Posts Tagged ‘stand-up paddleboarding’

Whiskey Island Stand Up Paddlefest

The fifth annual Whiskey Island Paddlefest is a partnership of Cleveland Metroparks, Ultra Missions, the Foundry and Nalu SUP and Surf. Grab your stand-up paddleboard and register for the 6 mile elite race (3 laps), 2 mile challenge (1 lap), or a short kid’s dynamic course. Beginners and advanced paddlers are welcome. A limited number…

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Vermilion Port Authority Paddle Fest Poker Run

The poker run is open to any type of paddle craft, including kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and canoes. Even proceeds will benefit upgrades to the handicap-accessible kayak launch area. Prizes will be awarded for the top three hands. There will also be door prizes and raffles. Registration can be made by calling (440) 204-2474, or email…

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Where can you rent a stand-up paddleboard on Lake Erie?

Looking to try stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Erie this summer? The cool, calm sport is an easy way to get out on the water. And it’s growing like crazy. The Outdoor Foundation didn’t even include stand-up paddleboarding – or SUP, which migrated from Hawaii to California in 2004 — in its annual survey until 2010.…

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How to stand-up paddleboard safely

So you got a stand-up paddleboard for Christmas. Cool! Welcome to one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Did you get an inflatable or a hard board? SUP is great for newbies, since you can learn the basics in a few hours. About 1.2 million people tried the sport in 2011 alone and it…

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Santa Paddle

Greet the holiday season on your stand-up paddleboard. Dress like a reindeer or a snowman or an elf (over your wetsuit) and paddle around North Coast Harbor before the Cleveland Browns game. The group will meet at Nalu Stand-up Paddle and Surf at 9:30 a.m. and leave at 10 a.m. from either the Old Coast…

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Paddlers want to form Surfrider Foundation Cleveland chapter

Cleveland surfers, paddlers and kayakers want to form a chapter of the international Surfrider Foundation, which works to keep beaches accessible and water clean. Bill Cochrane, owner of Nalu Stand-up Paddle & Surf shop in Rocky River, posed a question about a chapter on Facebook last week. The comments were swift. Yes! Yes! Yes! Within…

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