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Your go-to guide for stand-up paddleboarding

Nicole Stimpson demonstrates some of the proper techniques for stand-up paddling in Annapolis, Md., on July 26, 2022. The activity requires a variety of skills and offers a full-body workout on the water. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/The New York Times)

With a few tips and some practice, stand-up paddleboarding can go from an intimidating activity to a beloved hobby.

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