Posts tagged SUP Soft Goods
Review: VIRUS | Action Sport Performance Apparel

I have been a big user of compression gear in the past. Cricket, Basketball, Netball, lifting, running or whatever training I was doing, I would wear some form of compression gear. Tops, bottoms or sleeves it didn't matter, I found that it helped my performance and it played a major role in my recovery. Now that I am paddling more than anything else (apart from strength training) nothing really has changed. Now there are a lot of companies providing compression garments and when a new one hits the market you often wonder what the deal is.

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Review: Stic-It Composite Soft Pad Eyes

Like most people that will read this you now doubt became aware of the Stic-It line of products a little while ago when he shared his rigging installation on his board. Looked great and allowed those that didn't have any tie down points another, more structurally sound option instead of the suction cap options out there.

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The SUP'ing Caveman's PFD Review

So for this month we have reviewed three vest style PFD's. Why have we done a PFD? For Canberra based paddlers this winter it is a requirement to wear a vest while competing in our winter club time trials. Last year it was deemed that a belt style PFD was acceptable but for this year we are now required to wear the vest version so I thought that was a good segue to do this just in time for our winter season. Unfortunately because SUP is still really only in it's infancy in Australia, there are only a few states that legally require you as a to physically wear a PFD when SUPing as a leisure activity. I tried to find as much information as I could for this and this is what I turned up: 

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Flying Objects Travel Cover SUP Race

The feature on this bag that impressed me no end is it completely opens up. It is hinged on one side which makes the bag a one person operation. What do I mean by that? Well you don't need to take a mate or find a new one at your paddling location to hold the bag while you slide your board out or that awkward movement of pushing your bag around your destination trying to slide your board back in.

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