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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Tina walking SUP over Cornish Rocks

Paddle Surfing for Girls

Paddle Surfing for Girls This article is the result of speaking to a variety of female paddlers over the summer. After getting the basics on flat water it seems girls are increasingly interested in getting into paddle surfing and why wouldn't they with similar thrills to traditional surfing but it being much easier to master. Although it is definitely possible to catch a wave on an iSUP or large wide style board (32-34'') these options are more compromise rather than...

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Loco on location in Tiree Scotland

Hey Locos!! Many of you may already have seen photographs from some of our Northern Locos' trip to Tiree, Scotland over the last week or so but here's the full report from boss man Joey T. SUP and kite riders Toby and Laura from Aberdeen invited Joe along a few weeks back which he instantly jumped on knowing that September can often be epic on Tiree and could potentially deliver superb content for all of the new 2015 Loco...

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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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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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Steve Laddiman scored at Thurso on his 7’10” Loco SUP

Hey Locos! We catch up with Loco SUP team rider Steve Laddiman to find out about his recent mission to Thurso in search of perfect SUP waves. Some of the snaps are definitely Loco suggesting he scored big time on his trusty 7'10'' Loco SUP! Anyway over to Steve... After a whole month without getting on a wave, a tenuous forecast mixed with a midweek opportunity saw us heading to the ends of the earth in search of a wave...

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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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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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The dawn (SUP) Patrol

The annoying buzz from the alarm clock rouses you from your dreams and you drag your weary carcass from under the duvet, stumbling as you go to the bathroom. Splashing cold water on to your face, encouraging bleary eyes to open, a shudder flows down your spine from the chill. Slowly but surely your foggy consciousness clears as you inspect your bedhead reflection in the mirror. Pulling on a hoody and jeans you head downstairs for a much needed caffeine...

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