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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!

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 […]

SUP Foil Downwind Tips – Getting started with SUNOVA’s Marcus Tardrew

20 Mar 2023

SUP Foil Downwind Tips – Getting started with SUNOVA’s Marcus Tardrew

SUP foiling is a rapidly growing part of Stand Up Paddling with more and more paddlers learning to fly. As more paddlers learn how to make the most of their new skills Downwind SUP Foiling has seen a huge growth in popularity, particularly down under with their perfect ocean swells proving a great way to combine […]

Ze Race 2023: la victoire de Romuald Mamadou confirme l’explosion du SUP Foil Downwind

31 Jan 2023

Ze Race 2023: la victoire de Romuald Mamadou confirme l’explosion du SUP Foil Downwind

Romuald Mamadou est dĂ©cidĂ©ment Ze King de Ze Race. DĂ©jĂ  4 fois vainqueur en stand up paddle et recordman de l’Ă©preuve guadeloupĂ©enne, connue pour ĂŞtre l’une des plus longues courses de downwind au monde, “Romu” a rĂ©itĂ©rĂ© samedi dernier non pas sur une planche de SUP Race mais alignĂ© sur la nouvelle discipline dont il […]

Annecy Foil Team avec Fanatic : le lac d’Annecy comme terrain de foil !

27 Jan 2023

Annecy Foil Team avec Fanatic : le lac d’Annecy comme terrain de foil !

DĂ©couvrez la Annecy Foil Team ! Cette Ă©quipe, basĂ©e comme son nom l’indique sur le lac d’Annecy, est composĂ©e de passionnĂ©s de sports de glisse qui pratiquent le foil sous toutes ses formes : pumpfoil, surf foil, wakefoil, kitefoil, wingfoil… sur le lac d’Annecy, mais aussi lors de leurs voyages Ă  travers le monde. La […]

Clément Roseyro : son incroyable année 2022 pleine de (grosses) vagues

20 Jan 2023

Clément Roseyro : son incroyable année 2022 pleine de (grosses) vagues

Si il y a quelques temps nous avions prĂ©sentĂ© ClĂ©ment Roseyro comme un camĂ©lĂ©on des vagues dans les lignes de TotalSUP, on peut dire qu’il n’a pas changĂ© ! D’un support Ă  un autre, d’une vague Ă  une autre et mĂŞme d’une compĂ©tition Ă  une autre, ClĂ©ment Roseyro est partout ! Des Championnats du Monde […]

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 […]