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Plastic Tides, a nonprofit based in Bermuda, uses paddleboards to enlighten and inspire kids to move toward a plastic-free future

Seven pieces that offer sun protection, breathability, and waterproofing—on and off the river

Versatility that plays nice in small spaces

Welcome to a gearhead's paradise: Demo Day at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

A space-age-looking inflatable with versatility to spare leads this year’s picks

An assortment of oars to take you where you want to go

Boards, apparel, and accessories for all kinds of watery pursuits

Forget functional fitness. If you want to run whitewater on a SUP, you need focused fitness.

After a summer of testing, these four SUPs came out on top

‘Big World’ shares the journey of father-son duo David Morton and his son Thorne paddling the Karnali and Bheri rivers in Nepal. 

Versatility is the name of the game

Swap ice and cold for sand and sun

In our ongoing Weekly Escape series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in two minutes or less

Astral's high-performance Layla is specifically designed for big-breasted paddlers

When photographer David Gonzales Buendia learned that the expedition sailing ship Barba was looking for a resident photographer he was all aboard.

Or so it seems. The 24-year-old from Hawaii is a multiple-time world champion of stand-up paddling, a dominant wind- and kitesurfer, and one of the most fearless big-wave riders on the planet. His combination of talents would seem impossible if he didn’t make it all look so easy.

Luckily for you, these involve no slot machines—only glassy waters for paddling and natural playgrounds for climbing

Grab a wetsuit and a paddleboard, and hit the little-visited lakes on the park's western edge

The weapons in the arsenals of this year's athletes

Why didn’t someone think of this sooner?

For Lorenzo and Patti Diaz, paddleboarding the waterways along San Diego county's coastline evolved from a recreational pursuit into an environmental one when they began collecting marine debris. From tires to hypodermic needles, the trash the couple found shocked them into action, and they began organizing regular cleanups with other paddleboarders. In 2015,…

The 15-year-old paddling champ is focused, driven, and ready to revolutionize a sport on the brink of the mainstream

Two days in the city should be enough to convince you to make the move

SUP: Short for stand-up paddle-board, a stable floating platform that combines the cool of surfing with the practicality of a spin workout.

SUPs are a great way to explore your nearest lake or coastline. Just don’t get caught off guard when the tides change.

Paddleboarding keeps getting bigger—and the SUPs keep getting better. Here are three of the most versatile new models. Plus, smart tools for discerning paddlers.

You know how much the ladies in your life have done for you. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show them all they do hasn’t gone unnoticed.

Endurance athletes, thrill seekers, and the yoga set have all fallen for stand-up paddleboarding. Find your perfect match.

A portable sound system built for the demands of the outdoors

A handful of years ago Rachel Brathen was a cigarette-smoking, rebellious teen in Sweden. Then she moved to Costa Rica, found yoga, booted up Instagram, and became a yoga celebrity—if there is such a thing.

These stripes could keep you from becoming shark bait

Think you're ready for the world's longest stand-up paddleboard race? We'll be the judge.

You don't need an ocean to stand-up paddleboard

Kai Lenny is a 21-year-old hailing from Paia, Hawaii who also happens to be the breakout star of the SUP world, having paddled his way to six world titles.

Jenny Kalmbach, 35, winner of the Battle of the Paddle and the Molokai 2 Oahu, on training and racing technique

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