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Stand Up Paddleboards

SUP: Stand Up Paddleboarding

Our Something New for this month was stand up paddle boarding, or SUP. We didn’t really know what to expect, but at only $15 per person for an hour, it’s a great deal. We originally wanted to sign up to take a class since we’d never done anything like this before, but they were short staffed so we just rented the boards and they gave us a quick tutorial. Saved us about $10 a piece. The guys running the show were really nice and you could tell they were excited to be there.

After showing us what to do they gave us the boards, paddles and life jackets and sent us on our way. I fell off immediately. Luckily it was in shallow water so getting back on the board was not too tough, but Husband was not so fortunate. He fell off twice in deeper water; I don’t know if I could have gotten back on the board, but he did. As the instructor told us to do, Husband channeled his inner dolphin and got right back on the board. Continue reading SUP: Stand Up Paddleboarding