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Duke Aipa Q&A:  The youngest son of storied Ben Aipa, Duke is a master innovator and shaper.
Duke Aipa Q&A: The youngest son of storied Ben Aipa, Duke is a master innovator and shaper.

Gerry Lopez Q&A: The Simple Motivation Behind Why Gerry Lopez Shapes Surfboards
Gerry Lopez Q&A: The Simple Motivation Behind Why Gerry Lopez Shapes Surfboards

M/SF/T Q&A: Origin Stories and Reasons for Being with Chris Chong and Dave Howell
M/SF/T Q&A: Origin Stories and Reasons for Being with Chris Chong and Dave Howell

Aipa Surfboards' Ben Aipa and The Birth of the Sting
Aipa Surfboards' Ben Aipa and The Birth of the Sting

Movin' and Goovin' With @itskiristen. We profile one of our favorite SUP ambassadors.
Movin' and Goovin' With @itskiristen. We profile one of our favorite SUP ambassadors.

Let’s start this interview by showcasing the fact that you are a very active woman with knowledge and skill across a variety of athletic activities. Can you give us a rundown of the fitness activities you participate in? How do the activities complement each other? How do they satisfy different needs for you?I enjoy paddleboarding, [...]

Learn to SUP Yoga with @itskiristen
Learn to SUP Yoga with @itskiristen

Looking to spice up your paddle with a more complete exercise and a deeper connection to self? Challenge your mind and body with SUP Yoga. To get you started, Surftech team rider @itskiristen graciously created a couple short videos outlining everything you need to know to start posing on the water today. Watch Below: Looking the perfect SUP Yoga [...]

Surftech Revealed: Jason Koons

Surftech Product Line Manager Jason Koons aka “Koons” is the internal visionary and executor of board design at Surftech. His wealth of knowledge stems from years of experience in the surfboard factories of Hawaii and California and as head designer at SUPERbrand. One of his many accolades includes a double nomination for SIMA Image Awards Surfboard [...]

Surftech Revealed: Jason Coulter

Supply Chain and Logistics Majestics ManagerUnderneath a few layers of curls and a slight kiwi accent (not to be confused with Aussie) you’ll find the brain of Surftech’s logistic and supply chain operation. Jason Coulter is likely the reason recreational surfers have access to boards shaped by legends of the sport like Gerry Lopez and Donald Takayama.  When he’s [...]

Place to Paddle: SUP Baja California
Place to Paddle: SUP Baja California

While we don't believe in blowing up the spot, we know getting out somewhere new can be intimidating. For that reason, we've put together a series of guides detailing our favorite places to stand up paddleboard. No secret spots were named, don't worry. But our helpful hints should make your next trip a little safer [...]

The Wanderprenuers share their thoughts on full time travel and paddle boarding Baja.
The Wanderprenuers share their thoughts on full time travel and paddle boarding Baja.

You may have noticed us reposting a lot of our new friends the @the.wanderpreneurs content. We recently crossed paths with the couple and their two well-mannered kids on their way South into Mexico. They had plans to bring stand up paddleboards along with them on their journey through Baja that fell through and we were happy to [...]

The Ultimate AIPA Surfboards Review by REAL Watersports
The Ultimate AIPA Surfboards Review by REAL Watersports

Providing an in-depth review on the performance, tech and more of our 2022 Surftech x AIPA collection, our friends at REAL Watersports released the ultimate go-to review series for your viewing pleasure.  Thank you to the REAL Watersports team for providing such great videos! Shop AIPA Surfboards Shop the Dark Twinn Shop the Wrecking Ball Shop the Big Boy Sting Shop the [...]

Steve Walden Q&A: The Father of Modern Longboarding Speaks
Steve Walden Q&A: The Father of Modern Longboarding Speaks

STEVE IS A SOFT SPOKEN BUT CONFIDENT ARTIST WHOSE WORK IS ROOTED IN PRAGMATISM. STEVE’S UNIQUE ABILITY TO MERGE CUTTING EDGE FEATURES WITH TIME TESTED DESIGNS TO CREATE USER FRIENDLY SURFBOARDS THAT ALSO PERFORM AT HIGH LEVELS IS UNMATCHED.Do you still hold the record for longest nose ride?as far as I know., that was in 1995 the [...]