Paddle Surf Reo Re-entry on Loco Aztec

Loco SUP Surfing South West Portugal

Loco SUP Surfing South West Portugal It must have been almost 20 years since I last visited Portugal and with a none paddle surfing better half I'd agreed to book  somewhere in the South Algarve on a largely 'holiday basis' with the caveat that I could take my board (just in case). The last time I was in Portugal I'd stayed in Lagos and had enjoyed some half decent windsurfing in October so I hoped that I'd at least score...

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Loco Aztec Bamburgh Castle Northumberland

Rough Camping A Castle and Two Locos

Rough Camping A Castle and Two Locos If you've been living on the East Coast of the UK over the last few weeks it's been a pretty sorry state of affairs when it's comes to swell. Endless offshore wind, torrential rain and pitiful one foot wonderland has become the norm, thanks jet stream! Unsurprisingly at the first sign of pulse Loco boss Joe was cross tabulating swell direction with wind and which way certain spots faced to try and hunt down...

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Can flat water SUP training promote paddle surfing success?

Hey Locos! Boss man Joey T waxes lyrical on how minimal flat water SUP training can help promote instant paddle surfing success. For those of you who don't know me I was a multi-discipline performance athlete in my youth, I continue to coach badminton to a high standard and I've been teaching people how to paddle surf for over 6yrs. Unsurprisingly I have a keen eye for biomechanics, training muscle memory and like to simplify the learning process wherever possible. When...

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East Coast Frozen Juice NJC test drives 2014 Loco 8’4”

East Coast Frozen Juice NJC test drives 2014 Loco 8'4'' For almost 2 weeks our native East Coast has been going off, attracting swell deprived watermen from as far as Cornwall! Whether you're a hardcore prone surfer in search of uncrowded slabs or a SUP surfer looking for punchier waves to assist those first aerial attempts Northumberland has something for everyone. Loco Boss Man Joe T had been talking about a 'board meeting' with Berwick ripper NJC for some time. This...

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Loco Interview – The Paddler

If you haven't spotted the latest (August) issue of The Paddler then check it out as it features an interview with Loco boss man Joe Thwaites. Waxing lyrical about all things Loco SUP, stand up paddle boarding, getting sectioned, the UK SUP scene and where the brand is going, this is one grilling that's not be missed. The Paddler, August 2013. Joey T on a macker

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