In Discover Magazine
You may have thought you’d never see surfing in the Vail Valley. Well, now that the surfing spin-off SUP is so popular, it wasn’t long before we mountain folk decided we had to give it a try.
By Sebastian Foltz in the Summit Daily
Teaching on Dillon offers a natural progression that is less intimidating to those new to the sport, Placer said. And the setting is hard to match. “There’s great wildlife and amazing scenery.”
By Stephen Kasic in the Vail Daily
At the beginning, my legs were chattering, but at the end, I wanted to do it all over again. “It is addicting,” Placer said. “Everyone wants to start off as a white belt but get to black belt.”
By Caramie Schnell in the Vail Daily
The festival welcomes families, and children younger than 13 are free. Wolf calls the vibe at the festival, which also incorporates stand-up paddleboard lessons, yoga classes (there’s a dedicated yoga tent at Rancho del Rio), hula hooping and workshops on topics like healthy eating and permaculture, “spiritually harmonious.”
By Jason Blevins in the Denver Post
The newly reopened and refurbished State Bridge is dedicated to expanding its mission to bolster outdoor-adventure opportunities, including stand-up paddling and rafting on the nearby Colorado River.
By Lindsey R. McKissick in the Denver Post
Stand-up paddleboarding started in Hawaii, where traditional surfing also laid its roots, but paddling has made a name in the Rocky Mountains on lakes and rivers.