Category Archives: Stand Up Paddle

Shell & Pismo Beach Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Starboard Hyper Nut and 7'7" Pro

The California Kiteboarding SUP crew is loving this amazing Winter weather and Winter swell. Some days are just epic. When you can trunk it (or speedo it) in Central California with overhead waves, stand up paddle surfing is a dream! Watching this video really pumps our team up for more adventures. It's great having a group [...]

2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting

California Kiteboarding's Jason Lee visited Maui recently for the 2017 Naish World Dealer Meeting. Dealers got to hear about Naish's new 2017 products and try them out for themselves. It wouldn't be a true SUP and kiteboarding event without actually partaking in the sports, so Jason got to both kiteboard and SUP in his time [...]

2016 Starboard SUP Demo Recap

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 […]

Derek's First SUP Day!

California Kiteboarding employee, Derek, had his first SUP session Wednesday at Avila Beach with California Kiteboarding's Jason Lee. The summer weather made it a perfect day to get out on the water! It was Derek's first experience stand up paddle boarding and it was a bit more work than he bargained for despite previous experience [...]

Tandem Surfing the 2016 Naish Mana Inflatable 9'10"

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 […]

Central Coast Indian Summer 2015

The Central Coast has always been a great place to vacation for summer, but what a lot of people do not know is that it has a secret summer! The Central Coast has become known for its Indian Summers: we tend to get our hottest weather in September and October. This year, our SUP team […]

2015 Tahoe SUP Classic

We did it again! We attended the 2015 Tahoe Classic in Lake Tahoe yet again and we had a great time! Our very own Jason Lee and Steve Nyswonger competed in the 22 mile stand up paddle race across beautiful Lake Tahoe. Jason competed on the SIC X14 Pro and Steve on the 2015 Javelin […]

2014 Tahoe Fall Classic Video

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.

2014 Tahoe Fall Classic

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.

Avila Beach Ladies SUP Mission

Avila Beach provides a variety of terrain for all levels of paddle boarding skill sets. If this is your first paddle boarding experience, Avila Beach offers many flat-water areas to practice your balance. San Luis Obispo Creek runs along side the Avila Beach golf course and is a popular place for paddle boarders of all [...]

First Winter Swell

We headed over to Shell Beach in Pismo Beach, California last week for the first winter swell. The 80 degree central coast weather was perfect with no wind and sunny skies. The water was warm enough you could've worn a shortie. Jason, Justin, Dana, and Will took some paddle boards out to take advantage of [...]