How In the World Do I Ride A ZUP Board?!
Nick Kierpiec

Okay, so you bought a brand new ZUP Board for the first time. Now what?! Well, the good news is... it's pretty darn easy to figure out how to get going with little (to no) instruction. Buuuuut, here at ZUP HQ we like to make things as simple as possible on you. Our unique all-in-one boards allow you to ride them just about any way you please. Are you a fan of tubing? You can lay down on it! Kneeboard? Yep, you can do that, too! You can even stand or surf if your little heart desires! Tricks and 360s...

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4th of July Adventures in True #ZUPstyle
Nick Kierpiec

Holiday weekends offer the perfect opportunity to sneak away for a few extra days for some quality time with family and friends, which is exactly what we did this 4th of July. And from the looks of it, many of you did as well! We love seeing all of your beautiful faces shining up from your first ride on your favorite ZUP Board (keep 'em coming!)! All we need for a fun summer's day is a good playlist, our favorite ZUP Boards, and a boat full of loved ones. Throw in some fireworks to celebrate the independence of our great...

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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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Our Favorite Ways to Inspire Adventure in Your Kids
Nick Kierpiec

Travel and adventure are two things with the biggest impact on us as humans. Not only do we get to have fun, exploring and trying new things, we also get to experience how other people live. Experiencing new things and other cultures expands our minds and gives us a new appreciation for our lives.  The lessons learned from trying new things, and sometimes failing at them, teaches kids invaluable lessons they can apply to their lives in the future. Plus, it's just plain fun to be adventurous, right?! So if you are looking to foster a sense of adventure in...

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If You Have Any Concerns About Your Kids Being Able to Master the ZUP Boards...
Nick Kierpiec

Since we are always preaching that our boards are easy for just about everyone to ride, we thought we would put our money where our mouth is and go straight to the kid-sperts (you know, 'kid experts') to get the scoop.  Meet Anthony. He is an amazing kid from Central Florida and while his life is affected by autism, it sure doesn't define him. With a nickname like Awesome A, we were not surprised to see him riding his YouGotThis Board like a pro! We asked Anthony some questions about riding our ZUP Boards! (scroll to the bottom to see...

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A ZUP SUMMER GUIDE: THE PERFECT SUMMER PLAYLIST FOR A DAY ON THE WATER!
Nick Kierpiec

For us here at ZUP HQ, our summer weekends are filled with days out on the water, perfecting our moves on our favorite ZUP Boards. With a boat full of family and friends, we always have a great time. One of the keys to a fun day out on the water is creating the perfect playlist that everyone on the boat will enjoy (am I right?!)! You really can't go wrong here, but there are a few key criteria to consider when selecting which songs to include in your summer playlist. They should be upbeat, positive, and make everyone on...

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