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SUP Treasure Hunt Returns to Florida for Second Annual Event

The second annual Red Bull Privateers standup paddle race has named a new champion in Team Flying Fish. Hundreds of participants paddled their way through the mangroves of Cape Romano and Ten Thousand Islands to compete in a pirate-inspired race, where the team who located 15 hidden doubloon-filled treasure chests and crossed the finish line the fastest took the crown.

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5 Tips To Improve Your SUP Race Performance

Want to know the key to success when it comes to performing well during a stand up paddle race? Look no further because we've aggregated improvement tips from some of the best SUP racers on the planet. Stepping up your game and performing at a higher level takes more than just a lot of time on the water. Here are the top 5 tips on how you can improve your performance during a SUP race.

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Red Bull Privateers Returns to Marco Island

The Red Bull Privateers stand up paddleboard (SUP) race is back for the second-straight year and scheduled to take place on Cape Romano, just south of Marco Island, Florida for a full event weekend from Friday to Sunday, February 15-17, including the competition and a beach cleanup, among other activities.

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APP & WPA Form SUP’s First Qualifying Series

The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) and the World Paddle Association (WPA) announce their newly formed partnership to unify the sport of stand-up paddling. APP and the WPA bring a combined 19 years of event management in the sport along with decades of water sports experience and knowledge to combine efforts for the best growth of the sport.

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Events of the Month: February 2019

Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do. If you’re looking for an event to attend this month check out our list of SUP events in February below.

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10 Basic Tips For Organizing SUP Races

Attention to detail is key, but here are top 10 basic tips to get you started on organizing stand up paddle (SUP) races. Here we present the overall framework. But even more importantly is to have highly knowledgeable and competent individuals with complementary skill sets who can all contribute to a highly successful event.

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Trends In SUP: Takeaways from 2019 HanoHano

Each January the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge kicks off the new year with around 650 paddlers that flock to the shores of Mission Bay in San Diego, California to take part in the scenic race around the bay. One thing that sets this event apart from others is that we tend to see the event being at the forefront of industry trends.

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SIC Signs Brazilian ‘Brothers of Paddle’ To 2019 Team

The 2018 Supconnect Brand of the Year, SIC Maui, has announced its team of world-class athletes and ambassadors representing the brand in 2019. Among the Global Athletes, SIC proudly welcomes new Brazilian team riders Guilherme Dos Reis and David Leão, two unknowns who made their way to the 2018 Pacific Paddle Games against amazing odds, and landed on the elite podium.

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SUP Fitness: How Many Calories Does Paddle Boarding Burn?

Standup paddle boarding can offer a fun and relaxing activity that mostly anyone can do, it is also one of the best workouts out there. People with all body shapes, sizes and ages are engaging in standup paddle boarding as a fun fitness activity. As many people have heard, standup paddle boarding is the best workout for a complete body workout. So, how many calories does paddle boarding burn? Find out here.

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Top 10 World’s Largest SUP Events

Every year SUP athletes and enthusiasts of all levels travel around the world to compete in some of the biggest and most challenging events in the sport. Whether it's technical courses or endurance races, downwind or surf, there are a handful of major events that have have reigned supreme within the SUP community over the past few years.

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