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knee-paddle


Paddling a surfboard from a kneeling position, with both arms working in simultaneous motion; used by longboarders and paddleboarders only; a slightly slower and more labor-intensive way of paddling, compared to the used prone position, but welcome as a change of pace and as a way to bring different muscles into play. Knee-paddling also affords a raised view, which helps the surfer to pick out incoming waves.

Because knee-paddling works best on longer, more stable equipment, it was all but f...