Paddle XTB Off To A Roaring Start

How does a fun, non-race, first time paddle event, without sponsors, gnarly winds, and last minute venue changes, garner over a hundred eager participants?...

Santa So Shreds

Christmas Eve, Cocoa Beach, FL, 772 Santa bejangled surfers hit chest to shoulder high waves for the 8th and biggest Surfing Santa event in...

Shark Bites 600+ Paddlers On Honeymoon – And They Love...

The 14th Shark Bite Challenge on Honeymoon Island State Park, FL, was simply incredible.  Improve your skills, three days of workshops.  SUPs - sure,...

Over 600 Bites Brings Smiles To Honeymoon

After three rewrites, it finally hit me.  A dangling thought that wouldn't quite break loose.  After covering Shark Bite Challenge, Florida's premier paddle event,...

The Classic Grows

Hurricanes, power boats, even seaweed, can't hold back the Clearwater Beach Classic.  There's not much to say about this ever growing, first of Fall,...

JOOGS Charge Massive Air On The Gulf Coast – What?

When life gives you small waves, bring out a trampoline.  The JOOG squad, a west coast Florida team of hombres, with two stand up...

One Man + One SUP + 24 Hours = World Record

Last weekend, after a mere twelve mile jaunt, we were stoked to hang out with Robert Norman.  The current world record holder for the...

The Sun Shined On Pompano

We dodged rainstorms not even a mile from the beach.  Ominous clouds circled their wagons to hold in the humidity.  Flukey winds and confused...

Saddle Up!

If you've attended a paddle race in the Southeast, particularly in Florida, then chances are good you've seen waterman,  Mark Cowboy Thomas, either pass...

Run Drop And Slide

We've been waiting to cover a skim board event since the get go.  When the call came from Steve Pullara, skimboard legend, owner of...