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Kenny Kaneko running with a Kialoa Hulu Double Bend at the 2014 Battle of the Paddle-California. Photo, OnIt Pro

Hulu Double Bend from Kialoa

Kialoa Paddles was founded in 1990 by Oahu native Dave Chun and his wife Meg as an extension of Dave’s passion for outrigger canoe...
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The Konihi from Ke Nalu

Light and responsive, the Konihi from Ke Nalu is a unique take on blade innovation with its signature “winglets”, the blade’s defining feature. Ke...
Quickblade Paddles V Drive and SIC Maui X-14 Pro, SUP Examiner, Photo, Jennifer Gregory

The Quickblade V Drive

Selected by SUP Examiner as the 2014 Gear of the Year, the V Drive from Quickblade Paddles is one of the most innovative paddle...

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Shae Foudy Joins Team Infinity SUP

Shae Foudy joins Infinity SUP, the iconic local Dana Point brand Infinity SUP Co. (a division of Shred & Speed MFG) is proud to announce...
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Standup Paddling News Headlines

Here's what you need to know... Standup Paddling Community News Kai Lenny, one of SUP’s true ultimate waterman, announced he is parting ways with longtime sponsor...
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Hala Rado: Rocking the Whitewater Paddling Scene in Colorado

PaddleXaminer is featuring the Hala Rado in a series of articles testing the Rado in different situations such as on rivers and...
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Nikau Kai Waterman Shop: Manhattan Beach, California

Nikau Kai Waterman Shop 909 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Nikaukai.com Phone: 310-545-7007 Hours: 10 - 6 Weekdays | Closed on Tuesday | 10 - 5 Weekends Lessons: Yes Rentals:...
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Hala Rado: Back to its Roots!

This spring PaddleXaminer ventured to Steamboat to visit the river that served as the proving ground for Hala SUPs. It was a...