Video: Cast Your Fate To The Wind

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Prone Downwinding   We l0ve this video edit of the prone downwinding by Frank Lundy!        

Heart Of The Sea Trailer

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Heart Of The Sea ('Kapolioka Ehukai') is the story of Damien Rider's gruelling 800km paddle along the east coast of Australia to raise awareness for a cause close to his heart. On January 24, 2015, Damien completed a solo 800km paddle from his home...

View from the Back: Double Trouble

"How far do you want to go?" Dave asked. "I dunno," I said. "We can go however far you want," said Renee. Oh Renee. You should never say that to me. ******* I've been prone paddling a handfull of times. Fewer than ten, more than two. I got my...

Steve Shlens: Unsolicited Tips on Knee Paddling

Many of the mullets are getting into Prone paddling, led by The Mullet (cause he likes to prone), and we're soaking up advice like a cube of peat moss left in a lake for a month. One of the paddleboard clubs is a font...

Who’s Your 100/100 Daddy? 2Fer Paddle Challenge Update

Chucktown Showdown Course
The 100/100 facebook training group is well into our third challenge with the thirty day marker coinciding with this weekend’s (Sept 13th) Chucktown Showdown in Charleston, South Carolina. There will be hundreds, thousands, millions of 100/100’s there! Ok, maybe only ten or twenty. One...

Easy Reader Recaps the Rock 2 Rock Race

In a typical year, the South Bay’s prevailing westerly winds and accompanying west swell favor stand-up paddlers over prone paddlers in the Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard race, held each year on Father’s Day. Rock 2 Rock begins at Two Harbors on Catalina Island and...

Preparing and executing a long solo offshore paddle by Surfsalt

Years ago, a super calm day fishing turned into a nightmare. A powerful front with tons of lightning and 70 mph gusts that flipped our boat. We were "lost" for 24 hours. Thank GOD we eventually swam to land and were able to live to tell about it. I...

View from the Back: Days of Yore

Freaky Flotilla
"I roll and roll 'till I'm out of luck." ********** Four years ago I started stand up paddleboarding. The featured (above) photo is from the Freaky Flotilla, my first paddle race. I dressed like a kelp forest. I even had inflatable floaty fish. It was boss. After...

The Inland Paddler: Reconnecting with the Prone Zone

Rediscovering the Magic of Prone Paddling
Rediscovering the Magic of Prone Paddling Three years or so ago I started paddling prone, after being inspired by people like Julia Nicholls, Katie Elzer-Peters, Danielle Goldston,Chandler Bold and John Beausang.  I remember the first few times I tried to paddle my prone board in...

So you want to try prone paddling: nine things to keep in mind

Prone Paddleboard Wrightsville Beach, NC shot by Dave Baker
So you want to try prone paddling Prone boarding is pure.  It’s challenging.  It’s fun.  You get to lie down. The first time I tried it, Katie Elzer-Peters let me climb aboard hers…I almost didn’t give it back. But, it does come with it’s own idiosyncrasies. Balance...

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