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Galápsgos Islands, Island Life, Ocean, Shine, SOL -

SUPing in the Galápagos Islands without exaggeration, is an experience like no other, because it is a place like no other. Sitting right atop the Equator and approximately 600 miles west of Ecuador at the intersection of 5 ocean currents lies this natural laboratory of one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world. The islands emerged from the bottom of the sea through a series of volcanic eruptions possessing the unique trait of never having been connected to the mainland. As disconnected as they are, they create a sense of life in its most natural state. Paddle within feet of...

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River Surf, Stand Up Paddle, SUP, Surf Sesh -

We all know that those who paddle board look super good while doing it--but why is that?  Is it their lifestyle?  Always outdoors and adventuring so they are just bound to be fit.  Or is it that strong people are drawn to paddle boarding?  Possibly.  Or maybe it is the fact that stand up paddle boarding is a GREAT workout?  Yeah, that’s probably it.   Paddle boarding is mainly cardio workout.  Think about it--you are paddling in water in attempts to move forward.  Breathing hard is inevitable!  It is also a core workout.  You are propelling yourself through water using...

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Ditch Black Friday, Outdoor Retailer, Small Business Saturday, Stand Up Paddle, SUP -

Black Friday?  Nope.  Not for us.  We prefer Small Business Saturday at SOL Paddle Boards.  We favor the companies built by locals, the mom and pop companies, the companies built from the ground up.  We favor the companies who are not in it for the profit like other corporations that dominate the market, we favor the companies who do what they do because they love it.  Because this is their passion.  We are one of these companies.  SOL Paddle Boards started because Johnny and Richie wanted to create a product that was perfectly suited all of their paddle boarding needs....

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Rebel, River Surf, Rivers, Stand Up Paddle, SUP, Surf Sesh -

Recently SOL introduced our newest board, The Rebel--the newly designed river and wave surfer.  It is 10 feet long with a width of 32 inches.  It has a depth of 6 inches, volume of 300 liters, and a weight of only 22 pounds.  The board is great for turning, speed, and stability.   As always, boards come with a roll wheel backpack, pump, repair kit, and oval shaft paddle.  The SOLrebel is $959.00.  All who have used this new surfing board are loving it.  Hopefully you will join our rebelution!

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Dolores River, Lower Dolores, River SUP, River Trip, Rivers, Snaggletooth Rapid, Stand Up Paddle, SUP, Travel -

Johnny Lombino always seems to be in motion.  Pictured above is Johnny’s adventure on the Snaggletooth rapid on the Lower Dolores River.  This was the first time the rapid was ever run, and who better to do the initial adventure than Johnny!?     The McPhee Dam prevents the river from running, but once The Dolores River was one of the most popular river trips in the country.  All of the water from the reservoir goes towards farming, but when it opened twice in May 2016, Johnny was immediately there.     The Dolores River was previously known as a...

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