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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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SUP Trick: 360 Dock Launch

Watch as Jimmy Blakeney takes the standard SUP dock launch to the next level...…

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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