Category: News

Badfish Signs on with Boardworks to Manufacture and Distribute their River SUPs


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Badfish Signs on with Boardworks to Manufacture and Distribute their River SUPs



Encinitas, CA (July 18, 2011) - Boardworks Surf announces that Badfish Stand Up Paddle will be joining their lineup of premier SUP and Surf Brands.  “ We are extremely excited about this news,” commented Phillip Rainey of Boardworks. “Badfish represents the ultimate in cutting edge designs for the growing sport of river SUP.” Paddling whitewater rivers [...]

SUPing Teahopoo
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SUPing Teahopoo

Towner was towed into a solid one during last week’s swell at Teahupoo and looked up to see local Tahitian and former World Tour competitor Vetea “Poto” David dropping in on a stand-up paddleboard. “Every time I go out on my stand-up paddle, every time I see a ski, I just let them know: ‘Be [...]

Laird Hamilton – collaboration with Puma on a new board
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Laird Hamilton – collaboration with Puma on a new board

PUMA Ocean Racing Team adds Laird Hamilton Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 30 June, 2011 : – – Puma Ocean Racing powered by BERG Propulsion today introduced Laird Hamilton, big wave surfer and father of modern stand-up paddleboarding, as the honorary 12th crew member of the PUMA Ocean Racing team. Through this unprecedented partnership, PUMA and [...]

Kai Lenny Wins SUP Contest At American Windsurfing Tour Pistol River
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Kai Lenny Wins SUP Contest At American Windsurfing Tour Pistol River

The 2011 American Windsurfing Tour opened a new chapter this year at the Pistol River Wave Bash event putting a stand up paddling event on the agenda as part of the contest. (pictured Kai Lenny) With some of the best windsurfers on the planet in the house the event was a smashing success. In fact [...]

Ripple: Art Affecting Oceans, June 18
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Ripple: Art Affecting Oceans, June 18

The DC Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will be celebrating International Surfing Day by holding an art show fundraiser (Ripple: Art Affecting Oceans) at the ARTiculate Gallery in downtown DC. It’s a celebration of art and the ocean, featuring art, music, wine and beer, food, and a silent auction. Proceeds will go directly to Surfrider [...]

Celebrate International Surfing Day
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Celebrate International Surfing Day

International Surfing Day, June 19, is almost here and with hundreds of events scheduled around the world, it’s going to be a good one. This is truly an international event with parties, contests, and madness going down on six continents. In DC,  you can join Surfrider  and Celebrate International Surfing Day with a paddle and [...]

C4 Waterman Partners With Inventor To Create Inflatable Boards
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C4 Waterman Partners With Inventor To Create Inflatable Boards

Hawaii-based action water sports company, C4 Waterman, has entered a formal partnership with the owner of the registered patent for inflatable surfboards paddleboards, and rescue equipment. Dr. Robert N. Yonover initially developed the technology for the U.S. Military. The two plan to expand C4’s line of inflatable full length, full strength stand-up paddle boards, surfboards, [...]

Paddleboarder Successfully Completes Solo Cuba to Key West Crossing
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Paddleboarder Successfully Completes Solo Cuba to Key West Crossing

A South Florida lifeguard landed on a Key West beach Thursday, completing a historic paddleboard crossing of the Florida Straits from near Cuba to the island city. Cynthia Aguilar finished the 103.2-mile journey in 29 hours and 12 minutes, after beginning Wednesday morning about 14 miles off northern Cuba. She is the first solo prone [...]

Paddle4Humanity – Stand up Paddle race in Washington DC
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Paddle4Humanity – Stand up Paddle race in Washington DC

Saturday, August 20, 2011 NEW LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED JUNE 21ST Beginning in 2009, The Waterman’s Applied Science Paddle for Humanity has raised over $50,000.00 for SurfAid International and has become one of the premier Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard events in the US. The Paddle for Humanity takes place on a single day and [...]