You're always hearing people say that Stand Up Paddling is the fastest growing water sport in the world today. While we're not out to say whether or not it is, one thing is for sure: SUP sure is growing.
Naish International is extremely excited to announce that surfing and shaping legend Gerry Lopez has joined their design team. The Hawaiian born shaper, now residing in Bend Oregon, will work alongside Robby Naish, Michi Schweiger, Randy Naish, and the rest of the Maui Hawaii based development team in continuing to advance their board designs into the future.
DENVER, Colorado - Colorado's favorite stand up paddler, Alex Mauer, recently set his sights on a very unique challenge that is set to put himself int the history books by setting a new world record for the longest time spent surfing a wave.
SANTA BARBARA, California - Stand Up Paddling is the fastest growing sport on the planet. Yoga is the newest evolution of of fitness on board. H2YO = water + yoga is widely known for its smooth transition of floating yoga and safe paddling instruction.
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Kayak Pro have just introduced the SUP Ergometer, which has spurred on the indoor SUPtheWorkOut program - a low intensity/high impact routine that takes paddling indoors and provides the most realistic alternative out there.
SAN DIEGO, California - The San Diego Canoe Kayak Team (SDCKT) are hosting the 3rd stop of the SoCal Ocean Racing Series on December 14, 2013. The event is currently open for registration at a cost of $25 per paddler if you sign up before December 8 (afterwards it is $30), as well as one unwrapped toy for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department's Mobile Santa.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Bianca Guimaraes is one of the leading SUP Yoga personalities in Brazil, taking her passion for stand up paddling and yoga to a wide audience through television appearances, demos and racing at major events, and spreading the word through her website, suprogabrasil.com. Aside from being a great all-round athlete, Bianca's positive approach to life and paddling is what makes her such a fantastic ambassador for the sport of SUP. Keep reading to find out more about her.
SAN DIEGO, California - Welcome to the Supconnect Weekly Heat, our countdown of the biggest news, reviews, interviews and features surrounding the world of Stand Up Paddleboarding. This week we’re bringing you another sample of the best stories covered by ourselves and other publications.