Tried and Tested

We have a range of boards on test this issue, from inflatables to wave sticks as well as an adjustable paddle from F-One.

SUP News

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Mo Freitas takes on some secret west side ledges with his bother Marvin. #welivewater

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The pivot turn or step back turn is a great maneuver to practice in flat water that will help prepare you for SUP surfing, SUP…

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How to install a quick connect fin

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It's not uncommon for California to see early frontrunner south swells as early as March. That was not the case this year. Mother Nature was…

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Bart and I took our backpacks, inflatable Starboard paddle boards and 6 litres of water around four remote islands of Vanuatu! 10 days, 1 tent,…

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More than a year has passed since I succesfully crossed the legendary Skagerrak Strait between Denmark and Norway as the first person ever on a…

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SUP Lessons and Schools

Browse our sup schools index, with hundreds of schools listed from all round the world you will be learning to stand up paddle board in no time at all.

JB Adventures

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Tula Adventure Sports

United States

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Paddlestroke SUP

United States

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SUP Riders

Browse for your favourite pro stand up paddle boarders in our riders database, with hundreds of pro riders listed all your heroes are right here. Easily find what you are looking for by viewing popular stand up paddle boarders, male stand up paddle boarders or female stand up paddle boarders. Each rider profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about themselves, related news posts, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite stand up paddle boarders in one easy place.

Zane Kekoa Scweitzer

United States

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Kai Lenny

United States

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Thomas King

South Africa

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SUP Technique

Bryn James is going to be working with us on our SUP technique section over the coming issues. He's a highly respected waterman who has a wealth of knowledge to share with you in the world of SUP. Our aim with the SUP technique part of the magazine is to make you a better rider and to give you the know-how you need to progress. We'll be covering both beginner, intermediate and expert skills in each issue.

SUP Technique - Introduction to Board Selection
SUP Technique - Introduction to Board Selection
Introduction to Board Selection

Given the ever, “exponentially expanding” variety of products available on the current market (the list seems to be growing, almost on a fortnightly basis) you'd be forgiven for being confused when it comes to choosing your first board. Disciplines range from yoga, long board vs. short board surfing, touring, flat water, open water race, downwinder, river, foil and group SUP…

SUP Technique - Sirsasana - Headstand - Advanced
SUP Technique - Sirsasana - Headstand - Advanced
Sirsasana - Headstand - Advanced

For those who love a challenge and don’t mind getting wet! Not recommended for those who have head, neck and shoulder problems or those who have high blood pressure or are pregnant. This pose requires a lot of practice, good balance and strength. The key to nailing a SUP yoga headstand is to have a strong foundation, to take it…

SUP Technique - Matsyasana - Fish Pose - Intermediate
SUP Technique - Matsyasana - Fish Pose - Intermediate
Matsyasana - Fish Pose - Intermediate

This pose opens the back, shoulders and chest. Make sure you position the lower back over the handle so you are central on the board. The modified version of this pose is with the knees bent and feet firmly on the board hip distance apart. The arms are bent at 90 degrees with the forearm is flat on the board…

SUP Brands

Find all the sup brands in our database and quickly view the most popular sup brands out there today. Each sup brand profile gives you a quick overview of the latest posts they have shared from Facebook, information about the brand, related news posts, reviews, videos, magazine articles and cover shots they have ever featured in. Get all the latest news and information about your favourite sup brands in one easy place.

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SUP Reviews

Take a look at all the latest and greatest sup reviews right here on our site. We've been testing and reviewing the latest sup equipment for years and our in depth sup reviews are revered the world over as being honest and up front. Easily find what you are looking for by browsing many categories or use our innovative search feature to find the right reviews you are looking for.

SUP Reviews - R2B App Safety Alert App 2017
SUP Reviews - R2B App Safety Alert App 2017
R2B App Safety Alert App

This looks like such a great piece of software. I'm sure many of you paddle, run, surf or cycle on your own, only to be told by wiser, more sensible folk (usually parents or partners) that you really should text or call when you're back safely, or worse, never do it alone! The designer Stephen O'Connor runs a SUP school…

SUP Reviews - F-One SUP Peak Vario Carbon 2017
SUP Reviews - F-One SUP Peak Vario Carbon 2017
F-One SUP Peak Vario Carbon

As with all the F-One gear I’ve seen, be it kite or SUP, this is an incredibly well-finished piece of equipment. There is a smart sheen finish on the lower half of the shaft, and then the upper half uses what they call ‘anti-skid’ which is a matte finish, presumably for choking down during your stroke. The Vario adjustable model…

SUP Reviews - Prolimit SUP Neoprene Top Airmax 2017
SUP Reviews - Prolimit SUP Neoprene Top Airmax 2017
Prolimit SUP Neoprene Top Airmax

Depending on where you paddle a bit of warmth can often be a welcome thing. The SUP Neoprene Top Airmax from Prolimit is designed to provide you with warmth while still being able to handle the odd wipeout. Made from high-quality 1mm thick, soft AirFlex 550+ neoprene the quality is very apparent. Airmax vented side panels are there to regulate…

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