Stand up Paddle
The stand up paddle (SUP) phenomenon is the latest craze to catch on among the ever-alert carioca beach boys and girls. Eduardo Laucas from SUP Copa was the first of the three schools now set up at the end of the famous stretch of beach back in 2007, but Ipanema and the Lagoa also host classes.
- Classes with Eduardo at SUP Copa (21 9828 2566). Posto 6 kiosk, Copacabana. Daily 7am-4pm.
- Classes with João Paulo at Experiências (21 3164 1992) Palaphita Kitch kiosk, Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, Parque Cantagalo, Lagoa. Mon-Fri 8-11am and 2-7pm; Sat-Sun 8am-7pm.
- Classes with Fabio at Surf Rio (21 9180 2287)Ipanema Beach between Rua Maria Quitéria and Rua Garcia D’Avila. Daily 8am-5pm (wave conditions permitting).