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What would you ask Michael Booth?
« on: March 22, 2017, 06:28:38 AM »
The coach of my sup training group has arranged for Michael Booth to give us a Skype sup clinic. To get the most out of it I want to make sure I have some good questions to ask the pro.

What would you ask him?
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 06:49:43 AM »
Hi!!! Which paddle length does he use for flatwater and downwinders, and if he changes it when he skips from allstar to the lower deck of the Ace

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 06:50:49 AM »
The coach of my sup training group has arranged for Michael Booth to give us a Skype sup clinic. To get the most out of it I want to make sure I have some good questions to ask the pro.

What would you ask him?

1) Whether he has ever been tested in a lab ?
2) What is his Vo2 max if he knows it.
3) Does he train with a structure ?
4) Does he perform strength training and what are his thoughts on it ?
« Last Edit: March 22, 2017, 06:52:34 AM by ukgm »

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 07:11:12 AM »
How does he set cadence.
Does he focus on catch?
Is he working to match cadence to speed?
Has his paddle size changed in the last few years? If so, how?
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 07:59:25 AM »
If his sponsors would make him any board he'd like, what width does he think would be optimal for him and why?


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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 08:14:54 AM »
In addition to all the great questions above, I would add:

Who's the hottest chick in SUP today?

What does your SUP vehicle look like?

What impact has the US presidential election had on you?

What is your favorite epoxy?

What advice can you give to an aspiring 55 year old paddler with bad shoulders?

Ever ride on a surf mat?

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2017, 09:59:05 AM »
What's it like to paddle upside down?

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 10:30:32 AM »
Bad people. But funny.
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2017, 12:38:02 PM »
If they were really bad people, they'd ask, "One leash attachment or two?"

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2017, 01:56:06 PM »
Bad person.
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2017, 02:12:51 PM »
would you line up in a race with this guy, I would say yes if he was 100 years old and I'm in my 20s  :)

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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2017, 03:31:57 PM »
The coach of my sup training group has arranged for Michael Booth to give us a Skype sup clinic. To get the most out of it I want to make sure I have some good questions to ask the pro.

What would you ask him?

1) Whether he has ever been tested in a lab ?
2) What is his Vo2 max if he knows it.
3) Does he train with a structure ?
4) Does he perform strength training and what are his thoughts on it ?

"I try to train either on the SUP or on the Ski most weekdays. Ski and SUP both use a lot of the same muscle groups and I believe training on both crafts help to prevent injury and keep my mind fresh. To go into more detail I find SUP is a more total body activity whereas ski mostly focuses almost solely on the upper body. The targeted muscle groups such as the lats, biceps and core are very similar in both sports. I'm in the gym and run a couple times a week. I believe gym helps with total body strength and developing my anaerobic system. Running on the other hand helps with my aerobic capacity and conditioning. I believe that I have worked out exactly what my body needs to perform and have the perfect program for me!"

http://www.supconnect.com/sup-profiles-stand-up-paddle-board-industry/10-questions-with-aussie-sup-race-dark-horse-michael-booth

For distance and flat he should be tough competition for sure.
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2017, 05:57:47 PM »
Boothy is a very accomplished paddler and he also does stuff like this -

"However, paddling is a full body exercise using a lot of core strength, legs and upper body all in synthesis. Therefore, I believe it is important to work all the major muscle groups. My favorites are lat pull downs, bench pull, bench press, bicep curl, leg press, chin-ups and assorted core exercises (holds and twisting activities.)"

"When I’m doing a large amount of paddling I prefer using heavier weights with lower reps – there’s only so much cardio you can do!"

https://www.atlanticpaddler.com/kayak-training/kayak-strength-training-part-2-michael-booth/
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth?
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2017, 12:00:44 PM »
Those links give lots of answers. I might be preacheching 70s science per ukgm, but in the ballpark i am right  ;)
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Re: What would you ask Michael Booth
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2017, 01:18:38 PM »
^preaching^  correction  8)
« Last Edit: March 24, 2017, 01:23:41 PM by gzasinets »
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