Archive for April, 2013

Brian Szymanski | 5 Tidbits to tune up your SUP

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Brian Szymanski master stand up paddle board (SUP) designer gives us four quick tidbits of information to alleviate some common issues you may have experienced with your stand up paddle board. Deal with a lifted deck pad, save your rails and your tail from leash pull through, loosen your Liftsup handle and make a loose fin tight in the box again!

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Throaty Mexican Shackalacks with Timmy Reyes & Alex Gray

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Jeez!

Kai Lenny Jet Surf Session Look So Fun!

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Kai Lenny & Pato Teixeira invite you to discover a Jet Surf session, its first test in the powerful waves of Hawaii. Subscribe here for daily X-Treme Videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c…

Find out about this new water motor sport, featuring one of the most ecological engines in the world, that can make it up to 60 kmh thanks to an innovative technology, designed by Formula 1 engineer Martin Sula.

Starring
Pato Teixeira, Kai Lenny, Flavien Neyertz, Duane Desoto, Jamie O’Brien, Martin Sula, Ivo

Images
Jace Panebianco, Marc-Antoine Bouvant, Flavien Neyertz, Pato Teixeira, Kai Lenny,Bruno Lemos

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Nicolas Larrouquere

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Raw Man
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Creator Jet Surf
Martin Sula

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Augusto Hughes
Luiciano Raposo
Martin Sula
Yvo/Dan/Rusty
Thierry Dauphin
Poor Boys
Dead Glove
75 Prod

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Slalom Canoe Training – Peter Kauzer 2013

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Slovenian slalom canoer Peter Kauzer participates in some pre-season training at Wadi Adventure, practicing for the upcoming season.

SUP Workout with Nikki Gregg

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Stand up paddling is an excellent way to stay fit and active outdoors, but proper exercise off the water can greatly enhance your strength and stamina on the board. In this short instructional video, SUP instructor, fitness expert and NRS athlete Nikki Gregg gives you four easy-to-learn exercises you can add to your SUP workout to help make you a stronger and healthier paddler.

PonoBill’s remote control rudder is coming along nicely

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Ponobill shows us the prototype of his rudder system designed for downwind paddleboards and SUP’s. It’s fully functional and looks near completion, and although we haven’t tried it anybody who has spent any amount of time on any downwinder recognizes that the rudder systems in place today could use more responsiveness.

Okinawa Blave Cave Freedive

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Surfski Downwind Run from Tarifa, Spain

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Shoot Boyanz  posted a nice new video from a recent downwind session in Tarifa. This video shows very clearly how to identify and follow the wind waves. I hope you enjoy it.

Nikki Gregg Joins BIC SUP Pro Team

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Nikki Gregg, SUP Fitness Pioneer and all-around Stand Up Paddling athlete, recently joined the BIC SUP team. In this video she talks about some of the reasons she’s so excited to be part of BIC SUP.

About Nikki: Nikki’s life is based on a solid foundation of proper health, nutrition and an active lifestyle. “When I was a kid, my dad had a second job at our local fitness club so that our family could enjoy free access. I was always there absorbing all the latest fitness trends. The gym was like my second home.” Nikki has over 13 years of experience as a professional in the fitness industry and her comprehensive and effective approach to helping her clients makes her a highly sought after trainer.

While living and training on the north shore of Oahu in 2007, Nikki discovered stand up paddling as a new way to enjoy the ocean and found that it got her super fit and her clients began to notice. Nikki then developed one of the very first Stand Up Paddle fitness programs and is known as a pioneer within the industry, particularly in SUP fitness and whitewater. A truly caring and inspiring woman, Nikki wins over the hearts of everyone she meets with her genuine smile, quirky personality and enthusiastic attitude. She is currently based out of Hood River, Oregon.

Ken Hoeve – Drift Innovation Ghost HD spin camera river SUP run on the Colorado river

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Put my Drift Ghost HD camera on a spinning bar on top of my helmet to capture this SUP run down the Shoshone stretch of the Colorado river. Make sure you click settings and watch it in 1080, way better!

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And the camera here: http://store.driftinnovation.com/

Unexplored Java with David Leboulch

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Super fun looking wave in darkest Java – A rare gem a session with your buddies unhindered.

Stand Up For The Cure Saturday May 4 – 2013

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Stand Up For the Cure Compilation

Video highlights from the Standup For The Cure event in Newport’s back bay. More than 700 paddlers showed up to participate, and helped raise over $30,000 for the Susan G Komen foundation.
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For more information about the May 4, 2013 event 

Dan Gavere – Extreme Whitewater Kayak Futaleufu River Patagonia

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Dan Gavere is a hood river native, top SUP racer and all-around crazy guy spent some time on the Futaleufu river in the Northern Patagonia section of Southern Chile back in the mid 90’s with South African madman Corran Addison (Corran SUP) . Some insane  footage and an absolute classic from the the  foot of the FU!

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SUP Instruction with Dan Gavere

 

Waterman League presents the Stand Up World Tour & Series

Friday, April 19th, 2013

A brief overview of the Stand Up World Tour & Series brought to you by the Waterman League

Coach Robb – Swim Training How to Us a Kickboard

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Swimming fitness is a integral part of training for any paddle sports. Speak to any coach or top paddlers and more than likely you’ll find they spend a good deal of time in the pool. Here is a video from Coach Robb Beam on kickboards.

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Coach Robb illustrates the correct way to implement kick board exercises into your swimming program. After implementing these techniques, you will immediately reduce your hips dropping in between strokes as well as improve the leverage of your core muscles to improve your power output in the water.

To order the second edition of his popular swim workout manual, please send an email to robb3@earthlink.net and put in promo code YTV2A in the subject line to save 50% off the normal price of $49.00 for this manual. This manual will instruct you on how to swim with little effort, minimize your risk of injury and provide you specific workouts to help you achieve your personal training goals – from weight loss & fitness to fast swimming for open water swimming in a triathlon.

South Australia Slab with Mark Mathews

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Mark Mathews spots a swell heading to South Australia and high tails it through the desert to take on a mystic big wave spot.

SUP against Depression – A Journey with Will Shmidt

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Ultra-marathon Stand Up Paddler and Lifestyle Athlete Will Schmidt makes a 45.2 mile nonstop stand up paddle journey from Avalon, Catalina Island to Dana Point Harbor on April 6th, 2013. The successful attempt took 10 hours and 15 minutes and spanned the length of the Catalina Channel. Escorted by a 23 ft Chaparral, Schmidt negotiated the shipping lanes and eventual 4-6 ft swells accompanied by 6kt headwinds. Proceeds from “Stand Up Paddle Against Depression. A Personal Journey” are being donated to the Wounded Warrior Project to aid in anxiety, depression, and PTSD research. Fundraising has been extended to May 1st, 2013 atgogetfunding.com/project/stand… or directly to the WWP at support.woundedwarriorproject

For more information, athlete bio, sponsorship opportunities, or to schedule an interview please contact Will on his YouTube channel. For edited, and print ready photographs please visit imgur.com/a/7yzbg#0 for the full gallery.

The most extreme Aloha goes out to SUP Against Depressions sponsors, backers, and trusted brands: Dave Boehne and Infinity SUP, LairdHamilton.com, KT Tape, RVCA, Rich Kane and the SoCal Patch Newsletter, Lindsey Ruta and the OC Register, Ambrosia Brody of The Log, Casey Gotcher of SUP Gladiator, Fibre Glass Fin Co, 311, Wounded Warrior Project, GoGetFunding, PayPal, Stand Up Paddle Journal, Stand Up Paddle Magazine, SUPConnect: My Local Lineup, SoCal Dental Partners, GU Energy, QuickBlade Paddles, Bark Paddleboards, Werner Paddles, 404, Nike+, Dakine, Waterman’s, Otterbox, and GoPro.

Pat Millin Mainland Mexico Barrel Fest

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Pat Millin is a SoCal ripmeister who is not only a great sufer but is truly one of the funnest and most positive guys around. He recently jumped on a early season Mainland Mexico mish and ended up scoring – big time. Great edit Buddy!

Shooters: Tommy Cauddle, Pat Millin, Chris Clemente

Zen Waterman – How to catch a wave on a SUP

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Robert Stehlik gives us an informative  edit because you were probably wondering when you would finally get around to how to catch and surf waves on a SUP.  Ideally, everyone would learn the basics first before even attempting to go into the surf to catch waves.  Unfortunately many head straight into the surf without basic skills and little knowledge of surfing etiquette.  I hope you are not one of them.  Please make sure you have a good grasp of all the basic skills covered in the first 6 technique posts and knowledge of surfing etiquette before even thinking about catching waves, especially if there are others in the waves with you.

Full Movie – My Eyes Won’t Dry 3

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Riding the barrel well is one of the most technical and appreciated acts in surfing, and Brian Conley has proven his ability to document the experience closely for those who haven’t had the pleasure. Super stoked this is available online for our pleasure. Features Brian Conley and friends.

Pipeline – The Ugly, the Bad and the Good!

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Big Ho’okipa Wavesailing- April 6 2013- Xensr

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

April 6 2013 pro-windurfers from around the world including Kauli Seadi, Brawzino, Jason Polakow, Robby Swift, Boujmaa Guilloul, Bernd Roediger and many more shred Ho’okipa Beach Park on a big day! For more updates stay tuned to http://www.xensr.com