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Foiling made its first appearance on TotalSUP in 2016 when Maui waterman Kai Lenny followed closely by Connor Baxter decided to place a foil under their stand up paddle board. This was a game changer that led way to the development of SUP foiling, Surf Foiling and Wing Foiling. The results is now 100s of articles, interviews and foil gear reviews on TotalSUP!

The 2023 TotalSUP Awards – Vote Now!

6 Dec 2023

The 2023 TotalSUP Awards – Vote Now!

As part of the 10th anniversary of TotalSUP, we are thrilled to announce the inauguration of our inaugural Annual TotalSUP Awards! As we reflect on the entirety of 2023, it is time to honor and celebrate the contributions of individuals in the Stand Up Paddle industry, specifically those in the SUP race, SUP surf, and […]

Duotone Downwinder : la review par Tom Auber et son rĂ©cit de l’Open de France de SUP Downwind Foil

30 Nov 2023

Duotone Downwinder : la review par Tom Auber et son rĂ©cit de l’Open de France de SUP Downwind Foil

Il y a quelques semaines, en Bretagne, avait lieu l’Open de France de SUP Downwind Foil. Ce qui devait ĂŞtre un Open de France s’est transformĂ© en un Ă©norme rassemblement des meilleurs riders mondiaux, venus des quatre coins du globe. Pendant trois jours, les rameurs volants se sont affrontĂ©s sur des runs de downwind variĂ©s, […]

Indiana Downwind SUP Foil 7’6 Carbon: Board review with Manuel Stecher

29 Nov 2023

Indiana Downwind SUP Foil 7’6 Carbon: Board review with Manuel Stecher

From surfing to stand-up paddleboarding, wing, SUP and pump foiling, Bavaria-based waterman Manuel Stecher, has tested it all! Nowadays the options in terms of equipment seem limitless but Manuel sticks to one simple hack: “Choose gear that fits best to your local spot.” TotalSUP caught up with the seasoned surfer-turned-frequent-flyer (proving that being land-locked does […]

“The goal is to keep flying”: Indiana Rider Robert von Roll demonstrates the versatility of pump foiling

24 Nov 2023

“The goal is to keep flying”: Indiana Rider Robert von Roll demonstrates the versatility of pump foiling

Based in Solothurn, Switzerland, Robert von Roll, 17-year Indiana Paddle & Surf Co. Rider, has learnt to turn every waterway into his pump foiling playground demonstrating the versatility of the sport. Building on the accounts of other Indiana pump foilers, Zeno Davatz, Sarah Spalinger and LĂ©onard Berner to name just few, Robert’s story is another […]

Duotone Downwinder SLS : Raphaël et César Filippi nous font leur review de cette machine de SUP foil Downwind !

18 Nov 2023

Duotone Downwinder SLS : Raphaël et César Filippi nous font leur review de cette machine de SUP foil Downwind !

Il y a bientĂ´t un an dĂ©jĂ , RaphaĂ«l et CĂ©sar Filippi nous prĂ©sentaient la gamme 2023 des planches Ă  foil de chez Fanatic. Depuis, Fanatic, cĂ´tĂ© foil, est devenu Duotone, et tout un tas de nouvelles boards ont Ă©tĂ© lancĂ©es, pour le wingfoil, le surf foil et, bien sĂ»r, pour le SUP foil. Si Fanatic […]

Indiana frequent flyer JĂ©rĂ´me Baudoux sets a new record in pump foiling

30 Oct 2023

Indiana frequent flyer JĂ©rĂ´me Baudoux sets a new record in pump foiling

Is the “infinite flight achievable”? JĂ©rĂ´me Baudoux, Indiana Paddle & Surf Co. Brand Ambassador, claims that it is, “through some calculus and experience”, not to mention a lot of pumping! And to prove it, this frequent flyer has just pushed the limits of what’s possible in the sport by pumping for longer than an hour and […]

The 2024 Starboard SUP Range is OUT!

15 Sep 2023

The 2024 Starboard SUP Range is OUT!

New gear, new sizes or upgrades, the 2024 Stand Up Paddle Range by Starboard is out! What’s new in the 2024 Starboard SUP lineup? – Ace Foil – a downwind foil board inspired from the famous Ace – Starboard Gen R – the flat deck race board is back! – X-15 Foilboard – a board […]

Cracking the downwind SUP foil code: Dylan Henry heads off to the SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge

18 Jul 2023

Cracking the downwind SUP foil code: Dylan Henry heads off to the SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge

If there’s one more thing that can be said about the SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge, one of the most compelling SUP races in our sport held on the 21-23 July 2023 in Hood River, Oregon, is that it transforms SUP athletes. Sooner rather than later they will come back and compete as foilers. In the […]

Le SUP foil downwind, ce n’est pas inaccessible ! Les conseils de Romain Simonnot avec Fanatic

13 Jul 2023

Le SUP foil downwind, ce n’est pas inaccessible ! Les conseils de Romain Simonnot avec Fanatic

Le SUP foil downwind, ça vous tente ? Vous imaginez ça comme une discipline très Ă©litiste ? C’est vrai, ça peut impressionner. Mais, pour en savoir plus, nous avons interrogĂ© un rider Ă  la progression incroyable : Romain Simonnot. Ă€ 27 ans, Romain ne se destinait pourtant pas Ă  faire du SUP foil. Originaire de […]

SUP foiling unlocked with Indiana’s frequent flyer Gunnar Biniasch

9 Jun 2023

SUP foiling unlocked with Indiana’s frequent flyer Gunnar Biniasch

Gunnar Biniasch, Indiana Paddle & Surf Co. Rider, the brand’s foil board designer and the Wingfoil World Champion, has been taking podium after podium on the the international wing foil racing scene and the season has just started brewing! On top of competing and being heavily involved in Indiana’s R&D processes, he’s advocating for SUP […]

2023 SUP Asian Championship: Daniel Hasulyo returns to South Korea to race and…pump foil!

12 May 2023

2023 SUP Asian Championship: Daniel Hasulyo returns to South Korea to race and…pump foil!

Daniel Hasulyo, Starboard Dream Team Rider, race board developer and SUP World Champ, returns to South Korea for the 2023 SUP Asian Championship hosted in Seoul by the APP‘s Korean partners, KAPP (Korean Association of Paddlesurf Professionals). On the eve of the event, TotalSUP caught up with Daniel to find out what drives him to […]

Can pump foiling become Switzerland’s national sport?

27 Apr 2023

Can pump foiling become Switzerland’s national sport?

“Soon we will have more pump foilers in Switzerland then surfers in Hawaii,” claims Zeno Davatz, Indiana Paddle & Surf Co. Adrenaline Ambassador and ZĂĽrich-based foil rider and community builder. And he might be onto something when you consider the pace at which the Swiss foiling scene is growing with the wrap-around support and encouragement from […]

World SUP & Wingfoil Champion Olivia Piana joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

3 Apr 2023

World SUP & Wingfoil Champion Olivia Piana joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

“We are excited to announce that Olivia Piana is joining Blackfish! Olivia is an amazing athlete who has won multiple national and world championships in stand up paddleboarding and is now a pioneer in the foiling world. Today she is one of the leading female athletes in the growing sport of downwind SUP foiling and […]

Aero Glide: the new Fanatic foil range presented by Finn and Jeffrey Spencer

27 Mar 2023

Aero Glide: the new Fanatic foil range presented by Finn and Jeffrey Spencer

It was highly anticipated: discover the new range of foil from Fanatic, the Aero Glide! A very High Aspect Ratio frontwing (between 9.5 and 9.3) that was missing from the brand’s foil range and that we were impatiently waiting for. With the Aero Glide: speed, downwind and infinite glide are yours! From surf foil to […]