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2013 Surftech B-1 Bomber SUP
Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 04:07 Friday, 8 March 2013 10:51
Surftech introduces the new 2013 B-1 Bomber SUP. It’s been making waves in an industry already crowded with knock-off’s and budget brands and the only modificiation this year is the colour – gone is the black and white is the new look. This was primarily to help keep the board cooler in the heat. Made with a proprietary Bounce Technology, the B-1 allows you to take on any body of water regardless of impending dangers to the board. Rocks, tree branches and other hazards are no match for the B-1′s bomber construction. Read more: 2013 Surftech B-1 Bomber SUP
Getting Started: The Basics of Stand Up Paddle
Last Updated on Saturday, 23 February 2013 08:15 Wednesday, 20 February 2013 08:24
Thinking about getting into the standup this year? The Okanagan has developed into one of Canada’s top destinations for the sport so you’ll be in good company. By now you will have visited a plethora of websites, each with a different way of presenting the sport and its benefits. As the sport develops, the boards have become more specialized so this can serve as a starting point to help you decide which board (or type of paddling) is right for you. If you’re thinking about purchasing a board and had some questions, keep reading to find out more about the sport and how to choose the right equipment. Read more: Getting Started: The Basics of Stand Up Paddle
Canadian SUP Events – What’s in store for 2013?
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 09:59 Tuesday, 13 November 2012 09:26
New events have been popping up around the country, signalling that standup is now working it’s way onto more shoreline’s across Canada. With such a rise in popularity, established event organizers and would-be organizers are now faced with challenges to attract participants who are new to the sport and even those who have been watching the sport carefully over the past few years, but have yet to get their feet wet. As the world watches and waits for the sport to shed it’s ‘fad’ status and develop into a reliable and realistic athletic endeavour, event organizers across Canada have been busy creating events for all levels of athletes – but is it enough? Read more: Canadian SUP Events – What’s in store for 2013?