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My son and I tried it out a couple of years ago on vacation in Hawaii and instantly got hooked. I grew up surfing so I was instantly pretty comfortable. We just recently moved back to the coast of VA, and figured why not pull the trigger on a couple of boards.

We found what looks to be a good outfit called SUPATX out of Austin, TX of all places. Great deal on two boards and come with carbon paddles.

Anyway, next goal is to figure out how to move these massive things back and forth to the water :thumbsup:
 

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My son and I tried it out a couple of years ago on vacation in Hawaii and instantly got hooked. I grew up surfing so I was instantly pretty comfortable. We just recently moved back to the coast of VA, and figured why not pull the trigger on a couple of boards.

We found what looks to be a good outfit called SUPATX out of Austin, TX of all places. Great deal on two boards and come with carbon paddles.

Anyway, next goal is to figure out how to move these massive things back and forth to the water :thumbsup:
That sounds fun. One of my goals for the summer is to SUP on the Potomac in DC/MD. I grew up surfing and skateboarding, so I should be pretty comfortable.
 

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put the same effort

with a broom on your driveway and sidewalks
you'll get the same workout and have a much cleaner yard
 

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I don't get it. Sure, it's great balance and core work, no doubt. But that's about it... it's so slow and impractical for any kind of water travel / exploring.
 

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Yeah, a kayak is likely better for open water exploration. But these will serve as something fun to do at the local river as well as some paddling with the abundant porpoises and some SUP surfing at the oceanfront. Plus, everybody in the family can do this easily enough......win/win for me.
 

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Have you been hanging out with MB1?


joe
 

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Just don't be that guy who sits 100 yards outside of the 'normal' surf lineup and paddles furiously to snake every set wave.
 

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That sounds fun. One of my goals for the summer is to SUP on the Potomac in DC/MD. I grew up surfing and skateboarding, so I should be pretty comfortable.
Jack's in Georgetown has some nice boards for rent, just be sure they install the fin before you go out.
 

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Jack's in Georgetown has some nice boards for rent, just be sure they install the fin before you go out.
I got a deal on Groupon from Valley Mill Kayak School in Potomac, MD (by The Old Angler's Inn) for lesson/rental. I am going to try that first, but will give Jack's ago if the SUP bug bites me.
 

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I built a paddle for pushing around my longboard. I used a curtain rod, mounted a little handle on the end, then used 2 hockey pucks for traction. Same thing, only on land...instead of in the water.
 
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