Stand Up Paddleboarding

SUP Safety Tips

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Stand up paddleboarding (check out our selection of SUP here) has become the fastest growing water sport in the world. It’s accessible to most, relatively safe, a good upper body workout, and of course, loads of fun. You can SUP on lakes of all sizes, oceans, rivers and reservoirs. With the rise in popularity, many paddleboarders often…

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Stand Up Paddling – Tips and Techniques

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While it looks easy enough, it’s important that you know how to properly stand on, paddle and turn your stand up paddle board. Dialing in your SUP paddle technique will ensure the best experience possible on the water. The right skills will allow you to be efficient, safe and to soak up all that paddle boarding has to offer….

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Sneak Peek at 2015 Dynafit Beast 14 Binding

New 2015 Dynafit Beast 14 Ski Binding

2015 Dynafit Beast 14 Binding This past January’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver felt more like a “tech” buzzword feeding frenzy than a show that had touted individualism. It seemed companies were hyper-concerned with meeting their impression goals by resorting to carni-style tactics: “Step right up and get your tech here!” Dynafit,…

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Stand Up Paddle Board Regulations

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  Oceans, lakes and rivers have all seen a recent explosion in stand up paddle boarding (SUP). Due to it’s increased popularity, the US Coast Guard classified SUPs as vessels in 2008, which means they have to adhere to the same regulations as canoes and kayaks when operated outside of surfing areas. Such regulations should…

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Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga

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If you love the outdoors, water, and yoga, you are bound to love Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga.  Besides taking your practice to a new level, SUP yoga will help you improve your balance, quiet your mind, and get in shape.  Best of all, it will allow you to see the water/world in a whole new way. Whether it’s…

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Best Stand Up Paddleboards For SUP Yoga

Best SUPs for yoga

What makes a Stand Up Paddleboard Good For Yoga? Just about any Stand Up Paddleboard will work, although there are a few key characteristics that make some boards better than others. The ideal SUP for yoga should be wide, stable, and offer enough buoyancy to keep you afloat. Here are the characteristics of a good Paddleboard for yoga: Should be stable (width…

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SUP Glossary

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Paddle boarding is a fast-growing sport that is a fun, easy way to enjoy a day on the water. It requires minimal equipment and waves are optional. Paddle boards are very functional and can be versatile for sailing or surfing with the right equipment and setup. It may be a bit daunting for a first…

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Stand Up Paddle Board Fishing

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Imagine quietly paddling to fish filled pockets of water without having to worry about a dragging rudder or stirring the water too much. Stand up paddle fishing is truly a pristine and magical form of fishing. Also know as extreme fishing or “man on fish,” stand up paddle board fishing has been around since surfing…

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Starboard Blend Slick SUP Review

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A few words to describe the Starboard has Blend Slick SUP – “Ultimate flat water to wave cross-over.” More simply put, it’s incredibly versatile and will be your go to companion regardless of where or how you plan to paddle. For newbies learning to catch some waves, the ample nose flip will dramatically cut down…

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Stand up paddle boarding evolved form the Polynesians and migrated to the Hawaiian Islands thousands of years ago.  Recently regaining popularity, Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUPs) can now be found all over the world – from the lakes and rivers of the Midwest, to the furthest reaches of Australia and New Zealand. In the 1960’s,…

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