What’s the most important aspect of standup paddling? In our opinion, it’s getting on the water. Now. Here are three basic skills you need to enjoy standup paddling today; from getting on your feet to the correct paddle stroke to the buoy-turn. These will get you on the water, having fun and enjoying this great sport. Remember to start small and in protected water (i.e. flat). And if you’re a beginner and looking for more extensive info, please pick up our Beginner’s Guide, on newsstands now. Find more SUP tips in our skills section.
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