How To

How To: Carry a SUP

Sup Carry Featured

Transporting a SUP First, you’ll need to get the board from your house to the water, which typically involves a car ride. A roof rack works perfect. To protect the board, it’s best to use a bar pad on the rack. It’s best to stack the board on the roof with the fin up, towards…

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How to Grip Tape a Skateboard

 Grip Taping a Skateboard Sooner or later you’ll need to know how to grip tape a skateboard.  Grip taping a skateboard is very simple process that involves a small amount of tools and skills.  However, gripping a deck can be tricky, but with a few tips the process can be easier than expected.  It’s so…

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Paddle Boarding for Beginners

SUP beginner

Getting Started with Paddle Boarding Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Paddle Boarding. SUP. Whatever you’d like to call it, paddling around on a giant surfboard while soaking in nature’s beauty is truly priceless. Paddle boarding has gained immense popularity the past couple of years for good reason. It offers a solid upper body and core workout,…

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SUP – Stand Up Paddle Boarding Gear

Paddle-Board-Gear Featured

Paddle Boarding Gear Stand up paddle boarding or SUP has exploded in popularity the past couple of years. And for good reason! It’s a fun and easy way to enjoy beautiful scenery, soak in some vitamin D and experience that peaceful bliss of being on water. It offers a great full body workout and skiers…

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How To: Paddle Board Turning Tips

Pivot Turn

Paddle Board Turning Tips Turning on a stand up paddle board is an essential skill to make the most of your SUP experience on the water. It also adds to the fun factor and excitement of paddling! If you are a beginner, it is important to first master your balance, change directions on the board,…

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding: The Forward Stroke

SUP The Forward Stroke

  Stand Up Paddle Boarding: The Forward Stroke Alright! Sweet new stand up paddle board. Check. Paddle. Check. New trunks. Check. Polarized sunglasses. Check. A pristine lake lined with birch trees. Check.  Now it’s time to hit the water and soak in every moment of summer! Although paddle boarding looks simple enough, you don’t want…

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Paddle Boarding SUP Wetsuits

SUP Wet Suit Hero

Paddle Boarding Wetsuits Sometimes, all you’ll need is trunks and sunglasses for an afternoon out on your paddle board. If you plan to extend your paddling season, even if you live in warmer climates, a wetsuit is nice to have on hand. It’d sure be a bummer to carve the time out of your busy…

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Choosing The Right SUP Paddle

adjustable paddle

   Choosing The Right SUP Paddle With increased demand and decreased cost of production, the cost of stand up paddle (SUP) boards have certainly come down the past couple of years. Paddles are a different story. They need to withstand a lot more abuse and stress than boards. Simply put, if the paddle isn’t made…

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Snowshoeing for Beginners

Snowshoeing- The Basics

The sport of snowshoeing has gained immense popularity over the years as a cost effective, caloric burning and enjoyable means of exploring the wintry outdoors. It’s sort of like having big bear feet that can plow through any amount of snow or terrain. There is basically zero learning curve – if you can walk, you…

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Longboards for Beginners and Advanced Riders

sector-9

Many would consider Loaded Longboard to be the best in the industry. With  fiberglass additive, vertically lamated bamboo and a dropthur design, these are the perfect board for those who are looking to take their longboarding skills to the next level. If you don’t have $300+ to drop on a longboard check out our inventory of moderately priced longboard from GoldCoast, Santa Cruz, Arbor and Sector 9. Click here to see…

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