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Matt Barker-Smith / Sup Surfing Tips – Getting Out to The Lineup

SUPboarder (19 min. ago) - Two times British BSUPA SUP surf champion, and 2015 Team GB SUP surf representative at the ISA World Championships in Mexico, Matt Barker-Smith shares some simple SUP surfing tips on how to make the most of your surf session and get out to the lineup.  read more...

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The shallows

A whole bunch of Ing's (2 hrs. ago) - My footprints across the grey cracked pavement leading to the sea. Black pieces of my dry suit steaming dry in the heat of a powerful sun. The smell of sping crossed my nose on a light NW breeze; as I paddled out to the uninhabited coast.  read more...

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Paddle on an Unlimited Board Occasionally

Larry Cain (4 hrs. ago) - One of the things I think is really helpful and I'd like to do more of is paddling an unlimited board occasionally. I don't own my own and truthfully don't plan to unless someone wants to offer me one to ride. I can't justify the expense right now and the storage is a bit more of an issue for me than it is for a 14' board.  read more...

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Paradise for The Urban Paddle Guide

SUP Magazine (6 hrs. ago) - San Francisco is a stand up paddler’s paradise. It offers surf, downwind runs (one of which stretches under the Golden Gate, on display here) and flat water galore.  read more...

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The Kames Hotel, a Long Way Home (8 hrs. ago) - After our blast up the West Kyle of Bute, we were looking forward to a luncheon in the Kames Hotel. We ordered beef and veggie burgers with pints of frothy sports recovery drinks. We had got chatting to a great bunch of guys from Ayrshire who had been in the bar watching our crossing.  read more...

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10 hrs. agoWorld Paddle Association New WPA Region 12 (TX/OK) Race Director Appointed
12 hrs. agoCanoe Kayak Destination: Rogues on the Rogue River
14 hrs. agoJackson Kayak Team JK Goes APEs in the Nolichucky Gorge
14 hrs. agoJackson Kayak A few Quick and Dirty mods for the Kraken
16 hrs. agoNRS Duct Tape Diaries Q&A with Kate Breen and Eric McNair-Landry
17 hrs. agoVermont SUP Airhead SUP Anchor Kit
18 hrs. agoSUPracer Fun Times in Margaritaville
19 hrs. agoKokatat Blog Winter trip to Denmark
20 hrs. agoAm. Whitewater Threats to The Gila and to River Access
21 hrs. agoDaniel Patrinellis Kayaking Tumwater Canyon in a Long Boat
23 hrs. agoPaddle Making Refurbishing a favourite paddle into an heirloom
Mar 28worldkayak blogs Team JK Goes APEs in the Nolichucky Gorge
Mar 28Canoe Kayak Yukon’s Top 10 Paddling Trips
Mar 27ACA Did You Survive a Dangerous Paddling Situation? We Want to Hear About it!
Mar 27Canoe Kayak Auction Block: Bill Mason’s Grumman Canoe
Mar 27Tony Paradise GoPro extendable pole
Mar 27Palm Blogs The Countdown to The R6 Euros Begins
Mar 27Northwest Rafting Company Plenty of Water for the Wild Rogue River!
Mar 27Rapid Magazine Blog EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: The Echo Composite Ocoee
Mar 27Confluence Wilderness Systems® Expands Pro Staff to 56 Elite Anglers in 2015
Mar 27Kokatat Blog Kalama Falls
Mar 27Rapid Magazine Blog Top 5 Whitewater Safety Articles
Mar 27ACA Bring The Olympic Spirit to Your City
Mar 27Jackson Kayak Ej’S Epic Nile River Trip A River Facing Death
Mar 26unsponsored Palm Equipment Fuse Jacket 2015 – First Look
Mar 26Rapid Magazine Blog Astral Appoints Christie Dobson VP of Sales and Marketing
Mar 26Frogma Finding the View at the Bush Terminal Park
Mar 26American Rivers Let’S Get Every Kid to a Park
Mar 26Jackson Kayak A by-catch becomes a trophy
Mar 26Kayak Angler Magazine Bring Back the Scupper Pro!
Mar 26Canoe Kayak The Yellowstone and Upper Missouri Rivers: Threatened Paddling Classics
Mar 26SUP for the Soul Clear Creek Library Hole @ 70CFS
Mar 26Distressed Mullet How to Take Care of your Standup Paddleboard
Mar 26SUP Magazine Frames: Kai Bates
Mar 26Exploring Elements Does WW Kayaking Have An Image Issue?
Mar 26Atlantic Paddle Surfing Tipping Point , When Is Your Sup Too Small
Mar 26SUP Magazine Increasing Metabolism for Sup
Mar 26International Rivers The World Celebrated Rivers on March 14
Mar 26Am. Whitewater Deerfield River (MA) Hydro Relicensing: Building on Past Success
Mar 26worldkayak blogs Hike in, Hike out, and the First Descent of the Rio Jaromillo
Mar 26Rapid Magazine Blog Idaho's Gutter Playpark
Mar 26SUP Magazine The Ultimate Waterman Challenge Wrap-Up
Mar 26Nikki Rekman River Cleanups - Are You Going to Participate?
Mar A Hot Drink At Lenihuline on The West Kyle of Bute
Mar 26Nature, Kayak and Travel Friday Harbor Bike Rentals

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