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Paddle Boarding The Mighty 790-Mile Ottawa River

Paul Gauvreau tells his story of becoming the first to paddle board the 790-mile mighty Ottawa River. With 14 hydro-electric dams, over 60 rapids and waterfalls, 45+ portages (mostly through untracked bush) his tent, dry food, survival kit and stand up paddle board is all he needed.

  • Published in Journeys

Winter SUPing: How To Stay Warm In Frigid Temperatures

As winter settles rubber thickens and sessions tend to get shorter. After surfing for over 10 years on frigid water (literally frigid) Igor Goni has managed to basket some tricks here and there which have helped him extend his time in the water regardless the season. Here are some tips on how to stay warm while stand up paddling in frigid temperatures.

  • Published in Tips

Paddle Boarding in Algonquin Park, Canada

You pass by floating greens and thick trees. You feel the soft currents beneath your board. And you spot wildlife peeking through the leaves, only to disappear in a blur of fur and twitchy ears. This isn’t your average SUP adventure, and that’s the point.

  • Published in Travel

Red Paddle Co. Announces North American Summer Demo Tour

Red Paddle Co, the world’s most popular inflatable stand up paddle board brand, is giving consumers across North America the opportunity to put its boards to the test during the 2017 Summer Demo Tour. Paddlers can also try their hands at testing out the tour’s co-sponsor FUSION’s STEREOACTIVE. The 42-stop tour will kick off on May 12th, 2017 in Seattle, WA.

  • Published in News

5 Places to Paddle in Cold Weather

When thinking of stand up paddling many imagine the warm, clear waters of somewhere tropical like Hawaii, Tahiti, or Florida as the perfect, most beautiful places to get on a SUP and explore. While there is no doubt that the places listed above are dreamy, there are places farther away from the equator that require a bit more than wearing just a bikini or board shorts but are still breathtakingly beautiful when paddling around. Here are five places to paddle in colder climates that are worth that extra layer or two of clothing and braving the cold.

  • Published in Travel

Paddler SUPs To Protest Pipeline

Have you heard of the story of Standup4Greatbear Expedition? Boardworks SUP ambassador Norm Hann paddled 400km from Kitimat to Bella Bella, Canada, the proposed route of a pipeline. His mission was to bring awareness to the threat of these oil tankers, and doing so created a documentary about the expedition.

  • Published in News

SUP, Surf & Sibling Rivalries At The 2016 Tofino SUP Championships

The mini-grom beat the grom as sibling rivalry returned to the 3rd annual Tofino Paddle & Surf Championships, October 21 to 23. A 13-year-old Finn Spencer beat out his 15-year-old older brother Jeffery to win the men's Pro Stand Up Paddle surf division, claiming the national title. And for the first time, prize money - $200.

  • Published in News

Helicopter SUP Expeditions in Canada

If you’re yearning for an adventure that takes you to beautiful and untouched places, then hold on to your seat, helicopter seat that is! Canada's first certified SUP Instructor Bodie Shandro from PaddleSurfIt.com, has started up a new Heli-SUP touring adventure during the summer months in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Published in Travel

SUP Athletes Compete For The First Time At 2016 Yukon River Quest

For the first time in its 18 year history, stand up paddlers have been invited to compete and participate in the in the 2016 Yukon River Quest. In the first year of being invited to the Yukon River Quest stand up paddle boarding (SUP) will be in the event as an experimental category and has attracted some of the world’s most renowned adventure and endurance stand up paddlers.

  • Published in News

Red Paddle Co Goes On Tour Across North America This Summer

Red Paddle Co a premier inflatable standup paddleboard company announced their 2016 Red Paddle Co North American Demo Tour. A 59 stop tour, taking their brand of market leading Inflatable standup paddleboards on the road around North American this summer.

  • Published in News
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