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Rai Taguchi: Insights and Aspirations Ahead of the 2nd Busan SUP Open

12 Sep 2023

Rai Taguchi: Insights and Aspirations Ahead of the 2nd Busan SUP Open

Last year Japanese SUP Racer and new Starboard recruit Rai Tagushi left a lasting impression in the world SUP Racing community by securing a double win at the 1st edition of the Busan SUP Open in Korea, one of the most remarkable performances of the year 2022. As we approach the 2nd edition of this […]

2023 SUP Asian Championship Results: Rai Taguchi and Sujeong Lim take the overall wins

15 May 2023

2023 SUP Asian Championship Results: Rai Taguchi and Sujeong Lim take the overall wins

[APP World Tour Press Release]  The Han River provided the perfect setting for the 2023 APP‘s Asian Championship hosted by KAPP (Korean Association of Paddlesurf Professionals) in Seoul this past weekend. As Korea’s Capital City with 25 million residents, it was a fantastic opportunity for KAPP to provide a showcase of the sport to a […]

Rai Taguchi figurehead of Round 2 of Starboard Dream Team Recruits

10 Feb 2023

Rai Taguchi figurehead of Round 2 of Starboard Dream Team Recruits

The wait was short and sweet to find out which brand would sign Rai Taguchi after he put an end to his collaboration with SIC Maui. Starboard has just confirmed through an announcement listing not one but four additional names to the 2023 Dream Team, that the young Japanese athlete was now officially part of […]

Who will sign Rai Taguchi?

20 Jan 2023

Who will sign Rai Taguchi?

If there’s one word coming to mind when thinking of the SUP sensation Rai Taguchi, is RELENTLESS. His explosive comeback from the fall and exceptional buoy turn in the men’s Sprint final at the APP World Tour’s Busan stop went viral and the SUP world is paying close attention. With the industry being positively shaken […]

2024 Starboard Dream Team: Star-Studded Line Up and Breakthrough Talent

23 Feb 2024

2024 Starboard Dream Team: Star-Studded Line Up and Breakthrough Talent

Presenting the formidable lineup of the Starboard Dream Team for the 2024 SUP season, where champions collide and new talents emerge. Anchored by seasoned SUP Race and SUP Surf World Champions Esperanza Barreras, Fiona Wylde, Connor Baxter, Michael Booth, Noic Garioud, Benoit Carpentier, and Zane Schweitzer this powerhouse ensemble promises thrilling competition and unparalleled skill […]

Ryohei Yoshida: A Conversation on SUP, Fatherhood, and Winning Championships

30 Jan 2024

Ryohei Yoshida: A Conversation on SUP, Fatherhood, and Winning Championships

Today on TotalSUP, we dive into the life and experiences of Ryohei Yoshida, the renowned stand-up paddle athlete from Japan. Having recently clinched the prestigious ICF SUP World SUP Mens Technical 40+ Title, Ryohei shares his insights on balancing his roles as an athlete, husband, and father. From his training routine in the idyllic coastal […]

Full results of the 2023 ICF SUP World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand

17 Nov 2023

Full results of the 2023 ICF SUP World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand

The 2023 ICF SUP World Championships (15-19 November 2023) in Pattaya, Thailand is on! Here are the podium results of the highly-stacked celebration of our sport welcoming nearly 50 nations! Watch the 2023 ICF SUP World Championships with TotalSUP here  DAY 4&5: TECHNICAL RACE RESULTS – WINNERS Men Open Technical Final 1. Connor Baxter (USA) 2. […]

2023 ICF SUP World Championships: Hear from the fired up Starboard Dream Team

15 Nov 2023

2023 ICF SUP World Championships: Hear from the fired up Starboard Dream Team

The 2023 ICF SUP World Championships (15-19 November) in Pattaya, Thailand has officially kicked off! TotalSUP caught up with the Starboard SUP Dream Team Riders to ask about their SUP racing season to date, board set up and the ICF Worlds expectations. Fiona Wylde: SUP season to date: I’m coming from a bit of a […]

Busan SUP Open: Two-fold win for Juliette Duhaime, 1st APP gold for Fernando Serra, Arthur Arutkin takes the Long Distance

9 Oct 2023

Busan SUP Open: Two-fold win for Juliette Duhaime, 1st APP gold for Fernando Serra, Arthur Arutkin takes the Long Distance

The 2023 Busan SUP Open in South Korea showcased two action-packed days of Stand Up Paddling competition. On Day 1, Fernando Perez Serra emerged victorious in the sprints, sending a strong message about his rising talent. Kotaro Miyahira and Connor Baxter followed suit in 2nd and 3rd places. Day 2 featured a thrilling distance race, […]

Full Results of the 2023 ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships

25 Sep 2023

Full Results of the 2023 ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships

From Sunday, September 24 to October 1st, don’t miss a thing of all the action of the 2023 ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships in Les Sables d’Olonne, France with TotalSUP! As Official Media Partner of the #WSUPPC, TotalSUP broadcasts all the event’s LIVE webcasts both here on our website and on the TotalSUP Facebook […]

Exclusive behind the scenes with Starboard HQ on their NEW Carbon Fin range

20 Jul 2023

Exclusive behind the scenes with Starboard HQ on their NEW Carbon Fin range

In this exclusive chat with Starboard HQ about their NEW range of pre-impregnated carbon twill fins, the team explain the detailed process that goes into making such great kit. You may not realise the process that goes into the production of your favourite Starboard items, however here you can read first-hand the passion that members of […]

2023 SUP Asian Championship Seoul: Interview with KAPP CEO Andrew Park

11 May 2023

2023 SUP Asian Championship Seoul: Interview with KAPP CEO Andrew Park

The APP World Tour returns to Korea from 13th – 14th May for the 2023 SUP Asian Championship hosted by the APP’s Korean partners, KAPP. The event will take place in the Capital City of Seoul, providing a new, exciting venue for athletes from all over Asia and the world. In the run up to […]

The 2023 SIC Maui SUP Racing Team Revealed

16 Jan 2023

The 2023 SIC Maui SUP Racing Team Revealed

International SUP, FOIL & Wing Foil brand SIC has revealed its SUP Race Team for 2023. While two young SUP racers, Rai Taguchi (he is currently assessing offers from various brands) and Bodie Von Allmen (recruited by team NSP), are no longer part of SIC’s Global Team after years of being nurtured by the historic […]