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

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