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Wrightsville Beach Attracts Regional and International Athletes for Standup Paddleboarding (SUP) Competitions, March …

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Featuring one of the toughest, technically elite courses in the world, the fourth annual Carolina Cup is expected to attract more than 700 paddlers to Wrightsville Beach, April 23-27. Photo -...

Surfing the Sierra: Standup boards make a splash

Many people tried out standup paddleboard at SNAC's Paddle Fest. Enterprise photo by Joel Metzger An exciting new watersport stole the show at the Sierra Nevada Adventure Company’s 14th annual Paddle Fest held Saturday at White Pines Lake. Sleek and streamlined boards sliced through glassy alpine waters as people experienced the unique feeling of paddleboarding for the first time.

Calendar 7/15 to 7/25/10

Novelist Colson Whitehead (K. Szoka photo) talks about his book Sag Harbor at Canios in Sag Harbor on July 17. Outdoors FRI JUL 16 Standup Paddle Board Instruction, a program sponsored by Southampton Town and run by Hampton Watersports at Cold Spring Road on Peconic Bay, Southampton. $125 for residents/$135 for nonresidents. Ages 16 and older. Equipment [...]

Stand-Up Paddle Surfing

The other night I was sitting here watching the news and the local television station ran a story about the latest (supposed) rage that is called stand-up paddle surfing. After watching the clip and listening to the story, I thought to myself: “My, how boring!” The next day I took a ride down to the beach here near my home in Florida (not specifically to find any stand-up paddle surfing) and here’s what I found. Photo by Tom Remington [...]

Stand-up Paddle Boarding — Love It or Hate It?

All right, today’s blog post marks the beginning of a new feature on Sidetracked: Surf photos!!!Now, some of you might think this is a feature I’ve adopted this feature because I can’t think of anything to write. But rather, it’s a chance for me to share with you the wonderful photos taken by some of our local shooters, capturing the beauty and splendor of our magnificent coast.And, yeah — sometimes I just can’t think of stuff.Anyway, this photo by Steve Corey [...]

Local group combines surfing and giving (Del Mar Times)

Ekolu Kalama rides a wave on his Starboard stand-up paddle board. Photo by: Courtesy Redefining stand-up The fastest growing ocean sport is inspiring more than just a new style of surfing. For Del Mar resident John Perell and professional surfer Ekolu Kalama, stand-up paddling is the foundation of their humanitarian organization - A Standup World. "If we as individuals can be stand-up people, ...

Wanna Paddle?

Stand-up paddle boards have become increasingly popular on Maui, and many places rent them so you don't have to purchase. I've never tried it, so I don't know how challenging it is or how hard it is to direct the board. In the second photo, it looks as if the paddle boarder is heading directly towards the swimmer. Labels: Maui ocean sports, ocean sports, paddle boards, stand up paddle boards