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Welcome to the blog of Erik Antonson, a paddle surfing fanatic!

The PaddleWoo Podcast - Featuring the best in the sport.  We break down the technical aspects of paddle surfing, the latest equipment, the stories and the mindset of the paddle surfing's top athletes, innovators and visionaries.

The Progression Journal - To focus on Qualitative practice and improvement in my paddle surfing game I'm journaling my daily surf sessions and thought on paddle surfing.  Follow along and let me know your thoughts and practices.

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Mo Freitas Podcast 2018

Mo Freitas Podcast 2018

If you're on this site, you know Mo.  He's the current ISA champ, the APP World Tour overall champ and I think he's the most polished paddle surfer in the game. Mo comes back on the show to discuss his last year of competition, the big news about his board sponsor...

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Paddlewoo Returns!

Paddlewoo Returns!

You can subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes. I am stoked to announce that the Paddlewoo Podcast has returned!  And there's going to be some changes coming...  In this episode I'm joined by Chase Kosterlitz - we're catching up on my last trip to Costa Rica...

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Mo Freitas Podcast 2018

Mo Freitas Podcast 2018

If you're on this site, you know Mo.  He's the current ISA champ, the APP World Tour overall champ and I think he's the most polished paddle surfer in the game. Mo comes back on the show to discuss his last year of competition, the big news about his board sponsor...

Paddlewoo Returns!

Paddlewoo Returns!

You can subscribe to the podcast on Stitcher or iTunes. I am stoked to announce that the Paddlewoo Podcast has returned!  And there's going to be some changes coming...  In this episode I'm joined by Chase Kosterlitz - we're catching up on my last trip to Costa Rica...

The Progression Project Trailer

Very pumped to be able to bring you the first glimpse of what I witnessed happened here in Costa Rica during the Progression Project.  If you’re not aware of the project, PaddleWoo invited 9 of the world’s best paddle surfers to Blue Zone and filmed 13 days of surfing on our coast.  The crew featured Mo Freitas, Caio Vaz, Zane Schweitzer, Giorgio Gomez, Ian Vaz, Sean Poynter, Fisher Grant, Kieran Grant and Noa Ginella.  Enjoy!  Erik

Erik Antonson

Erik Antonson

Host of the PaddleWoo Podcast

Erik is the host of the PaddleWoo Podcast, the 2015 National Costa Rica SUP Surfing Champion, and Owner of Blue Zone SUP Retreats.

PaddleWoo Guide: Backside Slingshot Bottom Turn

Step 1:   We've got Fisher Grant showcasing the backside slingshot bottom turn.  This isn't an extreme example of the turn, but I like the camera angle as you can see what the paddle is doing.  The same technique applies for vertical turns. To start, you're going...

PaddleWoo Guide: SlingShot

If you've been listening to the podcast you know that I am preoccupied with the naming of maneuvers... well, now it has become important as I am going to be trying to define them and break them down into steps. Here is what I have decided: Anything with your paddle on...