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Water Safety for SUP

Two recent tragedies involving stand up paddlers this past weekend should be a reminder to all of us that no matter how easy and fun SUP can be, the power and danger of water still exists. Closest to home, a 39 year-old woman died in Gold Beach, Oregon on the Checto River when her surfboard leash caught on a snag and she was trapped underwater. A 50 year-old Tampa, Florida man went missing while paddling on Saturday night. His board washed up on shore along with his wallet, car keys and cellphone.

Here are a few things to consider before you head out on your next paddle to ensure it’s not your last. Read More


3 Ways To Be Ready For Spring

Portland’s occasional sun breaks have us all dreaming about the spring stand up paddle season. The problem is many of our boards have not seen action since late last fall. You could put the board back in the water on the next sunny day and hope for the best, but why not try these three simple steps to get ready for spring.

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Danny Ching SUP workout secrets revealed!

You too can have a bod like King Ching. Someone, pass me the noodles!



How to build a SUP storage locker

How-To with the Gorge Crew, #1

Welcome to the all new How-To with the Gorge Crew blog category!

We’re hard at work producing several insightful How-To articles and videos which we’re certain you’ll find entertaining and informative (hopefully your standards are as low as ours).

In the meantime, you may enjoy following us step-by-step as we construct our very own SUP board storage locker. Ya never know…one day, you too may need to store 5 SUPs in an equally clever fashion. Read More