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May is a great month with all the holidays it holds in store for us, which gives us more time to spend on the water. We give you five good reasons why you should paddle on our domestic waters, especially now. We also have tips for all stand up paddling fans and information about balance boards. With a little luck, you can win an on-trend wobble board in this month’s raffle!
By the way, docile nurse sharks are now our favourite sea animals. Find out why on our storytelling page.

We hope you enjoy our exciting topics!

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Balance boards: training all-rounders for at home.

Balance boards are a real insider tip when it comes to fitness tools. Without having to worry about water or waves, you can improve your board feel and body coordination in the comfort of your own home. One thing is guaranteed: If you train on a balance board, you’ll have more fun on the water afterwards. We reveal all the benefits of the popular wobble board.

Raffle: Fit for board and waves!

At the start of the boarding season do you want to brush up your skills or prepare for your first hands-on experience with a board and waves? No problem! We are giving away an on-trend balance board from Sensosports – the perfect fitness equipment for anyone who wants to train their balance and coordination. Enter now and secure your chance to win this great trainer!

Paddle sports: The outdoor experience for everyone!

Are you an adventurous person, but have already explored all the exciting places around you on foot? Then why not try a trip to your local waters? Whether you prefer a canoe, kayak or SUP board, these five reasons are guaranteed to arouse your paddling enthusiasm. Give it a go!

SUP 2021: Pro tips on board, equipment and co.

Stand-up paddling is a trend sport that has become extremely popular in recent years. But what equipment is the fastest way for beginners to find their balance on SUP boards? And what should advanced SUP enthusiasts look out for? We discussed this with Florian Brunner, a real pro in stand-up paddling. Don’t miss it!

Watersports write the most beautiful stories...

...and our members have shared theirs with us as part of the big storytelling raffle. We’re quite overwhelmed by the many great stories that have reached us! On the site you will not only find the winning story, but also many other stories from the real lives of our watersports community. We want to say THANK YOU!

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