Archive for May, 2013

USA Trilogy of events announced for the 2013 Stand Up World Series

Friday 31 May

USA Trilogy announced: Chicago, San Francisco & HB

With the world’s best about to embark on the European Trilogy that starts next weekend in Oleron France (with stops in the Basque Country of Spain and Germany), we are proud to announce the US Trilogy that will pick up at the end of August and hit 3 major markets in the USA.
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Connor Baxter in Europe – 1st Stop France

THE SUP RACE CUP 2013 – ST. MAXIME FRANCE

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By Connor Baxter

I arrived in Nice on Thursday afternoon – 2 days before the race. But – unfortunately my Starboard Race board did not show up at the airport. Yannick, who organizes the Event, picked both Bart and me up at the airport and we drove to the Event Site. Sainte Maxime is a Mediterranean town located north of Saint Tropez.
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Hamburg, Germany completes the World Series European Trilogy

Monday 27 May

Camp David SUP World Cup completes European Trilogy

The Waterman League is proud to announce the Camp David Hamburg SUP World Cup, the 3rd and final stop of the World Series’ European Trilogy and stop 5 on the 2013 Stand Up World Series.
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Starboard 2013 9′0″ x 33″ Hero SUP Surfboard

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I recently had the chance to try out the Starboard 9′0″ x 33″ Hero stand up paddle surfboard and it’s my favorite Starboard SUP board for the south shore so in the past few years. I like this board better than the 9′5″ wide point. I haven’t tried the smaller wide point yet. Continue reading ‘Starboard 2013 9′0″ x 33″ Hero SUP Surfboard’

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Connor Baxter Wins in France

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Connor Wins in France!

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The World Series heads to Europe for France & Bilbao events & new web presence

Wednesday 22 May

The Waterman League launches their all new umbrella site

As the World Tour and Series develop on a global scale, the Waterman League is proud to launch its all new site, bringing all World Tour and World Series news and information under one roof for a more dynamic and up to date experience. Continue reading ‘The World Series heads to Europe for France & Bilbao events & new web presence’

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Blue Planet 9′6″ x 30″ Nalu SUP Surfboard

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The Blue Planet 9′6″ x 30″ “Nalu” stand up paddle surfboard is my favorite Blue Planet board I’ve tried so far. The board reminds me of a classic longboard shape and rides very predictably. I like the wide nose because it adds a bit more floatation and stability. The rounded pintail turns nicely and the two other guys that tested it with me thought the same things. Continue reading ‘Blue Planet 9′6″ x 30″ Nalu SUP Surfboard’

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Evolve “Pintail” Electric Skateboard Review

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I recently purchased an Evolve “Pintail” electric skateboard from Evolve Asia. This is the third electric skateboard I’ve bought so far. The first was the Altered Electric M6 800 which I got from Robert at Blue Planet Surf. I actually got 2 of those because I thought it would be fun for two people to ride together. Continue reading ‘Evolve “Pintail” Electric Skateboard Review’

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Interview with Starboard Team Rider Bart de Zwart

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Here’s an interview with Starboard team rider Bart de Zwart where he shares with us SUP racing activities for 2013. But first, let’s take a look at Bart’s official profile from Starboard.
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Connor Baxter Wins the Olukai Ho’olaule’a

Connor Baxter Wins the Olukai Ho’olaule’a Event – and Defends his 2012 Title!!

Re-Cap of Event – by Connor Baxter

The Olukai Ho’olaule’a is a great event. Every year paddlers look forward to competing at this event in the infamous Maliko downwinder.
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Leco Salazar wins the 2013 Ubatuba Pro Brazil, stop 2 of the Stand Up World Tour

Sunday 5 May

Leco Salazar storms to victory at 2013 Ubatuba Pro Brazil

After 3 days of intense action here at Itamamabuca Beach in the beautiful region of Ubatuba Brazil, Leco Salazar storms to victory here at the Ubatuba Pro Brazil in a star studded fleet to secure the win at Stop 2 of the 2013 Stand Up World Tour.
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Ubatuba Pro Brazil gets off to a spectacular start for the Stand Up World Surfing Tour

Friday 3 May

The Trials reveal a whole new hotbed of talent for the Tour

The Trials component of the Ubatuba Pro, Stop 2 on the 2013 Stand Up World Tour, saw over 40 athletes battle it out for the final 8 places in the main event. With a strong show of talent, both young and old, it came down to the performance of each athlete on the day, as the 40+ athletes became 8 and the Trials were wrapped by the end of Day 1 of the Ubatuba Pro.
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