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Why SUP?

Stand up paddle (SUP) boarding is one of the hottest water sports today. Once you try it, it’s easy to understand why.

SUP’ing is very easy to learn, fun, healthy and can be done anywhere there’s a a body of water.

To get involved in SUP’ing all you need is a paddleboard, a paddle and you!

Stand on the board and use the paddle to move around in the water. Once you’re up on your SUP board, no matter who you are, you’ll find you’ve left all your cares, worries and stress behind you on the land. There’s nothing like it!

SUP’ing is for everyone

SUP can be practiced by everyone, of all ages. No special skills required. As soon as you can stand up, you can SUP. You can even see elderly people on SUP boards. It’s great for families, as a social activity or as a solo relaxation activity.

There are as many styles of SUP as there are people, you can race, fish, practice yoga, meditate, surf and exercise all from your SUP. SUP can be done on a lake or river, in calm water or in waves. It provides recreation for the whole family or a great workout for the adventurous athlete.

Paddle boarding is the most exciting sport you will ever have tried, guaranteed!

It’s the kind of thing you have to try to believe. That’s why SUP’ing is the fastest growing sport on the planet. It’s practiced by people of all ages, anywhere there is water.

If you can stand up, then you can definitely SUP.

Surfing is not for everybody. If you’ve tried it and fallen off more times than you can count, you’ll know what I mean. If you can stand up, then you can definitely SUP. It’s also an art form, meaning the more you practice the better you get at it.

SUP’ing is a great workout as it works the whole body.

SUP’ing is a great workout, it works the whole body focusing on the core and also offering you an anaerobic workout too. So it has the same results of doing pilates and running at the same time.

As well as burning 800 calories an hour, on average, SUP also improves your balance. It is perfect for cross training, because it requires the use of all muscles – from your feet, legs, back, stomach and neck muscles.

Various osteopaths also use SUP as therapy as it’s low impact, so people who have problems in the lower back and sciatic areas can take advantage of its health advantages! What other sport can give such a claim?

SUP’ing is relaxing and meditative

Some people describe SUP as “walking on water”. We tend to agree.

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as watching the sunset across the water from on your SUP board. On a calm day, the feeling of gliding across the water is one of the most relaxing and meditative sports you can do.

It releases hormones.. which relax your body and clear your mind, it’s an effortless form of meditation, and all this while giving you a great workout.

Zen on the water!

Unlike other sports, Stand Up Paddle boarding is great for all ages, from 3 to 90.

Even dogs can ride along. No special skills are needed and it’s for people that have never considered getting on a surf board as well as for those who have made surfing a way of life. With SUP boarding, you are never too young or too old to try.

Wherever there is water, is where you can SUP.

Because SUP boarding is versatile, it can be done anywhere you find water – lakes, rivers and oceans, in any weather condition, so there’s no need to wait for a full swell! With SUP surfing, you can get your share of adventure even when you’re in the calmest of waters.

You’ll get to see nature in action, from the most perfect viewpoint, with the ocean under your feet, amazing sea-life moving about, beautiful sunsets and serene sunrises SUP’ing is one of very few activities which naturally puts you right in the moment.

You can paddle on still water and enjoy the tranquility of your immediate environment. You’ll get to see nature in action, from the most perfect vantage point, which allows you to connect with your surroundings.

That sure beats a session.. at a sweaty gym!

And since this sport only requires your SUP board and your paddle you can bring it with you when you travel!

With SUP, you can spend some meditative time alone, or share the fun with friends.

Unlike surfing, you can paddle board with a buddy, and spend your time chatting away. You can go surfing together, or even go fishing!

You can race your friends, tackle rapids, AND even do a little yoga while on board! There are paddle board meet-ups where people just like you get together, travel and even meet other.. singles!

SUP is an awesome way to spend time as a family.

There’s no way your kids will get bored when they’re SUP’ing with you. All you need is your board, your paddle and you can travel anywhere for some great recreational and leisure activities for the whole family.

There’s something about the sense of freedom and power you get when you’re on a SUP board.

Most things that are addictive are very bad for you. Not this one. We guarantee you; get up on your board and after only 5 minutes you’ll be totally hooked. There’s something about the sense of freedom you get when you’re on a board.