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Thoracic rotation and mobility in your SUP stroke with Coach Seychelle
Thoracic rotation and mobility in your SUP stroke with Coach Seychelle

Here is part of Coach Seychelle’s Wellness series with SIC where she discusses Thoracic rotation and Mobility in your Stroke The post Thoracic rotation and....

Seychelle on the most important part of the SUP Paddling Technique—the Catch
Seychelle on the most important part of the SUP Paddling Technique—the Catch

Seychelle, 2019’s World Champ and Paddle Monster Coach, talks about the most important part of SUP Paddling Technique and the paddle stroke… the catch The....

Essential Gear: In Praise of the “Buff” or the Neck Gaiter
Essential Gear: In Praise of the “Buff” or the Neck Gaiter

In the past, I have extolled the benefits of the neck gaiter, or by the popular brand name, The Buff, but usually as a part....

How to do a buoy turn with Coach Travis Grant: Video from NSP
How to do a buoy turn with Coach Travis Grant: Video from NSP

Paddle Monster Coach Travis Grant is a stand-up paddle athlete with several big titles under his belt, including Molokai, the Carolina Cup, King of the....

Extreme Social Distance: Paddling the entire 182-mile length of the Manistee River in Northern Michigan
Extreme Social Distance: Paddling the entire 182-mile length of the Manistee River in Northern Michigan

For the most part, paddlers are outdoor people, so when you tell them they have to stay indoors and not paddle in events, a little....

An Interview with VPL SUP World Leader Donnie Freens
An Interview with VPL SUP World Leader Donnie Freens

Netherlands Junior paddler Donnie Freens has been shaking up the Virtual Paddle League leaderboards since our launch in April 2020. Throwing down lightning-fast times on....

Kicks and Paddling: Let’s Talk Footwear!
Kicks and Paddling: Let’s Talk Footwear!

If You Have to Wear Shoes I’ve seen lots of folks on different platforms asking about footwear for paddling so I thought I’d weigh in.....

USCG 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics and Paddling
USCG 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics and Paddling

The U.S. Coast Guard has released its accident, injury and death statistics for 2019 and as always the results are interesting. Here are the top....

June the Machine reviews the Niteize runoff waterproof phone pouch
June the Machine reviews the Niteize runoff waterproof phone pouch

Niteize is a company that manufactures very cool and innovative products from tie downs, to key chains to mobile products. RUNOFF® WATERPROOF products is one....

Why a Year of No SUP Races is Transforming the Sport
Why a Year of No SUP Races is Transforming the Sport

Someone performing and posting a world best time that can be verified by GPS data does the entire sport a service. Their performance is a....

Inflatable PFDs – Practice Deployment Might Just Save Your Life
Inflatable PFDs – Practice Deployment Might Just Save Your Life

You may have read in a past Paddle Monster (Mullet) article about safety and knowing your paddle ohana – that something as simple as knowing....

Board First Aid
Board First Aid

What to carry to fix pesky SUP dings Most of us keep some sort of first aid kit in our cars or packs for minor....

DryRobe Review: One jacket you need to own one for the THE NORTH!
DryRobe Review: One jacket you need to own one for the THE NORTH!

If you live in a 4 season or colder climate state/country then look no further. One jacket that will keep your warm for all your....

Seychelle SUP – Superb Tips Episode 2
Seychelle SUP – Superb Tips Episode 2

Welcome to Seychelle SUP – Superb Tips Episode 2. This week Seychelle talks to us about the best body position for optimal paddling successes. Learn....

Cape to Cape adapts course to Cape May Circumnavigation for August 2020 event
Cape to Cape adapts course to Cape May Circumnavigation for August 2020 event

As a result of Governor Murphy’s EO banning all special events on the beaches of New Jersey this summer, and guidelines involved with the Cape....

Adrian Angel to paddle-board Ohio River to raise money for Diabetes UK
Adrian Angel to paddle-board Ohio River to raise money for Diabetes UK

AN intrepid fundraiser is preparing for his latest challenge in aid of Diabetes UK – after the coronavirus outbreak meant he had to rethink his....

The Inland Paddler: Let’s not Lose our Aloha
The Inland Paddler: Let’s not Lose our Aloha

Trying to Share the Stoke In the Time of Corona Last Saturday, I got up early and headed out to Lake Jordan, one of the....

The Inland Paddler: These are a few of my Favorite Things
The Inland Paddler: These are a few of my Favorite Things

My favorite things and what I am looking most forward to Post-Covid-19 Last week, I wrote about paddling for the first time in several weeks....

New 100 Challenge Starts Today: ANYTHING GOES
New 100 Challenge Starts Today: ANYTHING GOES

Thanks for bearing with us these last few weeks while the 100 Challenge has been in a holding pattern. We’ve had a number of things....

The Inland Paddler: Getting Back to the Water
The Inland Paddler: Getting Back to the Water

Getting Back in the Water I am a rule follower…as a rule. Maybe it’s because as a child I was afraid of getting in trouble.....

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