SUP; stand up paddle, Ocean City NJ

8 Reasons I Love Stand Up Paddleboarding

How can one only describe and narrow down how much they love Stand Up Paddleboarding in only 8 reasons?!?  Now that is a challenge. I only dove into SUP in the Summer of 2014 after learning how to paddle in the ocean a couple of years ago. My heart always kept saying to try it again so when I did in the Spring of 2014, I knew I had to purchase a board. And that is when life changed for the better!  I have to thank OC Paddleboard for all of their support and introducing me to a great community of paddlers.  So the top 8 reasons I love to paddle are (drum roll please)…. There is no greater feeling than being on your board listening to the waves lapping against the rails.  I joke that I’m on my own private boat many afternoons. Really that is the feeling you get without the engine noise and knowing that you are being productive and healthy by paddling.  You also get to explore nature and elements you would miss if you were on a boat. I’ve paddled within feet of dolphins in the ocean off 45th street beach in Ocean City.  I’ve …