7 Tips To Being A Successful Inventor From the Creators of the ZUP Board
Nick Kierpiec

In honor of National Inventors' Day, and since it is a question we get asked a lot post-Shark Tank, we thought this would be the perfect time to share the tips we've followed on our path to making ZUP Boards a success.  ZUP Board Inventors, Glen Duff and Tim Zeckser, 2008 Find a problem that you are passionate about finding a solution to. Not only does this mean there are likely others out there who would like a solution to the same problem, but it will keep you focused and motivated towards solving that problem.For ZUP Inventors, they were tired...

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The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 6
Nick Kierpiec

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This new series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more. MEET OUR VERY FIRST 3D CAD DESIGNER, JEFF BARE! As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?A junk yard owner, then an architect! What path did your career take before landing at ZUP? Furniture designer Sunrise or sunset? Sunset How would you describe your day job to a...

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Pass the Handle Day Is Almost Here!
Nick Kierpiec

Thinking back to the motivation for creating the very first ZUP Board, we are reminded about just how much we enjoy seeing each and every person on the boat having fun. Not just hanging out on the boat, but getting up and riding the wake with confidence on their very first day out. That might be why Pass the Handle day is such an important cause for us here at ZUP HQ. The initiative is now in its fourth year and continues to grow every summer. Originally started by two industry leaders with a desire to share their passion for...

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The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 5
Nick Kierpiec

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more. We are so excited to share a peek behind the curtain at ZUP HQ. Meet the Queen of Zupport (ZUP Support), Allison! As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Marine Biologist What path did your career take before landing at ZUP? I ran my own...

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The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 4
Nick Kierpiec

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This new series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more. Meet Invention Invigorator, Miles Hammond! As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Forest Ranger What path did your career take before landing at ZUP? Product Designer Sunrise or sunset? Sunset - I can never make it up for Sunrise or I would like it...

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The ZUP Team: How We Got Here, vol. 3
Nick Kierpiec

Everyone at ZUP headquarters has taken their own unique path to landing on the team and we decided we want you to get to know us a little bit better. This new series will feature a fun Q&A and will highlight our passions, interests, career paths, and so much more. Meet Our Garage and Wood Shop Tools Manager, Jordan Troester! As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? Football player and a farmer What path did your career take before landing at ZUP? Still chasing a career as a coach helping athletes become their best...

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