River paddle boarding/surfing

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From gentle to awesome to edgy, watch river paddle boarding video selections for basics, tips, preparation, and inspiration. River SUPing can be shallow and gentle to fast moving white water river surfing. SUP river paddling is one of the faster growing disciplines, leading manufacturers to look for new ways to improve river boards for durability and performance. Get your own edge on river SUPing through these links.

Eddy Turns and Ferries

In this video you'll see easy to instruction for river safety and turns.

Rock hops on Hood River

SUP Rock Hops on the Hood River from Northwest Rafting Company on Vimeo.

Master instructor Dan Gavere shows you techniques for eddy turns and a flat 360

Dan Gavere has put together an awesome series of video. They are well done, to the point and very entertaining. Dan and his video person is doing everything right to hold your attention.

River paddle boarding surf basics

By Mike T.

Excellent instruction – learn about the proper and above all safe gear, river basics, techniques and plenty of visual examples of the techniques described. 


Advanced river surfing instruction. Great tips!

By Mike T.

Get on the wave, establish the surf and what to do while your are on the wave using 3-fin set thrusters. Excellent tips and tricks with plenty of visuals to help understand the techniques described.

Stand up paddle boarding on British Columbia's Similkameen River – A first

By Similkameen SUP

A light hearted paddle boarding story about a group of paddlers from Vernon B.C. (Kalavida Surf Shop) having a fun day on the Similkameen river. They left a distinct impression on the locals of Keremeous B.C. Canada.

Stand up paddle surfing the Colorado River. For the extreme adventurer.

Thrill seekers shown carving the river in record high waves on the Colorado River. Superb video of tricks and traits. This video captures a group of skilled surfers showing off their grand ability to surf the whitewater. (master paddler Dan Gavere narrating)

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Riding the rapids in France.


Follow the adventure of three paddlers travelling down the rocky river Rapides Des Gorges Du Verdon.

Whitewater SUP River Surfing in Gorge-ous Hood River

By Epic TV

SUP champion Candice Appleby narrates on the 3rd Annual Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge in Oregon Washington August, 2013. Candice paddles the waves behind a sternwheeler for 7 miles. The SUP champion from Hawaii paddles the Hood River to try her hand at stand-up paddling on the whitewater of White Salmon River. Can she cut it?

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