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Eddie Devereaux Marconi Beach Cape Cod sup surf
This recent shot of Marc Angelillo, a well rounded waterman and local Cape Codder, came across our radar after a recent swell on the Cape in Massachusetts this winter.  Standup Journal went in deep to get the deets. Rippable walls, temps in the mid 40’s:  A Cape Code winter sup surf dream Standup Journal:  Marc,...
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Hendre Du Plessis Mozambique sup surf
Dream it.  Believe it.  Do it.  That’s what Hendre Du Plessis did when he found this nugget off the coast of Mozambique to fulfill a lifelong dream of barrel riding on his 11’6 Amundson surf sup! Don’t let anyone ever tell you what you CANNOT do:  Mozambique on an 11’6 Hendre Du Plesssis reclaims his...
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Karen Marvin South Shore Paddleboards
2018 Sup Shop of the year winner,  Karen Marvin of South Shore Paddleboards, pauses for a moment on her way to a cauldron boiling in East Hampton,  NY for a fundraiser for clean water. South Shore Paddleboards wins Sup Connect’s 2017 Sup Shop of the Year award Karen Marvin of South Shore Paddleboards in Babylon,...
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Naish Charlotte Piho Bronte Beach Australia photo Rosie English
Charlotte Piho is one of those women who charge. From leading stand up paddling retreats  around the world including her home in the Cook Islands, to shredding incredible waves across the globe, this Naish Sup team rider rips. Charlotte Bronte:  A Woman to Admire Charlotte Piho has a full & courageous heart. She is a...
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AUSTIN, TX -Debbie Donohue Lake Austin photo by Erich Schlegel
A good picture celebrates the moment.  A great photo tells a story.  We think this one, by Erich Schlegel, manages to do both as we witness a pair of pals getting out for their early morning slide on Lake Austin, TX.   HER DOG’S FIRST-EVER TEXAS FOUR-STEP! Debbie Donohue enjoys her early morning paddle on...
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chuck patterson naish foil banner
Chuck Patterson knows water.  He knows swell and he knows equipment. His current – and seemingly endless – obsession is hydrofoiling.  Chuck’s spent the last several months chasing swell from charging surf in southern Cali to riding tanker waves in Galveston, Texas.  His goal:  To test the outer edges of foil riding and master the...
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Bryce Haack Minnesota spring banner
While some of us here in the North East think we’re pretty rad for paddling through some gnarly NE winters, our hats are OFF to the folks in Minnesota who are just getting their feet wet again after the deep freeze over of inland waterways of a mid-west winter.  Here’s outdoor adventure photographer, Bryce Haack’s...
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Maggie Adams Santa Monica paddlebest banner
Maggie Adams knows how to go for it.  Even in bumpy, choppy conditions she was pushing the boundaries and maneuvering her board through some serious slop at the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival last weekend.  Her GoPro proves it. Perfect Barrel!  GoPro snaps a magnificent moment for Maggie Adams Maggie, owner and...
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Finn Spencer Go Foil Imua Bluesmith banner
Check out young Finn Spencer, thirteen years old, as he dominates the field for this year’s Bluesmiths Paddle Imua 2017 on Maui last weekend.  Finn was the only competitor on a sup foil and was out in front of the pack, including the unlimited for much of the event!  This adds another element of technology...
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Benito Vila Sag Harbor stand up paddle banner
Benito Vila of Sag Harbor, NY in the Hamptons is a character.  He paddles all year long, throughout the New York winters, preferring galoshes to the standard wetsuit booties.  Benito, usually found barefoot in summer, has the appropriate energy of every paddler – happy, casual, stoked, relaxed. Stillness, Silence and Perspective:  Sag Harbor NY in...
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josh riccio f-one banner
F-One’s newest team rider, Josh Riccio has taken the 2017 sup racing season by storm. Stepping UP:  Josh Riccio makes a name for himself in 2017 Having placed 2nd to Mo Freitas in a diving photo finish at the Rincon Beach Boy and storming the gates at the 2017 Carolina Cup by charging into the...
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Check out Donica Shouse, a SUP-erette frequently featured on the print side of our equation, dropping in on her 8’6 Starboard Nut on The Rock on the Big Island. Sometimes you FEEL like a Nut:  Starboard Nut 8’6  “I love the cruisie long board feel of the nut shapes. I’m constantly amazed at how easy...
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March Photo Contest entry:  Ricardo Merculief of Alaska had this shot captured of himself by his gal, who had to swim to shore after her own board snapped in half. “My girlfriend took this photo of me after her leash broke and one of my boards ended up in two pieces on the beach. She...
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Zane Schweitzer Starboard Go Foil banner
The Ultimate Waterman, Zane Schweitzer, is true to his title in this pic as he heroically  finds lift in his Go-Foil in the shallows at Lahaina, at Toilet Bowls / Guard Rails! “We have such a good flow out there together.  Lol, so many close calls but that is what makes the shot!”  – Abraham...
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John Meisner Photography Ontario Canada standup paddling
Mirror.  Glass. Magic.  These are some of the words we might use to describe a sunrise stand up paddle excursion.  When the winds are light and the crowds are few, we can often find a piece of our soul waiting for us out there.  Check out this dramatic image sent to us by a friend...
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Shaper, surfer, waterman Robin Johnston of RJ Surfboard designs grew up on the North Shore of Oahu.  He credits his mother with teaching him how to surf and proudly proclaims she is still surfing today. Robin Johnston:  Some History At age 13, Robin entered the competitive surfing bracket and became the Hawaiian Men’s amateur champion...
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Jeff Clark Mavericks Ian Boyd banner
Last weekend’s swell that hit the west coast and lit up Maverick’s kept us awash in photos.  This pic from Ian Boyd, captures the legendary Jeff Clark threading the needle as he drops in through a crowd of surfers in a spot he once called his own. “…that is the most crowded that I have...
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Airton Cozzolino Fanatic SUP Stylemaster photo by John Carter- banner
Fanatic Team Rider Airton Cozzolino finds a little lift and leverage on the 9’0 x 29″ Stylemaster to draw some clean lines on Maui. Fantatic Stylemaster – Elegant Style Airton Cozzolino finds time off the Maui coast to explore the rails and dynamics of Fanatic Sup’s Stylemaster.  Shaped like a classic longboard, the Stylemaster is...
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Patrice Guenole photo sup surfer jump
Here at Standup Journal, we celebrate the photo that tells a good tale. Sometimes the visual doesn’t even need a verbal explanation.  But THIS one sure does … In this photo, submitted by Steve West, we’re thinking of an even BIGGER fish tale?   Anybody out there want to try their size at captioning /...
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Richard Harrison rips into a left-hander on his 9'8 Hanalei made by Jimmy Lewis
Central California coast local surf star, Richard “Laird” Harrison, lays into a bottom turn on his 9’8″ Hanalei  from Jimmy Lewis with both grace and power.   For MORE great stoke on Jimmy Lewis boards check out this video of Kealii Mamala Paddling into some big Tahitian surf on his Jimmy Lewis Stun Gun.
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This video had some great footage of Zane showing off just how great his style is and yet he is still very humble and appreciative of everything! A true waterman indeed. The video was shot and edited by Matt Schweitzer who has a great feel for what works on camera and in video. Definitely worth...
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Ken Hoeve river sup wolcott river colorado banner
Waterman Ken Hoeve (aka Hobie) takes a standup paddle run on the Eagle River in Wolcott, Colorado last spring. “This photo really shares what it is to paddle a river in the mountains on an standup. The rugged terrain combined with the rustic feeling the bridge gives shows viewers a glimpse at what it’s like...
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sup surf barbados Jason Latham
Jason Latham is one of our favorite sup safari sponsored athletes who keeps the stoke real and the energy level high.  He travels extensively searching for the perfect wave and gives back frequently to his community and the preservation of the environment.  JLay (as he is known) is a true waterman and stoke master. Here...
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Danny Ching Leah Ching banner
“I never thought I would be training with one of the best paddlers in the world. Not this early in my standup paddle journey anyway.”  An inside look at a training session and lifestyle with – now – dad, Danny Ching.  By Jonaliza D. Misa Training with Danny Ching & the 404 Tribe “Their focus,...
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standup for the great lakes sunset trio
It all started as a dream to cross Lake Michigan.  Jeff Guy, Kwin Morris and Joe Lorenz- three watermen with a passion  – decided that one way to advocate and protect beautiful, natural resources of water like the Great Lakes, was to cross each one via stand up paddleboard. Inspired by a love of water,...
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