We had an amazing prone Paddleboard clinic with Cynthia Aguilar last week. There were so many parts and so much knowledge to take away that we decided to break it apart into a series. This is part 1: The Gear.
Any bike water bottles will do. Cynthia loves using her own design with Polar Insulated 24 ounce Bottles. They keep your drinks cold. I will be adding a post on how with a utility knife, tubing from Home Depot and a bite valve from Camelbak, you can make your own water bottle/hose system.
Cynthia said not to bother makign your own bottle cage mount. There are three very good options for water bottle cages, systems that fit into a fin box mounted on top front of a paddleboard. There are single bottle cages, doubles, singles with a place for a Garmin, and doubles with a place for a Garmin or speed coach. These fit into a fin box just like a fin would go into the bottom of a board. There is a
Coastal Eddie is an easy option for getting replacement vent plugs. They are cheap and NECESSARY if you have the kind that you can open and close manually as opposed to production boards that have the built-in two-way vents.
And don’t forget my favorite carry the bottles to the car and the wet clothes back container from Home Depot
4-day multi-skill camp
Limited to 10 People
The main focus is SUP surfing
Includes ocean racing skills and techniques
If conditions warrant, downwind skills day
Treasure Coast Paddle Battle race included Sat morning (nonracers have other options)
Pre-race chat night...
Listen in on Paddle Monster Head Coach Larry Cain from his Monday, November 22nd discussion where he answers questions about the 2021-22 Northern Hemisphere Off-Season Training Program and the 2022 training year in general.
Learn the rationale behind the periodization of the...
Please join Coach Cain, and Lisa Schell for this week’s recording on Knowing the Course – Pre-race and In-race tips
Paddle Monster Zoom Series
Content this week includes an interactive discussion on the venue, the race, and the Gorge, including:
Downtown Chattajack and...
Please join Coach Victoria, Coach Cain, and Lisa Schell for this week's recording on Fueling your Performance.
Part 3 – Fueling your Performance
An interactive discussion on pre- and in-race nutrition and hydration including:
How much fuel do you need