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New business brings standup paddleboarding to Hastings

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One of the fastest-growing sports in the United States looks, at first-glance, like a weird combination of surfing and kayaking.

In reality, it’s both great exercise and great fun, according to Kyle Kragenbring, a Hastings man who just opened a new business here catering to the sport called standup paddleboarding.


Kragenbring’s business, operated out of his home south of Hastings, is called waterSUPnorth.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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