As a SUP athlete I love events that test my skill on the water and push my abilities to new levels. I want to be as well rounded of an athlete as I can be. This event is growing every year and hosts races that test your SUP skills on many levels. This review is based upon my racing experience and is my personal opinion.
Jobe has translated its standup paddling philosophy into a mindblowing video. They just released the video called ‘The Jobe SUP philosophy’. With this video they want to approach the novice standup paddler, that’s what this video is made for. Jobe shows that sup is an activity for everyone!
CPD (Continual Professional Development) may not always be a direct relation to the sport or activity you coach. Just because we are SUP Coaches, we may not choose to undertake another SUP related course. Opening our minds and relating other courses and experiences will often give us a new skill or experience that can be indirectly related to the sport we coach.
If we each make a commitment to pick up one piece of trash every time we hit the shoreline, we can make a tremendous difference. Sometimes, the way we look at something is more important than simply seeing it. Viewpoints impact our perception and actions.
The Water Skills Academy (WSA) believes that everyone should have the opportunity to have positive and fun water based experiences while feeling safe and secure. As part of the WSA we have designed a module specifically aimed at working with differently abled individuals.
We recently caught up with Billy Rossini, the founder of NOCQUA Adventure Gear, which created an accessory for your SUP allowing for paddling in the dark.
Have the next generation of paddlers forgotten the meaning of Aloha or even been taught the meaning? Mike Dobbins explores his ideas on the matter.
Matt Crofton was told he had less than 48 hours to live. He had contracted a fatal disease in Costa Rica that would leave him to die. Miraculously, he survived his crazy ordeal and managed to live. One year after his being told he would die, Matt set out on a 2,400 mile SUP journey down the Mississippi River to raise money for the hospital and its workers who worked day and night to help save him.
Supconnect chats with Brody Welte on the hot debate of PFD’s vs. Leashes. His thoughts might surprise you…