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Surftech Appoints Sammy Nigh Director of National Sales

January 3, 2013 (Santa Cruz, CA) - Surftech is proud to welcome Sammy Nigh as the new Director of North American Sales. Before joining Surftech, Nigh previously served as head of sales at Sessions Outerwear and Fox Sportswear. Nigh has most recently worked as the Director of Sales at Truth Soul Armor. With his new role [...]

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Appleby goes back2back2back2… | Mitcho & Becker invade Europe | Morgan and Leane drop in on Peru 2012 Candice Appleby SUP Results: Womens Champion, Surf Race to Victory, Huntington Beach, CA 1st Place, Long Distance, Gorge Paddle Challenge, Hood River, Oregon 1st Place, Course Race, Gorge Paddle Challenge, Hood River, Oregon 1st Place, Long Distance, [...]

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Thames Pub Crawl: London Calling

Dispatch No. 1 from a 150-mile bar hopping paddle down The Thames River Original story from Canoe & Kayak C&K Correspondent Mark Anders and his two cohorts paddled 150 miles down The Thames River with a pair of kayaks and a standup paddleboard, stopping at every bar they could find. This is the first of [...]

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Quiksilver Waterman Santa Cruz Downwind Ryders Cup

What: Quiksilver Waterman Santa Cruz Downwind Ryders Cup 14 mile downwind SUP & paddleboard race The 3rd annual Santa Cruz Downwind Ryders Cup paddleboard race, presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection, is a 14 mile race that takes paddlers down the rugged coastline of northern Santa Cruz County. Fifteen to twenty-five knot winds are common on [...]

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O’Neill Tahoe Cup High Elevation SUP/Paddleboard Race Series

DONNER LAKE May 26, 2012 RACE DAY REGISTRATION $55.00 CASH OR CHECKS ON RACE DAY NO CREDIT CARDS START: 9:00 AM COURSE / DESCRIPTION: The race circumnavigates Donner Lake. The start and finish is the West-End Beach, Donner Lake. This is a 5 mile SUP & Paddleboard race for men and women of all ability [...]

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Jamie Mitchell’s “Decade of Dominance” Film Premiere Next Week

Newport Beach, CA (April 18, 2012) – Every year the world’s best paddle boarders gather in Hawaii to contest the Molokai-2-Oahu World Championship of Paddle boarding. To claim the world title, the winner must cross one of the world’s most treacherous bodies of water, the 32 mile Ka’iwi channel, aptly named the ‘channel of bones’. [...]

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Gemma’s Journal 1-9-12

Weekend in Lake Arrowhead. I’ve had this blog written for some time, but didn’t get the chance to post it. Finals definitely worked me and left me with no life for a few weeks. Luckily I survived, and am now on winter break and back in LA. Reunited with the Bark clan again! Woohoo! Anyways, [...]

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Gemma’s Journal 10-23-11

Hello World, or should I say Internet world. I am Gemma Bark, the new intern for Surftech! You may wonder who I am or why I would be the one writing on this blog.  I will tell you a little bit about myself first. Well I am 19 years old, I have grown up in [...]

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Candice chooses production board, wins five straight titles

  When you want to go fast, get on a Surftech race board. Candice Appleby does. If you have been following the SUP race circuit, then you know that Candice has been on an absolute tear on her new Surftech Signature 12’6″ Race model designed by Joe Bark. She won the Elite race at last [...]

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Surftech Team Readies for Battle!

Dana Point, CA (September 22, 2011) - Surftech team riders Jamie Mitchell and Candice Appleby will be putting it all on the line at the Battle of the Paddle California this weekend in Dana Point. To say it’s been a banner year for these two premier athletes would be an understatement! With a record 10th straight Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard Race [...]

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