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 […]

Angling for the Right Board

If you are like me, your introduction to fishing was probably casting your line into the water from the shore. This of course simply made you want to from a boat. you went from standing at the edge of the water to sitting on it. But if you have tried stand up paddleboarding, you have […]

Five Awesome Gifts for the SUP Fan on Your List

This is an open letter to the person who drew my name from the hat this Christmas. But it can also serve as a standing wish list for anyone who knows a stand up paddle boarder for any occasion. You may not be willing to shell out for the new SUP board I’ve been wanting […]

SUP Yoga: The Right Stand Up Paddle Board

In the previous post, I mentioned that I saw someone doing yoga on a stand up paddle board. It was bound to happen and as I’ve found out, it is relatively widespread. As Hilary Kimblin, owner of Yoga Under the Trees in Beverly Hills, CA recently told Yoga Journal: “When it’s (yoga) practiced outdoors it […]

Your Stand Up Paddle Board: The New Yoga Mat?

I have to admit at the onset, I don’t do yoga. I do engage in some stretching before I get on my paddle board but nothing that involves anything like a downward facing dog. So when I saw someone doing a variety of poses one day on a smooth surfaced lake, I waited until she […]

Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards: Five Excellent Reasons

Think of inflatable stand up paddle boards as the great equalizer. Not only do they allow beginners to experience the sport on a board that offers the same thrill as a rigid board, the entry point is more affordable. In fact, inflatable stand up paddle boards have practical considerations for the more experienced boarder as […]

Why You should have an Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

Standup paddle boarding offers a unique water experience unlike any other. And like any sport, your soon-to-be-hopeless-devotion to it will depend on which board you use, where you plan to go and how you get there. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to discuss which stand up paddle board might be best to keep […]

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 […]