Imagine taking a trip across the lake as you feel the water splashing up on the paddle. After this leisurely activity, you then seek out something more adventurous, as you go to a rough river. You swerve down the whitewater rapids as you occasionally bounce off the submerged rocks. By the time the adrenaline rush subsides, you decide to head out to the bay to perform a bit a yoga or to perform tricks in the wake that boats leave behind when traveling toward inlets.
If you are wondering what type of recreation allows you to leisurely row along lakes, paddle down river rapids, perform poses in bays and lets you do tricks in water inlets, it is the engaging sport of paddle boarding.
Conquer the Water with a Paddle Board
Paddle boarding feels like a cross between surf boarding and kayaking. Using a paddle board, you have a paddle to steer the board and move it across the water. At the same time, you are standing up on the board while keeping your balance.
The versatility of the paddle board is one of the things that makes it such an excellent recreational activity. You can take it out in all types of water, such as freshwater, salt water, oceans, lakes, rivers, bays and just about anywhere that has enough water that you can paddle across it. It is for people of all ages, even children, as there are paddle boards for racing, yoga and even to carry another passenger or your dog along for the ride.
If you ever wanted to get into the water but didn’t want to take up kayaking or surfboarding, give a paddle board a try. There are just so many things that you can do with it that you will never be bored while out on the water.