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River Surfing Basics with Mike Tavares

River Surfing can be quite challenging, but it’s also fan and addictive. If you want to learn this cool discipline, the video below might come in handy, as Boardworks Surf Pro Mike Tavares talks you through some basic tips for SUP river surfing.

Mike Tavares loves river runs, and he is a certified kayak instructor, a downriver racer and a freestyle competitor and when he discovered SUP he transferred those skills over and quickly became a strong presence in freshwater standup, so he has the right skills for this discipline. He often rides on rivers throughout the Southeast and the Rockies, gliding strong and with style.

Check out the video to find out the basics of River Surfing and put it to good use next time you have the chance.