Posts Tagged ‘Bark’

  • Gladiator Fins Now compatible with 2016 Starboards, Inflatables, and Bark Prone Boards

    August 14th, 2016 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Starboard 2016 We retooled our line up to support the new 2016 Starboard SUP Race and Touring boards. With the launch of this years models, the fin boxes shrunk from the standard 10″ box, to an 8″ box. This required us to re-engineer the bases of our fins to accommodate. All our fins from (except […]

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  • How to Surf a raceboard – Morgan Hoesterey

    August 27th, 2012 | Instruction | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      I saw this video from Morgan and thought it was worth sharing.  Well done and useful.   Casey

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  • The Devastator – a 17’6 Unlimited By MHL

    March 13th, 2012 | Reviews | Casey Gotcher | 8 Comments

    It has been a while since I have done any product reviews, but I have a few new products that justify the time and space on the site.  My most recent purchase is from a Custom Shaper out of Puerto Rico, called MHL.  I had been in the market for an unlimited board for over […]

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  • Casey from SUP Gladiator on SUP Radio Show this week

    January 3rd, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    Sup Gladiator Casey Gotcher~Sup Radio Show January 3, 2012 | Author Leslie Kolovich Leslie Kolovich talks with Casey Gotcher in the studio of 30A Radio as he and his family happened to be vacationing in area! Casey Gotcher SUP Addict, SUP Blogger, Product developer with Larry Allison creating the Elite Gladiator, and Hybrid Gladiator fins. […]

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  • Austin SUP Jam II Recap (5-28-11)

    June 1st, 2011 | Contests, News | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      This was the weekend we had all been looking forward too here in Austin.  While we have multiple races per year here, this is the big one.  This year the organizer, Jeff VanZandt Changed things up a bit.  Instead of the 1.5 and 3 Miler’s we had last year, he decided to up the […]

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  • Gladiator of the Week–Chris “Chill” Hill

    May 13th, 2011 | News, SUP Gladiators | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

    It has been several weeks since we honored a new “Gladiator of the Week.”  The main reason for this is, I really wanted to find someone on the east coast that I thought would fit profile.  I spoke to quite a few people about it, especially at the Carolina Cup.  I got a handful of […]

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  • The 2011 Race Board “Spy Shots”

    April 21st, 2011 | Gear | Casey Gotcher | 2 Comments

      On a recent trip to California, I got a chance to see several boards come out of hiding for the first time.  This is a time of year many shapers are trying out new designs, to get ready for the upcoming race season, and more specifically, the BOP in Hawaii and Dana Point.  I […]

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  • Surftech Bark Dominator Review – First Impressions

    April 5th, 2011 | Gear, Reviews | Casey Gotcher | 2 Comments

    This weekend I got an opportunity to demo a Surftech Bark Dominator for the first time (my buddy Pat ended up buying the board on the spot after riding it).  I have had the Surftech Bark Competitor 12’6 ever since the very first shipment hit the mainland.  It was and is a great board.  Once […]

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  • Surftech SUP Race in Santa Cruz–Via Supconnect

    March 21st, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Results in 12’6 Matt Becker 1st Anthony Vella 2nd Dan Gavere 3rd Candice Appleby 1st in Women’s   From the sounds of it, this was an amazing race.  Between the winds (40mph), and the hail, the conditions were not very conducive to racing.  Below is an excerpt from the SUP Connect story.  Read on […]

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  • Final Results on “What Brand of Board/s do you own?” Polls are in

    March 11th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      Below is the data on the poll we ran, asking our readers what type of boards they owned.  The biggest surprise for me, is that of the boards that were specifically called out, Bark had the highest response.  Considering Bark is a premium custom board manufacturer, I wasn’t expecting such a high turnout.  I […]

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  • Battle of the Bay Race–October 29,30 2011

    March 4th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      I got an email today, announcing the Battle of the Bay SUP Race and Expo.  I love San Francisco, and ever since I got in to Stand Up, I have always wanted to paddle there.  This looks like a great event and the Cash Purse is reported to be $20,000.  Sounds like some real […]

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  • 1st Annual COLDorado Classic SUP Race–Austin Texas

    March 1st, 2011 | Contests, Gear | Casey Gotcher | 3 Comments

      This weekend marked the first official race of the 2011 calendar year, here in Austin.  The Race was called “The COLDorado Classic” and was put on by Austin Paddle Sports, and The Rowing Dock, here in Austin.  Why COLDorado?  Lady Bird Lake (where we raced), is on the Lower Colorado River, and quite frankly […]

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  • Bark 14’ Dominator Review – Love at First Glide

    February 26th, 2011 | Gear, Reviews | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      By now many of you who know me, also know I have been a fan of Bark Race Boards for quite a while.  I now have 3 Bark Boards, which I  plan on reviewing and giving my thoughts on what I like and don’t like about each one.  Today’s review focuses in my Custom […]

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  • Hal Rosoff Classic–Newport Beach, CA.

    February 14th, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

      As many of you may know, Hal Rosoff Classic, took place this weekend in Newport Beach, Ca. In the spirit of “Guess you had to be there,” there isn’t a whole lot of information about the race that took place.  Some Facebook stuff and tons of photos, but not much else.   I will update […]

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