Posts Tagged ‘Riviera’

  • 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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  • Riviera 12’6" Voyager – New for 2012

    January 24th, 2012 | Reviews | Casey Gotcher | 4 Comments

    I am really excited about this class of boards, and this board in particular.  I take people out for lessons on most weekends, especially during the spring and summer months.  In many cases, the people I take out really take to the sport and love it, but what board to buy is often a problem.  […]

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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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  • Ron House and Riviera Announce their new 14′ Hollow Carbon Race Board

    June 15th, 2011 | Gear, News | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    If you recall, back in April I posted a story called “Spy Shots” that had some photos of prototypes for some upcoming board designs.  Infinity has started producing a version the board in my story and now Riviera launches theirs.  I was able to show you these photos at the time of the posting, but […]

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  • Product Review – Entry Level Board Options by Riviera

    May 19th, 2011 | Reviews, Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 10 Comments

    For some that come to this site, they are looking for info on what this SUP craze is all about.  Several times per week I get asked “what board should I buy?”  The answer to that question is not as simple as it sounds.  Before I answer them, I typically try and qualify their needs […]

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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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  • The 2011 Race Board “Spy Shots”

    April 21st, 2011 | Gear | Casey Gotcher | 2 Comments

      On a recent trip to California, I got a chance to see several boards come out of hiding for the first time.  This is a time of year many shapers are trying out new designs, to get ready for the upcoming race season, and more specifically, the BOP in Hawaii and Dana Point.  I […]

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  • SUP Community’s efforts to help Japan

    March 19th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Riviera Paddle Surf     StandUp and support Japan.  With the recent tragedy in Japan, We are doing our part to try and raise money for those in need. 100% of all profits on the below items will be donated to the charity of your choice.  Below we’ve listed 3 charities whose efforts we […]

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  • 1st Annual COLDorado Classic SUP Race–Austin Texas

    March 1st, 2011 | Contests, Gear | Casey Gotcher | 3 Comments

      This weekend marked the first official race of the 2011 calendar year, here in Austin.  The Race was called “The COLDorado Classic” and was put on by Austin Paddle Sports, and The Rowing Dock, here in Austin.  Why COLDorado?  Lady Bird Lake (where we raced), is on the Lower Colorado River, and quite frankly […]

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