Posts Tagged ‘Matt Becker’

  • SURFING AMERICA ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR ISA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

    January 23rd, 2012 | Uncategorized | Casey Gotcher | 4 Comments

    From SUP Magazine www.supthemag.com Surfing America recently announced its team to compete in the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) 2012 Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard World Championships, Feb. 20-25 in Miraflores (Lima, Peru). It’s the first event of its kind pitting individual standup athletes together into a team event, much like the Davis Cup in tennis […]

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  • SUP’er Saturday Wrap Up–BOP Hawaii, OluKai, Key West Classic, Moonlight Beach Race

    May 17th, 2011 | Contests, News | Casey Gotcher | 1 Comment

    What an amazing weekend we had as a sport.  Two of the premier events World Wide occurred, with the Battle of the Paddle Hawaii, and the OluKai on Maui.  On top of that, we had the Key West Classic, which is quickly becoming a must attend for anyone on the East Coast, as well as […]

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  • Carolina Cup Recap and Photos

    May 2nd, 2011 | Contests | Casey Gotcher | 5 Comments

      The Carolina Cup was Awesome!  The organizers, William Pope, John Beausang, James Bain, and Haywood Newkirk, did an amazing job.  This is event is now the  largest Stand Up Paddle Race event on the entire east coast.  The “SUP family” atmosphere was in full effect.  For most us us, going to a race is […]

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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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  • Awesome Video–Blueline Surf Team in Sri Lanka

    March 16th, 2011 | Destinations | Casey Gotcher | No Comments

      This is not your typical Youtube style surf video.  This is very professional.  Peter Trow did an amazing job putting this together.  Matt Becker is really an impressive surfer, and Genelle Ives is….well in the words of Charles Barkly, “She’s Purty.”  She is a pretty good surfer too.  All in all, a great video.  […]

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  • Paddle Surf Hawaii 10’6 XW Review "Fear The Ripper"

    March 13th, 2011 | Gear, Reviews | Casey Gotcher | 3 Comments

      Intro About 5-6 months ago, I decided it was time to upgrade my Surf SUP, from the C4 11’6 “Stand Em” I had been riding.  The C4 was a decent board, but not ideal for the conditions I surf in.  After talking to several friends, some of which compete in the Stand Up World […]

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