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Rest as part of SUP training

REST: THE MOST UNDERRATED SUP TRAINING TOOL

  There is one simple key to a successful SUP training program and competition schedule, yet it is often used improperly. Rest. Rest is the most underrated SUP training tool at your disposal. A common approach from endurance athletes is to think, “more is better.” For example, if paddling four miles is good for me, […]

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WORKOUT WEDNESDAY SUP TRAINING

  Success in your SUP training involves a commitment to excellence and consistency. Focus on your goals and consistently make decisions to help you achieve them. I created the ‘Workout Wednesday’ posts to give you specific SUP training drills that can be completed each week. Use the SUP training sessions to stay focused, improve your […]

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SUP race safety

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT SUP RACE SAFETY

  The recent loss of a beloved member of the SUP race community has brought much needed attention to the safety in our sport. The topic of safety has never been more prominent than it is now, and it would be a lost opportunity if we did not immediately take more initiative to improve SUP […]

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ACT NOW! 3 TIPS TO HELP SUP RACING GROW

  How do we grow stand up paddle racing? This seems to be the burning question of every SUP athlete, retailer, race director and manufacturer. After years of steady growth, stand up paddle race participation will inevitably level off, if it has not done so already. Don’t worry, the future of SUP racing is bright! […]

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SUP RIVER RACING: THE FUTURE OF OUR SPORT?

  With the largest purse in SUP racing, the Payette River Games has helped to put SUP river racing on the map. This past week I traveled to Kelly’s Whitewater Park in Cascade, Idaho to experience SUP river racing, and see how it might become a larger part of the SUP racing landscape. After a […]

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