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Making Waves & Money for VISAR


On June 5, Andrew Ball spent almost two hours swimming on his back from Saba Rock to Leverick Bay Resort and Marina in Virgin Gorda’s North Sound. By the time he stood on solid ground, his legs were wobbly and …

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Painkiller Cup Attracts Unique, Strong Paddlers

Painkiller Cup: Kieran Grant, of Freedom City Surf, starts the first leg of the Painkiller Cup at Trellis Bay. Photo by Todd VanSickle

At the start of the fourth annual Painkiller Cup, boats filled with spectators followed the action along Tortola’s north shore cheering loudly as Bruno Mars’ hit song “Uptown Funk” blared through the air. For some paddlers, the cheering and music …

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SUP Design Trends

RRD surf SUP. Photo by Tez Plavenieks

Stand up paddle boarding is an incredibly versatile beast – SUPs are almost limitless with what they can help you achieve. Tez Plavenieks talks us through common SUP design trends. All-rounders All-round boards are most common. They look like scaled …

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Grenada

The stand up paddle boarding potential of Grenada is astounding. An untouched ‘sweepers’ paradise, the Spice Isle is completely under the radar as far as SUP (and most other watersports) go. After working on the island in 2004, my wife …

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What SUP with Yoga, Pilates?

Evey Hammond (front) and Harmony Dawn of Urban Ocean - http://urbanoceansup.com/ in fitness specific swim ware by Prana, demonstrate SUP yoga at Surf Expo in Orlando, Fla. Photo By Glenn Hayes

Stand Up Paddle boarding, or SUPing, is the fastest growing water sport in the country. Just paddling a stand up board is a good form of exercise that works many muscles including your core, but if you love the feeling …

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