Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Helmets

Are SUP Helmets a Requirement? As sports like stand up paddle boarding become more mainstream, the number of people who approach the experience with little or no training is bound to increase as well. While the sport is not that difficult to pick-up, to SUP correctly and safely requires a little bit of forethought. So […]

SUP Safety: Are You Wearing Your PFD?

  SUP Safety: Are You Wearing Your PFD? Personal floatation devices, or PFDs have been a requirement for stand up paddleboarders since 2009. I’d be willing to wager that you probably knew that already. It might also be a safe bet that you aren’t wearing one every time you take your paddleboard out. And I […]

Going Extreme: Fishing with a Stand-up Paddleboard

Earlier this week, I discussed one of the ways you could use a paddle board for fishing. The type of angling I wrote about was more of a flat water approach to angling. Today I thought I’d introduce to you a different type of board that will add a little bit of the extreme to […]

Speed, SUP and the Not-So-Beginner Beginner

Gandhi may have got a lot of things right about life and such but he wasn’t talking stand up paddle boarding when he said: “There is more to life than simply increasing speed.” The right SUP board should be combination of both stability and speed.  Today I thought I’d talk about a specific brand of […]

The Brief (or Long) History of Standup Paddle Boarding

It is difficult to pin down the origins of any activity that seems to simply have evolved. Standup paddle boarding has had a long or even brief history, depending on what you want to believe. So I thought I’d give you some of the new/old possibilities surrounding the origins of the quickly growing sport of […]

Stand on Liquid…Adventure of SUP transportation

Collinsling After struggling to transport my Revere 5 blocks from my home on NW Broadway to the dock at Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe, I invented a transport aid. Out of what was previously a dog leash, and prior to that, an anchor for a slack line, I had a sling. I clipped a few […]

Stand on Liquid and New Paddle Adventures!

Day 1 Jumping in to a new sport is not something I am a novice at. Deciding to invest in a paddle board after clearing out my bank account from a year traveling in Australia was not a hasty decision. But, the questions still remained…. where to get the board? Luckily, I work at Patagonia@Bend, […]

Stand up Paddling and Calorie Burn

From our friends at Surfin OK – So how many calories does paddling boarding burn? If you are paddling hard, up to 800-1000 calories per hour! What can be said is that stand up paddling is just as intense as other paddling water sports such as canoeing, kayaking, or Hawaiian outrigger. If anything SUPing might […]

2013 Tahoe SUP Rubicon Reviewed at Stand on Liquid

Check out Ronnie Ayres from Tahoe SUP in the Stand on Liquid warehouse explaining the features of the 2013 Rubicon. http://youtu.be/WbpMwebzm70

Tahoe SUP, EXPLORE Project – 2013 Tahoe SUP line-up at Stand on Liquid coming soon

From our friends at TahoeSUP – E X P L O R E Project. The Project, filmed and edited by the Thunderfish production company, features episodes from a variety of stand up paddling locations, following our team of explorers as they let imagination and curiosity be their guide. The E X P L O R […]