July 2015

  1. Drafting SUP Boards - Why it’s so important

    Drafting SUP Boards - Why it’s so important
      Back in 1994 well before SUP,  when I moved form Australia to LA to pursue my acting career I found an elite group of LA County Lifeguards who were hooked on Aussie style Surf ski and paddle board workouts. Being an aspiring actor, with a few auditions a week, allowed me plenty of time to train with Americas best...
  2. YOLO Bikes included in USA Today 10BEST!

    YOLO Bikes included in USA Today 10BEST!
    Thank you to Lacy Morris of USA Today for including us in her article of 10 Best Summer Beach Essentials! Here is an excerpt from her article: Beach Cruiser Two Southern guy friends with a deep love for the catchphrase, "YOLO" and its meaning, launched YOLO Board, a stand-up paddleboard rental company in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. Since then, the brand has...
  3. Building Your Stroke - Rotational Exercises For Paddle Boarders - by Leah Seacrest

    Building Your Stroke - Rotational Exercises For Paddle Boarders - by Leah Seacrest
    Life doesn’t happen in one dimension. Thankfully, our bodies are built to allow us to move in many different planes of motion to complete our daily activities. The ability to pick up a bag of groceries or a child, grab something that’s fallen on the floor, or get up from a chair, are all real life movements that we easily...
  4. SURFING AND PADDLEBOARDING ON ITS WAY TO THE OLYMPICS?

    SURFING AND PADDLEBOARDING ON ITS WAY TO THE OLYMPICS?
    by YOLO Board Team Member Kacie Wallace, Athlete Ombudsman for the US Olympic Committee I have relocated for the summer to the Team USA house in the Athlete Village of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. I am listening as the swimmer asks the gymnast how he is so flexible and strong at the same time. The gymnast asks...
  5. Final YOLO Relay Event

    Final YOLO Relay Event
    The 2015 YOLO Board Relay Series presented by Garden Of Life is all wrapped up. A big THANK YOU to all of our paddlers, spectators and sponsors for your continued support. For all the race pictures check out our facebook photo album! Bud & Alley's Restaurant | 30A Radio | 30A | ThirtyAReview.com |STANDUP PADLE MAGAZINE | Thule | Coastal Skin Surgery and Dermatology...
  6. SUP Yoga - The perfect balance

    SUP Yoga - The perfect balance
    SUP and yoga have a lot in common. SUP outwardly resembles a sport, and it is for plenty of riders. Advocates for both however, will tell you yoga and SUP are part of a greater lifestyle, and that learning either is a very adaptive and personal experience. They’re both low-impact; they both have the ability to make you feel like...
  7. 4 reasons you should start paddle boarding because, well… science

    4 reasons you should start paddle boarding because, well… science
    If you read our previous blog post, we gave you a few reasons why to bring a SUP on your next adventure – you can check it out here. Most of the reasons had to do with the experience of being on the water. A lot of people toss up between kayaking and paddle boarding, so we gave them a...
  8. SUP Paddles - Explained

    SUP Paddles - Explained
    Very often the purchase of your first SUP Paddle is an after thought. You're about to spend a lot of money on a beautiful stand up paddleboard, now when it comes to the paddle you just figure you can deal with what ever is the cheapest. In some cases this might be a good option for you, but depending on what...
  9. How To Install A SUP Fin?

    How To Install A SUP Fin?
      How To Install A SUP Fin?   The only tool you will need for the job is a screwdriver. To properly install your SUP fin, remove the screw that comes inserted in your fin box while leaving the screw plate in the fin box. Your fin will have two metal pins on the back portion and these pins are to...
  10. Shake Up Your SUP Workout

    Shake Up Your SUP Workout
      Shake Up Your SUP Workout!   If you’re not new to stand up paddle boarding or as we like to call it “YOLO Boarding,” then you know the sport is a phenomenal workout. Even without intentionally making a paddle session a “workout” our bodies are putting forth some major effort. SUP is truly the total workout package. Our bodies must balance...

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