SUP: You’re all record breakers! – Neilson SUP Armada event film

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Were you there? Were you part of it? Are you a Guinness World Record breaker? Check out the edit from the weekend’s Neilson SUP Armada to relive this awesome event.

Pic: Dave White

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SUP safely workshops

Are you really safe when you Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP)?

Do you know:

-What to do if the wind changes or the water becomes rough?

-How to choose when to ride an inflatable or hard board?

-What equipment to wear and when?

If not, contact me on andy@surfsteps.co.uk or +44 (0)7941508531 for more info or to book!

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Coach Rescue and first aid course

Candidates from the latest SLSGB Coach rescue course relaxing after some intense, but rewarding days of training and assessment. For more info about these or other training courses, please feel free to contact me 

Candidates from the latest SLSGB Coach rescue course relaxing after some intense but rewarding days of training and assessment. For more info please feel free to contact me

Candidates (and friends!) from the latest SLSGB Coach rescue course at Surf Steps.

Swiss SUP session

Couple of shots from the #ISA / #ASSUP Flat water SUP instructor course I helped run on the shores of Lac Leman (Geneva) near Villenueve from the 31 May- 2 June.

Great times, great people! Thanks Ced and Gael from http://www.assup.ch/ for the piccies and the opportunity to be involved:-)

If you are interested in improving your paddling experience I have a variety of courses and sessions to choose from, go to https://andyjoyce.info/ for more info.

#fanaticsupuk #ion #surfsteps

 

SUP: The Rapa Nui Experience

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Emmanuel Bouvet and Carine Camboulives are glad to present their latest documentary ‘The Rapa Nui Experience’ shot on the most isolated land on earth. For the last 20 years they’ve been searching for the perfect spot all over the world.

Together with their two daughters, Lou (10) and Shadé (4), they fulfilled their appetite of discovery and exotic culture not only by enjoying the far corners of the world but by bringing awareness on environmental challenges they witness.The mystic Rapa Nui not only hides the mysterious Moai and some world class waves but is unfortunately situated in the middle of a huge floating plastic vortex…

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Pedal to paddle – the life cycle of SUP

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Words and pics: SUP Mag UK

We’d all like to believe our green credentials are intact. As stand up paddle boarders and connoisseurs of all things wet, by the very nature of us getting outdoors on non-motorised craft means we’re doing our bit for the environment, right?

And yet, when you delve a little deeper we’re not necessarily as environmentally friendly as first glances would indicate. The kit we use all leaves its carbon footprint during the manufacturing process, shipping around the world and actually getting to the consumer stage. Once in possession we then need to actually hit up our chosen stretch of water – in most cases this is done via motorised transport. It doesn’t need pointing out that cars, vans and engine driven vehicles aren’t great for the green.

So what could you do? What one change could paddlers make to lessen their impact on Mother Nature?

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My Head of the Dart 2016

Saturday 9th Off to the river for a paddle….Bang! Clatter! £$%* Van blew up-I can’t make the surf sup event in Puts! Even worse, might not make it to the Dart….

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