Terri Wargo wins Starboard (TAC) Drive at Battle of the Paddle




Wow…speaking of appreciation…check out the heartfelt thank you letter that Terri Wargo wrote to the Starboard team after winning the 10’5″ Drive Terje Haakonsen (TAC) model at Battle of the Paddle…we all said that it couldn’t have gone to a nicer person…serendipity… “Wow, this adventure of living and sharing the dream just keeps getting better and more exciting by the …




WARDOGTerri Wargo wins Starboard (TAC) Drive at Battle of the Paddle

Customer Appreciation :: Mahalo




We’d like to give a big shout out to all of our new, and repeat, clients that helped us grow our business this year, taking it to an even higher level…despite the stagnant economic environment…mahalo… Our byline is “Stoked For Life”…thanks for being a part of our ohana…and, choosing us to provide you with the gear that makes you stoked …




WARDOGCustomer Appreciation :: Mahalo

Starboard Pin




We finally have an abundant supply of the hard to get Starboard 12’6″ Pin… Available in Classic ($1349) , TufSkin ($1499), & Wood ($1799)… Dan Gavere on the Starboard Pin… Adam Kirkcaldie on the Starboard Pin… More pics of the Starboard Pin in this GALLERY… surfingsports.com: Stoked For Life ™ is the world’s leading stoke provider for standup paddle surfing, …




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Why Standup Paddle?




WHY STANDUP AND PADDLE? Undeniably fun!!! IT’S WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT… There’s no better way to describe the new “old sport” of standup paddlesurfing (or standup paddling if sans waves) to “never-evers”, or SUP newbies… George Greenough used to tell me, when we windsurfed together years ago, “whatever gets you in the water”…and, in Santa Barbara and prolly wherevers …




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More 2009 Battle of the Paddle Pics




Here’s another round of images from the 2009 Battle of the Paddle…130 or so images…Still lots more editing to do… EJ heading home to victory after making the buoy turn at the halfway mark… Distance race shot from the end of San Clemente pier…L(©¿©)King towards Dana Point… Friday afternoon practice before the contest…from our hotel room… L(©¿©)Ks like a woodstock …




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La Ventana, Mexico SUP Race




Congrats to new Starboard SUP team riders Ernie (EJ) Johnson and Brandi Baksic for winning the First Annual “World Championship” Paddleboard competition in Lake Havasu City, Arizona on Saturday. We should be receiving a few pics soon taken from the London Bridge of the race…we’ll post them up here… Due to the volume of requests that we have received, our …




WARDOGLa Ventana, Mexico SUP Race

More SUPsports Shwag




Our new Standup Paddle Sports shwag was a huge hit at the recent Battle of the Paddle in Dana Point last weekend…people were blown away by the quality and vibrant colors of our killer new line… High quality embroiderd FlexFit Cool&Dry hats… Heavy duty 1/4 zip fleece sweat shirts… High quality cotton embroidered henleys… Colorful eye-popping graphics on quality tshirts …




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Starboard 2010 SUP Board Pics




Fresh piccies of a few boards in the 2010 Starboard SUP line from the Battle of the Paddle… This is the new 7’11” in the Terje Haakonsen (TAC) construction… Here’s the raffle winner, Terri Wargo, with the 10’5″ Drive in TAC…note the StarTouch traction deck finish…the TAC version will not come with mast foot option… The TAC will be replacing …




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More 2nd Annual Battle of the Paddle Pics




The youth brigade was in full force… Here’s 10 year old Riggs Napoleon fully soul surfing…I saw guys who were supposed to be “surfers”…5 times older than this kid, running from waves like this…;-) Slater Trout…what a kewl kid…I paddlesurfed with him and his dad on Maui 3 years ago…he was still sponsored by our friend, and world class shaper, …




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2nd Annual Battle of the Paddle




After initially being called a fad (like rollerblading…etc) the sport of standup paddling, and paddle surfing, is now undeniably chiseled into legitimacy… It will take several days to go through all the images we have…so until we get the galleries up, I’ll start by putting up a few that capture interesting moments for us… Beach scene at the start of …




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