SUP And The Totally Unexpected: Close Encounters With Creatures of the Deep

No matter how sharp your senses, life has a habit of throwing an unexpected surprise or two. Imagine gliding along on your paddleboard taking in the scenery, when with no warnings or fanfares, an orca surfaces next to you. Not … Continue reading

SUP Touring the Canadian Rockies

I will never forget my first experience on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP). I’d been hearing about the new paddle sport for a couple of years and had been longing to try it. I finally got the opportunity to rent a … Continue reading

SUP and Yoga in the UK

The two may seem like an unlikely pairing, but river sports and yoga have gained a great deal of ground over the years, particularly among SUP (Stand-Up Paddle board) enthusiasts. These days, it’s not hard to find SUP yoga classes … Continue reading

Choosing a SUP: the Right Way

The season of stand up paddleboarding is upon us and there is no better time to purchase a board than right now. But what if you are new to the sport? What do you look for in a board, how … Continue reading

5 Questions With Brody Welte

Brody Welte stepped on a stand up paddle board (SUP) in 2007 in Hawai’i and never looked back. Despite the economic downturn, Welte launched his own SUP company in 2008 and developed a comprehensive SUP fitness training program, PaddleFit. Today … Continue reading

Paddle Boarding in Exmouth

Although it bubbles to the surface on Exmoor, just 5 miles from the Bristol Channel, the River Exe takes a southward journey through a sizeable swathe of Devon before it reaches its outflow at Exmouth. Situated on the east bank, … Continue reading

SUP on the River Thames

England’s second longest river has a history dating back to Neolithic times. The Thames flows through some of the driest parts of Britain’s mainland on a route taking it 236 miles from start to finish. Well known for its regattas … Continue reading

SUP on the North Somerset Coast

Eighteen miles southwest of Bristol is Weston-super-Mare. This popular beach resort in North Somerset has been around since the 19th century and started life as a small village. Now, with an award-winning beach – one of the longest in the … Continue reading

Safety Considerations For Stand Up Paddleboarding

With stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) booming, it was only a matter of time before a traditional surf sport started to make its way inland. Now, stand up paddleboards have made appearances in places where you’d have never expected them. From the … Continue reading

SUP and River Kayaking in Newquay, Cornwall

Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has become one of the world’s fastest growing water sports. Not only does it offer a great work out in the open air, it also enables you to progress in the water at your own pace. … Continue reading