EVENT: 2013 Orange Bowl Paddleboard Championships, Miami FL RIDER: Todd, age 43, 5’9”, 180lbs CONDITIONS: 75 deg., overcast, East wind at 20-30mph, Super nasty 1-3’ chop from all directions due to rebound off seawalls. COURSE: 7-mile Elite course. Leave Bayside Marketplace, head direct south in Biscayne Bay to Rickenbacker Causeway, then direct North to downtown […]


Naish Javelin Review race results

Stand-Up Paddleboard Race Report – A Beginner’s Perspective and Review What: Race #1 of the Tampa Bay Winter SUP Series Where: Whiskey Joe’s Restaurant and Bar When: December 8th, 2012 Who: Jennifer Meacham plus 35 other racers Perhaps you should know a little bit about me before launching into this race report. I have a […]

Rogue Kelpie Touring and Stocker Race Review

Rogue Kelpie reivew epic boardsports

Rogue has a line of touring SUPs that are very similar to their racing line. They are 31″ wide though, as opposed to the 27″-28″ on the racing boards, and, they also give the option of getting the touring board in a 11’4″ length. Each board comes in different graphics. In the pic above, on […]

Brevard County Stand-Up Paddleboarding: Grand Canal

Brevard county grand canal

Many people already know about the Grand Canal, but there are still some that do not. If you already use the Grand Canal to paddle, then you might be interested in the “downwinder” I mention, if you are unaware of the canal, then read on… The Grand Canal runs North-south, and is located in Indian […]

Brevard County Stand-Up Paddleboarding: Crane Creek SUP Outing

Crane Creek FLorida SUP Epic Boardsports

Another good spot to SUP in Brevard County, FL. Crane Creek is located on the West side of the Indian River, just south of 192 bridge, in Melbourne (click on map image above for greater detail). This is a great, easily accessible, place to SUP, that also gives a few possibilities to make it even […]

CROSS TRAINING & SUP: Is It Right For You?

Stand up paddle yoga

Cross training and SUP Stand up paddling: Is it right for you? Most recognize stand up paddling for its touring and aquatic exploration potential. Others see stand up paddling as another means to surf, even fish. Oddly, most overlook SUP as an effective cross training activity as well as a competitive sport. So this bares […]

SUP DEMO DAY SAT. 8/11 Kiwanis Park, Merritt Island 10am-5pm

SUP Demo Days Epic Boardsports Kwanis Island

EPIC BOARDSPORTS will be holding a free Stand-Up Paddleboard Demo Day on Saturday August 11th, 10am-5pm at Kiwanis Park, Merritt Island FL, located off rt. 520 just west of Wal-Mart. We will be bringing boards from Boardworks SUP including Paddle Surf Hawaii and Ohana, Coreban, Jimmy Lewis, Rogue, Smooth SUP, Pau Hana, Chris Birch. We […]

Boardworks Paddle Surf Hawaii 8’11 Hull Ripper Review – Updated

Epic Boardsports Paddle Surf Hawaii

Latest Review: 7/21/12. SUP surfed this board when we finally got some good surf on Mon. 7/16. I recently put some Pro Core Quad Fins in with a 2″ Nubster in the center. The session started with clean shoulder to head high set waves, then eventually chopped up with on shore winds, but wave size […]