing your children to up close encounters with manatee on an SUP

Herb Lumbert: Paddling in Manatee Cove: Erik, Kire (6yrs old) and Olivia (3yrs old). Kids love spending time with Dad on paddleboards.

J.M. Kostallas: What's SUP New York City!

Jamie Geller: Into the mist!

Jason Ganney: Me Jason. My son Ben 14 my Evie 8 family trip out Meadfoot Torquay

Jen Maley: Head over heels for the Florida Keys

Jennifer Dillow: Sadie Rockin' the SUP

Jill Kahn: The first paddle of the season brought an unexpected tranquility: the still water mirroring the silence of the still-dormant, summer dwellings lining the bay, the “as above, so below” reflection of the snow-capped peaks resting gently on the surface. The crystal clarity of the lake revealed the storm-etched ripples in the sand, appearing like an ancient, sacred work of art. Stand-up paddle as meditation. Jill Kahn on Lake Pend oreille on April 29, 2014

Johnson Nordlinger: Summer On Navy Road (These Are All Kids 10 And Under Lovein’ It)

Julie Shebroe: The only way to learn is to get out there and try! Teaching a visitor to Maui from the mainland how to SUP and now she just can't get enough!

Kara Metz: Emma and Ava Pactola Lake, SD

Kari McArdle: I get by with a little help from my friends :)

Kathleen Swart: Mom & Son

Lisa Wessendorf: Never too young to SUP

Paige Bakhaus: Meeting a new friend at sunset in Exuma, Bahamas. April, 2014

Paige Smiley: An amazing sunset sup yoga session ended with watching the storms roll in. It's moments like these that remind us our world is a beautiful place, to take a second, a tiny fraction of time, and take it all in. Lake Hefner, Oklahoma City, OK

Paul Mackenzie

Paul Mackenzie: Sunset paddling Australia

Ramie Liddle: Paddling with the Largest Fish in the World -- Retiree, Deb Morrow, gliding with a 30 foot whale shark in the Bay of Conception, Baja, Mexico

rosemary vitorino: hooked forever

Tomaz Rous: Enjoying holidays in Croatia.

Travis Hayes: Taken at my local beach break in Scarborough Maine in April 2014, by my friend Micky Lawler. Driving down the line on a nice one. I'm field testing a new glove designed by Furnace, a local company specializing in equipment for cold water sports enthusiasts.

alexandre lepine End off the winter session at higgins beach Maine Offshore perfect condition! Just a local with his paddle that I've take a shot while I was preparing to go in the water too!

Anneliese Brosch Give in to the universe.

Antoine C. Caron Jeness, N-H: sun and cold water in march

Brian Bartlett Delray Beach, North 2, Salt Fly SUP

Bryan Pitre First paddle of the season on Lake Superior at Old Woman Bay.

Chris Jankowski

Chris Jankowski Great Lakes (Erie) Sunset Paddle

Claudio Plank Sup experience Switzerland

Darren Smith: Family time

Deirdre Roberts New York City a Skyline , they may have knock us down but we came back and built stronger than ever. God Bless the NYPD, FDNY , Port Authority , and all those who sacrificed their lives September 11 , 2001 .

Don Balch Gazing up at an overhanging and intimidating attached sea cliff spire along the tall coastal cliffs of La Jolla Cove in San Diego, California. A great area to SUP, as it is a protected marine reserve with lots of sea life and natural beauty to see.

Doug Millar Christmas morning and Paamul Mexio.

Heather Musselman

Heather Musselman Somewhere over the rainbow!

Jeff Shell Liven the Life YOLO.

Jon Swoish Twin islands off lanikai, Oahu.. Just another day in paradise

jorge altide Punta Sayulitas, Pacífico, México

judi andersen harrison Tranquility

Katie Buettner 2013 at Miramar Beach Florida. about 5 miles from shore playing around with some yoga poses. This one is an awesome body opener. Bow Pose!

Kenny Onufrock Early bird gets the flat water. Atlantic Ocean sunrise SUP session off of Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Lawrence Coutts "Down the line". Racing down the line at my favourite sup surf spot in Victoria, Australia. It is a big Rivermouth/inlet playing field full of sandbars and sometimes just one really long sandbar about a mile offshore that we generally get all to ourselves.

Lindsee Pitsch Early morning SUP session with my favorite SUP pup! Little miss Cali loves to hang 2...paws. Mission beach in San Diego, CA. Cali has fun board hopping when other join us and is always super excited to get out on the water from day 1.

Malena Mazzoni

Malena Mazzoni "Saluting a Colombian Frigate". This picture was taken this year (February 2014) in Punta del Este - Uruguay I was paddling and a huge Colombian Frigate appeared in the horizon and then came closer, the flag was incredibly big. After a long and hard year, relaxing and paddlesurfing in Uruguay! Perfection!

Megen Seiling Amazing Day

Mike Marsoun Lake McKenzie, Frasier Island, Australia; Mike Marsoun and daughter Lillian

Mike Thompson Enjoying an evening SUP session courtesy of Tarsan SUP rentals in Redondo Beach, CA.

Nick Cattaneo Silbury Hill (Prehistoric artificial chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire.)

Rafael Maldonado Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Roosa Ritola Paddling in a fjord near Lyngen, north Norway. It was crazy to enter the fjord, the bottom drops down very fast, it's super steep, and the water is so clear that you almost feel like floating on air. We also spotted some porpoises. Best paddling day ever!

Scott Maxwell Paddle buddies...

Scott Maxwell

Silvania Pimentel "Keep calm! and moving"

suzanna church Northern California sunset, 5.13.14. Jessie is his name a life lover and a coast traveler. I never met him until i asked to take his photo and he said of course! Sweet guy. Photo shows the beauty of California’s Northern coast and is all natural.

suzanna church

The Uden Family: Priceless Moments

Tucker Mason

Tucker Mason Family sunset paddle in Clark Sound, Charleston, SC

Vaiarii Tuhoe Morning session

Zac Wharton Luke smashing it at UK sup clubs race

Andrea Winzor: A relaxing paddle in the morning at Port Stephens in NSW, Australia taken on May 16th, 2014 Take a closer look for a familiar profile of one very well known SUP'er! :)

Carlos Granados: Can You imagine this being Your first sup experience? This is Carlos Granados giving sup instruction in Cozumel as the Mexican special forces arrive to train in the background.

Heather MacLeod: SUP with Scout

Jamie Cochran: Ready to ride the tanker waves!

Jason Ganney: Hms ice breaker. About 4miles out

Joanne Mathias: SUP surf the storm, Klong Dao beach, Koh Lanta, Thailand. Sam from Koh Lanta Watersports having an evening wave as a storm passes by out at sea. Taken March 2011.

Johan Furestad: Saturday the 17th of May, 2014 was an awesome kick-off day for the racing season after a few months with ice and snow in Sweden. The competitors had really been waiting for this moment :)

John Bryant Baker: Lola plants the seed of adventure as Bella sits and takes it all in. Comal River, New Braunfels, TX

JOSEPH SASSI: SUNSET PADDLE, QUONOCHONTAUG, RI

JOSEPH SASSI: Weekapaug Groove.

udi harrison: Mother daughter blind doggie Sunday funday

judi harrison: Core is key

Karl Mittelstadt: ALASKA BEAR PROTECTION on DECK ........ My 86 lb Akita Loves to Paddle board in Alaska Turnagain Arm

Karl Mittelstadt: SWAMP DONKEY TOURS ......Paddling Placer valley Alaska with Moose

Karl Mittelstadt: Karl Mittelstadt of Girdwood pauses to take in the Mountain views after paddling 15 miles from Girdwood to 20 mile river on a in tide adventure - june 2012 Photo By - JAKE YOUNG

Marcelo Ros: SUP Wave - Bertioga - SP - Brazil

Mark Aiken: My sin Richie and I riding in a wave after the "Paddle Out" at Firefighter Richie Allen's memorial surf tournament in Rockaway Beach NY

Rodrigo Menezes de Oliveira: Ibiraquera lagoon, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil (May 2014). The region is internationally known for its preservation, this is, without a doubt, the most beautiful area of Santa Catarina’s coastal region. This region has beaches, lagoons, dunes and trails that offer, besides contemplating the view, a great variety of outdoor adventure sports.

Roi Bar-David: yoga on "starboard"peddle board with Dashama Gordon

Steph Lancaster: Pups Paddle too

Wade Tobias: A perfect SUP Day with my son Ari. A young paddler who loves to SUP.

Wayne Limm: A friendly pod of dolphins cruising back and forth at Cabrillo Beach, CA. It's a small pod of about 10 dolphin, both adults and youngsters. They generally stay all morning and sometimes the entire day. Pictured is Radical Rob, my paddle bro. The dolphins usually swim amongst us if we're quiet and paddle gently. Never know when they might show up, but it's special when they arrive.

Brenda Widdess: First time this family was SUPing together and they asked if I wouldn't mind taking their photo. Emerald Lake is gorgeous and is located in Yoho National Park in British Columbia, Canada.

Daniel Bally Spring Whitewater Stand Up Paddling on the Reuss in Switzerland, with my new Badfish board.

Karl Mittelstadt pauses to take in the view of Blueberry Hill after paddling 15 miles north of Girdwood to 20 mile river - on an Up Tide Adventure June 2012 Photo JAKE YOUNG

mette cecilie syversen Quiet evening sup on a blue Norwegian fjord.

pierre yves bousquet Little ride between friends in Piantarella,Corsica Island.

Rob Williams Golden SUP moment - myself (pictured) taken by Dad, early evening family paddle, 17th May '14, South West UK and I think it should be considered for entry as this is what paddling feels like to me every time I go out even if it may not necessarily always look that way in the UK!

serge abittan Another paddling day in Aruba , by Serge Abittan

serge abittan

Si'Min Cheng Weekend out in the sea supping with my twin at Sentosa, Singapore and taking a twin selfie!

Steve Mark Kaylin Mark at Willows Beach, Victoria, BC

Wayne Limm After several days of unusually high Santa Ana winds, we were blessed with a glassy, calm Southern California morning. An impromptu gathering of paddle buddies took off on a relaxing paddle from Cabrillo Beach to "Palms". About a 6 miles round trip. Along the way I learned about San Pedro history from long time local surfers turned standup paddlers. Love this sport and the friendships that are easily made. Picture is me backlit and silhouetted.

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