Paddleboarding Takes Off in Saugatuck, CT

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Westport Patch: You’ve gone canoeing, kayaking, maybe even white water rafting, but have you tried stand-up paddle boarding?

The watersport, which is actually an ancient form of surfing originating from Hawaii, involves paddling a long surf board, or paddle board, while standing. Once the domain of surfers only, stand-up paddle boarding, or SUP, has become increasingly popular among non-surfers because it’s a unique way to travel on rivers, lakes and ponds—plus it’s easy to learn and gives your core a great workout.

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