Posts from the ‘Contests’ Category

  • SUP Games Austin is almost here!

    October 17th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Come one, come all.  SUP Games Austin is almost upon us.  Come out and join the fun on Saturday October 22nd. The event is being put on by Austin Paddle Sports, but is also being sponsored by some big names, such as Maui Jim’s, Pacifico, C4 Waterman, and several other companies you are likely familiar […]

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  • Paddle for Humanity–Chase Kosterlitz

    June 19th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Via Chase Kosterlitz of      Last week I found out that another one of our Fanatic International Last week I found out that another one of our Fanatic International SUP team riders was going to be in Florida. Charlie Grey is on the Fanatic team representing the U.K. It was […]

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  • Austin SUP Jam II Recap (5-28-11)

    June 1st, 2011 | Contests, News | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      This was the weekend we had all been looking forward too here in Austin.  While we have multiple races per year here, this is the big one.  This year the organizer, Jeff VanZandt Changed things up a bit.  Instead of the 1.5 and 3 Miler’s we had last year, he decided to up the […]

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  • SUP’er Saturday Wrap Up–BOP Hawaii, OluKai, Key West Classic, Moonlight Beach Race

    May 17th, 2011 | Contests, News | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    What an amazing weekend we had as a sport.  Two of the premier events World Wide occurred, with the Battle of the Paddle Hawaii, and the OluKai on Maui.  On top of that, we had the Key West Classic, which is quickly becoming a must attend for anyone on the East Coast, as well as […]

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  • Carolina Cup Recap and Photos

    May 2nd, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | 5 Comments

      The Carolina Cup was Awesome!  The organizers, William Pope, John Beausang, James Bain, and Haywood Newkirk, did an amazing job.  This is event is now the  largest Stand Up Paddle Race event on the entire east coast.  The “SUP family” atmosphere was in full effect.  For most us us, going to a race is […]

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  • Gladiators Unite for Maui to Molokai Race, and Maliko Downwind Run

    April 26th, 2011 | Contests, SUP Gladiators | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      If you have been following this blog for any amount of time, you know that on occasion we award a deserving Elite Level Paddler, the “Gladiator of the Week Award.”  This is something I take pretty seriously.  I do quite a bit of research into each one, to make sure each one of these […]

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  • Favorite Stand Up Paddler Results are in!

    April 20th, 2011 | Contests, SUP Gladiators | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      The results are in and the people have spoken.  Slater Trout took home the prize on this poll.  Early on he was way ahead, but Dave Kalama and Danny Ching came on strong towards the end, finishing 2nd and 3rd respectively.  Laird came in 4th place, which was interesting, since he is the guy […]

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  • Catalina Challenge 2011 Video by Rambo Films/Riviera Paddle Surf

    April 20th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Team Riviera Paddlesurf’s Race from Catalina to Dana point. The three man team of Thomas “Maximus” Shahinian, Brad Rambo, and Alex Matero finished second Closely behind Team Ohana led by Rob Rojas.

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  • The Water Monkey Spring Fling SUP Race – Tampa Bay Florida, Saturday April 16th

    April 11th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: St. Petersburg, FL April 11, 2011 – Stand up paddle racing is back in Tampa Bay. Water Monkey, an exciting and innovative stand up paddle boarding company, is hosting a stand up paddle race that will be fun for the whole family this weekend.  The Water Monkey Spring Fling will offer paddlers […]

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  • Zane Schweitzer wins Steamer Lane Shootout

    March 22nd, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Via Starboard March 22, 2011 | by Jack | I just caught up with 17 year old Zane Schweitzer to get a report from the Surftech Steamer’s Lane SUP Shootout. Here he talks about his first place finish there. Quite a story! From Zane “This competition was gnarly and I almost didn’t get to surf […]

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  • Surftech SUP Race in Santa Cruz–Via Supconnect

    March 21st, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Results in 12’6 Matt Becker 1st Anthony Vella 2nd Dan Gavere 3rd Candice Appleby 1st in Women’s   From the sounds of it, this was an amazing race.  Between the winds (40mph), and the hail, the conditions were not very conducive to racing.  Below is an excerpt from the SUP Connect story.  Read on […]

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  • The 2011 Mickey Munoz Mongoose Cup Fires Off Some Fun–Via

    March 18th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Written by David Wells Become a Waterhound Fan on Facebook – Follow us on Twitter The Second Annual Mongoose Cup hosted by surf legend Mickey Munoz went off this past March 12th and despite the threat of a possible Tsunami 123 paddlers were up for the challenge.(photos courtesy Candy Apple) While the paddlers […]

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  • Punta Sayulita Wrap Up by Mike Rauber of SUP Junkie

    March 15th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      These two posts were provided by Mike at SUP Junkie.  Thanks for sharing Mike! Also want to congratulate Slater Trout for winning both the Elite Race and the Long Distance Race.  Can you say complete Domination? Trout, trounces the competition! MARCH 12, 2011 BY Mike Rauber Today in Sayulita, the short course […]

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  • Don’t miss this – Gulf Coast SUP Championship (May 21-22)

    March 15th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      The Details If I was to come up with a list of 5 Races I would not want to miss during the year, this would easily make that list.  Not only is the Elite Race stacked with the top pros in the sport, but you also have the opportunity to learn from Dave Kalama […]

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  • Battle of the Bay Race–October 29,30 2011

    March 4th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      I got an email today, announcing the Battle of the Bay SUP Race and Expo.  I love San Francisco, and ever since I got in to Stand Up, I have always wanted to paddle there.  This looks like a great event and the Cash Purse is reported to be $20,000.  Sounds like some real […]

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