Outdoor retailer tradeshow, Utah

I went with the Hobie team to Salt Lake city, Utah for the Outdoor retailer trade show . The day before the show, there was an on water demo at a lake near Powder mountain where the public could demo SUP boards and kayaks and ask questions etc. After the demo was over, the Hobie …

Hobie Hennesseys US Paddleboard Championships 09

The Hobie Hennesseys US Paddleboard Championships were held in sunny, warm Redondo beach. There was a great crowd of prone paddlers and SUP paddlers which continues to grow like wild fire. This was a tough race to get ready for because I was fighting a pinched nerve in my back from a bad wipeout in …

First Tahiti swell of Spring 09

I have been to Tahiti several times chasing big Southern hemi swells, tow surfing and paddle surfing and I have always dreamed of stand up paddling Teahupoo. So this trip was all about SUP and exploring the other islands and meeting new friends.

Puerto Hobie SUP guns

Finally got a couple SUP guns from Hobie for Puerto Escondido. Super stoked how these boards worked in the tube and the pounding surf. It’s always great to ride a new board that works insane in epic conditions. It’s all part of R & D and pushing the sport of SUP to the next level.. …

ASR tradeshow 2008

Action Sports retailer trade show, formally known as the surf industry trade show is always a good time to rub elbows with your sponsors, talk story with friends and see your heros. this a great time to thank your sponsors for their support and talk about next years game plan on promoting the brand and …