The CHUM for July 14, 2017

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John Beausang and Lisa Schell discuss the latest on Distressed Mullet for the week ending July 14th in this week's CHUM. Safety, The Gorge, SEA Paddle, OABI, Great Peconic Summer Books, and more...

Mullet talks on the CHUM for this week: July 7th

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Cape to Cape in Cape May, NJ, Sea Paddle NYC, OABI Detroit, Safety Concerns, KeyVault from Kanulock and an ama rack. See more at Distressedmullet.com

These past few weeks have been a whirlwind

We're early, we know. It's by design. From now on, CHUM Newsletters will arrive on Wednesdays to reflect on the past weekend's events and give you time to jump last minute into next week's events. The weather has a funny way of cancelling or changing...

So you want to start a paddle race. Here’s a quick list of tips for planning

A few random suggestions and this is not a complete how-to list. Feel free to add to the bottom: Involve local and regional paddlers in the planning Use standard divisions and practices from the WPA (World Paddle Association) Finding a good date that doesn’t...

A really annoying shame-based motivation technique to remind you to paddle

I subscribe to a number of newsletters that are outside the the paddlesphere. I know it's hard to believe, but I do. Jocelyn K. Glei has a great newsletter that give basic and not-so-basic life hacks and it's one of those newsletters I always...

Cold Stroke Classic, Where is the current?

On Saturday, January 21, 2017 low tide is at 08:34 AM The Race begins at 10am and is being put on by Coastal Urge Therefore, the tide will be going from low to high or the tide will be coming in. That means, water...

We are thankful for you

We're thankful for the manufacturers We've seen a reorganized shakeup on the industry side in spite of continued growth in SUPs popularity. We've seen a renaissance in all watercrafts like outriggers and surfskis just as the last few years brought a resurgence in prone paddling....

Has surf helped or hurt the growth of SUP?

In the beginning, after Laird created the heavens and the earth. ... he said, “Let there be a big board,” and there was a big board. Laird saw that the board was good. And he said, “Let there be a tall paddle so we shall...

Safety Discussion from the Surf Expo

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"We need to take responsibility for the safety of the people in our sport." Tyler callaway leads off the stand up Paddleboard manufacturer's safety meeting at @surfexpo. On Friday, September 9th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida manufacturers, media, and representatives from the...

Surf Expo Day One and the stoke factor

For those of you unfamiliar with Surf Expo, it is a convention held twice per year (September and January) where manufacturers bring their product lines for the coming year to sell to surf shops, resorts and outdoor outfitter shops. The buyers from each retailer...

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