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Check out the latest action packed races and events from around the world and see why Standup Paddling is becoming the worlds fastest growing ultra-competitive sport!

Quicksilver Waterman's CArolina Cup North Carolina
It’s HERE.  The anticipated East Coast kick-off to the 2018 Sup Racing season.  We are excited to announce the Quiksilver Waterman’s Carolina Cup is the 2nd stop of the Paddle League’s World Tour and will be featured LIVE online on Paddle League’s Facebook page. Lots of new developments as racers from all over the world...
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Seychelle SIC Maui Paddle Monster training
The Paddle Monster Team just got stoked.  They’ve welcomed into their midst stand up paddling dynamo Seychelle Hattingh.  Seychelle comes to the Paddle Monster online training platform with a lot of knowledge, skill and energy to help paddlers excel towards their goals in the year ahead.  Welcome Seychelle! Seychelle arrives on Paddle Monster platform WRIGHTSVILLE...
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Red Bull Heavy Water
The Red Bull Heavy Water event, final stop on the 2017 APP World Tour, culminated in the face of 20′ raging swells and an equal tumult from a tribe of outraged female athletes to close out the season. *Video supplied by Clay Island First, about the Red Bull Heavy Water competition The event is held...
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PPG 2017 Doheny State Beach shore break
Join Standup Journal photographer Glenn Dubock on a journey into the heart of the Pacific Paddle Games 2017 on Doheny Beach as Glenn highlights and celebrates the athletes and individuals that make this sport GREAT. Glenn and his brother, John, are on the ground from sun up (or should we say ‘sup up’?) at Doheny...
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What does it mean to PUSH? To move outside of one’s comfort zone and ask the body to give MORE and MORE over distance, over time. In this stunning new video by Lee Visuals (creator of Wild Coast, a sup surfer’s dream of sliding along the Tofino coastline), creator Kelsey Lee Thompson explores the dynamic...
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RRD has put together a powerhouse of a racing sup.  The Razzle Dazzle has design, performance and all-around quality written ALL over it.  Check out the latest video from Robert Ricci Designs on this new performance board.  It’s sure to put a pop into your step and get you reaching for your paddle to get...
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We asked Starboard’s team rider and World Champ Connor Baxter if we could sit in on his stroke clinic at the 2017 West Marine Carolina Cup yesterday.  As ever, the champ welcomed us. In the few short minutes we were there, he dropped a few gems on technique I’d never heard spoken before. Here’s the...
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Paddle Society Chase Kosterlitz banner
Standup Journal friend and contributor Chase Kosterlitz is stoked to announce the launch of his newest venture:  Paddle Society. Paddle Society:  an online training platform dedicated to YOU, paddlers! Paddle Society is an online training and community platform dedicated to helping paddlers of all abilities achieve their dreams and goals.  Paddle Society provides free and...
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Painkiller Cup banner
The BVI’s Painkiller Cup is rapidly becoming a favorite among the standup paddle racing crowd.  The 14-mi downwind run from Trellis Bay to the famous Soggy Dollar in Jost Van Dyke is a team relay, comprising three racers, one of which must be female.  With over $10,000 in prize money, $5000 of which goes to...
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APP World Tour 2017
Kicking off the much anticipated 2017 World Tour, the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) announces big names in the line up of participating athletes. APP World Tour athletes to meet at eight locations across the globe For the first time under one heading, the Stand Up World Series and Stand Up World Tour paddlesurf competitions...
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Neptunalia Winter Challenge, Melbourne Florida 2017
Cold weather, drizzle and fire in their hearts, Florida paddlers showed UP for this year’s Neptunalia Winter Challenge standup paddle race to make the first race of the WPA 2017 Race Series a success!  Here is the breakdown reported by BIC Team Rider Justin Schaay. Is this really Florida?   With temps in the low...
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King of the Cut Australia banner
Australian Youth Makes a Big Stand at this Year’s King of the Cut Downwind Race in Western Australia “GO! Do your thing,” said Puyo to the young competitor at the start of The King of the Cut Over 130 International competitors lined up for the World’s fastest downwind paddleboard race at Mandurah in Western Australia...
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Our First-Ever ONLINE EDITOR, Evelyn O’Doherty, is a HARD CORE sup racer/surfer/yoga instructor and journalist “The universe tilted,” when she learned to surf! We are overjoyed to have hit the mother load of all-around sup stoke and goodness by bringing on Evelyn O’Doherty of Long Island, New York to the team. A former school teacher...
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2016 ISA World Championships Day #4 – Men's Distance Final Recap
Men’s Distance Race video highlights: “Australia Takes the Lead to Capture the Team Gold” “Today in the SUP Distance Races the world’s best paddlers showed us the grit and determination that it takes to compete at the highest level. This was true World Championship caliber competition, ” said ISA’s President Fernando Aguerre of the Men’s...
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2016 ISA World Championships in Fiji Day #3 In a day of heated competition and epic glides, the ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championships awarded their 1st Gold Medals of the event today in Fiji. In the Men’s Technical SUP Final, Casper Steinfath of Denmark created a dynamic finish in the sprint to...
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Stand up world series championships recap
HOLDING OFF THE PACK How Connor Baxter and Fiona Wylde delivered the Goods at this Year’s 2016 SUP World Championship Series by Evelyn O’Doherty Dynamic, adventurous and highly skilled. These words describe each of the Top Men’s and Women’s competitors in this year’s 2016 SUP World Championship Series. The tour held stops in Japan for...
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Fiona Wylde secures her first World Title with wins in the long distance, sprints and overall on Maui at the World Series Finals After an impressive performance in the long distance race on Saturday, Fiona (Starboard & Werner Paddles) didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to compete alongside the men in the Open...
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Zane Schweitzer wins the Open Stand Up Paddlesurfing Exhibition at Ho'okipa with a mind bending display of performance surfing
Spectacular conditions see Maui’s own Kai Lenny take the overall win at the World Series Finals after a weekend of world class racing This past weekend of racing proved to be nothing short of spectacular, as ideal downwind conditions on Day 1 for the World famous Maliko run came together with pumping surf at what...
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In June, California Kiteboarding teamed up with Starboard, Dana McGregor, and his famous surfing goats, for a Starboard SUP Demo and Dana’s kid’s camp. The event took place at Shell Beach, just north of Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County and hosted about 20 curious SUP boarders.
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The Pacific Paddle Games Wrap Up: The Doheny Hammer Takes Its Toll!
The Pacific Paddle Games (PPG) Wrap Up & Epic Photo Gallery by Glenn Dubock I have never raced in a technical sup event here, probably never will unless they have a special division for photographers that can’t get enough of the “agony of defeat” genre of imagery that this location is so famous for. But...
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A Mix Of Mortals And Superstars | The Night Before Pacific Paddle Games
I pulled into the big parking lot at Doheny State Beach only to find Kai Lenny standing dripping wet with a huge smile on his face. He had just gotten off the water after using his new GoPro for the very first time and was pretty stoked about it. We chatted for awhile, I wished...
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La Ventana Classic, Baja Sur: This winter escape to warm weather and good times Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, a somewhat raucous, adventurous and unique windsport/paddle sport event. Set for January 25-29, 2017 in Baja Sur, Mexico, at a stunning event site situated between the azure beauty of the sea Cortez and the rustic foothills...
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Standup for the Cure
Standup for the Cure Holds Inaugural Atlanta Event to benefit Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and Support Local Women Needing Breast Health Services Atlanta, Georgia. – September 30, 2016 – After five successful years, Standup for the Cure, alongside its national sponsor, Ambry Genetics, Hosted the inaugural Standup for the Cure, Atlanta to benefit Susan...
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8th Annual Rincón Beachboy Sup Race Supporting Down's Syndrome
With 356 racers and $10,000.00 in prize money…these guys sure had lots of fun in beautiful Puerto Rico while raising money and awareness for a local chapter of  supporting Down’s Syndrome kids: The: Salón Angelitos de Amor.  Their next event will be this coming April 8th, 2017 so mark your calendar
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It’s day three of recovery from my Downwind SUP Camp and racing in the Gorge Paddle Challenge last week. Races are physically draining but can be emotionally draining as well. The anticipation and nerves build all week and reach a climax just before the start horn goes off. A few minutes into the race and...
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