October 26th, 2015 by evan
SUP boards are not just for racing or surfing, they can be used for yoga too! SUP or stand up paddleboard yoga is essentially yoga on a stand up paddleboard in the water. Since the SUP board is large enough to act as a mat (and sturdy enough to support someone standing on it) it was only a matter of time before yogis started to discover the ways it challenged their practice.
Continue reading ‘SUP Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga at Ala Moana – Part 1′
October 19th, 2015 by davi
Kai Lenny & Candice Appleby are crowned 2015 World Champions
It was an epic close to the 2015 season here at Turtle Bay, as we saw extremely competitive racing and dramatic finishes in both the long distance and sprint racing that led to the crowning of 2 new World Champions for 2015.
Continue reading ‘Kai Lenny & Candice Appleby win the World Series Finals and secure the 2015 World Racing Titles’
October 19th, 2015 by evan
Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about Gore-Tex vent plugs for SUP stand up paddle boards. Vent plugs are installed on SUP boards as a way to help prevent the separation of the fiberglass or epoxy layer from the foam core, also known as delamination.
Continue reading ‘Board Meeting Episode 9: Gore-Tex Vent Plugs’
October 15th, 2015 by davi
Epic forecast in place for a dramatic final event of the 2015 season that will decide the 2015 World Champions at Turtle Bay Resort
It will once again all come down to this dramatic final weekend of the season to decide the 2015 World Championship Title for the Men, and establish podium positions overall for the women, as Turtle Bay is once again set to deliver a show like no other.
Continue reading ‘World Series Finals returns home to Turtle Bay, with an epic forecast in place for a dramatic finish’
October 15th, 2015 by davi
The 2015 Pacific Paddle Games was one of the biggest, craziest and the most stacked field of athletes I have ever competed against.
The first day kicked off with the first round of the technical race, which was four rounds of 25 people. And the top athletes made it straight to the semi-final round. The losers went into a repercharge round – and the winners of the repercharge would go to the semi-finals.
Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter Wins the 2015 Pacific Paddle Games!’
October 14th, 2015 by evan
Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about the different types of fin setups for SUP stand up paddle surfing.
Continue reading ‘Board Meeting Episode 8: Fin Setups for SUP Surfing’
October 8th, 2015 by evan
Welcome to another episode of Board Meeting. In this episode, Robert and I will talk about handplanes/handboards from Enjoy and bodysurfing. Bodysurfing is another fun water activity that you can do when the conditions are not ideal for stand up paddling.
Continue reading ‘Board Meeting Episode 7: Enjoy Handplanes and Bodysurfing’