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New SUP club for Eel Pie Island in Twickenham

New SUP club for Eel Pie Island in Twickenham

| June 24, 2015

Eel Pie Island Club SUP (Epic SUP) is a new Stand Up Paddleboarding club that operates from Twickenham Rowing Club. The club is affiliated to Canoe England and is the fifth SUP club to be established in the country. Stand Up Paddleboarding came to Twickenham back in September 2011 when Active360 partnered with Twickenham Alive to […]

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Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge 2014

Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge 2014

| June 26, 2014

Following a successful launch in 2013, London’s biggest mass participation charity watersports event ‘The Thames Stand Up Paddle Board Challenge’ returns to the River Thames on the 26th July 2014. On a glorious august bank holiday weekend in 2013, 85 stand-up paddlers completed a 6km race between Kew and Hammersmith Bridges, raising upwards of £5,000 for […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Paddington

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Paddington

| April 27, 2014

Stand Up Paddleboarding or SUP as it is also known, is an exciting new water sport that is becoming increasingly popular in London and across the UK. SUP is a great way to get on the water and as well as being a fantastic from of fitness, it is also the perfect way to explore cities […]

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London SUP marathon June 2014

London SUP marathon June 2014

| February 2, 2014

The SUP marathon is back! Last year 25 participants raised over £30,000 for charity, in the first ever London SUP Marathon. This is a marathon with a difference – where participants cover a marathon distance – 26 miles – on Stand-Up Paddleboards while taking in the sights of the Thames, from Shepperton to Putney, followed by an evening’s […]

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SUP on the Thames at night

SUP on the Thames at night

| March 30, 2013

It’s dark and cold and I am standing on a wobbly board in the middle of the River Thames. It’s an odd sensation, standing on water, but that’s what Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUP, is all about. I’m here with Paul Hyman from Active360, a new outfit which is promoting SUP in west London. […]

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SUP heading for London

SUP heading for London

| October 11, 2012

Stand Up Paddler Charlie Head is paddling solo and unsupported from Land’s End to London’s Tower Bridge, nearly 1,000km. Charlie set off on his mission on 11 September 2012 and at the time of writing is aiming to get to Dover tomorrow. Charlie aims to cover approximately 50 km each day, depending on tide movements and weather […]

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