Competition or Personal Accomplishment: A thought on race courses

This is an observation for race directors looking to get more people to come and enjoy their races. When you have a challenge that goes beyond a simple 5K or 10K race, one that has obstacles that transcend a straight line, a start and a...

The Inland Paddler: What I Learned at PaddleSurf Camp

A Week at Nosara Paddlesurf
A Week at Nosara Paddlesurf One of my local sup surfing heroes once said, “ A week of intense surfing at a much more challenging, bigger break is like an entire season’s worth of waves at home. “ Haywood is right. After a week at the...

The Inland Paddler: Top Ten Things to Love About March (and a few we don’t)

Being a Paddler in Late February and March Ah the promise of Spring! Here in the Carolinas we’re seeing it in the blossoming Bradford Pear trees, which are now in full bloom....in the Spring Peeper frogs who have started seranading us in the evenings, and...

Sonar Report 2018 Winter Surf Expo

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Discussion on the vendors and shops attending the 2018 Winter Surf Expo in Orlando, FL with host John Beausang and Guest Matt Lennert from Blackbox Surf.

Sonar Report for Jan 19, 2018: Are we complicit as consumers?

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An Update from John Beausang, Publisher of Distressed Mullet. Are we complicit in our purchases of copied boards and paddles? We noticed an uncanny resemblance of a new prone paddleboard by VESL and Joe Bark's Commander in both design and in graphics. In fact, we...

Sonar Report for January 12th

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An Update from John Beausang, Publisher of Distressed Mullet. This is our 10th Year posting about paddling. Over 12,000 posts. Thank you for your support. Here's what's going on in our paddle world.

The Inland Paddler: Happy Thanksgiving!

Giving Thanks for Our Paddle Life
Giving Thanks for Our Paddle Life If y'all are anything like me, you've spent the last few days trying to figure out when and how you are going to sneak out to get your Thanksgiving Day paddle in, perhaps before the day of cooking, celebrating...

The Inland Paddler: Cold Weather Paddling is Here! Yay!

Embrace Cold Weather Paddling! Okay. I am trying.  Really I am.  And I am about 75 percent more sincere about rejoicing over the fact that it is officially Cold Weather Paddling Season in North Carolina, as well as elsewhere, this year than I was a...

Joel Yang: Getting Perspective

Turning to the Water for Perspective
Editor's Note: The water, no matter where we are or what kind it is, can teach us things.  It can give us perspective. If we let it.  Sunday was one of those days for our friend and colleague Joel Yang, of Stoke on the...

The Top Ten Things to Love About the Off Season

Time Off From Paddle Training Yes, we all really know that there is no such thing as the "off season." Even taking a scheduled break is really part of training. It is as necessary as those intervals and drills are.  And I for one, am...

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