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04 September 2013 ~ Comments Off on Finally, a new speed PR on SUP

Finally, a new speed PR on SUP

For several weeks now I have attempted to get my average speed on a paddleboard past 4.9 mph. today I finally broke that barrier and hit an average of 5.0. Oddly enough I did it at elevation at around 8500 feet on Electric Lake, In the mountains high above my house. This average is based […]

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14 October 2012 ~ 8 Comments

SUP Great Salt Lake Crossing

On October 9th, 2012 I did a crossing of the width of the Great Salt Lake on a stand-up paddle board. It was my understanding that this was the first-ever crossing of the lake via SUP, but I have been told since then, that other groups have done it previously (although I have not seen […]

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26 November 2011 ~ Comments Off on Isle San Diego Racing/Touring SUP Board Review

Isle San Diego Racing/Touring SUP Board Review

In September I purchased my first stan- up paddleboard. I found a deal on a used Wave Storm 10′ 6″ board. These were recently sold at Costco. I found one online review and it was pretty favorable, especially considering the price, which was about $800 for a new board. After purchasing it, I did more […]

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02 October 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Bird Island (my first SUP adventure)

In an effort to get a more balanced (upper) body, I purchased a used stand up paddleboard in August (SUP, also called stand up paddle surfing). After a half a dozen training trips at some local reservoirs and lakes, I decided to paddle out to a small landmark in Utah Lake, called Bird Island on […]

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