Stand Up Paddlesurfing (aka SUP) is the Worlds fastest growing watersport. It’s a unique blend of surfing and paddling where you stand on a specially designed surfboard and propel yourself through the water with a paddle. It’s fun, easy to learn and provides an incredible full-body workout.
Paddlesurfing was born in Hawaii long ago. More recently big wave surfers began to use it to cross-train when the surf was flat. Today it has quickly grown into it’s own distinct sport. A big reason for its popularity is the versatility it offers. Stand Up Paddlesurfing can be enjoyed on any body of water, from calm lakes, rivers and bays to wild whitewater rivers and ocean waves. The unique sensation of standing on and gliding across the water will have you instantly hooked, try it and find out for yourself!
Benefits of Stand Up Paddlesurfing
-Fitness: Stand Up Paddlesurfing develops balance, core strength, endurance, coordination and body awareness. Once you learn the basics, the sky is the limit for pushing yourself physically and mentally. All the benefits of a workout, all the fun of surfing and paddling.
-Family Friendly: Paddlesurfing is a perfect activity for the whole family. From children to grandparents, everyone can enjoy the fun, adventure and exercise paddlesurfing provides.
-Explore: Once you have the skill and proper training, there’s nothing like jumping on your SUP and exploring new places. Instead of just wondering what lies around the next bend in the lake or curve of a bay, you’ll be finding out first hand.
-Learn to surf: The skills and balance you develop for Stand Up Paddlesurfing become a huge asset when you head to the ocean and want to catch some waves. If you take a surfing vacation each year and want to get the most out of those trips, paddlesurfing on flatwater is the perfect way to be ready when you hit the surf. Our introductory class covers basic surf etiquette and technique so you are prepared when you hit the beach.
-Perspective: Because you are standing on your board instead of sitting down, paddlesurfing provides a unique perspective on your surroundings. You’ll be amazed at what you can see in the water, especially when wearing polarized sunglasses.
-Community: You’re not just doing a fun sport or getting a great workout, you’re joining the surf lifestyle. Catch the aloha spirit without the expensive flight to Hawaii.
-Awareness: Paddlesurfing gives you a greater awareness of and connection to the aquatic environment upon which we all depend.