SUP RACING FATIGUE

SUP RACING FATIGUE: PERCEPTION IS EVERYTHING

  What if exhaustion in a SUP race was not our physical inability to continue or push, but simply us giving up? SUP racing improvement may have little to do with physical abilities and everything to do with our perception of effort. There is strong evidence suggesting it is perception of effort, and not muscle […]

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UFC stand up paddler

WHAT SUP RACERS CAN LEARN FROM ULTIMATE FIGHTING

Last weekend I watched the UFC 196 mixed martial arts (MMA) Championship and couldn’t stop thinking about the similarities between SUP racing and MMA. A choke-hold will not help in your next SUP race, nor am I proposing a literal ‘Battle of the Paddle’ (although it would be very entertaining!). However, there are a few important […]

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SUP PRESCRIPTION

FRENCH DOCS PRESCRIBE SUP INSTEAD OF PILLS

  SUP can be a great tool to heal the mind and body. Any paddler will tell you this, and now if you live in the French oceanside town of Biarritz, a doctor might tell you too. The doctor’s of Biarritz have become the world’s first to prescribe stand up paddle and surfing lessons to treat […]

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World Beach Games SUP

BREAKING NEWS: SUP IS IN THE BEACH OLYMPICS

  With surfing getting the nod for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there has been a lot of talk about SUP and it’s path to becoming an Olympic sport. The Olympic process is long and full of politics, however, with surfing’s inclusion, SUP is one step closer to Olympic gold. These are exciting times for our […]

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USE DUCT TAPE TO IMPROVE YOUR SUP TECHNIQUE

  Duct tape is a valuable asset to the unskilled paddleboard repairman or repair-woman. It can be used to patch holes in a board, repair a board bag or fix a leaking paddle among other things. ‘SUP technique improvement tool’ is probably not the first thing your think of when the sticky repair tool is […]

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