Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Paddleboarding and Pet Safety with the Founders of Earthly Pet

Spyq Sklar is living on Tomales Bay, California, for the summer, with kayaks and paddle boards and pups in tow. Sklar is the co-founder...

New SUP School Opens Up in Nosara, Costa Rica

Want to get your SUP game on? There’s a new school in the surfing hotbed of Nosara, Costa Rica, geared up for just that. Founded...

Hasta Luego BIC Sport, Helloo TAHE!

After more than 40 years as a French-made watersports icon, BIC Sport is no more. At the end of 2020, it merged with Tahe...

Catching Up With Photographer, Ageless Surf Kayaker and Avila Beach Paddlesports Founder Vince Shay

As a marine wildlife photographer, sea kayak/SUP outfitter and former hard-charging surf kayaker and boat designer, Vince Shay is no stranger when it comes...

Contours Film Spreads SUP Love to City Youth in PA

Ian Smith, of Pittsburgh, PA, is on a mission: He hopes to spread the SUP love and protect the waterways he loves to paddle...

It’s Official: Led By SUPs, Paddlesports Sales Swelling

Paddlesports sales are swelling like the waves their followers paddle on. As part of this year’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Online tradeshow Jan. 6, that’s what...

Denver to Get New River Park at River Mile

Downtown Denver, Colo.’s largest mixed-used development, The River Mile, will soon be getting new river park amenities as part of a dynamic restoration of...

Why SUP Yoga Should be Your Newest Hobby

SUP Yoga isn't just a trendy class to take on vacation. Here we’ll divulge how and why SUP yoga is enlightening, fun and great...

Kind Design Topo River Hoodie Gear Review

We've all been there. Flipping through our social feeds, giving "likes" to our friends most recent river descents, when that very specific and highly...

Supalicious: 5 Top Inflatable SUPs for Every Occasion

Class III rapids? SUP it. Waves? Those, too. Lake? SUP that also, giving you a view of the fish below. From grandma to Kai...

Check Out Some of the Best Paddling Gear From Our Friends at Elevation Outdoors

You can enjoy the water this summer while respecting social distancing regulations. In fact, paddling can help get you out and clear some of...

World Record Attempt to SUP Around Great Britain

Great Britain is about to be supped around, mate. On July 26, 36-year-old Jordan Wylie set out on a SUP world record attempt to stand-up...

SUP Clears Major Olympic Hurdle; Governance Awarded to ISA

Supping as an Olympic sport, anyone? The sup world’s road to the Olympics got a boost recently with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)...

Paddlers Help Set Guinness Record for Largest Underwater Clean-Up

We're always proud to see paddle sports being used to do good by the world, but this time paddlers from the nonprofit surf and...

Uber Combo: Paddling Croatia Via Sailboat

Huck Finn once said, “Thar ain’t no home like a raft.” For our host Zeljko Kelemen in Croatia, there ain’t no home quite like...

Niche Report: APP Launches Inaugural Inflatable SUP World Championships

OK, so maybe it’s all getting a little “nichey.” That’s our take, anyway, as just ahead of the 2019 World Championship Tour SUP Finals Dec....

Sup World Titles Contested in China

Well, the International Canoe Federation promised, and it delivered on a stand up paddling world championships for the record books. More than 200 of the...

Surfs’s Up at Red Bull Heavy Water in San Fran; Casper Steinfath of Denmark Nabs Crown for Second Time

It’s been two years, with anticipation by contestants growing with the swells. Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the Pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, returned...

Brendel and Kover Among 200 SUP World Title Entries

Entries for this month’s ICF stand up paddling world championships in China are climbing towards 200, with three-time Olympic gold medalist Sebastian Brendel and...

Skinners May Be Defining a New Category of Footwear Comfort and Protection

Shoe Socks are here, and before you brush them off as just another strange trend (Vibram Five Fingers anyone?), read on. Handmade in Europe,...

Boating to Bluegrass: Say Yes to the Yarmony Music Festival

Want to float into a music festival? It doesn't get any better than rafting into the rip-roaring Yarmony Music Festival, a three-day, hippie-filled, Hula-hooping...

Spaniard Completes Sup Crossing of the Pacific

Feel good about your hour-long sup outing? That’s paddling peanuts compared to Spanish adventurer Antonio De La Rosa, who recently completed the world’s first...

Cody Beach Wins as Gore Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Life's a beach for Cody Beach, who bested all other boaters in the longboat class to take this year's coveted Gore Canyon race with...

Boise Gets Rockin’ Whitewater Park Expansion

 Already close to some of the best whitewater in the country, Boise, Idaho, is now giving paddlers (and surfers) another reason to visit the...

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Emily Jackson Comes Clean on Kayak Fishing

You might know Emily Jackson as a perennial powerhouse when it comes to freestyle paddling. An executive at Jackson...
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Hard Core Paddles: A Three-month Review and Why I Made the Switch (By Chris Baer)

(By Chris Baer) Let me be blunt: Hard Core Paddles are awesome. Their durability is solid, they have a ton...

NRS Launches Leaders in Environment, Access and Diversity (LEAD) Ambassador Program

Northwest River Supplies (NRS) is disrupting influencer marketing in the outdoor industry with a new kind of athlete-ambassador network...

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New SUP School Opens Up in Nosara, Costa Rica

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Catching Up With Photographer, Ageless Surf Kayaker and Avila Beach Paddlesports Founder Vince Shay

As a marine wildlife photographer, sea kayak/SUP outfitter and...
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