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Sup Surfing
What’s on a good sup surf safari adventure?  Finding fresh water on an atoll … and learning to surf the life there.   Check out this dramatic video by Manu Bouvet and BIC Sup. Taking a cargo ship to a sustainable island in search of perfect waves.  Manu Bouvet shares his journey with Standup Journal. A...
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Wow!  The 2018 Da Hui Backdoor Shootout did NOT disappoint for Day 1 of the competition on the North Shore.  Check out the high energy compilation reel by Matty Schweitzer of the opening day’s performances. Da Hui Backdoor Shootout delivers the goods! The insanely exciting Da Hui Backdoor Shootout is held at Ehukai Beach Park/Pipeline...
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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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Jason Cole of Paddle Barbados has a knack for reading the mind of a beginner sup surfer and telling him/her what to do at the right moment. He is articulate, skilled and a true gentleman. Here’s his quick sup surfing video for beginners to help you get out in the surf and begin riding a...
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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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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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In Zane:  Beneath the Surface.  You’ve never seen this side of him before. Unless you’re part of his inner circle, you didn’t know that world renowned sup surfer, racer and  and Ultimate Waterman Zane Schweitzer has been journaling about life’s adventures since he was a grom traveling the world as a sponsored stand up paddle...
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River Sup athlete Alex Mauer has always been at the forefront of river paddling and riding the rapids on his BIC Sup.  In this article, Alex moves deeply into the connection that happens between paddler, board and wave when stand up paddling on the rivers in Colorado.  Read on, and be inspired. Surfing the River: ...
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Every surfer knows the feeling.  It’s more than just about the waves, although that’s a large part of it.  Surfing’s also about the environment, the iconoclastic beauty we get to experience out there on the water.  It’s about the intimacy with nature and the immediacy of it.  We fall in love over & over again...
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Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat unleash the dream that is sup surfing the Canary Islands. Here is their latest webisode entitled, “On & On” about this winter’s adventures searching for the perfect wave. Looks like that search was fruitful. Living the Search for the perfect wave:  Canary Islands Check out Stephane Etienne and Nicole Boronat‘s...
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The standup paddling community sustained a devastating blow on Sunday when word got out that 25-year-old rising star, Sophia Tiare Bartlow, was killed in a car crash on Oahu. Champion in the rising Longboarding champ, sup racer and the girl with a great golden smile.  That’s how Sophia Tiare Bartlow will always be remembered.  Known...
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Jimmy Lewis team rider, Jason Latham taking some time off (the lip!) on his 7’5 Jimmy Lewis Carbon Super Tech. Jason Latham is a sponsored team rider for Jimmy Lewis boards and Ke Nalu paddles.  He prides himself in being the first and only professional sup surfer from the great state of Georgia!  As a...
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Ian Cairns is a legend.  Sorry, I don’t know how else to say that. So, when I asked for his help in gathering some sup surfing guidelines for Standup Journal online and he got back to me within a half hour, I was pretty stoked.  He’s watched this sport from it’s inception.  He’s been on...
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Review by Marc Angelillo in our Winter Travel issue Dream of upping your sup surf sessions to wack like a pro, catch more waves than you’ve even dreamed and develop a winning attitude on the water?  Get a hold of the NEW Winter Travel issue of Standup Journal NOW on newsstands and check out ‘Getting...
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Travis Hayes Birthday Wish Maine BANNER
This is the story of one man’s journey:  seeking unridden waves, sharing adventure and sliding into his 40’s the best way he knows how – in the New England surf.    A North East December. It was a bone cold, rainy December morning in Maine.  Mist hung on the pine bows and dripped from the...
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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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Focus Sup Hawaii’s Team Rider Omri Hazor gives a step-by-step instruction on executing a cutback in the surf. Sup Tricks – How to do a Cutback: 1. Generate speed down the line with your legs 2. Look for the point where you will start your cutback 3. Put your weight into your heels and push...
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Travis Hayes winter sup surf ritual in New England
It’s not finding a place to go, it’s finding someone to go with that makes the New England winter wave search so memorable. A Prius quietly pulls into a dirt lot on the curve of a road. The stone pillars marking the private entrance and the trees of the surrounding woods are coated in a...
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I’d seen it done, and decided my SUP bucket list had to contain it too. Paddling the Venice Canals in Italy. So, with a 35 lbs. BiC SUP Inflatable SUP Air attached to my back and my one-year-old baby girl in a carrier attached to my front, a 9 hour red-eye flight, and hopping on...
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Check out Alexandre Takeo’s sweet edit of him catching some great rides and barrels in Puerto Escondido. I do however recommend turning the volume down for maximum enjoyment!
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