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Hilman SUP Paddles


February 15, 2013 | Words By:

Hilman is a dutch surfer and carpenter. In building paddles for stand-up paddle surfing Hilman’s passion for the ocean meets his passion for wood.


Hilman: hilmanmeubelen.nl
Facebook: facebook.com/HilmanMeubelen

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