Do you know? I didn’t the first time I tried! But if you are thinking about stand up paddle boarding this summer for the first time, if you only know one thing, know this: The right way for a SUP paddle to be used!
Everyone does it, I’ve done it, it’s a rite of passage to SUPing heaven. What is it? Well, it’s paddling with the paddle the wrong way around!
On first look it feels right and when you start on your knees it feels right, but once you’re making progress and standing it feels oh so wrong and to the trained eye, looks oh so funny! Read the guide by Green Water Sports about how to hold a SUP paddle correctly and be prepared.