Johnson BigStick Wood SUP Paddles

We have a new selection of Ernie (EJ) Johnson’s gorgeous wood Johnson BigStick SUP paddles in stock now… Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke provider for standup paddle surfing, windsurfing, & other surfing sports.

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PHEW!!!HOT…HOT…HOT…here we are in the middle of another heat wave in January… PERFECT standup paddling weather…’sposed to be HOT & GLASSY for the next 4-5 days… Our friend Woody came down from Lompoc today to slide a few and try out the latest offerings from Starboard… Woody is from Hawaii and just exudes the aloha spirit…he’s easily one of the …


Starboard 2009 SUP's

We just returned from the West Coast surf industry trade show (ASR) with our Sprinter van full of the new 2009 standup paddleboards from the leader in the SUP industry, STARBOARD… We gave you a bunch of details on the 2009 Starboard SUP line last week…now, we’ll give those of you that can’t take a spin by our SUP shop …

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Cali Central Coast Goes Off!

We finally had a great run of surf with equally great weather…and, a few pics and customer testimonials are starting to trickle in from our STOKED clients… Howzit Warren & crew,Thank you for taking the time to set me up with the Kanaha Quick Blade paddle.It was late in the day and I appreciate you helping me out. Great customer …

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GoPro Paddle Mount Surf Shots

We were playing with the new GoPro Surf Hero mounted on a standup paddle yesterday… This is the same camera that we had tail mounted for these shots… It’s been warm, sunny, and some playful, uncrowded point waves…trunking it in January…cruisin’ down the line on my wood Starboard Fish…gotta love standup! More shots here… We’re pretty impressed with the quality …

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Santa Barbara Standup Paddle Racing

Alrighty then…today is ANOTHER day in paradise…get out there and paddle… Here’s a few more shots from the race on Saturday… There’s 59 images in this gallery… and another 64 images in this gallery… Special shout out to Bill Anderson of Anderson Custom Boats for the photo skippering he did… Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke …

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Santa Barbara Return to the Pier Race

Mahalo to Santa Barbara Outrigger for hosting the “Return to Pier” race yesterday…couldn’t have picked a more gorgeous day for a paddle…unless, you picked one of the other 13 days in the last 2 weeks that have been warm and spectacular…one of the best runs of Winter weather anyone can remember… The Standup Paddle Sports paddle racing team, once again …

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Imagine Eco SUP's on Maui

Bryan Elkus has snapped some pretty kewl shots of Julien Fillion, the lead kiteboard designer at Liquid Force, on the new Imagine 9’0″ Eco 2-piece SUP on Maui… I highlighted this board, and other Imagine Eco SUP’s, recently on this blog post… We have a shipment of both one piece, and two piece, Imagine Eco SUP’s heading our way soon…SUP …

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We’ve been sharing with you guys a few pics and details about the upcoming 2009 Starboard SUP lineup since last August on this blog…things have gotten a bunch closer to fruition…you can check out a low rez copy of the 2009 Starboard catalog by clicking the link below…or, stop by the shop to check out the coffee table quality hard …



Now in stock at Standup Paddle Sports, we have the Go Pro waterproof vidcams that have become all the rage… We’ve been doing helmetcam vids for years, and I have to tell you that this latest iteration of the Go Pro Hero has nailed it for quality and ease of use… We snapped a few shots the other day and …