Shane Perrin of SUP St Louis is the mastermind behind the board and it’s my job to keep you up to date on how the build is going. This SUP board is designed to be stable enough to comfortably support a 350lb plus person while still be fast and nimble. Not an easy an easy thing to do when they are two separate worlds. Shane is going to put his years of paddling many different SUP boards and the thousands of miles he has paddled to the drawing board and design a board they will change my life and many others we hope……..

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That Large block of foam is what is to become “Makuahine” “Mother” and the mother of all SUP Boards

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Cutting the blank out of the block of foam and to the correct thickness.

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The she is, well almost. Now the fun part begins……

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