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Luck Is Earned | Jarvis Boards

What defines a true craftsperson? This paddle board maker has captured his dream by setting aside idle wishes and dedicating the time, attention and effort it takes to achieve what others may only see as good fortune. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as luck — luck is earned.

Jarvis Boards: True Craftsmanship

You may have heard of Mount Gay Rum, a.k.a. the oldest brand of run in the world. Well, Mount Gay has been off on an adventure touring the United States looking for unique craftsmen with a great story to share with the world. One of their profiles features non other than stand up paddle board craftsman Tony Smith, Jarvis Boards’ Founder.

A Closer Look: Amundson SUP

John Amundson of Amundson SUP is a third generation waterman whose love for the ocean runs deep. At just 15-years-old John learned to shape as a hobby and from there it turned into something much bigger: Amundson Hawaii. Learn all about John Amundson, Amundson Hawaii and how he got into stand up paddling in the video here.

A Closer Look At The Unique, Beautiful, And Eco-Friendly Jarvis Boards

With the explosion of stand up paddle boarding (SUP) the market has become flooded with a plethora of SUP brands and manufacturers causing a dilution of quality products, making it harder for the consumer to find something worth their investment. However, there are brands and products on the market that do offer beautiful and quality products that are something to be proud of. Case in point: Jarvis Boards.

Catching Up With SUP Race Pro Connor Baxter

It’s been awhile since we’ve had the chance to chat with the choke stroke man himself, Mr. Connor Baxter. Connor is one of the best in the biz having won some of the biggest and most brutal races and has done so numerous times. We called up Connor just as he was arriving in North Carolina for the Carolina Cup and had a few words. Check it out…

Meet Tapashi Devchoudhury, India’s Only Female Stand Up Paddle Surfer

As India’s only female stand up paddle (SUP) surfer, Tapashi Devchoudhury is pushing boundaries and opening doors for the sport of stand up paddling. In a country with over 1.2 billion people, being India’s only SUP surfer is quite the accomplishment and is something to be proud of. To share her love for the sport of SUP with her countrymen and women, Tapashi, with her husband, has opened up Water Walk India, the only surf school in India to teach stand up paddling.

Meet Northern California’s Rising SUP Star, Haakon Hoyer-Nielsen

Hailing from El Cerrito, California, Haakon Hoyer-Nielsen is rising the ranks in the stand up paddle (SUP) world in both SUP surfing and racing having become a podium regular in practically every event he attends. Haakon trains in the San Francisco Bay, has already finished his first Molokai 2 Oahu race, is a puppy raiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind, works year round as a lifeguard and consistently makes high honors as a sophomore at Saint Mary's College High School. Get to know this rising SUP star here:

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