The sport introduced here is called SUP, which is called "standing paddle" in Chinese, also called standing paddle.
SUP stands for standing slurry board. This sport originated from the traditional surfing sport in Hawaii in the early 1960s. At that time, a group of Hawaiian surfers were called Waikiki's beach boys. "Beach boy surfing" was another name of SUP, because it took pictures of tourists standing on an extended surfboard to learn to surf.
Later, in order to facilitate the management of a large number of students, the surfing coach thought that the coach who could stand on the paddle could easily control the scene and observe the swell. At present, in the warm coastal resorts around the world, the trend of standing paddle is irresistible, and due to the popularity of many professional surfers, celebrities and stars, the figure of standing paddle can be seen in the safe waters that can be stepped on all over the world. One advantage of standing paddle is that you don't need the ocean and waves. You can also wave in the still water of local rivers and lakes. There are many ways to play standing paddle board, including the following.
1. Surfing: The standing paddle is basically a surfboard with an extended time. Surfers can not only chase the waves better and faster, but also reach the waves earlier.
2. Travel: Although standing paddling began with surfing, it is now widely known as paddling. Standing paddle travel is prepared for those who want to travel long distance, and can be carried out on lakes, rivers and bays.
3. Cruise: For most people who just want to have fun, it is very easy to cruise with standing paddle board. Standing paddle can be carried out in any safe water area, including rivers, lakes, wetlands and reservoirs.
4. Speed racing: For standing paddle racing, you need a long board specially designed for speed. The sports board usually has a large fin at the bottom, which is very helpful for water separation and tracking. Rowing competition is a contest between strength and high-level balance skills.