Loco SUP Surfing in Scarborough with Steve Laddiman

Loco SUP surfing report fresh in from team rider Steve Laddiman who ventured across to Scarborough on the East Coast this week. Forecast looked a bit iffy but looks like Steve scored some great SUP surfing with the helps of some local knowledge. Over to Steve anyway... When you live 15 minutes from the beach it seems a bit daft to drive the width of the country for a days SUP surfing. However, after the summer we have had and...

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Tina in wetsuit about to leash up Loco 7'10'' SUP

Tina Beresford joins the Loco SUP Asylum

Tina Beresford joins the Loco SUP Asylum Boss man Joey T caught up with new inmate Tina Beresford to find out a little bit more about her achievements to date and what we can expect to see from her in the next 12 months. Name:  Tina Beresford Age: 28 Tell us a little about yourself? I started surfing around 10 years ago when I was at University in Sheffield and became obsessed! From then on all my spare time was spent surfing, planning surf...

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Loco SUP ambassador Doug Paton reports on his recent trip to Islay, Scotland

Islay – April 2014 The first island adventure of the year kicked off with a trip to Islay. I loaded up the new 8’11 (which hadn’t seen the water yet) my surfboard and my windsurf kit then drove from Glasgow to Kennacraig to catch the first ferry in the morning. The forecast looked big for the first few days. 9ft @ 15sec was the long distance outlook but closer to the time this ended up being 7ft @ 14 sec with some...

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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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Paul Monnington enters the Loco Asylum

Paul Monninton is an avid Cornwall dwelling windSUPer who can regularly be found playing in the swells that bombard the St. Ives region. Staunchly a boom in hand man, rather than paddle, the Get Sectioned team is pleased to welcome him into the fold. Paul will be helping push the Loco brand and their windSUP designs, although a little bird tells us he may have also got hold of a touring SUP... 1. How did your Loco team rider status come about? I'd...

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Winter SUP sizzle at Loco Central

Winter SUP sizzle at Loco Central  New SUP container incoming! The first new shipment of Loco stand up paddle boards is about to drop! This will be a limited number including some brand new shapes/concepts.  Loco’s first iSUP and windSUP models will be landing and Loco can’t wait to get its gribby mitts on these spanking new SUP toys. If you’re looking to get your pre-Christmas SUP order sorted then now’s the time to get involved as once they’re gone, they’re vamoose! The winter swells are...

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SUP for Kids

Where would we be without the ‘yoof’ of today? New blood is the key to keeping everything fresh and moving forwards. We need kids to get involved and eventually step into our shoes, push the boundaries and kick the oldies out – this isn’t just with SUP either. Finn Gamblin setting it up at Watergate - pic Joe Thwaites Loco are investing heavily in the development of groms – in fact this year’s surf SUP championships, Watergate Bay, featured young Finn Gamblin...

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SUP Wars #3 – SUP vs Pole Dancing

It’s that time again, when Loco stand up paddle boarding grabs two seemingly unrelated disciplines and drags them kicking and screaming into the ring. Sit back, relax and witness the third bout in Loco’s SUP Wars series – this time featuring pole dancing! Dancing with a pole - pic courtesy polelove.co.uk What? Pole dancing, for those not aware (yeah, right!), is the act of wrapping, contorting, sliding, slithering and hanging off a metal pole – usually performed to music. Calling on superior upper body...

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