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2013-05-31 23:14:24

SUPcity.com, a SUP community for Stand Up Paddle board enthusiasts, opens its doors. Naples, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 SUPcity is a new and growing online community connecting Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board enthusiasts around the world. The network connects its members through features that cater to shared interests such as coastal surfing, inland touring, white water adventure, competition racing, and yoga. SUPcity not only connects members by interest and location, but offers tools to upload...

2013-04-17 23:02:15

The calendar says it's Spring, but due to cooler than normal temperatures, the water is very cold. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 17, 2013 Cold weather safety for paddlers must be more than an afterthought. Dressing for cold water is paramount. "A prepared paddler is going to be dressing for the temperature of the water, not the air temperature," said Darren Bush, owner of Rutabaga Paddlesports. "Water can pull heat away from your body 25 times faster than air of the same temperature....

2013-02-26 23:02:26

Veteran forecaster Mark Willis chosen to lead the meteorology program at Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc. is proud to announce Mark Willis as the new Chief Meteorologist, who will shift from his position as Atlantic Forecast Chief and commence his role as leader of the company´s renowned forecasting and meteorology team. Willis, an East Coast native, will oversee surf and marine forecasting, training, and meteorological...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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