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September SUP session Video

Hi peeps, a little edit of a session I had on my 12’6″ Starboard ACE race board, my first attempt at editing video-let me know what you think:-)

 

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Icon Classic Open Ocean Ski Race-A stand-up’s eye view

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17'6" board:-)

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17’6″ board:-)

“The (Icon) Classic course doesn’t come without its challenges. Morte-Point (French for Death Point) didn’t get its name without good reason! This headland has a dark history of ship wrecking on its sharp jagged rocks and should only be navigated at certain times of the tide….”  (Extracted from http://iconsports.eu/icon-classic-2015/ )

Read on……if ye dare!

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Please read and share-it may save your life or others

Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and some people nearby!

Cold water SUP-wetsuit, leash and people nearby!

Hi all, small water safety article I wrote this week, please spread the word: http://www.paddlenation.co.uk/#!Cold-Water-Shock-Please-SUP Safely/c1sa2/558044ce0cf2997278212992 

My ISA World Paddleboard Champs Gallery

Hi all, wanted to get this up a month ago, but work demands have been great but fantastic and fast. Better late than never:-) Thanks to Simon Bassett for most of the sports and team shots, also everyone else who took photos.

Lastly and not leastly I’d like to thank again all those who helped support me in this endeavour-I realise how fortunate I am…  Enjoy!!

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Stretching my understanding-now I know why yoga is important (finally)!

The position you put your body in is essential to good paddling perfomance. There’s still a bit of work to do here:-) but where and how?

“Power is nothing without control” -John Morris

Focus should be on the correct technique first and foremost. Using yoga tailored to your sport is a good way of doing this………REALLY?

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Pushing the boundaries-The Head of the Dart race 12/4/2015

Billed as the "World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!" Is it?

Billed as the “World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!” Is it? Read on and judge for yourself.

Last September after the Starboard conference, I got in my head to try the sprint unlimited
in a race, how fast is it? Do something that perhaps hasn’t been done before, push the boundaries!The opportunity to do a race in the UK and overseas (perhaps) on an unlimited board is very limited:-) How about the Head Of The Dart (HOTD)?

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