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Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse intègrent la Team Blackfish Paddles

28 Feb 2020

Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse intègrent la Team Blackfish Paddles

Blackfish Paddles, est fier d’annoncer qu’ Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse, deux des meilleurs SUP Racers Français, ont rejoint l’équipe Blackfish pour les saisons 2020 et 2021. «La signature d’Amandine, qui a été six fois championne de France de SUP dans différentes disciplines, est une étape cruciale pour notre marque», a déclaré David Smart de […]

Top Tips for Cold Water SUP from Blackfish Paddles

17 Dec 2019

Top Tips for Cold Water SUP from Blackfish Paddles

“There is a widely held belief that SUP is a ‘Summer’ activity. I don’t agree with this,” says Peter Allen of Blackfish Paddles, designers of high performance, refined and handcrafted SUP paddles. “With the right mindset, preparation and equipment, SUP can be enjoyed safely at any time of the year. The smaller crowds, nature and […]

How to handcraft paddles for SUP Champions: Watch “Hands of Blackfish Paddles”

19 Nov 2019

How to handcraft paddles for SUP Champions: Watch “Hands of Blackfish Paddles”

Have you ever wondered how many times a human touches a handcrafted paddle in the course of it being made? “Hands of Blackfish Paddles”, a film from Blackfish Paddles, designers of high performance, refined and handcrafted SUP paddles, highlights each step of the paddle making process. Featuring Blackfish Paddles Founder, David Smart and Team Rider […]

Olivia Piana to run Blackfish Performance SUP Camp in Squamish, British Columbia

21 Jun 2023

Olivia Piana to run Blackfish Performance SUP Camp in Squamish, British Columbia

Blackfish Performance Camps return to Howe Sound! The next three three-day highly-focused SUP training camp organised by the Blackfish Paddles team will be held on 4-6 August 2023 in Squamish, B.C. Canada and led by three time World SUP Champion, Wingfoil Race World Champion and all-round waterwoman Olivia Piana. “I am super excited to announce […]

Water safety tips for SUP with Blackfish Team Rider Emily Evans

26 Apr 2023

Water safety tips for SUP with Blackfish Team Rider Emily Evans

With stand-up paddleboarding becoming the UK’s fastest growing watersport in recent years, the conversation about water safety is paramount. TotalSUP caught up with Emily Evans, Blackfish Paddles Team Rider, SUP athlete, all-round waterwoman and Coach, to add her perspective to the discussion. Hi Emily, let’s dig right in: What’s in your SUP kit? This is […]

Long-Term Review of the Infinity Blackfish Flat Deck

24 Feb 2023

Long-Term Review of the Infinity Blackfish Flat Deck

The Infinity Blackfish is a Stand Up Paddle race board that has been around for a very long time. Over the years it has accrued a loyal following amongst top SUP racers and weekend warriors alike partly because it has a reputation as a one-board-for-everything ride. It is a proven race-winning design in all water […]

Looking for a SUP foil paddle? Here’s the Blackfish Nootka Kevlar Surf

12 Dec 2022

Looking for a SUP foil paddle? Here’s the Blackfish Nootka Kevlar Surf

“Our Blackfish Nootka blade is a classic shape and a best-selling paddle. We have been working on building a more robust version for a couple years and the breakthrough came with the advent of SUP foiling. We had a number of athletes who had broken paddles while foiling and wanted to find a solution. The result […]

Winning Yukon 1000 SUP division: Blackfish Rider Brad Friesen shares his experience

12 Aug 2022

Winning Yukon 1000 SUP division: Blackfish Rider Brad Friesen shares his experience

“When I’m in the zone… pain doesn’t seem so bad and my mind is clear and focused,” says Blackfish Paddles Rider Brad Friesen who has just won the Yukon 1000 SUP division completing the challenge in 7 days and 6 minutes, as part of the Pirates of the Yukon squad where he teamed up with Scott […]

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

16 May 2022

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

“We are pleased to announce that Emily Evans has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with Team Blackfish. Emily hails from Wales and has been using our paddles for a couple of years now. She is a hardworking and gifted endurance athlete who comes to SUP from the triathlon and white water paddling worlds. This is […]

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

20 Apr 2022

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

With an uncompromising knack for the extreme and “coming from a family with four generations of grassroots watermen”, Lincoln Dews is the pro athlete to watch. Ahead of one of his biggest challenges to date, Yukon Double (Lincoln will take on two of the longest and most gruelling paddling races on the planet, The Yukon […]

French SUP Champion Anaïs Guyomarc’h joins the Blackfish Team

11 Feb 2022

French SUP Champion Anaïs Guyomarc’h joins the Blackfish Team

“We are excited to welcome Anaïs Guyomarc’h to the Blackfish Team. Anaïs is a very gifted young paddler as well as an excellent all-round watersports pro SUP athlete. We have watched her progress over the past couple of years, using our Salish paddle, and it was a natural fit to have her join the team […]

Blackfish launches a high-performance fin range with world SUP athletes

22 Dec 2021

Blackfish launches a high-performance fin range with world class SUP athletes

Driven by sustainable innovation and dedicated to contributing to the sport of stand-up paddleboarding, Blackfish Paddles has launched a high-performance fin range designed with their world class SUP athletes. TotalSUP caught up with Blackfish Team Riders – Amandine Chazot, Lincoln Dews and Sam McCullough – and the brand’s Founder, David Smart, to discuss the design […]