Downwind

In-Form Youngsters Dominate at The Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2018

In-Form Youngsters Dominate at The Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2018

This years annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge held in Oregon USA did not disappoint. The winds came and so did the paddlers. The field was full of international paddlers for the penultimate major race of The Paddle League season. There were plenty of points up for grabs and paddlers prestige on the line especially […]

Molokai 2 Oahu 2018 – Video Highlights & Results

Molokai 2 Oahu 2018 – Video Highlights & Results

Molokai 2 Oahu Video Highlights  Start of the 2018 Molokai 2 Oahu Race – Live  Kai Lenny flies to the 1st ever M2O SUP Foil crown Despite the less than desirable waves, those competing in the foil board division sliced through the water in what seemed like effortless flight as their boards glided […]

Introducing the ICF SUP 2018 World Championships by Andre Santos

Introducing the ICF SUP 2018 World Championships by Andre Santos

The ICF SUP world championships will be hosted in Portugal this year, with 4 days of racing that includes 4 different SUP race formats it will be an event that will suit everyone. The action will take place on the 30th August until the 2nd September in the town of Esposende situated on the Portuguese […]

Eric Terrien flying high for the Molokai 2 Oahu!

Eric Terrien flying high for the Molokai 2 Oahu!

Eric Terrien, one of the living legends of the SUP World and a BIC Sport ambassador is set to tackle the Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O), an event  which is considered “one of the worlds most challenging races” and is synonymous with the Hawaiian Islands. Frenchman Eric knows the event well having paddled the 52 km “channel of […]

Maui2Molokai SUP Race Results: Connor Baxter King of the Run!

Maui2Molokai SUP Race Results: Connor Baxter King of the Run!

Summer time is SUP Downwind race time on Maui and last weekend was no exception, with the The Maui2Molokai SUP Race (M2M). Part of the regional race system for the SUP Paddle League, this race has been a traditional race for the past 7 years. With the Pai’lolo Channel connecting with the Kalohi Channel  regarded […]

Un Vol pour l’Histoire: Eric Terrien se Lance sur la M2O en SUP Foil

Un Vol pour l’Histoire: Eric Terrien se Lance sur la M2O en SUP Foil

Encore et toujours pionnier, Eric Terrien, l’une des légendes vivantes du SUP Race mondial et ambassadeur de la marque BIC Sport, s’attaque à une épreuve non moins légendaire, la Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O pour les intimes). Une épreuve hawaïenne qu’il connait déjà bien mais cette fois, c’est sur un foil et avec une poignée de […]

Infinity Downtown Downwind with Dimitris Komninos

Infinity Downtown Downwind with Dimitris Komninos

Greek Paddler Dimitris Komninos  catches a cracking downwind run on the Infinity Downtown Board. Downwind SUP is increasing in popularity in Greece, and with this magic downwind (DW)  clip of Artemida Bay on the Aegean Sea, Greece we can see why! Dimitris really pushes the Infinity Downtown board to its limits, linking between sectiond effortlessly, doing […]

Olivia Piana: “La pirogue m’a permis d’améliorer ma technique, mes entrainements et mes performances en SUP”

Olivia Piana: “La pirogue m’a permis d’améliorer ma technique, mes entrainements et mes performances en SUP”

Bienvenue dans le monde de l’OC (outrigger canoe ou pirogue hawaienne),  qui émerge comme une nouvelle façon de glisser et une méthode d’entraînement complémentaire au SUP. Beaucoup des meilleurs SUP Racers dans le monde viennent du monde de la pirogue. Pour la numéro 1 du SUP français et ambassadrice de la marque WOO, fabriquant français […]

Kiwis, Aussies Do Battle at New Zealand’s “Hoe Toa” Paddle Championships

Kiwis, Aussies Do Battle at New Zealand’s “Hoe Toa” Paddle Championships

New champions were crowned and a new generation stood up at the Hoe Toa Paddle Championships in New Zealand last weekend, The Paddle League presents this report to TotalSUP of the New Zealand’s “Hoe Toa” Paddle Championshipswhere, where Kiwi paddlers Penelope Strickland and Tara Hope earned national titles and Australia’s Lincoln Dews gatecrashed the party with […]

425 Pro: New Board Designs 2018 and the Unveiling of The Marara!

425 Pro: New Board Designs 2018 and the Unveiling of The Marara!

2018 has started on a high for 425pro, new factory locations, improved boards, new riders, a move to carbon neutrality and launching into the global market, plus with several big name riders on the roster including Olivia Piana, George Cronsteadt Olivier Darrieumerlou and Noic Garioud everything is on track for 2018 to be a big […]

Viking Crossing 2.0 is on for Casper Steinfath!

Viking Crossing 2.0 is on for Casper Steinfath!

At 01:00 AM Sunday morning March 18th Casper Steinfath will hit the cold waters of Skagerrak with his Naish Maliko and take the first paddlestrokes on his crossing towards the town of Kristianssand in Norway. The four time ISA World Champion aims to become the first person ever to cross treacherous Skagerrak,  The paddle is expected […]

Results from Madeira SUP Challenge 2018!

Results from Madeira SUP Challenge 2018!

On the 11th March 2018 Madeira SUP Challenge 2018 was held in Funchal, Madeira. The race saw choppy sea conditions but it didn’t stop the racers notching up some impressive results. The Madeira SUP Challenge 2018 integrated the first stage of the Portuguese SUP Junior and Open Marathon Championships into the event, the event was organized by […]