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  • Mar 29, 2021

Paddle Boarding with Kids

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) with your kids is not just a delightful way to enjoy the outdoors but also a fantastic opportunity to bond and instill in them a love for water sports. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or new to the sport, introducing your children to SUP can be an enriching experience for the whole family. Here's a comprehensive guide to ensure your SUP adventure with kids is enjoyable, safe, and memorable.

  • Mar 10, 2021

Off Season Workouts for SUP

The off-season doesn't mean you have to lose the paddleboarding (SUP) fitness you've worked so hard to build. With the right exercises, you can maintain, and even enhance, your SUP skills and physical condition, ensuring you're ready to hit the water as soon as the weather permits. Here are some workouts tailored for SUP enthusiasts, designed to keep you in top shape year-round.

  • Mar 10, 2021

How to Inflate and Deflate Your Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board

The first time you inflate and deflate you inflatable paddle board you might feel a bit stressed, but we promise that will practice will come peace and the pumping will become easier. We've set up so many times now that it is second nature, and it'll be that way for you too.

  • Mar 9, 2021

SUP Fishing For Beginners

Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Fishing has rapidly evolved from a niche hobby into a global phenomenon, attracting anglers from the kayak fishing scene and beyond. The allure of SUP fishing lies in its unique blend of accessibility, flexibility, and the sheer thrill of angling from a standing position. If you're considering dipping your toes into the waters of SUP fishing, here are essential tips to ensure your first expedition is a memorable one.

  • Mar 3, 2021

Introducing Your Dog To Paddle Boarding

Sharing the adventure of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) with your dog can be an enriching experience for both of you. Whether you're exploring serene lakes or gently flowing rivers, preparing your pup for their first SUP adventure ensures safety and fun. Here's how to get started, inspired by the journey of a Labrador named Mowgli who found his sea legs (and love for SUP) in the beautiful lakes of Utah.

  • Mar 2, 2021

SUP Safety Tips

Embracing the serenity and adventure of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) requires not just enthusiasm but also a commitment to safety. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or new to the sport, understanding and implementing key safety practices can significantly enhance your enjoyment on the water while safeguarding you and your companions. Below are indispensable safety tips every SUP enthusiast should follow.

  • Feb 28, 2021

Paddling Techniques For Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Arguably the best parts of the SUP sport is the variety, integrity, and agency. No matter what SUP style is your favorite, you're guaranteed a great full body workout. We'll go through every kind of SUP discipline and how to paddle the best for your sport.

  • Feb 26, 2021

How Difficult is Standup Paddleboarding?

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is often perceived as a challenging activity, especially for beginners who might be apprehensive about balancing on a board on water. However, with the right approach and preparation, SUP can be surprisingly accessible and enjoyable for people of all skill levels. Here’s a breakdown of what makes SUP a manageable and delightful sport, along with tips for beginners to ensure a smooth start.

  • Feb 20, 2021

How To Improve Your SUP Paddle Stroke

Improving your SUP paddle stroke is essential for efficiency, speed, and overall enjoyment on the water. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your skills, understanding the mechanics of a good paddle stroke can significantly enhance your stand-up paddleboarding experience. Here’s a step-by-step guide to perfecting your paddle stroke, ensuring you get the most out of every outing.

  • Feb 19, 2021

Frequent Stand Up Paddle Boarding Mistakes

Paddleboarding offers a unique blend of challenge and relaxation, adaptable to your preferences. Whether you're aiming for high performance or seeking tranquility on the water, avoiding common mistakes is crucial to enjoy the sport fully and not to be sidelined as a novice.

  • Feb 10, 2021

Beginners Guide to Stand-up Paddle Board

Embarking on a stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) journey brings an exciting blend of adventure, relaxation, and a full-body workout. Contrary to some apprehensions, SUP is not difficult; it's about choosing the right board and paddle, mastering basic techniques, and understanding SUP fundamentals. Here’s a beginner’s guide to ensure your first SUP experience is not just enjoyable but also sets the stage for many more to come.

  • Feb 9, 2021

The Best Sizing Paddle Method for your Adjustable SUP Paddle

We're answering your big question, "What length should my paddle board be?". We're going over paddle adjustment methods and giving you our recommendation that is quick and easy so you can get on the water as soon as possible.

  • Feb 9, 2021

How to Choose a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)

Embarking on your stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) adventure this spring brings you to the exciting phase of selecting your first paddle board. With the sport gaining momentum and the market flooded with options, pinpointing the ideal beginner paddle board might seem daunting. But worry not, we've distilled the essence of what to consider to ensure your selection process is as smooth as your glide on the water.

  • Jan 29, 2021

Fishing Stand Up Paddle Board FAQ

SUP fishing is revolutionizing the way we approach our fishing adventures, combining the thrill of the catch with the joys of stand-up paddleboarding. As the popularity of SUPs continues to soar in rivers, lakes, and oceans, anglers are discovering the unparalleled benefits of this modern fishing method. Let's dive into why SUP fishing is not just a trend, but a transformative experience for fishing aficionados.

  • Jan 7, 2021

6 Things You Need To Know About Winter Paddle Boarding

Winter doesn't have to signal the end of your paddle boarding adventures. In fact, with crisp air and serene, crowd-free waters, winter might just become your favorite paddle boarding season. However, it demands a shift in approach to ensure safety and enjoyment. Let's explore six vital tips for winter paddle boarding that will keep you connected to nature and enjoying your board year-round.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Pre-Season Paddle Board Preparation

Time flies, and here we are, gearing up for another thrilling season of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). With the days lengthening and the anticipation of sunny skies ahead, it's the perfect moment to start planning your paddleboarding adventures. Whether you're meticulously organizing your existing gear or assembling your dream setup, Glide is on hand with expert advice to ensure you hit the water running.