If you tried Standup Paddling (SUP) this summer, you’ll agree that there’s a lot more that goes into the sport than what the name implies: standing up and paddling. From foot placement on your board and holding the paddle correctly to core activation and stroke technique, the art of SUP has evolved immensely over the years, creating a highly competitive sport that it is today. Thankfully, our friends at Riviera Paddle Surf put together this beginner-friendly, instructional poster with their team rider and Ocean Minded Ambassador, Thomas Maximus. Take your SUP game to the next level and learn how to master your flatwater distance stoke technique in 8 simple steps by Thomas Maximus.
Original content provided by Riviera Paddlesurf, Photos by Taylor Rambo.