Top 10 Sup Shapers of the Year 2010

The purely democratic process of selecting sup board sup shaper of the year rendered the following list.


Some of the names above are iconic shapers while others are upcoming in notoriety with some unqiue and creative work.


SAN DIEGO, California – The top 10 stand up paddle board sup shapers of the year were selected via a purely democratic process, from the nomination of shapers to the final crowning of the top finishers. Feedback was counted on three Supconnect venues: wall posts on the Sup Shaper group on Supconnect.com, Likes and Comments on Supconnect's facebook page, and tweets mentioning Supconnect and the shapers name. After counting all the votes and having received nearly 45 nominations and feedback from all over the world, here is the final tally.


1. Joe Bark



Place: Palos Verdes, California

Company: Joe Bark Boards

Known For: Racing stand up paddle boards




2. Nate Brouwer



Place: Laguna, California·

Company: Tahoe SUP 

Knwon For: Touring stand up paddle boards



3. Steve Boehne



Place: Dana Point, California·

Company: Infinity Surfboards 

Known For: Surfing stand up paddle boards




4. Steve Brom



Place: Santa Barbara, California·

Company: YOLO Boards 

Known For: Crossover standup paddle boards




5. Dave Daum



Place: San Diego California·

Company: Kings Paddle Sports 

Known For: Surfing stand up paddle boards




6. Blane Chambers



Place: Oahu, Hawaii·

Company: Paddle Surf Hawaii 

Known For: Surfing stand up paddle boards




7. Alain Minvielle



Place: Anglet, France

Company: Surfboard Minvielle 

Known For: Surfing stand up paddle boards




8. Mark Johnson



Place: Dana Point, California·

Company: Hobie Surfboards 

Known For: Racing stand up paddle boards




9. Randy French



Place: Santa Cruz, California·

Company: Surftech SUP 

Place: Surfing stand up paddle boards




10. Gerry Lopez



Place: Bend, Oregon

Company: Gerry Lopez Surfboards 

Known For: Surfing stand up paddle boards





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Last modified onMonday, 23 May 2016 16:30

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