How to paddle a longboard

Paddling a longboard is relatively easy, but you should know how to do it right. The trick is in the weight distribution, and paddling angle.

Longboards traditionally start at 9 feet and can easily reach 12 feet. So, that's between three and six feet more than a standard 6' shortboard.

As a result, paddling a longboard is not the same as paddling a classic surfboard. But they're extremely fun to ride.

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SUP war: surfers and canoeists fight for the sport's governance

The International Surfing Association (ISA) challenged the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to let the courts decide who should rule the sport of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP).

The organization led by Fernando Aguerre wants the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to judge whether the SUP should be part of the surfing or canoeing world.

"We have a clearly defined history and tradition for governing SUP. It dates back to 2008 when it was first included as a core discipline in the ISA Guide. Since then, no other international federation has governed SUP in any capacity," notes Aguerre, president of the ISA.

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Drone foiling is oddly exciting

They say they're taking foil surfing to new heights. And that is actually true because the footage speaks for itself.

Technology is becoming a native part actions sports, and we're incorporating gadgets in everything we use and ride. Time will tell when we reach our pain point, but it until then it's game on.

Aaron Eveland has found a creative way of boosting his foil surfing power. So, he grabbed a rope and got towed into the surf by a giant drone owned by Eric Sterman.

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When you reach the "End of the Road," you're all by yourself. Are you sure you're ready to get barreled at Tahiti's infamous Teahupoo?

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Isaac Thomas owns an interesting collection of rare skimboarding DVDs. They document the evolution of the sport since the turn of the millennium.

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Cory Teunissen and Sean Silveira have taken out the third stop on the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), in Mooresville, North Carolina.

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