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Custom SUP Paddles - Case: Girls Get Out There NZ

Custom SUP Paddles - Case: Girls Get Out There NZ

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    In addition to our customized dragon boat paddles, we also offer custom SUP paddles often used by SUP schools or training centers. Find more about Girls Get Out There NZ and how they got their customized paddles from Hornet Watersports. SJ’s Customized SUP paddle design With the help of Hornet’s design team, Girls Get Out There NZ designed a really great customized paddle. It features a red, yellow, orange and white background with two female silhouettes in blue holding their paddle on either side of their blue and green board.     As you can see, Hornet’s design...

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Paddlechica - 13 Tips for Success in International Racing

Paddlechica - 13 Tips for Success in International Racing

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This article was originally published on Paddlechica.com. Many of us will be heading abroad to race this summer, either to the Club Crew World Championships in Hungary, or the IBCPC in Italy. Whether this is your first international race or not, hopefully you will find these tips helpful as you head off on your travels soon. Best of luck to all teams competing this summer and I hope to see some of you in Hungary! The main framework of this list was originally generated by Jim Farintosh and shared with the paddlers at his Bow Wave Clinic in April. With Jim’s permission, I have...

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The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

The IBCPC-Hornet Product Line has 4 exciting new additions!

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          Hornet Watersports is proud of our continued partnership with the International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC).   Hornet Watersports, one of the leading suppliers of dragon boat equipment, has developed a product line in partnership with the IBCPC. A portion of the sales proceeds of all Hornet IBCPC branded products will go towards helping IBCPC’s mandate to encourage the establishment of breast cancer dragon boat teams worldwide, within the framework of participation and inclusiveness. IBCPC supports the development of recreational dragon boat paddling as a contribution to a healthy life-style for those diagnosed with breast...

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The Best Paddleboard Spots in Southern California

The Best Paddleboard Spots in Southern California

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California has long been celebrated for its music, food and laid-back culture. Closely tied to all these elements are the state’s hundreds of miles of gorgeous coastline, presenting a seemingly endless array of beach experiences. While the saltwater gets most the love, California is also home to thousands of freshwater lakes and reservoirs. Some are small mountain gems, while others sprawl for miles through historic river gorges. The common denominator for these ocean hotspots and their lesser-known freshwater cousins is that they are great for paddleboarding. And many of the state’s best SUP destinations are in the southern half of...

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7 of the Calmest Waters in America Perfect for Paddleboarding

7 of the Calmest Waters in America Perfect for Paddleboarding

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Aside from being a fun, full body workout, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has many health benefits,  like improving balance and endurance. SUP begun to gain popularity in the early 2000s among water enthusiasts, but It isn't just a sport for surfers. With stand up paddleboarding, there really is something for everyone: nature lovers, fitness buffs, and even yogis. It's a relatively easy sport to learn. Here are a few locations across America with calm waters, perfect for beginners and advanced SUPers to paddle and drift to their heart’s delight. 1. Oahu, Hawaii SUP was rumored to originate in Hawaii &...

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