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DĂ©collage en SUP Foil pour Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse avec les pagaies Blackfish

16 Dec 2021

DĂ©collage en SUP Foil pour Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse avec les pagaies Blackfish

On ne prĂ©sente plus Amandine Chazot et Boris Jinvresse : ils sont au SUP ce que Rose et Jack sont au Titanic, sauf que, eux, ne risquent pas de couler ! Jeunes parents, ils ont rĂ©ussi Ă  compiler vie de famille, vie professionnelle bien remplie et une très belle saison de SUP Race avec toujours […]

Paddleboard Chicago with Blackfish Rider Kirsten Marina

19 Aug 2021

Paddleboard Chicago with Blackfish Rider Kirsten Marina

“The beauty of this sport is that you never stop learning and never run out of different aspects of it and new places to explore”, says Kirsten Marina Lefeldt, Blackfish Paddles Rider, SUP Athlete, Coach and Adventure Mentor. TotalSUP caught up with Kirsten to talk about growing the SUP scene in Chicago, preparing for the […]

SUP stoke continues for the Blackfish Team Rider Ke’ale Dorries

6 Aug 2021

SUP stoke continues for the Blackfish Team Rider Ke’ale Dorries

Ke’ale Dorries is not waiting for the things to change in the world and “the stoke continues with training”, she says. After battling injuries, the Blackfish Team Rider had a great start to the SUP racing season with strong performance and podiums bagged at the 12 Towers Ocean Race and the Scotss Head Paddle Games, […]

Acclaimed Wilderness Adventurer Bruce Kirkby joins the Blackfish SUP Team

26 Mar 2021

Acclaimed Wilderness Adventurer Bruce Kirkby joins the Blackfish SUP Team

“How to get the best of it all? One must conquer, achieve, get to the top; one must know the end to be convinced that one can win the end – to know there’s no dream that mustn’t be dared. . .” – George Mallory once argued and his words still resonate strongly when referred […]

Blackfish collaborates with the world’s top athletes on new designs for SUP and Foil

26 Feb 2021

Blackfish collaborates with the world’s top athletes on new designs for SUP and Foil

“The DNA of Blackfish is around its tactile feel”*. TotalSUP had a rare opportunity to catch up with David Smart, endurance athlete, entrepreneur and the Founder of Blackfish Paddles, the high-performance paddle brand which philosophy is being driven by purpose, passion for the sport and people who contribute to it. Buckle up for a story that […]

Nymboida SUP descent with Blackfish Team Rider and World Champ Lincoln Dews

20 Jan 2021

Nymboida SUP descent with Blackfish Team Rider and World Champ Lincoln Dews

“After 82 hours, of lugging 30kg packs down the river, in which we felt completely exposed and out of our depth at times it was a pretty special moment to make it to the finish safely, especially after so many setbacks.”  Blackfish Paddles  and SIC Maui Team Rider and two-time World SUP Race Champion Lincoln […]

Stand-up paddle Canada with Blackfish SUP powerhouse Adam & Evan Gerbrecht

1 Oct 2020

Stand-up paddle Canada with Blackfish SUP powerhouse Adam & Evan Gerbrecht

Blackfish Paddles Team Riders Adam and Evan Gebrecht have been scoring podiums in SUP races across the West Coast, British Columbia for a while now but stand-up paddling is far more than just competing for these talented, elite SUP athletes. Deeply rooted in one of the most stunning locations for watersports and outdoors activities, and […]

The Great British Paddle 2020: Blackfish announced as the Paddle Sponsor of Jordan Wylie’s 2,000-mile SUP journey

22 Jul 2020

The Great British Paddle 2020: Blackfish announced as the Paddle Sponsor of Jordan Wylie’s 2,000-mile SUP journey

“Impossible…is not a word in my vocabulary” says Jordan Wylie, as he embarks on an epic challenge – The Great British Paddle 2020 – a full circumnavigation of Great Britain and a World Record attempt on a stand-up paddleboard in aid of Frontline Children. TotalSUP caught up with Jordan, a former British soldier, activist, extreme […]

Blackfish Team Rider Karl KrĂĽger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

26 May 2020

Blackfish Team Rider Karl KrĂĽger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

“Go small, go simple, go now” mantra, coined by the Pardeys*, has been inspiring sailors and travellers pursuing the idea of a nomadic way of living for generations. It embodies a dream of a simple, self-sufficient life and an inherently human, insatiable longing for adventure and deep experiences that reconnect us with nature. With the […]

SUP tour de force from the other side of the world: Meet the Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough

23 Apr 2020

SUP tour de force from the other side of the world: Meet the Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough

“I’m so grateful that David Smart of Blackfish Paddles believed in an unknown kid from the other side of the world” said Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough. Well let us tell you, “this kid from the other side of the world” is an emerging Aussie SUP powerhouse and a force to be reckoned with. Competing […]

Bring on Yukon River Quest 2021: Escape reality with Blackfish Riders ultimate Yukon SUP adventure

26 Mar 2020

Bring on Yukon River Quest 2021: Escape reality with Blackfish Riders ultimate Yukon SUP adventure

Shaken by the impact of COVID-19 global crisis the SUP industry responded by cancelling and postponing events to ensure safety of their teams, SUP athletes, visitors and local communities. The latest announcement from the organisers of the Yukon River Quest confirmed that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 22nd annual marathon paddling race with a […]

Yukon River Quest: Blackfish riders dig deep and share wealth of knowledge to survive the SUP ultramarathon

10 Mar 2020

Yukon River Quest: Blackfish riders dig deep and share wealth of knowledge to survive the SUP ultramarathon

Blackfish Paddles riders have been digging deep and pushing hard through the Yukon territory since the inception of the Yukon River Quest, the world’s longest annual marathon race testing paddlers’ endurance to the limit over the 715 km/444 mile course from Whitehorse to Dawson City. Known as “The Race to the Midnight Sun,” it is […]

Amandine Chazot and Boris Jinvresse join Team Blackfish

10 Feb 2020

Amandine Chazot and Boris Jinvresse join Team Blackfish

Blackfish Paddles, designers of high performance, handcrafted SUP paddles, are set to make waves in Europe with the announcement of Amandine Chazot and Boris Jinvresse, two of France’s top SUP racers, joining Team Blackfish for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Blackfish Paddles: Pivotal Milestone “Signing Amandine, who is a six-time French SUP Champion across a […]