All posts by ponobill

Fit Past Forty

It seems the average age of elite athletes is increasing. That’s part attitude (no reason to quit) and part training advances. Elite athletes that take care of their bodies and adapt their training as they age can stay competitive much […]

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Nuclear Hubris meets Environmental Politics

I wrote this back in 2011, right after the Fukushima disaster--and never published it. I don't remember why. There are some things I would modify or delete, but

Testing My Latest Shapes

I'm pretty pleased with the progress I've made with shaping boards that do what I think a great SUP surf board should do.  Here's a video of how

Three Common Mistakes

When I was in high school I did a lot of ski racing and was fortunate to have some very good coaches work with me.  One of the

Dave Kalama ” Spin’n and Grin’n “

My good friend Pat Myers has been in town the last few days, trying to collect some footage of me, and threw together this little piece of some

Outside Mag Girls SUP

Well that does it. For anyone that thought SUP hasn't entered the mainstream here's the rule, if Outside Magazine covers it, it's mainstream. When they bring in the

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

I found this on Playak, a kayak site I visit frequently looking for technique and equipment information:
This important and educational article was written by Mario Vittone and

Teach Your Children Well…

I'm laid up after knee surgery, so I've been working on some writing that may never see the light of day. Some ideas I have that might someday

7 Ways To Rewrite Your Life Story

What's in your bucket list? Picture what you did last week. Can you remember much? How about looking back five years? Unless you took notes, the only things

…At the other end of the spectrum

Following on the post of the Senna movie is this bit of redneck mayhem. None of my friends would be surprised to hear I find this funny and

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