1. You have a love/hate relationship the very first time you try it. x17Online / Via x17online.com "I swear I'm never getting back on one of those things again" - every first time paddle boarder 2. The best companion while paddle boarding is your dog. Zimbio / Via zimbio.com Every dog should know how to paddle board. 3. The paddleboard-into-relaxing-tanning-bed transformation. Wixstatic / Via static.wixstatic.com When you need a break, but also have to work on your tan. 4. The dream of having a heated paddle board for those winter expeditions. Matuli Paddle Surf / Via matulipaddlesurf.com Since your feet are a main source of heat, why isn’t a heated paddle board a thing yet? 5. The hardest part about paddle boarding is carrying the cumbersome board. SUP the Mag / Via supthemag.com Let’s face it, everyone looks awkward carrying these. 6. Living on Ramen Noodles to afford your own paddle board. Mental Floss / Via images.mentalfloss.com Five months of Ramen Noodles is totally worth a paddle board. 7. Dreaming of paddle boarding in Patagonia, Argentina or Oahu, Hawaii. SUP Racer / Via supracer.com Hawaii Active / Via hawaiiactive.com We all know it’s on our bucket list. 8. Your paddle board quickly transforms into a moving Yoga mat. Yoga.com / Via yoga.com goingozo / Via goingozo.com It only took 3,183 falls to perfect this pose. 9. Buying a car specifically to fit your paddle board. Legends SUP / Via legendssup.com Four Runners are a paddle boarder’s best friend. 10. All the places only paddle boards can reach. Fox 5 San Diego / Via wordpress.com Panoramio / Via static.panoramio.com How else would you be able to stand ten feet from two blue whales?