4 Shops to Consider for SUP Surfing in the Seattle Area

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4 Shops to Consider for SUP Surfing in the Seattle Area The great Pacific Northwest is home to some of the most stunning scenery available in the continental United States. The glowing green and crystal-clear waters shimmer across a rugged landscape of trees and mountains. What everyone notices their first time visiting the shores are its wonderful pine smells and …

5 Shops for SUP Surfing in the San Francisco Area

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5 Shops for SUP Surfing in the San Francisco Area San Francisco is one of the most visited cities in the United States. Every year, around 20 million people visit the splendid shores to see the sights, visit the plentiful restaurants and see the beautiful beaches. But along with the beaches come opportunities to spend time on the water, standing …

6 Shops in the New York and New Jersey Area for Social Paddles

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6 Shops in the New York and New Jersey Area for Social Paddles Social Paddles are a growing faction of the SUP community where members are encouraged to come together, meet new people, and make new friends. During these times, beginners are encouraged to join as seasoned members provide them with lessons, and a complete understanding of how to successfully …

5 Outfitters in the Miami Area for Fun Social Paddles

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5 Outfitters in the Miami Area for Fun Social Paddles The beautiful beaches of Miami and the surrounding Florida area offers visitors a taste of the Caribbean life without having to leave the United States. Because of this, visitors flock to the shores to enjoy the ocean, sun, and laid-back scene of beach living. Often, people travel with groups of …

5 Great Shops in the Washington D.C. and Maryland Areas for Renting a SUP

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5 Great Shops in the Washington D.C. and Maryland Areas for Renting a SUP Moving farther down the east coast, we land in the Delmarva area where shops have been popping up over the last few years to provide outdoorsman and woman with the opportunity to experience their unique waterways on a SUP. In the D.C. portion of the state, …

8 SUP Yoga & Fitness Classes in the New York City Area

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8 SUP Yoga and Fitness Classes in the New York City Area New York, New York! What a wonderful city. Famous for its imposing skyline, crowded streets and undeniable energy. The lights never turn off in the city that never sleeps. Opportunity rushes through the paved roads like cab drivers rushing you to your destination. There’s a reason why it …

6 SUP Yoga & Fitness Classes in the Washington D.C. & Maryland Area

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6 Great SUP Yoga and Fitness Classes in the Washington D.C. Area Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy body and active lifestyle. The benefits of getting regular exercise are tremendous. They include reducing the risk of heart attack, lose weight, lower cholesterol, help slow the aging process, boost your metabolism, mood elevator, and the list can go …

6 SUP Yoga & Fitness Classes to Check Out in Seattle

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6 SUP Yoga and Fitness Classes to Check Out in the Seattle Area The great Pacific Northwest. The beautiful outdoors. The undeniable magnificence in the thousand shades of green and fresh pine scent. Clear water and grey jutting rocks. Mountains and valleys. Flowers and never-ending hiking trails. The area surrounding Seattle is full of amazing scenery and fresh-water sanctuaries prime …

5 SUP Yoga & Fitness Classes in the San Diego Area

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SUP Yoga and Fitness Classes to Try in the San Diego Area In the beautiful city streets and warm beaches surrounding San Diego and its accompanying areas, there are countless ways for tourists, vacationers, and adventurers to spend an afternoon outside with friends and family. The popularity of the city has exploded due to its warmer, seasonal weather year-round, and …

5 Great Places to Rent a SUP around San Diego

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Paddleboarding on the west coast of the United States is an activity quite unlike any other. This is partly due to the activity of SUP and partly due to the environment you find yourself in when visiting California and other spots along the coast. The golden sun, the tall palm trees, and wide-open beaches make for as aesthetically pleasing morning …

4 Spots for River Paddling in the Pacific Northwest

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Stand up paddling has been, and will continue to be, widely enjoyed on our oceans and bays by millions of people every year. The scene and sounds of these bodies of water produce a feeling on contentment and excitement for visitors and residents alike. However, as more people began to invest time into stand-up paddling, adventurers around the globe sought …

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6 Wildlife Tours in the San Diego Area

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One of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful Southern California coast is by standing on a paddle board and immersing yourself in the natural environment. The abundant coastline filled with coves, rocky cliffs, and inlets provides the perfect breeding ground for all types of wildlife to grow and proliferate. By paddling into these environments, participants can fully see the …

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8 Wildlife Tours in the Miami Area

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Miami and the surrounding areas in Florida welcome visitors and vacationers with pristine beaches, clear-blue water, and plenty of sunshine to soak into their skin as they enjoy the outdoors and everything it has to offer. Which is why the shores of Florida attract numerous visitors on a yearly basis, each with their own idea of how to spend time …

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5 Paddle Board Wildlife Tours in the Washingon D.C. / Maryland Area

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The world, and the many places within it, offers people a fascinating array of biological diversity for anyone willing to explore and discover it. By understanding the region-specific wildlife in an area you may find yourself traveling in, you will create a deeper connection in yourself to the local environment and those animals and people residing within it. SUP offers …

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Intro into SUP Gear: Paddle Boards

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The sport of standup paddle boarding can best be described as diverse. Despite consisting of the same main ingredients- board, paddle, PFD and water- the environment and the actions taken on the board can be vastly different. You may discover your love for the sport in the ocean, feeling the rush of freedom as you glide down the face of …

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Intro Into SUP Gear: Other

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SUP Gear Continued Paddle boarding offers enthusiasts a long list of great gear to choose from when they enter the sport. Often, the main piece of inquiry and research is on the board. Depending on what they are looking to do in the sport will determine what type, size, and price of board they should be buying. But beyond that, …

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Additional Ways To Have Fun On A SUP

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Standup paddle boarding can take a paddler on numerous adventures, through various bodies of water, and even in far-off countries. It can take you down the face of a screaming wave as you maneuver in and out of waves on a hot summer day. It can take you over white-water river paddling where you will inject adrenaline into your veins …

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Beginner Activities On A SUP

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In order to try something new, we must first have the courage it takes to be a novice and all that comes along with it. This may entail feelings of uncertainty, failures in the early stages, and overwhelming frustrations. We may find ourselves not wanting to continue with the activity, instead looking towards the horizon, landing on the next venture …

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Top 8 Wildlife Tours in the Seattle Area

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The Pacific Northwest holds a sense of awe for most travelers who make their way to its shores. The tremendous amounts of green often envelope vacationers in a wonderful sense of peace as they make their way through the burgeoning forests and clear waters. Such experiences can leave a lasting impression on anyone lucky enough to have them. But what …

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Top 6 Wildlife Tours in the Boston Area

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Boston is a city steeped in historical significance for the United States. Walking the streets is a constant reminder that the town is one of the earliest settlements for the newcomers to the shores of what would be the earliest colonies. Everywhere one looks, they will constantly see reminders in the cobblestone streets, the wonderful buildings, the plaques of important …

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Top 8 Wildlife Tours in the San Francisco Area

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San Francisco is famous for its steep, winding streets, bountiful food markets, interesting architecture, and of the Golden Gate Bridge. But it should also be known for its tremendous treasure trove of outdoor activities and exciting biodiversity of its wildlife found along its shores. Over the course of the last few years, residents of San Francisco along with visitors, have …

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Top 8 Wildlife Tours in the Austin Area

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Over the last few years Austin, sitting in the heart of Texas, has exploded into a space for young and old to become more active and enjoy the outdoors. This means more companies are currently being created in order to accommodate this growing thirst for time outside. Hiking, biking, kayaking, and paddle boarding have all become a staple activity for …

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Social Events On A SUP

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Introduction As the sport of standup paddle boarding continues to grow, outdoor enthusiasts around the globe are beginning to take notice of the unique opportunity SUP offers those looking to spend more time in nature. The sight of a person standing on a board as they float atop the water usually bathes potential enthusiasts in enough curiosity to search out …

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How to build a wooden Paddle Board

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How to build a wooden paddle board In this series of videos, You’ll be taken you through the entire process of building a Wooden SUP using a kit from http://www.DIYsurfboardkits.com.au In this first video, I show you how to assemble the frame kit using minimal tools that almost any DIYer would have.

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10 Wildlife Tours in the New York Area

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New York and the surrounding areas provide outdoor enthusiasts with exciting opportunities to paddle in the natural world as well as around the magnificent landscape of New York City. Within these two vastly different environments, the wild landscapes and everything that lives in it, creeps out of the unnatural to greet paddlers on Wildlife Tours throughout these busy east coast …

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5 SUP Adventures Waiting For You In Gunnison, Colorado

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Original article from SUP Connect If you’re looking for the best place to SUP in the mountains, look no further than Colorado’s Western Slope. Nestled high up in the Rockies, Gunnison offers endless opportunities to get out on the water whether you’re looking for the thrill of a fast paced mountain river, or the serenity of an alpine lake. Stand-up …

Promoting & protecting paddleboarding in the UK

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Not so long ago we published the press releases and schedule for the 2019 BSUPA Instructor conference. Well, the bang of the drum continued as SUP instructors & BSUPA members across the country awoke from the salty slumber of winter to come together for the common good of promoting paddleboarding with BSUPA. After all, growing paddle boarding in the UK …

Paddle Round the Pier

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Come on summer hurry up Winter is getting boring! Granted the weather has been pretty mild lately, but who wouldn’t benefit from a nice warm summer weekend of fun at the beach. Throw in some water based activities, entertainment, maybe some fundraisers for the feel good factor and you’ve got the perfect weekend. Okay, time to fast forward to July …

Kik Plastic UK cycle challenge

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Kiko Matthews, 38, who broke the female solo trans-Atlantic rowing record last year, is now aiming to cycle 7200km of Great British coastline, joining over 70 beach cleans as she goes. Setting off from London on May 5th, she will cycle approximately 60 miles a day for 3 months, around the entire coast of the UK and the northern part of Ireland, stopping …

Esea Strap – New Paddleboarding Innovation

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Coming soon to indiegogo and our shores is an all new SUP carrying device that aims to make carrying SUPs of all types smooth and effortless – the Esea Strap. The Esea strap is a new board carrying strap device that attempts to drastically reduce the effort needed to carry boards. Aimed at all ages, it provides a smart and …