My new Nass showed up, still don’t have a clue what these SUPs are all about. Unpack it, headed to a lake, hooked it up, and started hand pumping. Looking down, “5 PSI are you kidding me?! Ok ok I will get it to 15. Game on!” Pumped up, fins on, and ready to hit the water. Walked across the sandy beach and placed it into the chilly water. Jumped on and pushed off the shore with my paddle. Found the balance point while drifting backwards, as I turned myself around to start paddling. That’s when the fire for paddling engulfed me. THIS is what I should be doing! PADDLING! Paddled for 2-3 miles before finally stopping to rest. Could not wipe the smile off my face. Finally, I have something to fuel my passion for being on the water! Best part, I can paddle all by myself, which happens to be 80-90% of the time.