2020 red paddle co racing paddle boards - 2020 range of inflatable race SUP paddle board

As we look back over 2013, we created a short list of the top 3 stand up paddle boarding news articles on Green Water Sports. The stand out articles in the earlier part of the year were: “Why is stand up paddle boarding so good for us?” and the review of the Red Paddle Co 10’6″ Ride. Later in the year though, as the Red Paddle Co boards gained traction within the SUP marketplace, a lot of people were curious about the inflatable SUP industry leaders and their innovative technology. And so, we come to our list!

RSS batten technology from Red Paddle Co

SUP Rocker Stiffening Technology with Red Paddle Co

By looking at how and where a board flexes we have developed and patented the Rocker Stiffening System (RSS) to increase rigidity. It works by inserting stiffening battens along the rails of the board. The battens then work against the downward…

Red Paddle Co 10ft6in Ride inflatable SUP review

Red Paddle Co 10’6″ inflatable SUP review

In this post, we’ll be giving you a quick review of the Red Paddle Co 10’6″ Ride inflatable stand up paddle board. Included are some close up shots of all the board’s main features and a short “walk around” video so you can see what we’re on about…

Is stand up paddle boarding healthy?

Why is stand up paddle boarding so good for us?

Paddle boarding is a great all over body workout. Head to toe, every muscle is engaged in balancing on the board or during the paddle stroke with the bulk of the effort being done by the body’s ‘core’ muscles. As the name suggests, the core…

Honourable mentions go to our articles about “How to assemble your Ke Nalu SUP paddle” and “4 criteria for choosing a stand up paddle board.”

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About the author: Julian Kidd
I have been an avid stand up paddle boarder since 2009. I retired from professional kiteboarding to focus on SUP. Green Water Sports grew from this love of all things SUP. As well as being a keen paddle boarder, I'm a hockey fan, football fan, closet petrol head, web tinkerer, husband and father.

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