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Quickblade’s Jim Terrell’s Unexpected Gift to Robert Norman

22 Mar 2017

Quickblade’s Jim Terrell’s Unexpected Gift to Robert Norman

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 […]

Robert Norman’s 24 hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Equipment

6 Feb 2017

Robert Norman’s 24 hour Guinness World Record Attempt – The Equipment

By Robert Norman Greetings again readers! I‚Äôm 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‚Äôs record is 99.4 miles or 160 […]

Improve Your Stand Up Paddle Stroke Technique

14 Jan 2017

Improve Your Stand Up Paddle Stroke Technique

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 […]

4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta

5 May 2016

4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta

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, ‚ÄúEl Sombrero.‚ÄĚ   Girls Annie Reickert (Maui/USA) Skylar Lickle […]

4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta

26 Apr 2016

4th Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta

By Anthony Vela, Newport Beach, California¬†– Get ready for the 4th¬†Annual Quickblade Jr Pro & Youth SupFiesta presented by Infinity SUP.¬† In it‚Äôs 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 […]

Céline Guesdon et la Méthode Australienne

30 Nov 2015

Céline Guesdon et la Méthode Australienne

L’hiver dernier, C√©line Guesdon,¬†s’envolait “Down-Under”¬†pour une pr√©paration hivernale √† l’australienne √† 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.¬†C√©line qui nous est revenue avec un surnom, Frog’s […]

The Payette River Games 2015 as seen by QuickBlade

2 Oct 2015

The Payette River Games 2015 as seen by QuickBlade

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.

What happens to your SUP paddle stroke beneath?

3 Sep 2015

What happens to your SUP paddle stroke beneath?

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.