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MAKE SUP RACING GREAT AGAIN!

  The early years of SUP racing saw participation double in many events year over year. Of course, no sport will see this kind of growth indefinitely. SUP racing is reaching a saturation point, retention rates are declining and growth is slowing. We have to ask ourselves, “How do we continue to grow and improve SUP racing?” I don’t have […]

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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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The Future of Peruvian SUP racing.

USING SUP RACING AND TRAINING TO DO GOOD IN THE WORLD

  SUP racing is not always about elite athletic performance and carbon fiber boards. Stand up paddle boarding is often used as an avenue to do good for communities, children and charity. There are countless SUP events held around the world each SUP racing season that benefit amazing causes. SUPAA is proud to help event […]

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LAUNCHING THE ONLINE SUP RACE OFFICIAL COURSE

  Join SUPAA president, Chase Kosterlitz, for a live online SUPAA race official certification on Saturday, February 28th from 9 AM-2 PM EST (6 AM-11 AM PST, 3 PM-8 PM in Germany).   We know that everyone reading this may not be a race director themselves, but surely you know a race official who can […]

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These kids should have a sport that continues to grow for years to come.

FIVE TIPS FOR YOUR BEST SUP RACING SEASON

  If you’re anything like us, you are getting excited for the 2015 SUP racing season to get under way. However, excitement does not always equal good training and results.   Don’t let your first SUP race creep up on you only to find yourself scrambling to train two weeks before. It’s too late.   […]

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