Paddle Boarding (SUP)
Take a glance at a paddleboarding advertisement in a store, on a website, or in a magazine and this is what you’ll often see… Clearly, SUP is touted as the SEXY SUMMER SPORT. Who wouldn’t want to look like these models and do the cool things that they are doing?!?! The problem is that the … Continue reading
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Overview: “The Balance is the perfect exercise equipment for water lovers. This paddle marries a high-tech blade shape and materials with the beauty and warmth of wood. Squared-off profile catches the water and delivers a powerful workout.” –Bending Branches The Deets: Blade Size: 8”x17” (100 sq inches) Shaft Material: Aviation-grade T-700 carbon fiber Blade Material: … Continue reading
Touring on your SUP can be a unique and rewarding experience. It’s just so quick and easy to throw a board on the water, strap on some must-have gear, and shove off on an after-work adventure! One of my latest kicks involves taking a SUP down to the lake, bringing along a hammock and book, … Continue reading
A few years back I noticed a strange craft floating down the Charles River during my morning run. At first glance it seemed as though the guy was walking on water! Was this an aberration or was I running a little too hard? It turned out to be neither. The man was standing on what … Continue reading
This may seem slightly ironic to those readers who recall my comments about Stand Up Paddle Boarding in my post entitled “Five Predictions for Paddle Sport in 2013.” I believe that I referred to SUP in the Northeast as a “passing fad” that would “fade like yoyos and pogs did in the 90s.” Ouch… I’ve … Continue reading