Loco Tandem SUP Race League

Loco Tandem SUP Race League Hey Locos! If you've not already had a go on a tandem SUP where were you in 2018?! Unlike regular paddle boarding where it's all about you and either your surroundings, beating your peers to the line or smacking a sweet lip. Tandem SUP involves more teamwork, coordination and opens up a new dimension to multi-person stand up. With school and club pre-order deadlines almost upon us we're looking to promote our new race series. The...

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Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider

Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider

Become A Loco 2018 SUP Ambassador or Rider Hey Locos! It's that time of year again when we're on the hunt for some motivated SUP Ambassadors and talented team riders to help promote our beautiful performance-driven products for 2018. Ambassadors We're particularly interested in SUP instructors for our inflatable range (aka iSUPs) but will also consider active types who love taking photos of their adventures and posting it all over social media. It helps if you live in a beautiful location or travel...

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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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2014 Loco SUP New Products Team Riders & Loco Brand Ambassadors

After another fantastic year Loco are looking to take things to the next level in 2014. Bold plans are already afoot to diversify into other areas of the water sports market – surfing and kite surfing are ripe for the plucking. Over the past 12 months we've been collaborating with exciting shapers to ensure our existing products continue to be at the forefront of SUP design without loss of quality or durability. We want to make sure our ventures don't...

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New blood – Phil May’s 20 big ones

South coast (UK) based paddler Phil May is a recent addition to the Loco SUP dream team and what does he do during his first weekend as a get sectioned rider? Only go and stomp his authority all over the Surrey SUPtember SUP race, that’s what! Tez Plavenieks caught up with with Phil to pump him for all the gossip about his plans, goals and aspirations. Check out Phil May's 20 big ones. Name? - Phil May Age? - 32 Where do you train and...

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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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Loco Beginner SUP Racing Tips

Loco Beginner SUP Racing Tips It’s inevitable that many stand up paddlers will get into racing at some point. With large numbers of paddlers not living next to the coast, pootling around on flat water, leisurely cruising, sometimes isn’t enough and challenges are often sought. SUP surfing could fill the void, but waves are fickle and the chances of skunkings numerous. Racing could therefore be the area of SUP that satisfies paddlers needs the most. SUP racing - Courtesy Michel Terrien For those...

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