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Any Stand Up Paddle Surfs on here.

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by 08WhiteTRD, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. Nov 9, 2008 at 4:32 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

    08WhiteTRD [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have been really getting into this sport and I hope to soon be able to do it. I know being in Alaska might be a bit of a challenge but it looks super fun. Anyone on here do it??? Looking for a board right now. I hope to be doing it by the start of next summer!!!

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  2. Nov 9, 2008 at 4:55 PM
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    Tacoma02TRD

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    I never knew this sport existed! Looks pretty intense good luck with it in Alaska.
     
  3. Nov 9, 2008 at 4:56 PM
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    Brunes

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    I've got a friend down here that does it- Says he'll take me out and show me the ropes- I just haven't had time.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2008 at 5:01 PM
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    Yeah it does looks intense. One of the many reasons I want to do it. I hear it is a super good workout too. We have some pretty calm waters around Anchorage and there are plenty of lakes to go to. The water is pretty cold most of the time. Looks like a wetsuit is on the wish list too.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2008 at 5:30 PM
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    Tacoma02TRD

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    Yeah I would say a wet suit would be a wise investment! Let us know how it goes once you get a chance to try it out.

    Good luck!
     
  6. Nov 19, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    So, found this super old thread while looking for SUP rack ideas.

    Yes, Stand Up Paddleboarding is awesome! Great workout, great way to surf, especially in the Midwest, brrr...

    Problem I now have, after trading in my QC Dodg Ram Beast, my 10'6" SUP won't fit well in my 5' bed.

    Bummer.
     
  7. Nov 20, 2011 at 7:51 AM
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    Learned SUP while vacationing in the 808 from my cousin. Super easy, great upper body workout.
     
  8. Nov 20, 2011 at 7:58 AM
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    Banff2007Tacoma

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    I am also trying to get into it as well. Found this website selling paddle boards and some good information as to which board would be good for you.

    http://www.paddleboarddirect.com/
     
  9. Nov 20, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    Bought my first SUP from costco, great to learn on and have friends, strangers, anybody try. Absolute blast at the lake on weekends.

    Upgraded to a Hobie 10'6" SUP and it's awesome, surfs waves better, is faster and just plain fun.

    Now, any ideas how to best transport these in my new Taco?

    My old Ram it fit into the bed with only a few feet sticking out. Now with a puny 5' bed, 5'6" will be sticking out. I suppose since it's in a board bag, tying it down I can still transport in the bed but, it's going to look odd.

    If any SUPers are here in the midwest give me a shout, Lake Michigan is awesome paddling.
     
  10. Nov 20, 2011 at 9:59 AM
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    Thought I'd post this for some board ideas for those looking. Ignore the goof (me) in the middle.

    Board on left is my G&S 9'2" longboard, surfboard that is. Not a SUP.
    Center is my Costco 10'6" beginner SUP.
    Far right is my 10'6" hobie SUP.

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    Here's me surfing Lake Michigan on a crappy day, it does get better, but only when it gets colder, brrr...

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  11. Mar 14, 2012 at 1:25 AM
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    We - me, wife and daughter all SUP. Have a 11' NSP, 10' Hawaii SUP and 9'6" Hulakai. Have introduced all our visitors and a few friends to the sport. Great whole body workout. Even helping me learn to surf again.
     
  12. Mar 14, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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    I want to do it SO BAD! But I don't live in Tampa anymore... :(

    I saw a ton of people doing it in Austin, though!
     
  13. Mar 14, 2012 at 3:10 PM
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    It is nice to get out and paddle around the harbor, have not been out in the open ocean yet!
     
  14. Mar 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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    You'r in luck in Austin, one of the biggest distributors of SUPs is there: SUPATX.COM

    They have a great Facebook page too.
     
  15. Mar 15, 2012 at 9:09 AM
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    Okay, it's not really a mod but a great way to transport my 10'6" SUP. Good ole Harbor Freight, $60 later I have this bad boy. Even comes with a lil red flag I didn't attach just yet.

    TruckWithSUP.jpg

    With the recent warm weather, I plan on hitting the lake soon! But dang, I better not fall in cause that water was frozen just a couple weeks ago. :eek:
     
  16. Mar 15, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    Dude, if only I was so lucky as to live in Austin... :pray:
     
  17. Mar 15, 2012 at 11:45 AM
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    Oh my bad, I thought you were in TX for some reason. Bummer!
     
  18. Mar 15, 2012 at 11:57 AM
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    I have 2 inflatable SUPs that are pretty sweet. They actually inflate pretty hard (12psi) and don't get dings like a standard board. And I get to use the power outlet in the bed of my truck to get them mostly inflated.
     
  19. Mar 15, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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    Which brands do you have? I was looking at the Tower boards, as they're the least expensive I've seen.
    Currently $395, which is a damn good deal IMO. Would be nice to have on my motorcycle trips!

    http://www.towerpaddleboards.com/Inflatable-Stand-Up-Paddle-Boards-p/bd-twr-bnc-6.htm
     
  20. Mar 16, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    If anyone wants to get an inflatable SUP, here's a great deal. I just bought one. It's only good for 24 hours.

    www.towerpaddleboards.com

    The 4" thick is only $295, the 6" thick is $395, both are great deals.

    I got the 4" for my daughter to learn on and for the occasional trip when I can't lug my regular SUP board along, like on my motorcycle of flying somewhere.

    I also picked up the 3 piece paddle for the same reason.

    These are NOT high performance "boards" by any stretch, but they will get you on the water and having fun! Particularly in places or times when you otherwise couldn't.

    Oh btw, they will be on Shark Tank tonight on ABC, 7 CST.

    Any questions why I like SUP?
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