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  • Gladiator Hybrid in Carbon and Honeycomb Construction in Blue

    SUP Gladiator chosen as a “Top 5 High Performance SUP Fin”

    June 11th, 2018 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    The folks at have done a bunch of research on SUP Fins, and our Hybrid made the top 5.  Looking at the fins above it, I am extremely confident we will do VERY well against any one of these, and likely out perform all of them.  Check it out. Several of our Hybrid’s […]

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  • Gladiator Fins Now compatible with 2016 Starboards, Inflatables, and Bark Prone Boards

    August 14th, 2016 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Starboard 2016 We retooled our line up to support the new 2016 Starboard SUP Race and Touring boards. With the launch of this years models, the fin boxes shrunk from the standard 10″ box, to an 8″ box. This required us to re-engineer the bases of our fins to accommodate. All our fins from (except […]

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  • Gladiator Hybrid Carbon and Honeycomb in Blue

    New Review Of 2016 SUP Gladiator Hybrid Fin from

    February 5th, 2016 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    We just received a great review on our new 2016 Carbon Fiber Gladiator Fins.  Check out this site for more information. SUP Life CA Website Here is a repost of the review! Become a SUP Gladiator Want to become faster and increase your SUP performance? Become a SUP Gladiator and add a performance fin to […]

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  • Announcing our new SUP Gladiator East Coast Race Team

    February 5th, 2016 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    This has been a couple of years in the making.  We are thrilled to finally be able to announce our East Coast Race Team (not counting Florida who has their own team).  Here are the members of our team.  Some have been successful on the Race Circuit for years, others are relatively new to the […]

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  • Shae Foudy from PPG Trailer

    Pacific Paddle Games is almost upon us. Check out the teaser video here

    September 25th, 2015 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    In case you haven’t seen it yet, Pacific Paddle Games put out a teaser video last week.  Click the photo or the link below it to see the video or get more details on the race.               Photo of Shae Foudy, SUP Gladiator Team Rider.   Pacific Paddle Games […]

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  • Full Gladiator Fin Lineup Review

    August 10th, 2015 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    I spent some time putting together a couple of short videos talking about each one of our SUP Gladiator Fin Models.  Hopefully the video below will help to answer any questions you might have, but feel free to contact me if you have further questions. To purchase a fin, please go to If you […]

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  • SUP Gladiator Welcomes 4 New Team Members

    May 5th, 2015 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Since our big team announcement in February, we have been hard at work filling a couple of remaining holes on the team.  I am extremely pleased to announce 2 additions to our California Team and 2 additions to our Florida Team. California   Shae Foudy Shae is still an young paddler, but already probably a top […]

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  • SUP Gladiator Adds World Champion Female Racer Lina Augaitis to National Race Team

    February 10th, 2015 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Today SUP Gladiator is happy to announce Lina Augaitis is joining our National Race Team as a National and International team rider and ambassador. She raced on various models of our Gladiator Fin lineup throughout last season, so this became an easy decision for both sides. “We couldn’t be any more excited about having Lina […]

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  • SUP Gladiator announces new teams and new members for 2015

    January 28th, 2015 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    2015 promises to be a very big year for us here at SUP Gladiator.  As they say, go big or go home!  With that, we have discussed several changes with members of our board of advisors, and decided to make some really big changes to our team structure.  I haven’t been this excited in a […]

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    July 23rd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    I love it when a company decides to be more than just bottom-line driven. Good for Ocean Minded! I will continue to support these guys with my hard-earned dollars.  They get it! Casey OCEAN MINDED REACHES CLEANUP MILESTONE San Clemente, CA (July 16, 2014): With the completion of three beach cleanups in Southern California this […]

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  • Danny Ching Set A New World Record: 200 Metres In Just 47 Seconds

    June 24th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    This is absolutely unreal.  I was fortunate enough to convince Danny to do a 100 yard or so Sprint with me a few months back.  He was on a 12’6 and I was on a 19′ and he still beat me by half a board length or so.  When we crossed the line, my Speedcoach […]

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  • Get your copy of Destination 3 Degrees before its too late – Last Chance!

    March 26th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Get your copy of this incredible film at the link below. This is the final run of this movie, so get your copy before its too late!   Destination 3 Degrees: The Special Edition DVD from Fin Film Company on Vimeo. Destination 3 Degrees is the award winning SUP Documentary that follows […]

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  • SUP Gladiator announces newest Team Rider – Joe Cerdas

    February 19th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    Today I am excited to announce the addition of our newest team rider, Joe Cerdas of Galveston Texas.  I don’t think anyone would argue that Joe is the best SUP Racer in Texas, but after seeing him in both BOPs last year, he clearly proved he belonged among the rest of the Elite Racers from […]

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  • Rob Rojas joins Team Riviera

    January 4th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    “I will wake up earlier, train longer, train harder, I will be cold. I will ache, I will cry, I will curse the sky. I will be in pain, I will train like I’ve never trained before. BRING IT!”   …. Rob Rojas (one of my favorite all time quotes) _______________________________________________________________________________ This is a pretty cool […]

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  • Riviera launches 2014 lineup

    January 3rd, 2014 | Gear, News | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      The guys at Riviera just launched their 2014 line up.  I have been through the catalogue a few times now and I will say I am pretty impressed.  They offer a complete lineup of just about every type of SUP you could want.  I have always felt Riviera offered great value on their product […]

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