Welcome to Mondays With The Mad Scientist! This is a guest column by four-time Olympian, Quickblade Paddles founder and all round SUP guru, Jim Terrell.

Jim will be sharing his secrets for becoming a fitter, faster, smarter and better Stand Up Paddle racer. Check out the Mad Scientist's current posts below and keep following SUPracer.com for more great insights...

Jim Terrell’s Waikiki Wrap-Up

The Waikiki Paddle Festival has just wrapped up and it was a massive weekend of stand up paddle racing. Quickblade’s Jim Terrell was in town to be part of the fun, so we grabbed a special Mondays With The Mad Scientist! Waikiki Video Edition. Click through to watch Jim’s recap of the event…   → READ MORE

Jim Terrell: “Win More Races With a Focused Training Plan”

If you’re anything like me, your goal is to paddle faster than everyone else every time you enter a race.

The only way to do that is obviously through a lot of training, but how focused is your routine? And are you really getting maximum benefits out of every SUP training session?

Simply just spending “more time on the water” is a great start, but unless you’re using a set training routine to work towards an end goal, you’re going to be wasting a LOT of the potential gains in paddling speed and fitness.   → READ MORE