Like any other ocean / water sports there are inherent dangers that you need to be aware off. As a stand up paddler one of the biggest dangers are offshore winds i.e. a wind that blows from the land out to sea. Remember the same applies to lakes and rivers. Continue reading “Sup Safety Tips To Save Your Life”
I haven’t been on a SUP or surfboard since 13 Feb 2017, my birthday – and that was in Paternoster. The reason for that is simply because I’ve been training all out for my virgin Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously known as the Argus) at every opportunity. I started training in November already but decided the last month will be total dedication. Continue reading “Not the Cape Town Cycle Race (part1)”
Arriving at the water point I literally drop my bike in the shade, stumble to get my water bottled refilled and grab some more jelly beans. It’s frikkin hot and all my enthusiasm for a 100km cycle has gone out the window… I just want to finish this bloody thing now. I rest for about 5min but because I know that there is a cut off time at the finish line, I don’t want to waste too much time here. 21 km to go. I’m feeling…. Continue reading “Not the Cape Town Cycle Race (part2)”
The Rocket is basically a cut off rectangular “slate” or slab, this kind of SUP is a Mini-Sims inspired concept BUT…. with modern improvements. It is their most dynamic small wave performance board. The 2017 Rocket design has been updated. This includes a thinner nose, further reducing the pendulum action, flatter deck for more standing comfort, and better volume distribution, for improved flotation and stability. Continue reading “Insider Scoop: The Zeal Surf Rocket”
Some say 2016 was not the best of years; we lost some great names – Lemmy, Prince, George Michael, David Bowie, Carrie Fischer, Muhammad Ali and Debbie Reynolds to name a few.
Donald Trump won the US elections beating Hilary Clinton in the US presidential race – the jury is still out on that one tho. Continue reading “The Year 2016 in Review”