Longtime stand up paddler and instructor Rob Casey has authored the first and only comprehensive guide to the sport. From choosing the right gear to stroke techniques (j-stroke, Tahitian, sculling brace) and fitness advice, Rob will have you stand up paddling in no time. Specific chapters focus on flat-water paddling, paddle surfing, and river paddling to show you exactly what you need to take your SUP skills and knowledge to a specific environment. Whether you want to learn about fitness or expedition planning in flat water, how to forecast waves and current for surfing, or how to use river eddies to your advantage -- it's all here in this easy-to-reference guidebook from a SUP expert.
||Rob Casey and Dave Kalama
||Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers
||April 1, 2011
"You will learn about fitness, expedition planning, surfing and how to use river eddies to your advantage — it's all here." (Jim Miller, Werner Paddles)
"Whether you're interested in boarding at home or while vagabonding, Stand Up Paddling can help you get set up the right way to enjoy the water." (Rolf Potts, Vagablogging)