Monthly Archives: February 2014

Alive and kicking – SUP Mag UK website

SUP Mag UK‘s brand spanking website is now up and running and I’m stoked with the result. A massive well done to designer extraordinaire Pete Tranter for toiling into the night and getting it live. There’s still a long way … Continue reading

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Palm Equipment Cascade/Spark review

I posted a preview earlier this week; now the full Palm Equipment drysuit review has been published on If you’re looking for warm paddling apparel this winter then check out – Catch a fire – Palm Cascade and Spark comparison … Continue reading

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Strike a pose – Palm Equipment drysuits review

Recently I’ve been putting a couple of Palm Equipment drysuits through their paces – with help from Mr Elliot. Here are a few teaser pics ahead of the full write up which will be appearing soon on – stay … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gay Mountain – Sochi 2014

As the curtain falls, Winter Olympics on ‘Gay Mountain’ heads over the horizon. By no means the same levels of euphoria that surrounded London 2012, Sochi 2014 was still a blinder and a cracking showcase for sports that fly, mostly, … Continue reading

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Sunshine, gear testing and baby bump SUP

Here are a couple of preview shots from yesterday’s (second) sunny SUP session with my pregnant wife. It was also a chance to test out some new flat water stand up paddle gear and soak up some rays… Baby bump … Continue reading

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How to enjoy a good blow – windsurfing in nukin’ conditions

Originally posted on Tez Plavenieks – action sports writing, editing, content creation:
Today saw yet another bout of nuclear breeze, huge waves and torrential rain. Most UK coastal locations have been taking a pounding – the devastation, and damage caused…

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K4 Stubby 14″ windsurfing fins review

It’s still blowin’ dogs off chains here in the UK and a recent windsurf session provided me the opportunity to test out a pair of K4 Stubby 14″ fins. I was keen to see how small I could go on … Continue reading

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