New WPA Surf Drafting Rules

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Drafting in the surf has gotten out of hand as of late. An incident at the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race this past weekend prompted swift and definitive World Paddle Association action. In the above photo by Chase Kosterlitz, Brody Welte is in clear violation. Boards will now have to be labeled with solid lines, 6 12, 18, 24, 36, and 48…

Key West Classic: More than a race, a happy bicycle town beckoning

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“Remember the Mullet Stickers.” If you know Katie, the Editor of Distressed Mullet, AKA, Bossy Girl, you know when she reminds you 10 times, you better not forget. I’d kept the stack of Distressed Mullet stickers in the car for 3 weeks to make sure I didn’t forget them. My bags were packed and I was getting the car ready.…

I am not a waterman

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I am a man. I love the water. But I'm not a waterman. I looked it up. Or rather, I read its definition in an amazing book called Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade written by Peter McGuire and Mike Ritter from Columbia University Press. (BUY THIS BOOK!!!: REVIEW TO COME. I"M KNEE-DEEP IN IT.) "Today, the…