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Custom SUP Paddles - Case: Girls Get Out There NZ

Custom SUP Paddles - Case: Girls Get Out There NZ

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    In addition to our customized dragon boat paddles, we also offer custom SUP paddles often used by SUP schools or training centers. Find more about Girls Get Out There NZ and how they got their customized paddles from Hornet Watersports. SJ’s Customized SUP paddle design With the help of Hornet’s design team, Girls Get Out There NZ designed a really great customized paddle. It features a red, yellow, orange and white background with two female silhouettes in blue holding their paddle on either side of their blue and green board.     As you can see, Hornet’s design...

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Going to SUP? Here's What You Should Eat

Going to SUP? Here's What You Should Eat

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This article was originally published on Hornetwatersports.com. No matter whether you’ve paddle boarded on the calmest of waters, or you’ve gone SUPing on adrenaline boosting downwinds, one of the questions you’ve probably asked yourself is, “what should I eat when paddleboarding?” Being out on the water for long periods of time is exhausting. You’re working your core to the max. After facing the resistance of the water as you power yourself forward, you’re going to be hungry. More than that, you’re going to need nutrition. Nutrition Tips for SUP Nutrition doesn’t just happen while you’re on the water. To feel...

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Can a Stand Up Paddle Board Give You a Good Workout?

Can a Stand Up Paddle Board Give You a Good Workout?

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This article was originally published on Hornetwatersports.com. One cool thing about stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is that you can vary your experience from exhilarating to relaxing. You can choose to go downwind at high speeds, through challenging waters, or find a calm lake to practice yoga on your paddleboard. No matter the style of SUP you choose, one thing is certain: SUP is good exercise. How many calories does paddleboarding burn? Specifying the number of calories you’ll burn while paddleboarding is hard to do. That’s because the number varies greatly depending on which activity you’re involved in. If you’re paddleboarding...

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Love is In the Water: SUP as a Dating Activity

Love is In the Water: SUP as a Dating Activity

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This article was first published on Hornetwatersports.com. Sick of going to dinner and a movie for date night? Yeah, us too. As a lover of the great outdoors, you want to stay outdoors – not get holed up in a dark movie theater for hours. And chances are, the person you attract will feel the same way.  If you’re looking for a shake up to your current date night (or date day) routine, consider SUP as a dating activity. SUP is Romantic SUP isn’t just meant for adrenaline junkies. Many people love to paddleboard on calm waters while enjoying some...

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What to Wear When Paddleboarding

What to Wear When Paddleboarding

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This article was originally published on Hornetwatersports.com. One of the best parts about being on the water is the freedom. The freedom to relax while you push yourself to new depths. The freedom to work your muscles without having to work your mouth (unless, of course, you want to chat with a friend). The freedom to be unapologetically you. To embrace the freedoms that go along with being on the water, there are a few things you can do to make your experience as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. One of those things is to dress the part. Wardrobe plays...

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