With origins in 1960’s Hawaiian surf culture, stand up paddle-boarding or SUP’ing isn’t exactly new, but it’s been a slow and steady sell for Canadians.  And there’s a good explanation: we have rather limited access to coastline. Still, SUPing – standing on a wider, thicker, more buoyant version of a surf longboard and paddling withContinue reading “KOOTENAY MOUNTAIN CULTURE MAGAZINE -SUMMER 2012”

Early beginning of Kerr Boards, Nelson, BC

Steve Kerr – based in Nelson, British Columbia, is starting the process of handcrafting exquisite stand-up paddleboards using sustainably harvested local wood. In the next year, he will be producing a limited number to test in the water. The Kootenays of BC offer some of the most beautiful waterways on earth to paddle, and soContinue reading “Early beginning of Kerr Boards, Nelson, BC”