Racing, touring, exploring, exercising – the mighty stand up paddleboard does it all. Knowing that versatility is a large part of a SUP’s appeal, we wanted to add another option to what’s possible on your board: yoga.
A stand up paddleboard (SUP for short) represents the buffet of the watersports world. Racing, surfing, touring, getting fit, finding your Zen – SUPs do it all. So what’s SUP (right? who could resist that?) with stand up paddleboarding?
Snow midway up our minivan’s tires was not how I expected our summer weekend to start. But we were determined to find the quintessential summer camping experience and no amount of getting lost, getting stuck, or being cold was going to stop us. – Story by MEC staffer Jess
What’s the best way to end a day of kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddleboarding? With gear that’s still dry and on board. Find the waterproof bag that’s right for you with these three simple questions:
Why paddle a stand up board from Vancouver to Victoria? MEC Envoy Bruce Kirkby reveals why he tackled this trip, and ponders why adventure matters in the award-winning short film The Questions We Ask by Kalum Ko. It’s intriguing, beautifully shot, and may stir up a few adventures of your own.
Bad weather, rising water, and canyon walls nearly 10 stories high made up just one part of Tyler Kydd and Daniel Wong’s expedition in the Northwest Territories. The other parts of their trip? Trekking up rocky slopes through grizzly and caribou territory, and transforming their canoe into a catamaran. Here’s a taste of their 500-km paddling and hiking adventure along the Natla and Keele rivers. Expedition report by Tyler.