Dealing with race day nerves… by Marcus Hansen

There are lots of things to think about and consider when you turn up for a race: What do I eat and when, what board is best, what paddle is best, which fin should I use. Should I warm up before the race and what should I do in my warm up. How do I [...]

By |2018-03-13T03:47:07+00:00March 13th, 2018|Community, NZ SUP Event, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Olympic Gold & Silver Medallist Jo Aleh on life post-Games

A gold medallist at the 2012 London Games and winner of silver at the 2016 Rio Games, in tandem with Polly Powrie, Jo Aleh (31) has recently taken a step away from competitive sailing to give "normal life" a try.  We caught up with Jo after a Tuesday night Harcourts Beach Series race and asked [...]

By |2018-03-07T09:53:48+00:00March 7th, 2018|Community, NZ Club Event, NZ SUP Event|0 Comments

NZSUP AGM – #JOINUS

  AGM 2018   The New Zealand Stand Up Paddling Inc (NZSUP) Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 22 March, at 7:30pm at Orewa Beach, upstairs in the Orewa Surf Lifesaving Club Patrol room. NZSUP is a not-for-profit Incorporated Society run by a volunteer committee: the President, Secretary and Treasurer and several others, who are passionate [...]

By |2018-02-28T05:54:25+00:00February 28th, 2018|Community, Governance, NZ SUP Event, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Hoe Toa – where to start

I’d like to paddle in Hoe Toa… but I’m not sure what to enter! Event Organiser Victoria Stuart takes you through her pick of the action, complete with some insider tips to help calm those first-race nerves. I’ve been paddling for 9 years now, but I can clearly the moment I became a paddle boarder [...]

By |2018-02-25T22:46:01+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Community, NZ SUP Event, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you too old for paddleboarding?

Stand Up Paddling is often touted as a great way to "stay young" - both mentally and physically.  Not only is it a bit easier on the knees than traditional surfing, it also has a whole host of other benefits that can help you stay mobile and healthy right into your nineties and beyond. A [...]

By |2018-02-19T02:52:28+00:00February 19th, 2018|Community, NZ SUP Event, Uncategorized|0 Comments