Beginner SUP: BIC SUP ACE-TEC Wing
11’ X 29” (220 LITERS)
The Wing is a unique board for newbies thanks to stability that allows for developing skills and design attributes to keep beginners happy as they advance. The extra-wide tail is paired with the displacement nose, which provides paddling speed without being the least bit tippy. Because of that combination, beginning racers and distance paddlers would do well on this board, focusing on their stroke technique and cadence. BIC’s ACE-TEC construction is a winner as well, providing hardcore durability. This board also works for downwind paddling and can be surfed in case new paddlers want to try surf racing.
This gear review originally ran in our 2014 Beginner’s Guide as “Boards to Begin.”
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