Robert Norman, the new (and first) Men’s 24 hour SUP Guinness World record holder received a little surprise from QuickBlade’s very own founder Jim Terrell yesterday: a superb commemorative paddle, with the SUPerman sign (SUPerman being Robert’s nickname). Also on it, the inscription “Robert Norman, World Record, 24 hours, 111,8 miles”. Here is what Robert said on his […]
By Robert Norman Greetings again readers! I’m Robert Norman, SUP paddler from Florida and today we will be delving into my equipment for the Guinness World Record attempt on Feb 10th-Feb 11th at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota. The current number to beat to be put into the men’s record is 99.4 miles or 160 […]
Larry Cain is a canadian sportsman who won the Olympic gold medal in sprint canoe in 1984. All the technique and science he has learnt over years of canoeing, he is now transferring to SUP. In this series of 8 videos, Larry Cain breaks down the stand up paddle stroke into 5 different phases : Entry, Gathering, Catch, Middle stroke and Exit and turns each phase into a SUP […]
By Anthony Vela | The 4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta presented by Infinity SUP announces the list of invitees for the Junior Pro division. Top sup athletes from around the world will battle through highly competitive heats until a champion is awarded the coveted, “El Sombrero.” Girls Annie Reickert (Maui/USA) Skylar Lickle […]
By Anthony Vela, Newport Beach, California – Get ready for the 4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta presented by Infinity SUP. In it’s fourth year, #SupFiesta16 has outgrown a one-day event. The new format will allow competitors to focus on one discipline each day. On Saturday we will hold the SupFiesta Grand Prix. The Grand […]
L’hiver dernier, Céline Guesdon, s’envolait “Down-Under” pour une préparation hivernale à l’australienne à Currumbin, fief d’Angelina et Paul Jackson et de nombreux riders australiens. Un choix payant au vu de sa superbe saison internationale, conclue, il y a deux semaines par un double titre aux Championnats de France de SUP Race 2015. Céline qui nous est revenue avec un surnom, Frog’s […]
A QuickBlade Paddles action recap of the last Payette River Games in Cascade, Idaho, with commentaries from Chase Kosterlitz, Anthony Vela, Shakira Westdorp, Kelly Margetts and Candice Appleby.
Here is a pretty interesting underwater footage during a comparison test between 3 different paddles: an early Blue Planet Kai Zen prototype, a Quickblade Trifecta and a Blue Planet Featherlite paddle. Look in particular for the formation of bubbles, which is best to avoid.