One of the biggest dangers to stand up paddlers is offshore winds, which are the winds that blow from the land out to sea. These not only affect sea paddlers, but those on lakes and rivers too.   The wind can have a huge influence on where you are paddling, especially if you are new…

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Chris Bertish is currently 11 days into his transatlantic solo stand up paddleboard crossing, where he is attempting to paddleboard from Morocco to Florida, USA.     This mammoth feat requires him to paddle for around 12-14 hours a day on his specially-built SUP board, adjusting his course to avoid bad weather and raise money for…

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A 12-year-old girl from New Zealand has broken a world record after she successfully paddled on the world’s highest lake in the Himalayas.     Accompanied by her father, pilot and part-time adventurer Mike Allsop, Maya pushed her stand up paddle board onto the water of Lake Pumori, before delicately kneeling on the board and…

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We often talk about how stand up paddleboarding is a great activity to do with your friends, but what about your children?     Generally, kids love stand up paddleboarding. Balancing on a board and paddling across water whilst trying not to fall in, what’s not to love? And the best part is, if done…

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Unfortunately, picking up an injury through your paddling career is something that most of you will experience, and they are most certainly annoying!     However, every injury can be seen as a learning process, and helps us to get to know our bodies better. At the time, it may seem like the worst thing…

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We’re sure many of you out there pride yourselves on being dedicated athletes in your chosen paddle sport, as you’ve got to put in the work to see results.     But did you know there is such a thing as putting in too much time in your training? Doing this could lead to you…

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