Athlete Training Program: Bart de Zwart

Welcome to our new Athlete Training Program series. We are chatting with some of the fastest, strongest, and most fit SUP athletes in the world to find out what feeds their paddle engines. From their paddle routines and cross-training habits to diet regimens, recipes, and more, these athletes share the details of their daily grind. First up, we have SUP distance racing machine and expedition enthusiast Bart de Zwart.

The Fastest Man on a Paddle Board?

Connor Baxter is making a name for himself in water sports. The twenty-two-year-old Maui-born waterman is fast becoming recognized as stand up paddle boarding’s elite male athlete, owning an impressive list of first-place finishes, including winning the overall 2016 APP World Tour title.

The Man Pushing Professional Paddle Boarding

Tristan Boxford is a man on a mission. The Hawaiian-based CEO, formerly a professional windsurfer, is now focused on growing paddle boarding worldwide through his exciting new enterprise – the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP).

Luck Is Earned | Jarvis Boards

What defines a true craftsperson? This paddle board maker has captured his dream by setting aside idle wishes and dedicating the time, attention and effort it takes to achieve what others may only see as good fortune. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as luck — luck is earned.

Jarvis Boards: True Craftsmanship

You may have heard of Mount Gay Rum, a.k.a. the oldest brand of run in the world. Well, Mount Gay has been off on an adventure touring the United States looking for unique craftsmen with a great story to share with the world. One of their profiles features non other than stand up paddle board craftsman Tony Smith, Jarvis Boards’ Founder.

A Closer Look: Amundson SUP

John Amundson of Amundson SUP is a third generation waterman whose love for the ocean runs deep. At just 15-years-old John learned to shape as a hobby and from there it turned into something much bigger: Amundson Hawaii. Learn all about John Amundson, Amundson Hawaii and how he got into stand up paddling in the video here.

A Closer Look At The Unique, Beautiful, And Eco-Friendly Jarvis Boards

With the explosion of stand up paddle boarding (SUP) the market has become flooded with a plethora of SUP brands and manufacturers causing a dilution of quality products, making it harder for the consumer to find something worth their investment. However, there are brands and products on the market that do offer beautiful and quality products that are something to be proud of. Case in point: Jarvis Boards.

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