- Nov 29, 2017 -
Paddling surfing (SUP), also known as upright single-paddle surfing. Is a surf enthusiast from Hawaii, USA, in the early 1960s named Hawaii's "Beach Boys of Waikiki" (Waikiki Beach Boys), standing on an extended surfboard to take pictures of tourists who are surfing, Therefore, "Beach Boy Surfing" is another nickname for SUP. In recent years, the sport has been sweeping the globe. Initially, surfing coaches in order to manage a large number of students, standing upright on the surfboard to get a better view, easy to observe the surrounding situation, but also conducive to surging in the distance.
SUP's current trend is overwhelming at the warmest coast resorts around the world, and is being sought after by many professional surfers, celebrities and celebrities, as well as SUP sports in safe waters that are accessible all over the world.
Taking SUP from Hawaii to the United States was a Vietnam veteran named Rick Thomas. In 2000, Rick stood on a 11-foot-long paddle board carrying a paddle made by Leleo Kinimaka to introduce the new sport to California.
Objectively speaking, SUP allows the surfer to capture more waves and also to observe the upcoming surges in the distance. The SUPs range in price from $ 600 to $ 1,500 and are more than 9 feet in length, even up to 12 feet.
On October 3, 2008, the US Coast Guard defined SUP as a vessel and for this reason SUP players were required to wear corresponding life jackets (currently available on their own self-inflating life jackets) when entering specific waters, believing that this is not the case Will affect people's enthusiasm for SUP.
In 2009, surfing China, a well-known surfing agency, brought paddle board surfing to China for the first time. It was the first time for people to come into contact with this fashion trend at 2009 China Surfing China Carnival.
At present, many surfing spots in China have already started to experience this very easy sport for civilians.