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Episode 63

SUP Origins – With Steve West

This week Simon chats with Steve West, waterman, journalist, historian, ex-professional windsurfer, outrigger-canoe mentor and designer for Mistral boards.

Steeped in salt water, Steve talks about his own SUP origins, the close connection of the sport with outrigger canoeing and his epic book ‘Stand Up Paddle, A Paddlers Guide’ which is a highly recommended and great investment for anyone interested in learning from a SUP Svengali Check it out here.

Steve has got a phenomenal back catalogue of achievements, this is a summary of them.

As a prolific writer he’s written a number of books, all available here

Steve is on Facebook here

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SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast
This is the podcast for stand up paddle inspiration whether you're a SUPracer , stand-up paddleboard surfer or SUP adventurer.

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Simon Hutchinson

I'm an all-season UK based paddler, BSUPA instructor, Hutch SUP Wear brand owner and podcast host and producer.
I enjoy spreading the stoke and connecting the aloha worldwide, with my love for this incredible sport