The US Open of Surfing 2008 held its first event stand up paddle division, featuring names like female world champion Lisa Anderson and other notables.
One of California's earliest Stand up Paddle Demos, back in 2007, at Cardiff Reef in San Diego, CA, arguably the world's largest demo that year.
The Final event of the Standup World Series took place on the North Shore of Oahu this weekend, at the famously amazing Turtle Bay Resort. After nine months of racing, training, living out of suitcases and traveling from event to event, the World Series Champions were crowned.
This weekend, October 12th, the second annual Urban Surf for Kids - Paddle Fest, 2013 will be taking place at Bonita Cove, Mission Bay. The stacked program includes a series of SUP races (individual and relay), live music, board demos, food/vendor expos and the raffling of a brand new SUP.