November 07, 2017
Surfing downwind conditions on your SUP can be tricky. When we first try to paddle in downwind conditions, there is a lot going on. What are some important things to consider in order to enjoy the experience? Learning how to catch the bumps is essential to walking away with a smile on your face.
FROM THE MAG | CATCH MORE BUMPS
By Will Taylor
Downwind paddling is full of mystique. You're basically trying to surf whitecaps over a long distance, often far offshore. It's intimidating and takes a lot of practice to get good at. But once you start to find the rhythm—paddling hard for a few strokes, gliding, searching for your next bump and then gliding again—you'll never want to stop. Here are some tips for how to catch more glides.
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