Author Archives: Tez Plavenieks

About Tez Plavenieks

Content creator - writer - editor - social media manager Windsurf - SUP - snowboard - surf - kayak - drums - art

The need for speed – Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft 25” and 27” comparison

Source: The need for speed – Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft 25” and 27” comparison If you’re into race SUPs or thinking about getting into stand up paddle board racing then check out my Nah Skwell Beach Comp 12.6ft comparison article … Continue reading

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Skin up – SUPskin Magic Allround drysuit review

Source: Skin up – SUPskin Magic Allround drysuit review And let’s not forget: it isn’t just about boards, paddles and fins at SUP Mag UK. We also review accessories and products that enhance your whole stand up life. As summer slowly … Continue reading

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Riding zebras – ZMD (Zebra Man Designs) cruiser and carver land paddle boards review

Source: Riding zebras – ZMD (Zebra Man Designs) cruiser and carver land paddle boards review As many will know my passion for stand up isn’t limited to simply being on the water – I’m also extremely fond of land paddling as … Continue reading

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Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review

Source: Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review Here’s a recent review I penned for SUP Mag UK based on Blu Wave SUP’s new Fathom 12.6ft touring board. Check it out by clicking the link.

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Family ties

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
Words and pics: Tez Plavenieks 2002 was the last time I set foot on the volcanic island of Lanzarote. As the plane hurtled towards the Arrecife airport runway I remember gazing down through a…

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Sprint finish – Starboard Sprint Unlimited 17.5ft review

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
http://www.star-board-sup.com Starboard describe the Sprint 17.5ft x 23” as: ‘the fastest stand up paddle board in the world ever’ – some statement! While we had no scientific way to verify this we certainly agree…

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Web exclusive: Fathoms deep – Blu Wave Fathom 12.6ft tourer review

Originally posted on SUP Mag UK:
Blu Wave SUP UK recently took delivery of their new 12.6ft Fathom touring board. Pitched as a lively all rounder we were keen to hop on for a spin and got the opportunity during…

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KAT Percussion KT3 reggae drum jam

I’ve had my KAT Percussion KT3 e-drumkit a few months now and have to say I’m super stoked with it. I’m pretty aux fait with what it can do (and what it can’t – although there isn’t much that I’d … Continue reading

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Flared up – Starboard Flare 101 review

Checking out Starboard’s 2015 Flare 101 freestyle windsurfing board in Vassiliki, Greece. Continue reading

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Windsurf, SUP, snowboard, skate, surfing and kayaking galleries

Over the last few years both my wife and I have had some fabulous experiences on the water, in the snow and sometimes on land. During the last few years we’ve managed to accumulate some OK pics, which I’ve curated … Continue reading

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