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SUP BFLO - 10 Best Places to Stand Up Paddle Board in Buffalo WNY!

 

 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the latest outdoor sport to hit the Buffalo Western New York Region and there are so many ways to enjoy it. You can do anything from sitting an floating on a beach, a easy paddle on the creek or lake, racing, yoga, acro yoga, fishing, and even surfing and whitewater sup boarding!

 

SUP EXCURSIONS, RENTALS, & YOGA:
If your into outdoor excursions, and want to SUP in one of the most beautiful places in WNY check out SUP Erie Adventures in Sunset Bay, NY. Kevin an Christian rent SUP boards, kayaks, bikes, and have SUP yoga classes and Free Tuesday night social paddles.

 

SUP TRAINING & RACING:
Are you hard charger, want a really good butt kicking workout, and are into racing? Then get in touch with Jared Callahan, a SUP boarding, SUP race instructor, Personal Trainer and  Owner of City of Light Fitness , check out his weekly training sessions in the Buffalo area! Also come out to the Buffalo Paddle Festival SUP Race on August 20th!

 

SUP YOGA:
Want to get a good stretch and some meditation? Go out Marie Phillips Living, she has classes at Canalside and at Beaver Island throughout the week. I have never felt so relaxed mediating and stretching on a SUP board, it’s an amazing experience that will relieve all your stress.

 

SUP ACRO YOGA:
Looking to step up your SUP Yoga game to a new level and mix it in with some acro yoga,  Dr Joanne Wu at Fit 2b Well will get you going! You should get the Acro yoga down and go to one of her events before trying it on a sup, she is holding a Acro Yoga Festival on Sept 4th.

 

SUP FISHING:
Is angling is in your blood? check out Adventure Bound on the Fly and talk to Don Boehmer, he is a expert whitewater kayaker, and they have developed their own line of SUP boards for fishing.

 

SUP GEAR:
There are many types of boards for each type of SUP paddling, talk to your instructors and local outfitters and see what suits you best. If you want to purchase your own SUP Board or paddling accessories, check out Gear for Adventure, Adventure Bound on the Fly, and Elevator Alley Kayak.

 

 

   


10 Best Places To SUP in Buffalo WNY

1.) Sunset Bay, NY -  The beach, breathtaking views, sea cliffs, bays to down wind, big surf, and Cabana Sams Club and Resturant!

2.) Outer & Inner Buffalo Harbor - Many places to launch, paddle out to the break wall into the lake, paddle by battleships, listen to concerts, and see the city skyline at night!

3.) Hamburg Beach - Sunsets, cool beach, cliffs, and ice cream and food stand.

4.) The Buffalo River - Grain silos, many launches, paddle and hang out at Riverworks, paddle to the inner harbor and Canalside.

5.) Beaver Island - Drift with current, paddle around the island, good launches.

6.) Buckhorn Island to Grass Island - Nice creek and wildlife to the river then hang out and relax at Grass Island.

7.) Lower Niagara River - Fast current, great views, and get some food & ice cream at The Silo or Water Street Landing, have shuttle you wont be paddling upstream

8.) Eighteen Mile Creek - creek outlet to the lake with a secluded rock beach with cliffs.

9.) Cattaragus Creek - Whitewater! Go with SUP Erie Adventures, proper knowledge is a must.

10.) Tonawanda Creek - geese, ducks, boat houses, and paddle out to the Niagara River!

 


(Special thanks to Leighann Grahm and Justin Juda for being awesome people and looking super stellar and stylish in our Beach Buffalo Icon Apparel Shirts! )

As a active member of the WNY kayaking community, avid whitewater and sea kayaker, and kayak rolling instructor, the transition to SUP boarding was a great new experience. Its been an amazing to be surfing, watching sunsets, seeing the bottom of the lake and river, paddling by sea cliffs, immersed in nature having a great summer! It’s a awesome total body workout, improves strength and balance, there is a culture and community of people to enjoy it with, and you can paddle tandem with kids or even a dog!

 

See you on the water!

 

 

Allentown West Fest Weekend

Come check us out this weekend at the Allentown West Fest, we will be at the West End of Allen St. on Wadsworth St.!!! The Allentown Association put's on this fun festival that allows other non art vendors to display their goods. We are so excited to be apart of this event and look forward to seeing you there Buffalo!

 

Buffalo's Best Places for Sunset Views!

Buffalo WNY Sunsets Lake Erie Niagara River

Spring is a great time of year in Western New York for Sunsets!, warmer weather is finally here, and we can get out of our houses and start being active again. One of the best things to do is to watch a sunset on Lake Erie or the Niagara River. 

The best places to check out sunsets in the spring is the Erie Basin Maina lookout tower, the walkway near the Naval Park, and at Niawanda Park. They are also great places to get a snack, ice cream, take a stroll, run, or bike ride! Sometimes living in the city, and burbs we forget that we are a city on the water. So go there and check it out, and do what you can to protect our environment and keep it majestic!

A Quick Tip... if you are into taking pictures is to use the panorama feature on your phone. I captured the beauty of the Buffalo, NY Waterfront with a simple low res cell phone camera. The panorama feature is a underused function that is able to capture the true beauty of the nature in WNY and makes sunsets and lanscapes look great!

 

Outdoor Adventure on a Cloudy Day in Buffalo!

What to do on a cloudy day in Buffalo? how about some OneWheeling!!! When there's no rain for whitewater on the creeks, no wind for surfing the lake, and no more snow...there's still surfing and carving adventure to be had in Buffalo!

OneWheeling is a new adventure sport that uses a self propelled hub motor on a balancing board, it can be used on the street and trails, and is a great for training balance, getting around, and having fun!  

Christian Cullen of Sup Erie Adventures shows off here OneWheeling skills at many of the great landmarks in the city of Buffalo, and is sporting a Surf Buffalo Icon Apparel Hoody! Thanks for the great video and Pics, Christian and Kevin! Contact them on facebook at SUP Erie Adventures to see how you can get a OneWheel!

 

 

Buffalo Icon Apparel in the Elmwood Village!!!

Buffalo Icon Apparel at Poster Art 

We had a awesome day yesterday working with Mark at Poster Art Inc, in the Elwood Village. They are now carrying our Irish Buffalo, and Polska Buffalo designs!!! We are looking forward to having the Buffalo Icon Apparel Brand in their Buffalo Clothing & Poster Shop, such an awesome place with amazing old poster photos of the Buffalo and Western New York Region, we will have to get some! Please Stop In and talk to Mark, such a great guy!!!!

Buffalo Icon Apparel in West Seneca!!!

Buffalo Icon Apparel at Bay-6 Buffalo Clothing

 

We had the great opportunity to work with Suzanne and Annmarie at Bay-6 Buffalo Clothing in the Southgate Plaza in West Seneca. They are now carrying our Irish Buffalo, and Polska Buffalo designs!!! We are looking forward to having the Buffalo Icon Apparel Brand in their amazing Buffalo Clothing Shop, such an amazing place with so many great Buffalo goods!, Check it Out!!!!

Buffalo Icon Apparel

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