What's YOUR lunch break activity? Do you sit around and check social feeds or are you out exercising?! Shane D of Experience SUP uses his lunch breaks wisely and paddles on his PACE 1230 from Airhead SUP. Paddle on Shane!
With winter on the home stretch and spring right around the corner, what a great time to get out your iSUP and find a great place to paddle. Even though there still may be a bit of a chill in the northern part of the world, there is still plenty of sunshine to welcome you with open arms.
The great thing about an iSUP is how easy they are to travel with. Rolling them up in a duffle bag that can easily be checked at the airline makes life less chaotic for the standup paddleboarder. Now be sure to research the rules of whichever destination you choose when it comes to paddle boarding, you donít want to show up unprepared.
Winter has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. That means days are shorter and a whole lot colder. For skiers, itís great news. But itís not so good for those who love the standup paddleboard (iSUP). However, thereís no need to wait until spring or summer to hit the water. Why not travel to where itís warm and soak up some rays? What is more, iSUPs are a breeze to travel with. They are easy to check at the airport and they actually roll up into a duffel bag. (Be sure to check out our Top Tips for Easy Air Travel with Your iSUP too).
Many paddleboard enthusiasts choose to purchase an inflatable stand up paddleboard (iSUP) for the convenience and portability that an iSUP offers. Sure, an iSUP fits easily in the trunk of a car when not in use, but many iSUP owners also choose an inflatable board to allow them to travel with their iSUP to great SUP destinations around the world.
Here at Airhead SUP, we sell a variety of iSUP boards, all of which roll up neatly and fit into a mesh storage bag, along with their collapsible paddle. With a SUP that can roll up into a duffel bag thatís easy to travel with, there's nothing to stop you taking your iSUP along on every vacation!
So what do you need to know if you're planning a vacation and want to bring your board along? Read on for our best tips for a smooth travel experience with your iSUP!
It's easy enough to set out on a SUP adventure without over-planning things, but be sure you're paddling smart too. Here are 9 important safety tips that you should review and keep in mind every time you plan to hit the water.
We often get asked for advice on how to inflate our inflatable Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs). To be sure your first time out on the water is as fun as possible, youíll want to review these videos and instructions.
We're proud to present the final installment of this season's series of SUP Yoga instructionals from Airhead SUP ambassador, Kelli Nicole! This month, Kelli will walk us through three advanced moves to challenge you in your ongoing SUP Yoga practice.
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I know most of you are likely thinking to yourselves the same thing I thought after first seeing someone paddling by on a SUP. ďThat looks very difficult and it couldnít possibly be as much fun as kayakingĒ, right? Yep! Thatís what I thought too. Well let me tell you a few of the things that I didnít expect to learn on a SUP.
We're proud to present part 3 in our ongoing series of SUP Yoga instructionals from Airhead SUP ambassador, Kelli Nicole. Join her each month for a new set of instructions to help you improve your practice throughout the summer!
This month, Kelli will walk us through three basic moves to get you started with SUP Yoga: Padmasana/ Lotus Pose, Ardha Kapotasana / Half Pigeon Pose, and Urdhva Mukha Svanasana / Upward Facing Dog.
After many months of planning, great anticipation, and our patience being thoroughly tested by Mother Nature, the time had finally arrived for our first SUP trip of the season. The timing could not have been any more perfect than to land on the very weekend of the Summer Solstice. The weather was expected to be gorgeous, with little or no rain and hotter temps. Perfect, for some fun in the sun on the water.
Just like a good fitted pair of shoes makes all the difference, a suitable paddle will make your time on the water much more enjoyable. There are several considerations to keep in mind when choosing a paddle besides finding the coolest looking one! The length, size of blade, and material the paddle is constructed with all have an effect on the efficiency of your paddling experiences.
If you're hitting the water for the first time this season, you may have several questions on how to stay safe, take good care of your board, how to stand & paddle correctly, and most importantly how to have fun. We asked Airhead SUP ambassador, Kim Ciesla, to help walk you through some of the basics.
We're proud to present part 2 in our new ongoing series of SUP Yoga instructionals from Airhead SUP ambassador, Kelli Nicole. Join her each month for a new set of instructions to help you improve your practice throughout the summer! This month, Kelli will walk us through three basic moves to get you started with SUP Yoga:†Padmasana†/ Lotus Pose,†Ardha Kapotasana†/ Half Pigeon Pose, and†Urdhva Mukha Svanasana†/ Upward Facing Dog.
Whatís the right SUP board for you? That all depends on what youíd like to do with it...
The shape of a stand up paddleboard (a.k.a SUP) is one of the most important characteristics that differentiate it from surfboards. Paddleboards come in a variety of shapes that affect the way the board handles and performs in the water. Each shape is designed specifically for catering to particular SUP specializations.
Whether you're planning to learn SUP yoga, train for a race, or just hit the water for a relaxing paddle with friends, your first step is to choose the right board to maximize your board performance. That might mean youíre looking for speed/efficiency or maximum stability or superior maneuverability.
We're proud to present part 1 in our new ongoing series of SUP Yoga instructionals from Airhead SUP ambassador, Kelli Nicole. Join her each month for a new set of instructions to help you improve your practice throughout the summer! This month, Kelli will walk us through three basic moves to get you started with SUP Yoga: Shavasana / Corpse Pose, Setu Banda Sarvangasana / One-Legged Bridge Pose, and Anjaneyasana / Crescent Lunge.
Itís that time of year again. Itís that time of year when youíve decided that youíve had enough of the cold wintry weather and you find yourself constantly daydreaming of warmer summer days spent at the beach and on the water. But as you look out your window at the constantly changing, unpredictable weather of early spring, you think to yourself ďHow can I prepare myself for the Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Season when Mother Nature isnít cooperating?Ē
While the weather isnít quite warm enough to hit the water, it is the perfect time to take an assessment of your gear as well as your overall health and well being.