Stand Up Paddelboarding is the hottest sporting trend in America and has been for some time. Here are a few facts:
1) The Outdoor Foundation's 2013 Outdoor Participation Report, stand up paddling was listed as the most popular outdoor activity among first-time participants with 56% of all the first-time participants of outdoor activities in 2013.
2) The median age of a paddleboarder is 28
3) 56% are women, who still make up the fasted growing segment of this sport.
4) SUP Sales account for about 20% of the retail watersports market and still poised for double digit growth.
5) 2.8 million people participated in this sport in 2014.
6) 9.6 million outings involved Stand Up Paddleboarding in 2012.
7) SUP participation is up 30.5% in the last 3-years, trending only behind adventure racing and triathlons.
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