TAKE A BOARD ON THE WILD SIDE

RED SNAPPER SPORTS SCHOOL OF SUP

Red Snapper Sports School Of SUP
When ever you take up a sport or hobby, that relies heavily on your cooperation and understanding of Mother Nature, you have to learn a full spectrum of skills.

MAKING WAVES AND BUCKING TRENDS

Surfing in California in the 1960'
It's the 1950’s and 1960’s, and surf culture was exploding in Hawaii, Australia and California. It affected everything from music, fashion, literature, film, art and design. This period in time produced woodies (cars), bikinis, board-shorts (boardies), skateboards, the Beach Boys, Gidget and the association of the Shaka sign (a common Hawaiian greeting) with surfing and other board sports.

LETS TALK TURTLES

The wonderful sea turtle is a symbol of the sea. Red Snapper Sports blog "The Wild Side" takes a look at these creatures in more detail.
Turtles are depicted as easygoing, patient and wise. They have important roles in mythology around the world and are often implicated in “Creation Myths”. They symbolise wisdom and knowledge, as well as personifying water, the moon, The earth, time, immortality and fertility.

THE ORIGINS OF PADDLE BOARDING

Red Snapper Sports Blog - The Wild Side This week we look at the origins of SUP and the people who have helped to shape the sport we know and love
Paddle boarding as we know it today, is steeped in history and heritage. The watermen of Hawaii are perhaps the most well known advocates, however - the humble stand up paddle board was actually first recorded thousands of years ago and has global notoriety.

WATER LOVING PETS AND THEIR WATER LOVING OWNERS!

Captain Lix Clark and the wonderful story of Amelia the Tropicat
Some five years ago, I discovered a wonderful blog by the incredible Captain Liz Clark who has inspired me ever since. I have had nothing but admiration for her as a compassionate human being and spirited adventurer. But what really captured my heart, was the unbreakable bond between her, and her feline companion Amelia the Tropicat.