The Silent Glide – Hydro Foiling with Chuck Patterson

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Chuck Patterson knows his sup 😉 He’s always one of the front runners when it comes to testing out new equipment or trying something for the first time (like skiing down the face of a wave at Jaws with ski poles in hand), Check out his latest video on the performance side of the Naish  hydro foil for standup paddling. He’s about to take YOU for a ride!

Balance is the key to life.”

There’s something to be said for always striving to be challenged, learning something new.  The science of foiling has always intrigued me and, like all the sports I’ve spent my life doing, I’m totally addicted.  Word to the wise. be patient, very observant, respectful and safe.  This ride is like walking on the clouds!  – Chuck Patterson

RIDE THE GLIDE:  Having watched Chuck teach my friends how to hydro foil on a sup, I know he is a good, patient teacher.  The rides, once there, look effortless and incredible, but the learning curve is … well, a curve 😉  Take your time and have fun out there!

For MORE articles on Naish Team Rider, Chuck Patterson, check out his athlete’s corner in our Naish Global Partners hub and celebrate the ride!

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.