General Paddle Board Information

General Paddle Board Information
  • Jan 6, 2022

Ocean vs. Lake Paddle Boarding

Though Lake and Ocean paddle boarding have various differences from each other, we can see that both have pros and cons. We'll go over those differences, breakdown things to consider when planning a SUP adventure, and give you our  recommendation for which you should choose.

  • Jan 5, 2022

The Differences in Paddle Board Shapes

We want to answer your question of "Do paddle board shapes really matter?" and "What's the difference in paddle board shapes?".  Read more to find out why they are different and which would be best for you!

  • Dec 31, 2021

Paddle Boards with a Lineage of Toughness

How did an accident on the river birth a SUP manufacturer that makes the most durable hard and inflatable paddle boards on the planet?

  • Dec 28, 2021

Personal SUP Firsts

Everyone remembers their first time standing up on a SUP. There’s still plenty more firsts to be had though! Get some ideas to have some new SUP firsts of your own from this post about white water SUP, SUP fishing and SUP camping.

  • Dec 8, 2021

What's "SUP"?

As you get into stand up paddle boarding you need to understand the lingo to get in with the cool crowd. Here's a breakdown of all things "SUP"!

  • Dec 6, 2021

What the Words “Paddle Board” Mean to Me

What the words paddle board mean to one man. Written by the Co-Owner of Glide Paddlesports, Scott Knorp on how he discovered and fell in love with Standup Paddle Boarding in 2007.

  • Nov 20, 2021

The Thrill of a Downwinder

A downwinder is a SUP session somewhat like running a river where you will go from point A to point B and have a ride waiting for you at the end of the line. It’s a bit of a hybrid between river running, surfing and flatwater paddling. Here's our take on downwind SUPing.

  • Oct 6, 2021

Fall Stand up Paddle boarding

We know we the bitter-sweet feeling of when the colder weather kicks in announcing Fall's arrival.  Most people think that Paddleboarding is only a Summer activity, but we're excited to give you the tea on Fall paddling. Here's our tips and tricks on making paddle boarding during Fall just as fun as Summer paddling!

  • Sep 24, 2021

My Adventure with SUP camping - A Customers Story

Sent by a man whom we'll call Sam (not his real name), gave permission for us to share his experience with SUP Camping on an O2 Angler fishing inflatable paddle board. Here is his account. *Photos featured are not from his account*

  • Sep 17, 2021

Getting the Seniors in your Life into Paddle Boarding

Growing older has it's pros and cons, but we're here to inform you that paddleboarding is still a pro for you! In this article we'll explain the benefits of Standup Paddle Boarding no matter what age you're at! 

  • May 18, 2021

SUP is the Ultimate Stressbuster

  • Apr 5, 2021

What Does Hard Science Say About a SUP Workout?

Stand up paddle boarding is an enjoyable, easy to learn alternative to traditional forms of training. This study confirmed what SUP enthusiasts have known anecdotally for decades. Here's what they did.

  • Mar 30, 2021

Stand Up Paddle Boarding Surges During Pandemic

Stand Up Paddle Boarding has blown up in popularity and experience.  Don't worry about not knowing much because we'll give you the rundown here.

  • Mar 24, 2021

Why Is SUP Yoga So Popular?

You heard from your friend about SUP Yoga, but you're feeling embarrassed that you don't know enough information about it? We've got you covered! Here's the run down about Paddle Board Yoga. Why it's popular, how it benefits your health and why you should become obsessed with it like the rest of us.

  • Mar 12, 2021

3 Important Reasons That SUP is Superior to Kayaking

  • Mar 5, 2021

Improving Your Fitness With SUP

In previous articles, we’ve shown how stand up paddle boarding works every major muscle group in the body but what muscle is more important than the heart. By knowing your individual data points and catering your SUP workouts accordingly you can definitely become a leaner, healthier you!