It’s every surfer’s, paddleboarder’s, kiteboarder’s and pretty much anyone who spends a large amount of time in the ocean’s biggest fear: the great white shark. It’s usually a pretty unwarranted fear driven by movies, pop culture, and sensationalized news media. Shark attacks are extremely rare. Though George Burgess, director of the International Shark Attack File […]
In June, California Kiteboarding teamed up with Starboard and Dana McGregor for a Starboard SUP Demo and Dana’s kid’s camp. The event took place at Shell Beach, just north of Pismo Beach in San Luis Obispo County and hosted about 20 curious SUP boarders. California Kiteboarding’s Oliver Issa said the demo was great for those […]
Stand up paddle boarding brothers Julien and Camille Bouyer shared the above video on their YouTube page, tandem SUP surfing in their home of Île de Ré, an island off of France. The brothers both jumped onto a 2016 Naish Mana 9’10” inflatable board to take on the waves. Though the video features many wipe outs, the […]
California Kiteboarding’s Jason Lee shot this SUP footage with an Inspire Pro drone in Avila Beach. Some local sea otters were spotted relaxing in the kelp beds during the session. The footage was shot with a telephoto lens from far above so as to not disturb the peaceful otters.
Steve Nyswonger, Dana “Surfing Goat” McGregor and Matthew Shea experience the first North West swell to hit Pismo, CA. The waves were great for standup paddleboard surfing but the strong offshore wind made it difficult for SUP riders to paddle into the wave.
On September 14th, 2014 Jason Lee, Peter Johnson and Steve Nyswonger competed in the 2014 Tahoe Fall Classic 22-mile stand-up paddleboard race. This is a compilation of videos taken of the race, along with videos of their friends and family during their time in South Lake Tahoe.
Jason, Natalie, Arianna, Steve and myself Bianca began our 7-hour long drive from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe for the 22-mile Tahoe Fall Classic paddleboard race in Jason’s Sprinter van. Peter and his girlfriend Chase were driving separately in Jason’s pickup truck with the 7 paddleboards strapped onto the back.