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Dolphins show up and make the Sunday Peel Bay paddle special

Adventurous Experiences (1 min. ago) -  read more...

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Kai Lenny Secures The Sprint Win, Making It a Dominant Performance At The Us Open to Take The Overall Event Victory

Waterman League (1 hour ago) - After a stormy night at Huntington Beach, the day dawned wet and windy yesterday for the final day of action of the 2015 US Open of Stand Up Paddling. However, within a few hours, the waves started to pump, the skies cleared and the wind dropped to set the stage for what was one of the year’s most exciting days of racing.  read more...

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Stand Up World Series Champions Crowned

SUP Magazine (2 hrs. ago) - For veteran women’s champion Candice Appleby and umpteen-X World Champion racer Kai Lenny, triumphant podium finishes are almost a commonplace experience. Even so, taking both sprint and long distance races in one fowl swoop at the Stand Up World Series’ closing event the U.S. Open of SUP in Huntington Beach is an exceptionally impressive task given the marquee of talented world-class race registrants.  read more...

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2015 ACA National Awards - Maine Island Trail Association

ACA (3 hrs. ago) - The Maine Island Trail Association, based out of Portland, ME has just been announced as a 2015 recipient of the prestigious ACA Green Paddle for Waterway Conservation Award. This award is presented annually to an individual or a group that has made an outstanding contribution to paddlesport by protecting America's waterways.  read more...

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How To Pre-Game Your Workouts

Laird Hamilton (3 hrs. ago) - Making time for a workout can be a challenge for all of us, and because the amount of time we can dedicate is usually short, it’s tempting to dive right into that day’s lifts, sprints, or circuits. But any good trainer or pro athlete will tell you never begin a session cold. Asking your body to go from calm to full-tilt is how injuries happen. I often see guys at the gym struggle with what to do to warm up – going through halfhearted stretches, a couple of toe touches, maybe a few jumping jacks.  read more...

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