Dan Dakin

Dan Dakin is an award-winning freelance writer who has written extensively about paddling, cycling and running. When not in front of a computer, he races standup paddleboards in Canada and the United States. In November 2018, he became the first person to SUP in all five Great Lakes in a single day.

Speed Champion Lina Augaitis’ Guide To Making A Comeback

Lina Augaitis is no stranger to the podium. But where she used to thank her sponsors and husband in post-race interviews, now she has another important part of her...

What To Consider When Buying An Inflatable Paddleboard

Like other paddlesports, one of the biggest challenges facing those looking into the activity is space—if I live in a small apartment or condo with limited storage, what do...

Tips For Buying & Using A Standup Paddleboard Pump

The best part of owning an inflatable standup paddleboard is the fact that you can throw your board in the trunk of a car, drive to the beach, pump...

How To Safely Transport A Paddleboard With And Without...

There are few things as peaceful in life as standup paddling down a crystal-clear river that meanders through a quiet forest. But for many new paddleboarders, there are few...

Why three paddleboarders are on a quest to cross...

After watching in dismay as Fourth of July revelers trashed a local lake, three Michigan men decided they needed to do something to raise awareness about the health of...

How Action Cameras Changed The Way We Paddle

A short history of how drones, action cameras and VR changed everything.