SUP made Easy: 8 Tips to help you

I’ve had a couple of emails from guys n girls asking for advice on how to get started with SUP, so I decided to list my 5cents (or 8cents…) worth of tips:
1. The Right Board
Foremost is getting the right board for you. Will you be SUP surfing or flat water / open ocean paddling? Each discipline has its own type of board and within those types a whole host of different variations. Also consider the board volume and rider weight. Ask the guys at your local SUP store or do the search online.   Get a board that matches your skill level, there is no point and getting a top of the range board but then you can’t master it. 

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Not the Cape Town Cycle Race (part2)

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)”