Category Archive: SUP Paddles

Jul 26

SUPM Review the EPIC PRO SUP Paddle

Stand Up Paddle Magazine UK / AUGUST 2015  “Black Project is based on the North Shore of Maui, Hawaii, and the brainchild of UK expats Chris Freeman and Tom Hammerton. Riders working with Black Project include Bart de Zwart, Sonni Hoenscheid, Ryan James, Joanne Hamilton-Vale and more, which is an indication of the rapidly growing …

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Mar 26

Michael’s SUP Adventure featuring #EPICpro & #Tiger (Video)

For those active on our Instragram Michiel van de Pol is probably someone you have seen in our posts, for others he’ll be a new face. As an enthusiastic paddler and full time student based in Netherlands Michiel has been extremely successful in capturing and promoting the beauty and grace of the sport of stand …

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Feb 15

Reduce shoulder wear and muscle fatigue with the EPIC PRO Premium Carbon

Many of us who have found a new passion in stand up paddling have come from a range of sports. Personally I have had a life of windsurfing, surfing, snowboarding, rugby and tennis and having competed in all (except snowboarding and surfing) my body has taken a beating over the years. For many paddling puts …

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Feb 01

Juston gives the EPIC Pro a glowing review

Maui based teenage ripper JUSTON NEES recently borrowed a Black Project paddle during a big day at Kanaha and it was not long before he wanted one of his own. A few weeks later it was great to get his email to say that he got his money together and was ready for an EPIC Pro …

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Jan 05

Maliko Race fin & Epic Pro Premium Carbon paddle – a racer’s review

Ever wondered what a new fin and paddle can do for your racing? UK SUP racer and all-round paddler Paul Riste thought that he had no need to upgrade until he was convinced by UK Champion and Black Project team rider Joanne Hamilton-Vale to try something new. He sent us his review of our MALIKO fin and EPIC …

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Jan 02

What should I consider when choosing the stiffness of my Premium Carbon shaft?

When choosing your EPIC Pro 95 Premium Carbon paddle you are offered a choice of shaft stiffness and it is important to choose the optimal bend characteristics which match your unique set of variables. There are a few things to consider and this post aims to empower you to make an informed decision. If in …

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Dec 30

EPIC Pro 95 Premium Carbon paddle – Marco’s first impressions

Back in late October Black Project was on location at the 1st Annual Tofino Invitational SUP contest, hosted by Tofino Paddle Surf, Tofino, Canada. Black Project’s Chris Freeman was asked to be the Head Judge and it was a great opportunity get Black Project paddles on demo too. There was a great buzz around both …

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Dec 26

Ready to cut your shaft, make sure you get it right!

If you have recently purchased a Black Project paddle and are cutting to the correct length then this handy calculator (.xlsx) helps you work out the length that you should cut your shaft to achieve the desired length based on your chosen options. More to follow…

Dec 09

FreeDELTA RE arrives home at the RENE EGLI center in Fuerteventura

Finally seeing images of the FreeDELTA RE in use at the Rene Egli Windsurfing Center in Fuerteventura is extremely rewarding. From start to finish this has been an excellent project and it is great to be working closely with such an iconic brand in our sport. Working closely with Fran and the instructors we designed a …

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Sep 22

The new Epic VARIO 95 Adjustable Carbon is here!

We are very pleased to report that the long awaited adjustable version of our popular EPIC paddle is now available. We have been working closely with our team, dealers and customers to bring you a light, durable, well balanced and efficient full carbon adjustable paddle. We are confident that you will love the EPIC VARIO …

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