Prone Paddleboarding 101 with Jack Bark

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Joe Bark's shapes are unmistakable.  Period. When I came to my first SUP race, six years or so ago (the Cold Stroke Classic) Bark SUP boards were pretty much all I noticed. They are unmistakable too, but when I think of a classic Joe Bark...

OC-6 Video: Breaking Down the Tahitian Stroke with Johnny Puakea

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If you have ever seen the Tahitian teams race six-man outrigger, you know how fast and powerful they are.  Master OC coach and canoe designer Johnny Puakea breaks down the secret of the successful Tahitian technique in this must-see, must-study video.        

Downwinding With Joe and Jack Bark

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This might very well be the video that piqued my interest in paddling prone. It features Joe and Jack Bark, Steve Shlens, Joel Pepper, and Reno Caldwell getting some training in several years ago, and it's shot by the extremely talented folks at Fin Film Company,...

Video: Paddling the V1 Rudderless

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Time in the V1 Rudderless Outrigger Vic Allen gets great coaching in this video in which he makes paddling the V1 Va'a outrigger canoe look easy!    

Laird Hamilton and Buzzy Kerbox English Channel Crossing circa 1990

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We were looking into a potential English Channel crossing and our buddy Adrian Angel (who's actually paddled across on a SUP) found this gem from Buzzy Kerbox with a couple of stock prone paddleboards and some cold water.

Reading the Water with Oscar Chalupsky – Downwind Surf Ski Technique

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Downwind Surf Ski Skills Reading the water and the bumps is a key skill when it comes to learning how to downwind - regardless of whether your are paddling SUP, OC or surf ski.  In this video from Epic Kayaks, surf ski icon Oscar Chalupsky...

Surfski Friday: Bracing

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It's All About the Brace I've come to believe that the brace is the most under-taught and under-utilized of the paddle strokes, especially in standup paddling. It is essential in paddling outrigger - because if you do not learn to brace almost without thinking on...

Hippo Stick Paddles – The AL Pro

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Hippo Stick Paddles - The AL PRO 100% Carbon Standup Paddle Danny Ching

Monday Warm-up: Thread the Needle

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Sey Chelle’s Thread the Needle Sup Warmup This is a warm up exercise version of one of my all time favorite Thoracic spine openers, Thread the Needle Pose. This will open up all the intercostal muscles (rib cage) as well as the muscles underneath your...

Video: Sizing Your OC Paddle

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Picking out your first OC paddle So, maybe you've just succumbed to the pull of outrigger canoe and you're about to get your first OC paddle.  Might want to review this helpful video from Dave and Meg Chun at Kialoa before your pick your blade...

Outrigger Tuesday: Training Run with Danny Ching and Ryland Hart

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Outrigger Training Motivation - Danny Ching Style! Most of us are getting back into the groove of training for big races such as the Carolina Cup, Sharkbite Challenge, Olukai, and many, many, more. Get pumped and stoked on outrigger by watching this epic video of...

How to Prone Paddleboard Part 2: Getting Started with Jack Bark

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Jack Bark guides you how to get on a prone (traditional) paddleboard and a basic stroke. Shot by Chris Aguilar. Sponsors: Bark Paddleboards, Surftech and Distressed Mullet. Please like and share! Check out Surftech: http://www.surftech.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Surftech-SUP/108453439180132?fref=ts Check out Bark Paddleboards: http://www.joebark.com

Prone board paddling technique video by Mick DiBetta

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Great technique video that really helps with knee paddling prone paddleboards For more information on Mick DiBetta and Paddle Power Trainer, go to: http://www.paddlepowertrainer.com/

Video: Bad Magic by Valkyrie Downwind

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Moody downwind love on Valentine's Day Subscribe to Valkyrie Downwind on Youtube for their latest videos

Surftech 2016 Preview Bark Commander Light, Bark Contender Light and Bark Vapor

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Mike Pilgrim with Surftech Product Development walks us through some highlights of the Surftech Bark Line for 2016. Specifically, we walk through the Bark Contender Light, Bark Commander Light, and the Bark Vapor. Bark Contender Light Race SUP Specs: Finally a Contender smaller paddlers can call their...

Video: The Epic V5 in the sea and Surf

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James Smith takes the new V5 composite surf ski out for s spin in the waves off Kure Beach, NC.

Why standup paddle blades are at an angle with Kialoa’s Dave Chun

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Dave Chun from Kialoa Paddles discusses why paddles have a bent shaft (or offset blade) and some trends and considerations for establishing that angle. For more information on Kialoa Paddles, go to http://www.Kialoa.com

Video: Proper Foot Pedal Set Up for the Epic Surf Ski

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Epic Surf Ski Foot Pedals Surf skis are growing in popularity and if you’re taking the plunge into high performance kayaking, you should know, some things are different. Like the foot pedal steering system. Fortunately, Epic Kayaks has a series of helpful how-to videos, like...

Tracking Your Board Straight – Part 2

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Paddle Monster Coach Larry Cain second part of discussion on how weight distribution impacts your board's track and how to correct it. This originally aired April 10, 2020, at 3:00 PM ET! To train with Larry Cain, please go to Paddlemonster.com Paddle Monster ::...

(people) of water from Chacos

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For thousands of years, outrigger canoes have connected diverse cultures and people around the world. Chaco is proud to present (people) of water, a film following the story of Rob Prechtl, a member of the USA Men's Raft Team, as he and his fellow...

14th Annual Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race Video Vault

Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race
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The 14th Annual Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race in the beautiful waters of the Monterey Bay is set for June 20 this year. See the event info for 2015 here The recent movie, Chasing Mavericks was based on his life and experience surfing Mavericks. Here are some...

Tracking Your Board Straight – Part 1 – Understanding Your Weight Distribution

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Coach Larry Cain discussed how weight distribution impacts your board's track and how to correct it. This originally aired April 6, 2020, at 3:00 PM ET! #technique #paddle #landdrill #paddlemonster #sup #workout #strength #conditioning

OC6: A Look at EDT Va’a

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EDT Va'a Video Follow EDT Va'a, one of Tahiti's professional paddling teams, and see how they train, and how they went out to win the 2015 Hawaiki Nui Va'a, a three day iron race. Six of these boys made up the Red Bull Wa'a  team that...

Fin Film Company Director’s Reel 2017

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Our buddy, contributor, paddler brethren Chris Aguilar of Fin Film Company just put out his director cut. It is amazing. If you are looking for someone to video your event, to present it in its most inspiring light, to have people see it and...

The Kai Lenny Buoy Turn that made the Battle of the Paddle Roar

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Kai Lenny's buttery buoy turn at the Hammer Buoy had people shaking their heads. It doesn't get more perfect than this.
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