Starting in competition is really important as it helps set you up for a good race. No matter what the distance getting out in front of the pack is always a good idea. This does not always happen and we can get stuck behind but it should always be our aim. Today I will outline some information on how to get a good start and how to react if it doesn’t happen.
What is the best place to stand on your board? It’s a question that is often asked by elite and amateur paddlers alike. This is because there is no straight answer and there are many different versions of what works.
Chris Macdonald is a challenger and a very inspirational rider. One of his biggest accomplishment was to Stand Up Paddled Mallorca to Ibiza over 50 miles to raise money for surf therapy in Peru. Read the interview to know more about his story and how BOOTH training has helped him through his journey.
Nomado is a Swedish event organizer, travel consultancy, and guiding company in the Nordics. Erik Wallgren founded the company in 2001 to become Sweden’s first surf ski distributor and organizer of Europe’s largest paddling race – Sea Masters Downwind Race which ran from 2009 – 2017 under his leadership.
This weeks tip is about The tip for today is about generating power in your stroke. The power phase of the stroke is the part of the stroke where you’re generating the highest transfer of energy.
This weeks tip is about the beach start and the correct way to approach it. Many events start with a run off the beach and we forget how critical this can be to setting up our race. So there are a few things that we need to be aware of.