Surfboard With Paddle
Paddle surfing is the new sensation of ondasPraticado in Hawaii since the 1940s, the stand up surfboard with paddle begins to gain momentum in Brazil and can be practiced in calm waters. Communicating by errosRSSImprimirEnviar emailReceba news by celularReceba boletinsAumentar letraDiminuir letraPara beholder first, it seems only a surfer using a surfboard with paddle to propel the water. But the differences between conventional and surfing stand up surfboard with paddle are much higher. Besides being feasible also in calm waters, the SUP, as is known, requires much more muscle for those who practice it. The stand up surfboard with paddle surfing is a sport little known in Brazil. But paddling standing on a small boat is an old practice, adopted by several tribes to move into areas difficult to navigate in Hawaii, where the sport has developed in the 1940s and had its boom in the early 2000s. Soon, the novelty caught the attention of Brazilians who visited the land of surfing. Among them, Marcio Costa, Parana which is among the first surfers in the country to practice SUP. "In 2009, I was on vacation in Hawaii, I knew the sport and brought the equipment to Brazil," says the surfer Guaratuba. On the last weekend, the SUP was first included in a state championship at the Circuito Paranaense de Longboard. The first leg of the contest, held last Sunday in Matinhos was won by Costa, and also counted surfboard with paddle the participation of surfers from São Paulo and Santa Catarina. "Most of the practitioners is to stand up Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. In Parana, there are between eight and ten surfers who regularly practice ", the champion of the first stage of the circuit. Rowing is the star of this sport. Besides being required in the execution of the maneuvers, he helps them get through the surf and allows the surfer enters the wave has standing. "The surfboard with paddle drives, gives speed and also works as a brake in time to make the maneuvers," said Costa. The board is wider and thicker to guarantee more buoyancy to the surfer, which is practically the whole time standing. To ensure balance on a surfboard, the surfer needs to stay with your legs slightly bent. "Before joining in the wave, the feet are parallel to the board, facing forward. In the wave, the surfer takes one foot forward and stay in the position similar to traditional surfing, "said Costa. The requirement of the surfboard with paddle causes the SUP work virtually every muscle group. Besides forcing the legs and abdomen, as in any sport of surfing, also requires a lot of arms and back. "It sports a more complete because it will mess surfboard with paddle the whole body," emphasizes the surfer Brazilian Guilherme Viana. According to Viana, the stand up can be more difficult than conventional surfing, the surfer is willing to get good waves. "But for those who have never surfed, it is easier because it has the support of the paddle, which helps with balance. Then it is best to get in still water and then from the waves, "he explains. This versatility is one of the great advantages of this modality. The SUP can be practiced in any type of water, from lakes and tranquil beaches to large waves. The surfer Paulo Sao Paulo Giachetta practicing stand-up two years ago and he said the training can be done even in swimming pools. "Many people come to leave when surfing experiences stand up. It's more fun and democratic. Anyone of any age can practice, "he adds. Otherwise, I enjoy being surfboard with paddle people I love, preferably close to nature. Do not live without water. Do not dismiss my good friends, good books and good music. . . .