Tips and How To’s

Stop and read this before your next standup paddling excursion. Lots of insider tips and info to keep you on your game and ahead of the crowd!
Global PartnerWhen the Hawaiian watermen come together to offer their mana’o, or wisdom, in order to keep you safe, it is generally a good idea to listen. Here are foil pioneers Kalani Vierra, Leleo Kinimaka and Sam Pa’e joining together for a talk story session to promote foiling safety. Foil Safely:  Tips from Blue Planet...
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Global PartnerCoach Sey Chelle from Paddle Monster has a wealth of wisdom on exercises to help you become a better paddler. Check out this short video (and those guns!) to gain more extension through your thoracic spine to improve your reach as a racer or recreational paddler. Sey Chelle:  Thread the Needle, warm up “This...
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zane deep blue
Global PartnerA great video from 2X Ultimate Waterman Zane Schweitzer. Learning How to Paddle Board with Zane Schweitzer Learn the basics from one of the greats:  Zane Kekoa Schweitzer in this great video by Starboard Sup. Zane takes you through the start ups of stand up paddling in this short but informative video.  Covering everything...
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Global PartnerJason Cole of Paddle Barbados has a knack for reading the mind of a beginner sup surfer and telling him/her what to do at the right moment. He is articulate, skilled and a true gentleman. Here’s his quick sup surfing video for beginners to help you get out in the surf and begin riding...
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Signature Surf Nate van Vuusen foil vid-1
Global PartnerHOW TO FLY:  Foilboarding has taken stand up paddling by storm. The pros are all obsessed by it, are developing their technique and everyone wants to try it. Here is a great tutorial on Tips and How To’s for foiling from Signature Surf team rider 15 year-old Nate van Vuuran. Signature Surf 15-year old...
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Global PartnerBIC Sup legend, waterman and ACA Sup instructor Jimmy Blakeney walks us through strategy for standup paddling out into the surf through breaking waves in this video. Tips from the Top:  Jimmy Blakeney on Paddling through Breaking Waves Here’s the overview.  Be sure to watch the video above to see demonstration of the tips...
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How OWN President Learned How To Sup Foil With Waterman Legend Dave Kalama
Global PartnerHave you Tried Sup Foiling Yet? Here’s a “My First Foiling Attempt” account from our friend Erik Logan, president of the Oprah Network in Southern Cal. Erik is one very stoked sup paddler, who, with his buddy Dave Kalama’s guidance, has just discovered that foiling on a sup is like: “Learning Again” It is...
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Global PartnerLearning how to surf is one thing.  Bringing your performance to the next level requires thoughtful progression of your skills.  In this video, see how moving your feet can improve your bottom turns, cut backs and get you to the nose. Sup Surfing Tips:  Moving your feet to drive your turns Turning your sup...
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Chuck Patterson Naish Malolo foil Puerto Rico
Global PartnerChuck Patterson, Greg Carson, Thomas Kosmoll and Russ Scully are legendary guys who keep their egos in check and put their energies into healthier pursuits like big wave charging and learning the nuances on how to foil on their stand up paddle boards.  Big men all, but if you catch them in an unguarded...
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Global PartnerWhat’s Sup with FOAM boards, anyway? Congrats! You took a lesson, tried a rental and/or borrowed a board to play with and are FINALLY thinking of joining the tribe of happy paddlers on the water by purchasing a board of your very own. And then, you realize … there are SO MANY choices. Here’s...
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