StandUP Paddle

Gerry Lopez Wins SUP Magazine’s Lifetime Acheivement Award

The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award is chosen by the editors of SUP Magazine. Gerry Lopez was presented with the award and a video tribute on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the historic Casino San Clemente, California.(PRWeb September 30, 2012)Read the full story at

Avoid the Midwest Vacation Tourist Trap of Crowds and High Cost

Too often, residents looking to escape from Chicago, Madison or other larger, metropolitan areas flock to the all-too common, well-known city vacation spots only to be barraged with crowds and high prices for lodging, food and other specialties. That’s why so many city residents are turning to other great weekend vacation spots, such as Ottawa, Ill., and Heritage Harbor.(PRWeb September 29, 2012)Read the full story at

Alaska 2013: Unscripted Un-Cruise Adventures With InnerSea Discoveries/American Safari Cruises

Seven boats sail Active, Luxury and Heritage Adventures in Southeast Alaska InnerSea Discoveries + American Safari Cruises unveils an expanded schedule of adventure cruises in Alaska for summer 2013 with three expedition boats and four upscale yachts, including the new-to-the-fleet Safari Legacy. Guests may choose an Active Adventure aboard the expedition boats or a Luxury or Heritage Adventure aboard the yachts.(PRWeb September 26, 2012)Read the full story at

Suntactics sCharger-5 Portable Solar Charger Now Available in Hawaii through Hawaiian Island Surf & Sport

Instantly solar charge iPhones, Android phones and other electronic gadgets including GoPro cameras, GPSs, eReaders, AA and other USB batteries. It even charges the iPad in good sunny weather.(PRWeb September 26, 2012)Read the full story at

New York Stand Up Paddleboard Company The H2O Generation to Host Upcoming Charity Events Throughout the United States

New York stand up paddleboard company The H2O Generation has partnered with over 45 surf, kayak, and stand up paddleboard stores throughout The Unites States to donate to the charity of the dealers choice a stand up paddleboard valued at $1,000 for auction.(PRWeb September 25, 2012)Read the full story at

Sports Calendar

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