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Here’s why you should and shouldn’t buy a cruiser bike

Among the 20 different types of bicycles out there, it’s the cruiser that is the most popular among surfers and paddleboarders. What’s there not to like about a bike that’s mainly built for comfort and ease of use? After all, that’s often what most cyclists are after in a bicycle – to commute freely and …

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History of Paddleboarding

The history of stand-up paddleboarding is believed to have originated out of large watercraft used for fishing, transportation, and later for lifeguarding. In this review, we are going to divide the history of people paddling on large boards into two categories: Historic and Modern. Modern (20th century) Historic. (from 1000 B.C.) Roots of paddleboarding date …

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SUP Paddleboard vs Kayak vs Canoe

These three seemingly similar recreations – kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding, share as much in common as they differ from one another. All of these vessels can be paddled on the waterline for leisure, fishing, touring, fitness, and many other purposes. These watercrafts each have their own unique set of features that make them perform differently. …

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Stand Up Paddleboards – What is a SUP?

Paddleboard, known as the stand-up paddleboard (SUP), is sporting and leisure equipment, a vessel that’s designed to be propelled on the waterline by a single-bladed paddle. Paddling is mainly done on the paddleboard while standing at the center part of the board, while beginner paddlers like to kneel on the board. SUP = Stand-Up Paddleboard …

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Popular Water-Related Recreations

Water covers approximately 71% of the earth’s surface, and the human body consists of 60% water. It’s normal that we are unconsciously pulled toward the liquid world. Water is an element that many of us have distanced ourselves over time, but luckily, you’ll be up for a pleasant surprise each time you make your way …

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Psilocybin Influence on Surf and Extreme Sports Culture

The connection between psychedelic drugs (such as LSD and psilocybin mushrooms) and extreme sports is nothing new. In fact, it has been first recorded in ancient Polynesia. These psychedelic plants can offer some positive effects when it comes to modern medicine as well. They can help treat such diseases as alcoholism and depression among others …

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SUP for Digital Nomads – Pau Hana Solo Review

There are 13 types of SUPs made of many mixtures and variations, but who would have thought that there’s a SUP for digital nomads?  In essence, the 10’10” Solo Backcountry is an ultra-portable yet durable all-around touring paddle board for those that travel often. Its made by Pau Hana that’s got an awesome range of …

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4 Ways to Carry a Standup Paddle Board

What are the different ways to transport something that’s 10-feet long, 30-inches wide, and 4-inches thick? These were the dimensions of an average standup paddleboard which means that it can get extremely complicated to find a compromise between convenience and possibilities of transportation. Although the average SUP weighs around 25lbs, it’s the volumetric dimensions that …

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