STAND UP PADDLE WORLD ISSUE #8 – 2017
An annual special issue dedicated to Stand Up Paddling. Focused on newcomers to the sport, SUP World Mag primarily covers the recreational aspects of Stand Up Paddling: beginner paddlers, leisure and family paddling, fitness, flatwater, and distance paddling, and a little bit of racing and surfing. Focused on the visual aspect the sport, SUP World Mag brings high quality photography, thoughtful articles and very creative lay out. Essential reading for Stand Up paddlers worldwide.
TABLE OF CONTENT:
PADDLE WITH PURPOSE LESSONS FROM RAPA NUI
When Manu Bouvet and family join the Race for Water Odyssey on Rapa Nui they find more than perfect waves and empty line-ups. There, on the most remote, inhabited shores in the world, they see first-hand the shocking reach and impact of micro-plastic pollution.
GIVE BACK SUPKIDS IN ANGOLA
Can SUP and surf bridge socio-economic chasms? Franz Orsi teams up with SUPKids founder Linzi Hawkins and the Kionda Surf School to introduce the next generation of Angolan paddlers to SUP in attempt to find out.
WHITEWATER SUP TARA RIVER CANYON, MONTENEGRO
A self-support SUP mission down the second deepest canyon in the world. Nicolas Fayol leads a team down 150 kilometers of the Tara River Canyon, paddling from its origins at the confluence of the Opasnica and Veruša rivers to the Bosnian-Montenegrin border in five days.
SUP EVENT THE GLAGLA RACE, FRANCE
Alpine Lakes Tour founder Benoit Mouren shares why over 300 paddlers from around the world brave the freezing January temperatures of the French Alps to participate in the annual GlaGla Race.