PaddleHealthy
April 16, 2012 //

SUP Awards’ 2011 Female Paddler of the Year, Jenny Kalmbach, teams up with a movement specialist and trainer to share exercises that help save shoulders.

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Skills
April 12, 2012 //

Racing is a huge part of SUP. Events are held around the world nearly every weekend and raceboards are flying out of SUP shops. But with all the competitions that include courses that weave in and out of the break, surfing a raceboard is an important skill to master if you’re going to race in […]

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Drafting-mantle
April 3, 2012 //

There’s been a lot of buzz in the racing scene about drafting.

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Pivot-Turn-mantle
March 21, 2012 //

The pivot turn: it’s an important skill to master. Whether you’re an SUP surfer, racer, or recreational paddler, the pivot turn is easy to learn and allows you to make tighter, more efficient directional changes when catching waves, rounding buoys or just heading home. Gillian Gibree, a SUP yoga instructor, racer, and surfer walks us […]

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March 14, 2012 //

The skills to pay the bills. If you’re a paddler, you gotta’ have em’. And the fun part is developing those skills. Morgan Hoesterey is one of standup paddling’s best all-around athletes. She can race prone paddleboard. She can surf. She can read, and ride, bumps. Yes, she has the skills to pay em’. So […]

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June 3, 2011 //

Ever missed a wave because you couldn’t turn quick enough? Had a hard time rounding that buoy during training runs? Find out how to perform the pivot turn in this instructional Skills article.

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April 12, 2011 //

You’re going to go down at some point. Learn how to fall off your SUP the right way with this tips.

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April 5, 2011 //

Every day in the ocean is different, and though most of us prefer to ride waves on our frontside (toe side), conditions don’t always cooperate. Chuck Patterson’s tips will help you dial your backside cutback and keep you in the wave’s power pocket.

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April 1, 2011 //

The Art of Downwind Paddling with Hawaiian waterman Dave Kalama.

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March 14, 2011 //

The spring issue of SUP magazine features our first ever Board Guide–a comprehensive rundown of some of the industry’s best rides. So what if this is your first SUP? How do you choose the size, shape and style of your precious new toy? We solicited lifelong shaper and waterman Brian Szymanksi to give us his […]

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