Tag: SUP

Stand Up For Paddlers

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Stand up paddling started to become popular in 2005. As the SUP volunteers started to volunteer in open water swims around the world, the sport of open water swimming was enhanced. SUP paddlers can see more of the course due to their standing position as opposed to the prone position with traditional

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What’s SUP In The Open Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While boats (of all kinds) have been the standard marine vessel for generations of open water swimmers, the evolution of movement of safety personnel on an open water swim has been important. The integration of boats, RIBs, IRBs, paddle boards, kayaks, surf skis (Jetskis), and stand up paddle boards in

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Three For One, Get Stoked In Hagg Lake

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. At the Hagg Lake Open Water Swim in Gaston, Oregon on June 15th, race director Mike Healey offers a great bargain to the 500 open water swimmers who participate. "With 0.5-mile, 1.2-mile and 2.4-mile races, a single registration price allows you to swim in any or all of the events, and, if you signup at

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