Loco SUP on location in Wales

Recent addition to Team Loco UK & all round waterman Steve Laddiman gives us an insight into paddle surfing in North Wales. After studying the forecast at length it looked like all the elements were set to come together for that rare occasion when a proper ground swell pushes up the Irish Sea (past the Llyn Penninsular) to Broad Beach, Rhosneigr to produce a special wave! Myself and the boy wonder (son Ollie) were up at the crack of dawn...

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What’s the perfect SUP Paddle Length?

The importance of Length – and other SUP Paddle Points Having the correct paddle length is key to efficient SUPing, avoiding injury and performing at your optimum across all areas of stand up. A plethora of information exists about the best length of a SUP spoon, but it’s not always as clear cut as some would have you believe. There are many different elements that come into play; technique, rider style and board type – to name a few. Tez Plavenieks puts SUP...

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Loco Paddle Surfing Clinics in Fuerteventura December 2013

Looking to escape the cold for a week or two this December? What if you could try a new sport and come back charging? Maybe you've already got the bug and want to progress from flat water paddling or those first attempts at SUP surfing to dialling in fluid carves and even a trick or two? Loco boss man, Joe Thwaites, has been teaching people how to paddle surf for over 5yrs through his Tynemouth-based SUP School Boardskillz, alongside offering 1-2-1...

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2014 Loco SUP Distribution

For those of you who've been keeping an eye on our social media channels you'll have seen 2013 has been pretty relentless on the development front with two new ranges of boards coming online and some competition spec prototypes also being put through their paces by the team. Admittedly we had a few 'teething problems' with our constructions in our first year but after another season of perfecting layups and enforcing SLAs with our new factory we're now in a...

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