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Articles by Jimmy Blakeney

Moving Around on your SUP

In this video, Jimmy Blakeney looks at a few key stances, as well as tips for staying balanced while you're wa…

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SUP Pivot Turns

Pivot turns are a great way to turn your board and you can do them when you're stationary or moving. The thing…

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Board Anatomy and Essential Gear

This video describes essential SUP gear including PFDs, paddle leashes and paddles and also looks at the basic…

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SUP Surfing - Bottom Turn

Surfing on an SUP is definitely one of the most unique feelings in the world, and it's often enough simply cru…

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Bracing - SUP Technique

It doesn't matter how good your balance is, at some point, you're going to lose it; that's where bracing comes…

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How to Fall Off/Get Back On your SUP

This video looks at how to fall off a SUP, what to do once you're in the water, and how to properly get back o…

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How to Carry Your SUP

Standup paddle boards tend to be pretty big and a little awkward to carry. So unlike typical surfboards, you c…

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Staying upright on your SUP - aka Bracing

This video describes the bracing stroke for your stand up board and will help you learn to stand on your SUP w…

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Essential Gear for Stand Up Paddling

In this video, we're going to talk about the essential gear that you need to get started, and we're also going…

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Turning your Board: The Sweep Stroke

Hi. I'm Jimmy Blakeney with Paddling.com Standup here to talk to you about the great sport of stand up paddleb…

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SUP Forward Stroke

Hi, I'm Jimmy Blakeney, with Standup.paddling.com, here to talk to you about the great sport of standup paddle…

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SUP Fundamentals

Hi, I'm Jimmy Blakeney, with Standup.paddling.com, here to talk to you about the great sport of standup paddle…

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