After doing a review on the ZealSurf Rocket, I decided that this is the board I want. I’ve had my VanHunks 9’6 for a while now, it’s an older model – 2014 if I recall correctly – and whilst that is a good solid beginner / intermediate SUP Surf board I felt I wanted a more progressive board. The aim is to take my surfing up a notch. Continue reading “The Cape Town SUP Rocket”
One of my biggest issues with SUP / Surf travel by car has always been the roof-rack and straps to hold the boards down whilst you cruise from spot to Continue reading “Why LockRacks?”
What makes a good beginner paddle for surfing, cruising & touring respectively?
Continue reading “How to Choose the Right SUP Paddle”
This week we interview Blogger, Writer, Tweeter and SUP girl extraordinaire – Missy!
Name: Melissa Volker (for formal occasions and when I am in trouble with my Mom.) I have been called Missy since I can remember.
Age: Hahahaha. You’re kidding right? On a public platform? I am a smidge north of forty. I’ll just leave that there.
CTS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your website / blogs…
MV: I am originally from the Eastern Cape and I go back there every year to Kromme River Mouth at St Francis Bay. I’m a beauty & sports massage therapist by occupation, but I love to write, so when I am not working in my salon or mothering my children, (or SUPping) I blog at missmelissawrites.com about writing, surfing and travelling; and at sunrisebeautyblog.wordpress.com about health and skincare. I also spend way too much time on Twitter and I write eco/romance novels that no one wants to publish. Yet. Continue reading “Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker”
Here is how that went down…
1. Ok… so tell us about who you are and what do you do?
I work in the timber construction industry , but have also worked with yachts, in wood and fibreglass. I am a believer in the Messiah, and the path guided by the Holy Spirit. I have two awesome young sons, who are also learning to surf. Continue reading “Who is Jon Cole?”