Speedboard USA – SUP Tips with Kathy Summers

Posted by on May 29, 2013
Speedboard USA –  SUP Tips with Kathy Summers

  Sup Tips from Speedboard USA team riders __________________________________________________________________________ Sometimes you have to slow down in order to speed up. For the past year I have been recovering from a major shoulder SLAP tear. Dealing with an injury is so frustrating! I was forced to slow down. Now I am back on the water and […]

Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Nathan Bankson

Posted by on May 24, 2013
Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Nathan Bankson

Team Speedboard rider Nathan Bankson has not been racing for very long but he is quickly establishing himself as a guy to catch. Nathan is a prime athlete and ambassador for Speedboard – a very active person who jumped on a board and became passionate about it. He shares how he became involved in the […]

Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Kathy Summers

Posted by on May 10, 2013
Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Kathy Summers

Kathy Summers Age 44 Hometown: Washington DC Profession: Above all – Mom to John Patrick 18 and Timmy 15. Small Business owner, Stand Up Paddle DC LLC., Director of the Mid Atlantic SUP Racing Association (MASRA), Washington Canoe Club BOD, Host DC Paddle for Humanity,  ULI Board (Ultimate Lightweight Inflatable) rider and representative. Speedboard USA […]

Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Chris Gragtmans

Posted by on May 1, 2013
Team Speedboard Athlete Profile – Chris Gragtmans

Chris Gragtmans Bio Age:                27 Hometown:   Asheville, NC Profession:   Professional Athlete, Dagger Kayaks Pro Team Manager, Contributing  Editor (Blue Ridge Outdoors), Canoe & Kayak, Rapid, SUPtheMag), Small Business Owner (TerraVida Threads) Sports:  Pro Whitewater Kayak/SUP, Am DH Mountain Bike/Ski/Sail/Hockey/CrossFit/Krav Maga Sponsors:  Speedboard SUP, Dagger Kayaks, Chaco Footwear, Adventure Technology Paddles, Shred Ready Helmets, Astral Buoyancy, Immersion Research _________________________________________________________________________________________ What is […]

Get Fast! SUP Fast – Speedboard USA

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013
Get Fast! SUP Fast – Speedboard USA

Get Fast! SUP Fast – Speedboard USA Getting fast/faster on your SUP starts with the paddler – smart training that allows for proper technique, endurance, power and skills are all keys. The engine is the most important aspect to getting fast. Combine a finely tuned engine with the right board/paddle, and you have a recipe […]

Speedboard USA – All About the Glide!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013
Speedboard USA – All About the Glide!

Speedboard USA – All About The Glide! Speedboard USA is a stand-up paddle (SUP) board company designing and building innovative boards for the performance paddler. Each Speedboard is specifically designed to promote paddling efficiency, enabling elite racers, avid paddlers and SUP enthusiasts to move through the water faster, with less effort. Based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, […]

Speedboard USA R55 e – The 18′ Unlimited SUP Machine

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013
Speedboard USA R55 e – The 18′ Unlimited SUP Machine

The 2013 board line-up has been designed to bring the all out speed you expect from Speedboard USA designs and some additional ”tweeks” to make them perform better. All of the boards feature a slightly raised foredeck to create a sharper “spill angle” for waves, low wind signature and greater rigidity. Enhanced rail thickness at […]