Zane Schweitzer




Alrighty then…we’ve been involved in helping to organize the SUP surf contest starting Friday in Ventura…and, we’ve got Starboard team riders Zane Scwheitzer (grandson of the co-inventor of windsurfing, Hoyle) and Sean Poynter all signed up…along with Hobie team riders Chuck Patterson…3X world longboard champion Colin McPhilips…Bryce Saeman who pioneerd the Wedge last Summer with his bro TJ…Byron Kurt…etc…along with …




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New Coreban SUP’s




Checking in with the Coreban SUP crew at the last weekend’s BOP… Check out the new 12’6″ Alpha Race in Pure construction…and, the 14′ Alpha Race…sharp…sharp…sharp… More info on the new Coreban ALPHA RACE SERIES 14FT x 27″ x 8″ Available in Carbon or White 12’6 x 29″ x 5 1/2″ Our buddy Roland over at California Standup went out …




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Jimmy Lewis SUP’s




Met up with Garry and Ken at the Jimmy Lewis booth last weekend at BOP…check out the proto shape for the new JL Quad… Here’s a few shots of the new Jimmy Lewis 12’6″ Blade…a more stable, flatwater version of the Slice…which Florida’s Packet Casey rode to 21st place (out of 158) at this year’s BOP… Here’s Jimmy’s new pinup …




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Hasake: Middle East SUP




Here’s something different that we saw at the BOP…a hybridized boat/board standup paddling vessel…the Hasake allegedly has Isreali-Arabic roots from the 8th century AD… Our shop manager, Guy, checking it out… Jared Vargas and friend giving it a go…using their high tech carbon fiber SUP paddles instead of the double bladed alloy plastic OEM paddle…and, riding it tandem…they really had …




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3rd Annual Battle of the Paddle




A couple of quick images of the 3rd Annual Battle of the Paddle…part Woodstock…part Super Bowl of SUP… There was pretty decent surf again for the event…here’s Starboard team rider Iain Mcfarland slicing the new aqua AST 9′ x 30″ Starboard around… We’ve been authorized to sell the Starboard 2010 BOP race boards…incredible deals! First come…first served…$1899 (MSRP $2399) for …




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