December 28, 2017

New Zealand has some pretty amazing rivers to paddle. Many rivers have been sought out by international kayakers and whitewater rafters. The New Zealand Whitewater Guide Book by Graham Charles is the Bible for boaters looking for the more technical whitewater throughou...

October 28, 2017

The River SUP Journey continues as Conal Hearps and I (SUPPAUL) road trip through New Zealand.

We are going to be shaking hands with folks; getting people on the water with Hala boards; and paddling as much as possible on rivers, lakes, bays, and surf. 

If you...

May 9, 2017

When I began paddle boarding I was immediately curious if boards could run rapids. The Deschutes river runs through Bend, Oregon where I live. It is a great place to paddle flatwater on fair weather days in the heat of summer. But I was curious about the rapids above t...

November 30, 2016

Guided paddle board adventure in Patagonia with SUPPAUL.

November 28, 2016

Whitewater paddle boarding on the Deschutes river in Maupin, Oregon. A paddle board adventure with Paul Clark SUPPAUL.

November 15, 2016

Whtewater paddle boarding Nugget Falls on the Rogue with Hala athletes Paul Clark and Covey Baack.

November 14, 2016

We traveled to the John Day River during the spring snow melt to paddle board one of my favorite rivers. OPB's Emmy awarded Oregon Field Guide film crew came along to document the experience.

November 6, 2016

Hala team athletes Paul Clark and Covey Baack paddle boarding rapids on the Rogue river.

June 19, 2016

 Watch Video of the Glenwood Springs "G-Wave" 

In the Pacific Northwest where beautiful rivers flow all year you would suspect there would be a population of river paddle boarders. Alas, I often find myself on rivers alone to enjoy the splendor in solitude. As a "t...

May 31, 2016


The Imperial Lodge and SUPPAUL are teaming up this summer to offer river paddle boarding day trips and whitewater SUP clinics on the Deschutes river. This is an opportunity for people who are looking for something new and exciting to do on the river. 


The Lower Deschu...

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