Monday, May 10, 2010

COWABUNGA DUDE!


According to nymag - the newest athletic craze to hit New York is something that we do at my cottage...except that now it has a name (a wonderfully "hip" one at that!)

It's called: SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) - how appropriately surfer-esque!

The article can be found here!

Basically it consists of standing on a surfboard and using a canoe paddle to propel yourself through the water.  Trust me...it's much tougher (and way more fun) than it sounds!

I've spotted a few celebs testing it out while flipping through the (occasional) trashy tabloid, such as Jennifer Aniston:

However - at $100 a session and in the murky (as well as polluted) waters off of Pier 40, I think I'll wait until Norway Bay for another SUP sesh...

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