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Blog #26 – SUPtober!!!

It's been a few weeks since our last regular blog, and autumn's begun to take hold in the meantime – yet now as SUP school beginner teaching season is done, our SUP year is very far from over as we're continuing to pack a lot into the ever-shorter days. We've had another couple of classic SUP Clubs,...

Dunc’s 11 City blog – day 5

Mission accomplished! I finished the 2018 SUP 11 City Tour – and today’s 27k time trial turned out to be the hardest paddle of the week, I think the hardest I've ever paddled, into a brutal headwind pretty much all the way back into Leeuwarden. But it really couldn't have gone better for me… The morning started a...

Dunc’s 11 City blog – day 3

Today was pretty brutal – first a 12k time trial, then a 30k non-stop: 20k into cross-headwind including some of the windiest stretches I've ever raced, then 10k downwind from Harlingen to Franeker, where I'm currently in the van in the pouring rain. But has to be said I'm still totally buzzing from today's racing...

Blog #24 – keep the faith

Naturally, after the sort of weather we've had all summer, the late August bank holiday was bound to deliver something altogether more British! But everyone saw it coming and a bit of wind and rain certainly didn't spoil our week – in fact, it might have added an extra frisson to SUPstock at Fambridge on Sunday...