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Tips To Enjoy An Injury Free SUP Experience

Whether you are new to standup paddle boarding or already pretty experienced, it can be useful to know a few simple tricks that can help you improve your SUP experience while helping you reduce the risk of injuries.

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How To Position A Fin On A SUP

So you know how to install your fin into your board but want to learn how to properly position the fin within the fin box? Todd from Pau Hana Surf Supply demonstrates how to properly position a fin on a stand up paddle board (SUP).

  • Published in Tips

What To Avoid On A SUP Expedition

Adventure is one of the perks of SUP and it’s what keeps us all coming back for more. But, it’s not always as easy and fun as it looks. Things can and likely will go wrong at some point and no-one knows this better than some of SUP’s most experienced adventure paddlers Bart de Zwart and Gabriel Gray. In order to avoid these same unfortunate experiences, we caught up with these two to get some tips on what to avoid when on a SUP expedition of your own. Check it out:

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Should You Paddle Board With A Cold?

Cold and flu season is not a fun one, and if you have survived the season “flu-free”, consider yourself blessed. And if you are caught right in the midst of a cold or flu, you might wonder: “Should I work out? Should I train?”

  • Published in Opinion

8 Tips to Camp with a Paddleboard

Are you interested in taking a SUP camping trip but don’t know where to start? Expert camper and SUP expeditioner Gabriel Gray shares his tips on what type of gear you need, how to plan your trip and more. Check it out…

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How To Lift A Stand Up Paddle Board To Avoid Injury

Often times, stand up paddle boards can be big, bulky and weigh a lot which can make the task of lifting the board quite difficult. Because of the weight and size of many of the stand up paddle boards on the market there is a higher chance of injuring or straining your back when attempting to lift the board if not done properly. Here, Pau Hana’s Todd Caranto gives a few tips on how to lift a paddle board properly in order to avoid injury or strain to your back.

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SUP Training Plan by Jeramie Vaine

We recently caught up with Bark and NSP Athlete Jeramie Vaine about his paddle plan, cross training habits, and diet. This week we are diving deeper. Check out what Jeramie had to say about his training routine.

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The Uniform for SUP Whitewater

River paddle boarding and especially whitewater SUP is a different beast, compared to other disciplines of stand up paddling such as SUP Yoga and SUP Surfing. Its influences are more from the kayak and rafting world. River hydrology is different than the coast, and there are different hazards. Also, the outerwear of kayakers is the uniform of river paddle boarders. Learn about the whitewater SUP uniform here...

  • Published in Gear

Learn Practice Structures & Skill Acquisition In SUP Coaching

In a series of articles we will be looking at some of the key features of training other SUP paddlers. Do you call it Coaching? Teaching? Instructing? Whatever you call it you are facilitating the learning process, and Kerr (1982) defines learning as “a relatively permanent change in performance resulting from practice or past experience”. As we will see later, there is a big difference between teaching someone a technique and them retaining it, and building upon it. 

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Crossbreed AirTech: Proper Inflation & Storage

For a newcomer to inflatables, setup and breakdown of your inflatable SUP can be confusing and challenging if you aren’t familiar with the tools involved. For quick and easy tips for proper setup and breakdown of Slingshot SUP's inflatable Crossbreed AirTech paddle board, see the tips and video shown here.

  • Published in Gear
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