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  • Watch Battle of the Paddle here Live!

    September 27th, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Thanks to Andre and the crew at SUP Connect, those of us that are unable to make it to BOP, will still be able to watch the action. Stream without ads!

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  • Will Schmidt Completes his record setting journey through California’s Channel Islands

    September 23rd, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    As you can probably tell, at SUP Gladiator we are particularly intrigued by the athletes that really take this sport to a whole new level. Racing is great, but you can only talk about that so much. What has really been exciting for me to watch these days, are the extreme athletes. Karen Wrenn, Shane […]

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  • Will Schmidt is at it again! – Channel Island Marathon Paddle for Wounded Warriors coming in September

    August 16th, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    For those of you who are just learning of my adventures as well as those who followed me in the past, Id like to extend a warm ALOHA! This April after surviving a near deadly battle with debilitating anxiety and depression, I shared my new lease on life with the world by stand up paddling […]

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  • Riviera’s new 2013 SUP Lineup

    May 30th, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Brandon Rambo describes the new lineup for 2013 Here are some specs and photos of the new boards Riviera’s new lineup for 2013 has recently been released, and I thought I would put out a post about it. While this site typically caters to more advanced stand up paddlers, I really like Riviera’s boards […]

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  • Watch the 2013 Surftech Shootout Live here!

    March 23rd, 2013 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

          Broadcasting live with Ustream   SANTA CRUZ, California – The stage is set for one of the most excit­ing SUP events of 2013! The Surftech Shootout and Surf & Sand Duel SUP Race, presented by SUP Magazine, will fea­ture many of the world’s top SUP surfers and racers. ·In fact, it was […]

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  • Training Recovery Tips from Suzie Cooney

    December 8th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    This is good stuff.  I have been doing this a little, but going to start increasing the amount I use these methods.  This is for anyone, but if you have back or shoulder problems, you really need to watch this. For more videos like this one, go to    

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  • Phoenix Rising–Infinity has a new Star in their lineup

    July 20th, 2012 | Gear, News, Reviews, Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 3 Comments

    If you read my earlier post about Chris Hill joining Team Infinity, you already know part of the reason for his decision to join the Boehne’s in their quest to design the best surf boards on the planet.  What I left out of that story was the second component to this relationship.  Infinity will become […]

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  • Infinity Surf Signs Chris “Chill” Hill to surf and race team

    July 20th, 2012 | News, SUP Gladiators, Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Infinity Surf has just landed another top tier surfer and elite racer.  This time they went east.  Chris Hill, or “Chill” as his friends know him, is a very popular figure on the eastern coast of the U.S.  He has been winning surf competitions in North Carolina and other other Eastern states for years.  He […]

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  • New SUP World Record Achieved

    July 10th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    World Record Achieved For Immediate Release (July 2nd, 2012)24-Hour Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Distance World Record Achieved June 27th 2012Stand Up Paddling Distance World Record Set, Yukon River in Canada’s Yukon Territory, 238 miles (383 Kilometers) paddled in one day (24 hours), ending June, 27th 2012. June 26, 2012 – Ben Friberg set out on […]

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  • Mitcho Goes Hamptons!

    July 10th, 2012 | Uncategorized | SUP Gladiator | No Comments

    It’s amazing to think that when I first met Jamie he was having trouble finding a sponsor. Now 6 years later and 10 Molokai World Championships under his belt, Jamie is clearly defined as not only one of the elite Paddleboard racers of today, but has also cemented himself as a legendary waterman forever. It […]

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    January 23rd, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 4 Comments

    From SUP Magazine Surfing America recently announced its team to compete in the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) 2012 Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard World Championships, Feb. 20-25 in Miraflores (Lima, Peru). It’s the first event of its kind pitting individual standup athletes together into a team event, much like the Davis Cup in tennis […]

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  • 2011 Video Montage by Rambo Films and Riviera

    January 4th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Anytime Taylor Rambo, from Riviera sends me a video, I post it.  I do this not because I like Taylor (although I certainly do).  I do it because he is talented, and his videos are well worth watching and sharing. Enjoy! For more of Taylor’s videos, check out his Youtube Channels.

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  • Casey from SUP Gladiator on SUP Radio Show this week

    January 3rd, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Sup Gladiator Casey Gotcher~Sup Radio Show January 3, 2012 | Author Leslie Kolovich Leslie Kolovich talks with Casey Gotcher in the studio of 30A Radio as he and his family happened to be vacationing in area! Casey Gotcher SUP Addict, SUP Blogger, Product developer with Larry Allison creating the Elite Gladiator, and Hybrid Gladiator fins. […]

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  • Infinity’s Dave Boehne Joins Team Honolua

    December 16th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    This truly couldn’t have happened to a more deserving person. Congratulations Dave! HONOLUA SURF CO. SIGNS WATERMAN DAVE BOEHNE   IRVINE, CALIFORNIA (December 15th, 2011) Honolua Surf Co. signs Stand Up Paddleboarder Dave Boehne to the team. Dave will not only be representing the Honolua Surf Co. team but will also be a brand advocate […]

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  • Ocean Sunglasses Review

    December 11th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    I got a request from Ocean Sunglasses to do a product review on a specific pair that they felt were ideal for us Paddlers.  The set they sent me was called the Tierra del Fuego.  They told me these were their top sellers, and explained why with the following reasons: From the manufacturers They Look […]

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