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Some of the paddleboards available for sale at Bill Jackson's in Pinellas Park. The Sol Sonic (12 feet,. 6 inches long and 30 inches wide), an inflatable board with displacement hull, made by Sol Paddle Boards (top). The Sol Train (10 feet, 7 inches long and 34 inches wide), an inflatable board with planing hull, made by Sol Paddle Boards (middle). The Cross (11 feet long and 34 inches wide), a hybrid board made by Bic Sport (ground). (Eve Edelheit, Times)

So you've seen paddleboards. What's the big deal?

It was springtime in Missouri, and someone warned a younger me about hopping on the kayak in the still-too-cold lake. Of course I got on anyway and of course I got soaked. So when I started seeing people standing up on wobbly paddleboards a few years back, many times in sweater weather, I wondered what was wrong wi …

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