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How To Analyze Your Surf Break

Sean Poynter is one of the best stand up paddle surfers in the world, so when he stops to give some surf advice, you be sure to listen. In Episode 5 of Sean's new 'how-to' series, Sean explains how to analyze your surf break. Sean gives us a list of a few things to keep in mind. See what he had to say…

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Action-Packed Trailer Released For The Progression Project

We can already tell by watching this short trailer that The Progression Project, a SUP Surfing film by PaddleWoo and Erik Antonson, is going to be a must-see. For this film, PaddleWoo assembled nine of the world's best paddle surfers in the Blue Zone of Costa Rica to document and define the current state of paddle surfing.

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Sean Poynter & Ian Cairns Hosting Ultimate SUP Surf Retreat

If you’re looking to step up your game in SUP surfing and you want to get away for a bit the SUP-Surf Retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico is exactly what you need. Hosted by SUP Pro Sean Pointer and surfing legend Ian Cairns, the retreat is based around a SUP surfing coaching and learning experience that mixes in a 5-star luxurious vacation experience.

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Supconnect Announces 2015 Editor's Choice Awards Winners

After two months of deliberations and intense evaluations we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards. After nominating 30 or so men, women, groms and blogs per category, and an abundance of brands and shops in the stand up paddle industry we've finally narrowed down the extremely talented pool of nominees to the final chosen winners.

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The Minds Behind Starboard's Award Winning Paddle Board, The 7'4" Pro

Want to know what goes into making a award winning paddle board? We caught up with none other than stand up paddle surfing pro Sean Poynter to get the scoop on the 7'4" Pro, the Starboard SUP that he's been working on for years, which by the way, just won the Supconnect Gear of the Year Award for best Surf SUP in the 2015 Supconnect Editor's Choice Awards.

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Sean Poynter Talks SUP Tips Series

Over the past 15 weeks professional stand up paddle surfer Sean Poynter has provided the world of stand up paddle boarding a series of tips for those looking to better their SUP surfing skills. Recently, Sean's tips have gone on a hiatus so we've reached out to him to see what he's been up to. Take a look:

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Starboard SUP Tests New Wavepark, Surf Snowdonia

Before opening its doors to the public on August 1, 2015, Surf Snowdonia opened its doors to the Starboard SUP team to test out the manmade wave park. The Starboard SUP team went to the park to test its feasibility for SUP and to see what the local area had to offer.

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How To Do A Cross Bow Backside Turn On A Paddle Board

The Cross Bow backside turn is one that should be in everybody's repertoire as it's a really functional maneuver because of it's relatively quick execution and it's support in down-the-line surfing. Here, Sean Poynter gives us a breakdown on how to properly execute the Cross Bow backside turn on a paddle board.

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How To Do A Frontside Cutback On Your Paddleboard

Now that you've gotten comfortable getting in and out of the waves on your paddleboard and are a master at catching them, you're now ready to start progressing even further and adding some tricks into your bag. Starboard and FCS SUP athlete Sean Poynter lays out some tips on how to do a frontside cutback on your standup paddleboard. When doing a frontside cutback there are a few key motions that you need to do in order to successfully execute one and here, Sean lays them all out on the table. Here are his words of advice:

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How To Get Back On Your Paddle Board After Falling

Falling off of your paddle board is going to happen at some point or another when paddle boarding. It can be troublesome to get back on your SUP after falling if done incorrectly. Luckily, we have SUP expert Sean Poynter to help us with a few tips on how to get back up after we've fallen. Here are some tips from Starboard SUP and FCS SUP athlete Sean Poynter:

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FCS SUP’s Zane Schweitzer Finds Success At Home and Abroad

The FCS SUP athletes have been busy as of late jet-setting across the globe and finding themselves atop the podium for their efforts. Maui’s Zane Schweitzer recently travelled to Tahiti where he competed in the Sapinus Pro, the second stop on the 2015 Stand Up World Tour.

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