SUP Racing: A Showdown

Taking SUP Racing to the Next Level Dale Earnhardt once quipped: “Finishing races is important; but racing is more important.” For the average stand up paddle boarder, the experience on the water often involves a single pursuit: to have fun. And as I’ve often noted here, that experience is determined by several key elements. The […]

Your SUP Deck Pad

5 Things You Should Know about your Stand Up Paddle Board Deck Pad Stand up paddle boarding continues to grow in popularity and with good reason. It’s fun. A simple one hour lesson can help you have more fun on your SUP board, and as you do, you’ll begin searching for the right paddle board […]

A Nod to Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Oregon

The Best Way to Enjoy the SUP Experience in Oregon Bend, Oregon resident Gerry Lopez is often credited with building the first stand up paddle board in his Maui shop for a client who was about to launch into the otherwise surf-only waves. The legend might not be wholly true, histories do vary, but stand […]

How to Choose the Right SUP Paddle Board

I’m going to begin this piece with a caveat. Your first board is not likely to be your last. Also, even though most paddle boards will allow you to experience all sorts of water, the right board will make the experience better. So let’s start with the different types. There are SUP boards for surfing, […]