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Stand Up Paddle Discussion with Pro Surfer and Jim from Tropical Blends Surf – Video Part 2

Tropical Blends Stand Up Paddles

We hear from this two-part video a discussion between Jim of Tropical Blends Surf and a Pro Surfer about stand up paddles. They talk about the different aspects of the paddle — from the grip to the blade — and even the history and global influence put into the stand up paddle.

I think the bottom line here is that stand up paddle surfing is still in its early stages and it’s good that people are out to try new stuff for the sake of the development of the sport.

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Deals on Stand Up Paddle Gear at Wet Feet Hawaii – Value Pack Video

Wet Feet Hawaii Stand Up Paddle Surf Store

Here’s a deal from Wet Feet…deck pad, fin, leash and $50 off a paddle for only $125. This is something worth considering especially for beginners.

What’s better is that the board can be customized through a wide choice of their deck pads, fins and leashes.

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Stand Up Paddle Discussion with Pro Surfer and Jim from Tropical Blends Surf – Video Part 1

Tropical Blends Stand Up Paddles

We hear from this two-part video a discussion between Jim of Tropical Blends Surf and a Pro Surfer about stand up paddles. They talk about the different aspects of the paddle — from the grip to the blade — and even the history and global influence put into the stand up paddle.

I think the bottom line here is that stand up paddle surfing is still in its early stages and it’s good that people are out to try new stuff for the sake of the development of the sport.

Continue reading ‘Stand Up Paddle Discussion with Pro Surfer and Jim from Tropical Blends Surf – Video Part 1′

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Infinity Surf Shop’s otter blade stand up paddle – Video

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Steve Boehne talks to us about the Infinity Surf’s ottertail blade stand up paddle. Steve explains that these type of blades are easier to use than the regular square-shaped blades and does not compromise power — something that is ideal for older folks who may be experiencing chronic body aches and pains.

The paddle shaft is laminated into the blade so that it cannot break apart or leak. Continue reading ‘Infinity Surf Shop’s otter blade stand up paddle – Video’

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Stand Up Paddle Board Fins at Wet Feet Hawaii Video

Wet Feet Hawaii Stand Up Paddle Surf Store

Jeff leads us to Wet Feet’s fin center and showcases their various types of fins, fin setups, materials (fiberglass and plastic) and manufacturers. Notice the variety of fin designs for different purposes. He also mentions a butterfly type fin that is currently in production and will be out soon.

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C4 Waterman Vortice XP Carbon Fiber Racing Stand Up Paddle Board – The fastest stand up paddle board I have ridden

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If you saw the post a while back for the stealth C4 Waterman stand up racing board you’ll notice the resemblance to the Vortice XP. Basically, that was the Vortice XP. I got a sneak peek and demo on Wednesday with Todd Bradley from C4. I’ve got 2 words for this board – Super Fast. Continue reading ‘C4 Waterman Vortice XP Carbon Fiber Racing Stand Up Paddle Board – The fastest stand up paddle board I have ridden’

Infinity Surf custom epoxy “ku ku hoe” stand up paddle board air vent – Video

Infinity Surf stand up paddle board air vent

When I visited Steve Boehne at Infinity Surf in Dana Point, California, I got a chance to see some interesting air vents that he installs in his custom epoxy boards. I got a short video of Steve explaining the vent to a customer, some inside info and shot some pictures up close. These are the actual vents he uses on the custom epoxy Ku Ku Hoe stand up paddle boards.

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C4 Waterman/BoardWorks Demo Day at Cardiff Reef, November 27

C4 Waterman/Boardworks
Demo Day
Cardiff Reef
Tuesday, 27 November
0830-?

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Stand Up Paddle on Auction for Save The Children

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Bob of PonoHouse.com will be auctioning off a stand up paddle with pyrographic artwork for charity. The auction will be held in the next two weeks for the “Save The Children” initiative. This event is spearheaded by our friends at Lumberjocks.com.

The paddle that has the artwork added on to is the one on the left.

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Visit Bob’s post on PonoHouse.com for more information about the paddle.

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Tropical Blends Angulo Stand Up Paddle Surfboard Durability Video

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All this talk about hitting your rails and chipping the paint or dings can all be put to rest after you see this video. I was at Jim’s shop, Tropical Blends and got a great video of him showing how durable his production Angulo stand up paddle board is by hitting it with a wooden stick and jumping on it up and down. Even the customer tries a jump or 2. If you have concerns about durability you need to see this video.

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Stand Up Paddles at Wet Feet Hawaii – Video Part 2

Stand Up Paddles at Wet Feet Hawaii

Jeff of Wet Feet takes us through their inventory of paddles from a variety manufacturers namely C4, Surftech, and Quick Blade. He also talks about the materials of each paddles and what they’re good for.

Wet Feet offers a wide choice of paddles so there should be something that fits your paddle preferences from them.

Watch Jeff explain the different designs and shapes from the T-grip, to the shaft, to the blade.

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Stand Up Paddles at Wet Feet Hawaii – Video Part 1

Stand Up Paddles at Wet Feet Hawaii

Jeff of Wet Feet takes us through their inventory of paddles from a variety manufacturers namely C4, Surftech, and Quick Blade. He also talks about the materials of each paddles and what they’re good for.

Wet Feet offers a wide choice of paddles so there should be something that fits your paddle preferences from them.

Watch Jeff explain the different designs and shapes from the T-grip, to the shaft, to the blade.

Continue reading ‘Stand Up Paddles at Wet Feet Hawaii – Video Part 1′

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Tropical Blends Surf Stand Up Paddles Video – Part 2

Tropical Blends Stand Up Paddles

Tropical Blends Surf has taken on the experimental process of finding new, more efficient paddle designs that also suits stand up paddle surfing best. We get to hear about the qualities of these paddles that veer away from the “traditional” bent-blade stand up paddles.

I find the new straight-blade design logical, as I hear it being explained, but let’s see how the general public sees this new paddle design. I guess it’s all part of the growth and development of stand up paddle surfing.

Watch the video and gather a whole different perspective on paddle design and dynamics.

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Tropical Blends Surf Stand Up Paddles Video – Part 1

Tropical Blends Stand Up Paddles

Tropical Blends Surf has taken on the experimental process of finding new, more efficient paddle designs that also suits stand up paddle surfing best. We get to hear about the qualities of these paddles that veer away from the “traditional” bent-blade stand up paddles.

I find the new straight-blade design logical, as I hear how it is explained on the video, but let’s see how the general public accepts this new paddle design. I guess it’s all part of the growth and development of stand up paddle surfing.

Watch the video and gather a whole different perspective on paddle design and dynamics.
Continue reading ‘Tropical Blends Surf Stand Up Paddles Video – Part 1′

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Ron House Stand Up Paddle Surf Board Catamaran (Standamaran) – Video

Ron House - stand up paddle surf board master shaper and personal shaper to Laird Hamilton

Ron House takes us around his shop and showcases his stand up paddle catamaran (Standamaran). The board is 14 feet long and has won most of the races it has been in, as he narrates in the video.

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