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SUP Foiling Heaven

Imagine a world where you can ride 365 days a year. A world where even the smallest waves give you enough power to have incredible sensations. SUP Foiling is that world. SUP Foiling is a revolution in the SUP World, as you'll only need tiny waves to live amazing sessions.

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SUP Foiling on the Big Island

As Starboard SUP ambassadors Donica and Abe Shouse have gotten their hands (and feet) on Starboard’s new GoFoil SUP foiling boards and have gotten some awesome photos and videos of their time experimenting with their new gear. In the video above watch Donica and Abe play with their foils.

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Hannah Ray | Iowa SUP River Surfing

The whitewater park in Charles City Iowa has got quite the wave and it's home to Werner Paddles athlete, Hannah Ray Childs. Along with some great surfing talent, what we love most about her is the fun she is having and the positive energy she brings to our sport.

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20 Awesome SUP Photos From 2016

2016 flew by in the blink of an eye and we’re just days away from ringing in a new year. One great thing about the year coming to a close is getting to have a look back at the year and remember all that happened. Here, we’d like to have a look back at some amazing photos submitted to us throughout the year by our audience.

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Maui Fall 2016 | Bernd Roediger

Naish SUP team rider Bernd Roediger is a waterman of many talents. He flies with the wind on his wind surfboard, and absolutely shreds. He’s also a master at SUP and traditional surfing as well. Bernd’s been home on Maui for the ‘off’ season but has been keeping busy and having fun in the ocean. Check out his just-released edit from Fall 2016.

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Badfish SUP Season Highlights

2016 was another year for the books! This year team Badfish SUP proved that river stand up paddling is no joke and they continue to innovate and impress with each new year. Here, Badfish SUP compiled highlight clips from 2016. Check it out!

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Miles Harvey 2016 SUP Highlights

Team Werner Paddle’s Miles Harvey has been on the SUP river surfing scene for what seems like a LONG time now, but then you realize he is still just 14-years-old! Check out his 2016 highlight reel, you may want to makes sure you’re sitting down.

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Fiona Wylde Rips Down Under

Fiona Wylde is a double threat in stand up paddling. Not only does she find herself in the leading pack in just about every race she enters but she also charges and rips on the waves.

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SUPs, Pups, & Wakesurfing

Watch Dawn Weber and her rescue pitbull enjoying the never-ending wave behind a boat on their Slingshot inflatable SUP.

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Urban Adventuring With Boardworks

Find adventure wherever you are! Boardworks inflatables will help get you there. They roll up and pack well into their Rolling Travel Bag for easy transport and storage. When the inspiration for an adventure strikes, grab your pack and go!

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Hydrofoils, Drones & Zane Schweitzer

While in town for the biggest week in SUP in North America Zane Schweitzer, his brother Matty, and the entire Starboard crew gathered at Mission Bay in San Diego, California and later in Dana Point for the Pacific Paddle Games. The week was filled with hydrofoil demonstrations, SUP racing, SUP surfing, beautiful sunsets, and of course nothing but pure fun in and on the water.

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12-Year-Old Finn Spencer Rips At SUP Surfing

He may only be 12-years-old but Maui’s Finn Spencer is already shredding up a storm in the lineups around Maui. Finn just released a new edit of his recent stand up paddle (SUP) surfing adventures this summer and he’s surfing so well! He’s even picked up on the hydrofoil craze! Check out the video above and watch Finn in action.

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Fiona Wylde, Bernd Roediger & Kai Bates Score Winter Swell In Australia

After a six-week stretch of traveling for races in Asia and Europe Starboard SUP and Werner Paddles athlete Fiona Wylde decided to take a little vacation to Australia with with boyfriend and fellow professional stand up paddler Bernd Roediger (Naish) and to meet up with good friend Kai Bates (Fanatic). While there, the trio scored really fun surf and had a blast out of the water too.

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Caio Vaz Takes On Indo

Stand Up World Tour World Champion and SIC Maui athlete Caio Vaz just returned home from a mental trip to Indo where he scored perfect waves in relatively uncrowded lineups. He was able to SUP surf at some of Indo’s most playful waves including Macaronis, Lakey Peak, Periscopes and more! Check out the newly released edit from Caio in the video above.

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Watch Underground Brazilian SUP Surfer Luiz Diniz Rip

If you haven’t yet heard of Brazilian Luiz Diniz from Brazil, you’re about to. He’s an underground shredder from Brazil that SUP surfs good. Really good, in fact. He’s only been stand up paddling for a little more than a year but it appears as if he’s done it his whole life. It’s obvious he has a background in traditional surfing which is why he’s been able to transition to a SUP so well.

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Humpback Whale Almost Swallows Paddle Boarder While Feeding

The video here shows paddler Viviana Guzman and friend paddle boarding in Half Moon Bay, California, when all of a sudden a humpback whale literally pops up next to Viviana to grab a bite of food. Pretty nuts. Watch it all happen below.

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Shakira Westdorp Winter SUP Sessions In Australia

It’s no secret by now that Shakira Westdorp is one of the best female SUP surfers in the world. She’s got loads of talent and a big bag of tricks. Heck, she even makes it looks easy (which it isn’t).  With it being in the middle of winter in Australia, Shakira decided to escape the busy lineups in her hometown of northern New South Wales and head 100km’s south to find a couple uncrowded beach breaks. Check out the video from her little trip here.

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Mo Freitas Vs. El Niño

El Niño was pretty much all anyone could talk about this past winter in the surf community, and rightfully so. With all the hype surrounding how good the waves were going to be it was a relief to see that forecasters held up on their promise! Mo Freitas was one to have reaped the benefits this winter from El Niño and he just released an edit from his very busy winter on the water.

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SUP Paddler Goes On An EPIC Adventure Down The Grand Canyon

With permits hard to come by, it is a blessing to be asked to join a Grand Canyon trip, for some, a once in a lifetime opportunity. So when Danny Mongno, Werner Paddle's marketing manager, a kayaker for close to 30 years, was invited why on earth did he decide to stand up paddle it? Read more...

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Nicole Pacelli SUP Surfing The World

Nicole Pacelli is one of the top female SUP surfers in the world, even having clinched a world title on the Stand Up World Tour in 2013. Since then Nicole has been traveling the globe getting to surf some of the best waves on the planet. Nicole's last year around the world she traveled to Mexico, Hawaii and beyond SUP surfing at every stop on the way. Here is a video edit from her globe trotting.

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Spencer Brothers Experiment With SUP Foiling

With SUP Foiling getting a ton of hype right now, it’s only natural to see paddlers gravitate toward the new SUP crossover and want to dip their toes in the water and try it out. With pros like Naish's Kai Lenny and Starboard's Connor Baxter getting a ton of attention for their downwind SUP hydrofoiling adventures the groms who look up to them were eager to try the new craze as well.

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Todd Caranto Catches A Fish While SUP Surfing

Now this is something you don’t see everyday! While on a recent trip to Hawaii, SUP shaper Todd Caranto caught a bluefin trevally fish while simultaneously surfing on a Pau Hana Big EZ Angler stand up paddle board on Oahu's North Shore. After getting rolled in a wave, he recovers control to reel in the prize.

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Martin Letourneur & Lexi Alston SUP Saint-Malo

Young up and comer Lexi Alston traveled to Europe this year to take part in the Euro SUP Tour and while there stayed with Martin Letourneur and his family in Saint-Malo. There, Lexi and Martin went paddling and came out with this beautiful video from their time on the water in Saint-Malo. Check out the video below.

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Iballa Moreno & Vilayta Drs SUP Canary Islands

Starboard SUP team riders Iballa Moreno and Vilayta Drs just put together an edit from some recent swell they caught over in the Canaries. Perfect right handers if you as us! Have a look and enjoy!

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Kai Bates SUP Surfs Perfect Indo

Kai Bates and Forrest Ladkin just released a brand new clip from Indo! Another adventure of the two with a torturous flat spell and many rained in days, but great nature and swells. Tropical paradise, pumping waves, warm water, good food, and a great bunch of people. Hope you enjoy the great waves and good times!

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SUP Surfing The Mediterranean Sea

Did you know that you could surf in the Mediterranean Sea? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to SUP surf in the Mediterranean Sea? Here is a peek into the waves that are available on the Mediterranean at a secret spot near Aude, France with a couple of SUP surfers having the wave all to themselves!

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Jess Leedy Gets Extreme In New SUP Surfing Edit

Infinity and Werner Paddles team rider Jess Leedy goes completely insane somewhere in Central California pushing the limits of SUP surfing. In this seven-minute edit watch Jess take off on waves of consequence and get some epic barrels. There’s also some pretty good wipeouts in there too so have a watch and enjoy the talent of Jess Leedy.

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Kai Lenny Introduces Downwind Hydrofoiling

Kai Lenny has always been pushing the boundaries of stand up paddling and he’s just done it again by introducing a new crossover of sorts with a hydrofoil and his SUP, making it his craft of choice for a downwinder.  This project has been in the works for awhile and thanks to Go Foil, and Naish, they’ve helped Kai to make his vision a reality.

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Vaz Brothers & Friends Shred In New SUP Surf Edit: New Age III

The Vaz brothers from Brazil are two of the most talented SUP surfers in today’s generation of stand up paddlers pushing to progress stand up paddle (SUP) surfing. They’ve just released a new surfing edit from their travels to Tahiti, Hawaii, Baja California and at home in Rio de Janeiro with a couple of their friends Felippe Gaspar and Lucas Medeiros and they all are ripping.

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Nicole Pacelli Charges Peahi On A SUP

We’ve known for awhile that Brazilian stand up paddle surfer Nicole Pacelli loved to charge big waves and recently she took it up a notch by heading to Peahi, a.k.a Jaws, on an early spring swell and paddling out on her SUP.

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Bouyer Brothers SUP Tandem Surfing In France

The Bouyer brothers, Julien and Camille, shot this awesome video of themselves having some tandem fun at their home spot île de Ré which is an island off the west coast of France. The boys can be seen charging some overhead surf on their Naish SUP Mana Inflatable and are having so much fun it makes you want to join them! Watch their video and enjoy, wipeouts and all!

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Video | Winter Paddle Boarding Lake Superior

Have a look at what paddle boarding during the winter looks like on Lake Superior. This video was shot throughout the months of January and February 2016 and captures the lake's stunning scenes. -20 degree Fahrenheit air drives the steam out of the lake as shown early in the video which the locals call sea smoke.

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Paddle Boarder Collides With Jumping Shark

At Corners, Carlin Park, in Jupiter Beach, Florida paddle boarder Maximo Trinidad had quite the run in during his lunch break. While SUP surfing, out of nowhere a jumping shark collided with Maximo and knocks him off his board, scaring the living daylights out of him!

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Kai Bates SUP Surfs Tidal Bore In Papua New Guinea

Australian stand up paddler Kai Bates recently went on an amazing trip to Papua New Guinea to take a chance at riding the tidal bore that frequents the river Digul in West Papua New Guinea. After a two-day plane trip, eight hour car rides and long boat journeys Kai made it to the river and had a blast. Watch the video from his trip here.

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The Unstoppable Jonas: An Inspirational Documentary

Earlier this year we introduced you to an incredible man from Brazil, Jonas Letieri. Jonas holds one of the most inspirational stories of overcoming obstacles and tragedies that are thrown at you in life and overcoming these obstacles against all odds. This short film from Quickblades about Jonas Letieri and his inspirational story is a must watch.

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Delphine Macaire SUP Surfing Siargao, Philippines

This winter, Delphine Macaire and Bertrand Beauchet flew with their paddle boards to the beautiful little island of Siargao located in the Philippines. This little island is beautiful, not only for the lagoon but also for the land with amazing colors, and of course for the people and their smile. Check out the video from their trip here.

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Paddle Boarding The Tidal Bore In Turnagain Arm, Alaska

An hour south of Anchorage Alaska is a fjord called Turnagain Arm. At this place of exceptional beauty the incoming tide collides with water draining out of the fjord and creates a tidal bore. The video shows three standup paddle-boarders cruising up the fjord.

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Master Of The Ocean 2016 Video Highlights

The Master of the Ocean 2016 was an excellent week long event with incredible conditions allowing for the insanely talented men and women entered in the event to show off their diverse skill sets in the different water sports of surfing, SUP surfing, kite surfing and windsurfing in the beautiful destination of Cabarete, Dominican Republic. Here, video highlights of the event are showcased by the talented crew at AP Visuals.

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Power Surfing In Hawaii With Izzi Gomez

After coming off of a solid win at the 2016 Turtle Bay Women’s Pro Izzi is looking strong, confident and ready to win another world title. If you’ve ever questioned how and why young gun Izzi Gomez has already won two world titles, watch this video and you’ll immediately understand.

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El Niño 2016 In The Canaries

In the first 2016 webisode from the “Serial Lovers” series, join Naish SUP ambassadors Stephane Etienne & Nicole Boronat for Mi Niño (Special winter sessions) at home in the Canary Islands on a very special winter full of great waves. Thanks to the El niño phenomenal year.

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February On The North Shore With Fiona Wylde

Fiona Wylde has improved drastically in both her SUP surfing and racing in recent years and she’s a double threat out on the water. With help from her sponsors Starboard and Werner Paddles, Fiona is well on her way to a long and successful career in professional stand up paddling.

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Zane Schweitzer Charging In Maui & Tahiti

What do windsurfing, stand up paddle surfing and prone surfing have in common? Zane Schweitzer. Zane Schweitzer is an incredibly talented multisport athlete hailing from the island of Maui. Zane has grown up in the waters off the beautiful island and has grown to excel in a number of watersports including surfing, stand up paddling and windsurfing.

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Sailing, Racing & SUP Surfing In The British Virgin Islands

Check out the newest edit from SUP superstar Fiona Wylde and her recent trip to the British Virgin Islands where she met up with Quintin Chiapperino, Kieran Grant and Kennedy Grow for an epic adventure filled with SUP surfing perfect right-handers and racing to victory during the 2016 Painkiller Cup.

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Iballa Moreno SUPs In Guanche Land

With the 2016 season for the Stand Up World Tour only weeks away from kicking off the first event, the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro, on the North Shore of Oahu, Starboard SUP athlete Iballa Moreno has been at home on the beautiful Canary Islands training and practicing for the season opener. And boy does she look ready.

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Shakira Westdorp SUP Surfing In Australia

Lookout 2016! Starboard’s Shakira Westdorp is coming in hot into the new year and with one thing on her mind: winning the Stand Up World Tour world title for 2016. Shakira had an incredible year in 2015 and placed second overall on the SUP World Tour and is looking to one-up herself this year.

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Kai Lenny & Mo Freitas SUP Peahi

El Niño has been kind to surfers this winter season. With what seems like back-to-back-to-back swells there is nonstop fun for the wave riding stand up paddlers. Pro stand up paddle athletes Kai Lenny (Naish) and Mo Freitas (Focus SUP) are just a couple of the guys that have been benefitting from these recent swells and they have been getting some time in at the infamous Peahi, a.k.a Jaws.

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Paddle Boarding On Ice In Russia

Paddling in the cold is worth it when it’s this beautiful. Watch as two paddlers take on Vladivostok, Russia and paddle near and on ice on their Red Paddle Co inflatable SUPs.

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Mo Freitas SUPs Japan

From rivers to the sea, racing and surfing, Mo Freitas traveled the waterways and oceans in Japan for three weeks in September experiencing Japan in all its glory. While in Japan Mo competed in a few events, took home a victory and memories to last a lifetime. Mo just released an edit from his time in Japan, take a look at it in the video below.

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Top 10 SUP Videos Of 2015

Can you believe that 2015 has come and gone and we’re already paddling our way through 2016? 2015 saw tons of incredible videos featuring stand up paddle boarders from all over the world. We saw dolphins, whales, wipeouts, icebergs and more! Check out the Top 10 SUP videos of 2015…

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Paddle Woo 2.0 SUP Surfing Video Contest Entries

Paddle Woo has launched its second video contest, Paddle Woo 2.0 where they look to promote and showcase the progression and innovation that SUP surfing has been showcasing lately. The winner of the videos series will claim a nice check of $3K and the videos submitted thus far are exceptional, it will be hard to tell who will be the winner. Take a look at all of the entries...

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Winter Sunshine & SUP Surfing With Fiona Wylde

One of the most talented ladies in our sport has just released a new edit of her time spent on Maui, her home away from home. Starboard and Werner Paddles athlete Fiona Wylde is an amazing multi-sport athlete excelling in not only stand up paddle surfing and racing but she’s also an incredibly talented wind surfer as well.

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#optoutside The Short Film

On Black Friday 2015 REI closed their doors in hopes of inspiring people to go outside. A group a friends inspired by this message set out to have an epic day of adventure in Central Oregon and create a short film documenting the journey. These guys went paddle boarding on their Pau Hana SUPs, skiing, and mountain biking in the middle of a beautiful snowy winter in Bend, Oregon.

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Rogue SUP Recaps 2015

Rogue was everywhere in 2015. From Lake Tahoe, to China, to Mexico, to all over the United States and beyond, the crew at Rogue stayed busy. With team riders like Fernando Stalla, Bicho Jimenez, Josh Riccio traveling and competing all over the world, the Rogue team visited some insanely beautiful places. Check out this newly released video from Rogue highlighting their 2015 year.

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Go Into The Wild In SUP Paradise, Tahiti

Tahiti is the perfect place for stand up paddling (SUP). It was even voted as SUP Destination of the Year for 2015 in the Supconnect Polls. The folks at F-One just released this incredibly beautiful movie featuring their Tahitian SUP ambassadors Aude Lionet-Chanfour, Poenaiki Raioha and Patrice Chanzy.

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Paddle Boarder Has Dangerously Close Encounter With A Whale

In what can be seen as a very dangerous encounter that could have ended in disaster, one paddle boarder now has the story of a lifetime. While paddling in the waters of Santa Cruz, California, one paddler almost got swallowed (literally) by a humpback whale. Eric Garcia, who captured the video of the encounter describes in detail what happened on the morning of November 24, 2015.

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Team Riviera PaddleSurf Explores Tahiti

Team Riviera Paddlesurf traveled down to the beautiful Tahitian paradise in French Polynesia for the 2015 Air Tahiti Nui Paddle Festival. Team Riviera recently dropped this highlights video from their trip to Tahiti and it's awesome.

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Zane Schweitzer Paddles With Dolphin Pod

Last month before heading to neighboring island Oahu for the Stand Up World Series Finals, Zane Schweitzer noticed a pod of dolphins passing by directly out in the waters in front of his house.

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Rogue Recap: Stand Up Word Series: US Open Of SUP

Although the surf wasn't as big as we had hoped, this years 2015 Stand Up World Series in Huntington Beach brought us a ton of action with plenty of one hit wonders. The crew over at Rogue SUP put together this sick little edit highlighting the best of the action throughout the week.

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Paddle Boarding With Whales Esperance, Australia

Australian stand up paddler Jamien Hudson had an encounter while on his paddle board that many only dream of having. Hudson was joined by two beautiful whales for what looked like quite some time. This video has been getting quite a lot of traction and after watching you'll know exactly why. Take a look at the video and let us know what you think. Also, go an check out Hudson's Instagram (here) where you can see more coverage from this experience and his beautiful photography.

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Dolphin Body Slams Paddle Boarder

Earlier this month Matt Minich and Peter Nelson were paddle boarding and surfing in Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach, California when a dolphin surfing the waves didn't see Matt and gave him a body slam.

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Montana Rooted: Chasing Waves On The Alberton Gorge

The next frontier of standup paddle boarding has arrived. Team Badfish is on a mission to spread the gospel of whitewater SUP, and their run through Montana's Alberton Gorge is bound to bring a slew of converts. Check out this insane little edit following the Badfish SUP team around the beautiful Alberton Gorge in Montana.

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Road & Rides In Cantabria

In the the fourth episode of Season 3 of the 2015 "Serial Lovers", a web series featuring Stephane Etienne & Nicole Boronat called "The Lovers" showcases the beauty of stand up paddle surfing and just one of the many beautiful places on Earth, Cantabria, Spain.

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Urban Kayaking and Standup Paddling

We recently caught wind of this crazy video of kayakers and standup paddlers doing what they call urban kayaking and standup paddling. In the video you will catch kayakers and standup paddlers riding down what looks like a long and steep cement slide and it looks like so much fun! The SUPers are seen riding Glide SUPs and Red Paddle Co's multi-person SUPs. Check out the videos below and watch all of the fun unfold!

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Paddle Boarding Pros Conquer The Onewheel

For years, pro riders Mike Tavares, Luke Hopkins and shaper Zack Hughes have been conquering the ocean waters. Now, thanks to Onewheel, the Revolutionary Electric Boardsport, Tavares, Hopkins and Hughes are easily mastering the concrete, dirt and any terrain that comes their way.

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Starboard SUP Tests New Wavepark, Surf Snowdonia

Before opening its doors to the public on August 1, 2015, Surf Snowdonia opened its doors to the Starboard SUP team to test out the manmade wave park. The Starboard SUP team went to the park to test its feasibility for SUP and to see what the local area had to offer.

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When Roller Skating Meets Paddle Boarding

Think you've seen it all? Guess again because we have another outrageous paddle board crossover attempt to show you. In the first episode of the Santa Cruz Waves Show, Neil Pearlberg and Tyler Fox go Roller SUPing (stand up paddle boarding while wearing roller skates) at Capitola by the Sea in Monterey Bay, California.

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Gargantuan Grouper Caught On Paddle Board

Captain Ben Chancey got the experience of a lifetime when he was able to reel in a gargantuan 7 foot long, 400 pound grouper off of his paddle board off the East Coast of Florida.

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Race the Lake of the Sky 2015 Recap Video

Race the Lake of the Sky 2015 was definitely a year to remember. Relive the excitement through moments captured in this year's edit! See if you can spot your friends, fans smiling faces in this highlight reel by Jobe Pilgrim. Enjoy!

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Mo Freitas Masters The River At The 2015 Payette River Games

This year at the Payette River Games there was an endless amount of excitement and anticipation on who would walk away with the first place prize of $10,000 USD. In a surprising (but not really) ending to the weekend it was Payette River Games newcomer Mo Freitas who took home the cake.

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Badfish SUP at the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games

As usual, the Vail Valley Foundation put on a great event this year at the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games and Badfish/Boardworks athletes dominated the SUP events, taking 10 of 15 possible podium spots in the SUP events. Check out this awesome highlights video from the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado June 5-7 2015.

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Spring SUP Sessions With Iballa Moreno

Coming off of a Bronze medal at the 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in Sayulita, Mexico, Starboard SUP's Iballa Moreno has released a new edit of her spring SUP surf sessions in Morocco and the Canary Islands. Iballa is riding her Starboard 7'4 Pro model.

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Payette River Games 2014 Highlights

In just a few weeks the highly anticipated Payette River Games will cause a stir in beautiful Cascade, Idaho. In this video by Pau Hana, you will see all of the SUP events at the PRG14 and some heavy hitters who showed up to be a part of the fun! Check it out and get psyched for the event this year!

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Why SUP?

Have you ever tried to describe paddle boarding to a friend? Was is easy to paint the picture or describe the sensation? It is pretty difficult to do. In the end, the best way to explain SUPing is to get people on the water and try it for themselves. That’s when things will start to make sense, that’s when it “clicks”.

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Paddle Every Damn Day

Check out this sick river paddling video of Harmony Dawn and friends in the Columbia Gorge. Edited by the river master himself, Dan Gavere.

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River Walkers - A Film About White Water SUP

River SUP pros Dan Gavere, Corran Addison, Adam Cumming, Chris Emerick and Harmony Dawn star in a new film from Waterlust.org that dives into the exciting sport of White Water SUP.

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Dan Gavere Scores At Lost Lake

Starboard SUP river guru Dan Gavere and Harmony Dawn score a blue bird morning paddle on a mirrored Lost Lake with Mt. Hood in the background. They are both paddling the Starboard All Star SUP.

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Jeremy Riggs’ Spring Kihei Downwinder

Jeremy Riggs is the true definition of a glide master. He is one of the best downwind paddlers on the planet and his top ten finish at the  recent Olukai Ho’olaule’a proves just that. Here is a video released from Pacific NW Downwind shows Riggs on a beautiful April day with the on the Southside of Maui. Watch and enjoy!

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Rogue Recap: Carolina Cup 2015

In its fifth edition, The Carolina Cup once again saw massive numbers in participation and probably the most competitive SUP race outside of the BOP. The Carolina Cup is in the books and it will be one to remember. Check out the top racers from around the world battle it out for their spot on the podium. 13.2 miles, over 150 elite racers; 1 Carolina Cup.

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Zane Schweitzer: Master of the Ocean 2015

In February of this year, Starboard Athlete Zane Schweitzer took the Dominican Republic by storm and claimed his second consecutive Master of the Ocean title. Zane released this video of his time at the competition this year, watch the video and prepare yourself to be impressed.

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Mo Freitas: Crazy SUP Surfing In Hawaii

Mo Freitas is a major threat in the SUP world. He excels in both SUP racing and SUP surfing at the ripe young age of 18 years-old. The kid has talent, plain and simple. In the video below watch crazy SUP surfing from young Mo Freitas and Starboard's Giorgio Gomez in big and small waves at home in Hawaii and more.

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Sean Poynter's Day and A Half In Mexico

Perks of being a professional surfer? Getting to travel the world and follow fun swells is on the list for sure. Back in February, Sean Poynter snuck a quick trip down to Baja to surf perfect waves without the crowds of So-Cal. Watch and enjoy.

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Jess Leedy; Extreme SUP Surfer

Last summer we showed you a video of a stand up paddle surfer who blew our minds with the talent he showed in his video 'Extreme SUP Surfing.' This surfer has just released a sequel to this video titled 'Extreme SUP Surfing 2!' Take a look into the extreme SUP Surfing world of SUP Surfer, Jess Leedy.

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Paddle Board Fly Fishing

Ever been fly fishing? How about fly fishing from a stand up paddle board? There's nothing like a good day on the water when you're able to go out and relieve some stress by catching a few fish! Check out this rad video posted a few months back from Deep Ocean Apparel's day on the water fly fishing from their BOTE Boards SUP.

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Connor Baxter: 2014 SUWS Champ

If Starboard SUP athlete Connor Baxter isn't a familiar name in your vocabulary already, prepare yourself because it should be. As the 2014 Stand Up World Series World Champion, Connor has a ton of momentum going into the 2015 season. With 3 out of 5 wins on the Stand Up World Series in 2014, twenty-one year old Connor Baxter was crowned 2014 Champion.

Sayulita Fever

Join Rogue Team riders Fernando Stalla and Bicho Jimenez down in their home town of Sayulita, Mexico during the Punta Sayulita SUP Classic. The eclectic small town vibes and insane SUP talent in Sayulita will have you coming back for more. Enjoy!

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Benoit Carpentier's Moroccan Righthanders

tarboard SUP Athlete Benoit Carpentier competes on the highly competitive Stand Up World Tour alongside a large pool of talented standup paddle surfers. He recently released this beautiful video of his time during the Mirelift Pro in Morocco during the last event of the year last year in 2014 where fellow Starboard SUP teammate Sean Poynter took home the win.

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Julien Bouyer Shines In Morocco

The 2014 Stand Up World Tour Rookie of the year, Julien Bouyer, just dropped this edit of his time at the last stop of the 2014 tour during the Location X : Mirleft SUP Pro in Morocco. This footage of him surfing on his Naish SUP showcases exactly why he was named the Rookie of the year. Watch the clip and enjoy!

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Iceberg SUP Golf

You may remember the insane story that we shared in January called Paddle Boarding Among Icebergs. This was an epic short documentary shot in the iceberg-ridden Lake Michigan and the photos and video from the film were stunning. Well, we're pleased to say that Seth and fellow photographer Josh Nowicki are at it again, this time with a quick and fun video called "Iceberg Golf."

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Izzi Gomez Shredding Hawaiian Waters

Izzi Gomez, the 2014 Women's SUP Surfing World Champ and one of Starboard SUP's top athletes, likes to think of Hawaii as a second home. Izzi just dropped this edit of a few of her sessions while in Hawaii over the winter and it's quite impressive to say the least. Take a look and see what we mean.

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Stand Up Puddleboarding

In Honor of the annual April Fools holiday where we all aim to get a good chuckle we share the video, Stand Up Puddleboarding, a spoof at our awesome sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding.

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The Sunset Beach Pro 2015 With Naish

With the first event of the Standup World Tour being at Sunset Beach, competitors expect big waves but this year wasn't a typical two weeks on the North Shore. With Kona winds and swell the entire waiting period was used hoping to give athletes the best possible conditions. Watch here as the Naish Standup team takes on the conditions!

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Candice Appleby Rips on New SUP

Candice Appleby is a house-hold name in the paddle boarding world. She excels in races, a 6x BOP Champ to say the least, and she also rips at paddle board surfing. Candice dropped this clip of her surfing one of her favorite spots at home in San Clemente on her new Infinity SUP and she is ripping!

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Lay Day Paddle Board Surfing at the Sunset Beach Pro

There's only one way to warm up on your layday's during competition, and that's to go get wet. Rogue team riders Josh Riccio and Kainoa Hauanio find some uncrowded surf during their multiple day wait for their round 3 heats at the Sunset Beach Pro.

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SUPsquatch Ride Gains Entry Into XXL Awards

Seven surfers team up to paddle a 17-foot "Supsquatch" board into a set wave at Makaha, Hawaii on February 14, 2015. The ride has been entered in the Billabong Ride of the Year category of the 2015 XXL Big Wave Awards.

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Paddle Boarding With Alligators

Alligators are members of the animal kingdom that can be pretty dangerous to be around. At the end of January 2015, Nick Halloran went paddle boarding with a few of his friends through Myakka State Park in Florida and they came across quite a few gators! There is even one point in the video where there is an extremely close call and he almost gets knocked off his BOTE board by the gator.

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Kody Kerbox Goes Mad In Maui

Naish SUP athlete Kody Kerbox surfed his local spots of Ho'okipa and Lanes at home on Maui almost every day as part of his final preparations for the 2015 Stand Up World Tour.

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Paddle Boarding With Dolphins

Stand up paddle boarding surfers Ryan Warrington and Kyle Tatam were paddling in the warm summer waters off of Perth, Australia's coast when they were surprised with the company of a small pod of dolphins.

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Top 10 SUP Videos of 2014

This year saw tons of incredible videos featuring stand up paddle boarders from all over the world. Check out the Top 10 SUP videos of 2014.

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Giorgio Gomez SUP Surfing

Giorgio (Gio) Gomez rips at standup paddle surfing. Actually he just rips at surfing in general.

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Carnage And Crashes At BOP

This year at the 2014 Battle of the Paddle, there was no shortage of wipeouts and collisions. Check out this video compilation of carnage and crashes at this year’s BOP.

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Man Standup Paddles With Rare Blue Whale

Ocean lover Rich German recently captured footage of rare blue whales. Rich was out for his daily paddle off the coast of Laguna Beach CA when he saw these majestic animals.

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Standup Paddling With Whales

What’s the most awesome animal encounter you’ve had when on your paddleboard? Brent Allen send us his recent encounter standup paddling with Whales on September 17, 2014.

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SUP Surfing With Justin Holland

Justin Holland is a quiet beast, that is, until he gets his toes in the water. He has been releasing a new edits and showing just what he is made of. Watch him shred in the video below.

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Mo Freitas’s SUP Trip To Israel

Mo Freitas heads to Israel for an awesome SUP surfing adventure. Watch as Mo gets to experience the culture of Israel and surf it’s waves.

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Laird Hamilton Shoots Malibu Pier On SUP

On Tuesday night as the sizable swell courtesy of Hurricane Marie filled in on the Southern California coastline, Laird Hamilton did the unthinkable and shot the Malibu pier on his standup paddleboard.

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Iballa Moreno Rips In Hawaii

Iballa Moreno is widely known as one of the best, if not the best female SUP surfer around. This video shows why. Watch and enjoy!

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Meet Kama The Surfing Pig

We thought we’ve seen it all when it comes to SUPs and animals but once again we’ve been blown away. Meet Kama the Surfing Pig!

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Tropical Blends - Hawaii SUP Video

This mellow video by the folks at Tropical Blend is the perfect way to start your morning and get frothing - even if it's cold, windy and less than perfect outside.

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Night SUP Surfing

Supconnect community assistant, Alex Mauer, goes night surfing with Nocqua Lights - check it out.

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Amazing Lake Tahoe SUP Video

Lake Tahoe is a magical place that gets under your skin. Once you've been there, you'll go back - or spend your life thinking about it. While photos can't fully do it justice, this incredibly filmed and edited video by goadrift.com comes pretty close.

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Vaz Brothers - 'New Age' SUP Video

The Vaz brothers are part of a new generation of SUPO surfers that can do it a lll - big waves, big progressive moves, alternative boards. They're all style, power and no frills, and their newest clip to drop on VAZ Brothers is scarily good watching. 

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Izzi Gomez - Mystical Wizard

Watch 'Mystical Wizard'  - an awesome video by Izzi Gomez, showcasing her travels through California, Brazil, Hawaii and Abu Dhabi.

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Kai Lenny's SUP/Surf/Wind Video

Watch Kai Lenny's latest GO Pro clip, showcasing his recent adventures in SUP, Windsurf, Kite Surf and Surfing on the islands.

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SUP'ing With Elephants In Sri Lanka

James Taylor posted this video of Christi SUP'ing in Sri Lanka, showcasing some of the paddle opportunities available if you get the chance to visit this amazing country.

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Keahi de Aboitiz Ripping At Home

Keahi de Aboitiz is part of the new generation of waterman (like Kai Lenny and company) who are freakishly talented. Watch this crazy video of him at home.

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Fun On A BIG SUP

Check out this awesome clip of Ausie surfing legend, Luke Egan, along with Trevor Hendy, Jake Jensen, Paul Jackson and Steve Walker sharing a few waves on a plus-sized inflatable. Look out for LOTS more of these in Summer 2014 and beyond.

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Kai Lenny SUP's Teahupoo

Check out this incredible video of Kai Lenny getting to know Teahupoo a little more intimately.

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Paddle Boarding India - Part 1

Pro SUP and windsurfers, Carines Camboulives and Manu Bouvet, went to India to discover the two faces of this amazing country: SUP Cruising in the backwater and SUP surfing on great unridden waves.

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Kody Kerbox On Fire

Kody Kerbox's latest clip is a scarily good combination of power and style, innovation. Watch and enjoy... 

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Watch Extreme SUP Snow Video

A local crew of stand up paddlers decided to test out their new boards in some less than regular conditions. Check out this awesome video.

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9 Year Old's First Downwind Run

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - We stumbled across this awesome video of year old Cape Tonion, Cameron Tripney, on his first downwind run from Milerton to Big Bay.

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Rusty SUP Surfboards Enter Crowdless Surf

Winter has come to Southern California, which means mildly cold temperatures and shoulder-high surf. Searching for an empty spot somewhere in North County San Diego, Andre Niemeyer and Jeff Warner landed on a place in Carlsbad, down a cliff in the vicinity of a spot called “Turn Arounds.”

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Iceland SUP Adventure

In a country as raw and untamed as Iceland the sport of stand up paddling is as foreign as a palm tree. The Blueline Paddlesurf and Paddle Surf Hawaii teams explore Iceland with their boards and have video to prove it.

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