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Battle For Hercules: Spanish Starboard Duo Alba Frey and Aaron Sanchez Conquer

24 Apr 2024

Battle For Hercules: Spanish Starboard Duo Alba Frey and Aaron Sanchez Conquer

The 2nd edition of the Battle for Hercules emerged as a pivotal battleground for two Starboard riders, each hailing from distinct corners of Spain’s vibrant coastline. Alba Frey, a formidable force from the Canary Island of Fuerteventura, defied expectations with a stunning victory, cementing her status as an underdog to watch. Meanwhile, Aaron Sanchez, representing […]

The Lake Rocks Festival 2024: Gerd Weisner on the international flair, world-class SUP riders, parties and the Paradoxa

22 Apr 2024

The Lake Rocks Festival 2024: Gerd Weisner on the international flair, world-class SUP riders, parties and the Paradoxa

The Lake Rocks Festival returns with a bang to Faaker See in the Austrian state of Carinthia. Held on the 9-12 May and live-streamed by TotalSUP, this prominent stop of the renowned SUP Alps Trophy racing series now joins the ranks of the ICF World Ranking Series. Boasting a prize pool of €12,000, this SUP Festival […]

ECA European SUP Championships 2024 – test yourself on the world-famous paddling race setting on Maty-ér, in Hungary

18 Apr 2024

ECA European SUP Championships 2024 – test yourself on the world-famous paddling race setting on Maty-ér, in Hungary

Welcome to the picturesque city of Szeged, Hungary, where the tranquil waters of the Maty-ér of Tisza River will come alive with one of Europe’s most prestigious SUP events of the year, the ECA European SUP Championships. From June 12-16, orchestrated by Noémi Horváth, the ICF SUP Committee chairman and watersports athlete herself, this championship […]

The Paddling Journey and Life of Flying Fish’s Pro Team Rider Eri Tenório

17 Apr 2024

The Paddling Journey and Life of Flying Fish’s Pro Team Rider Eri Tenório

Most of you may know Eri as a Brazilian National Champion, and an ICF World SUP cup champion who has finished multiple times on the podium for the EuroTour. He is truly a phenomenal professional SUP racer, and a crazy stunt man on his paddle board. Beyond the titles and tricks he can do on […]

Take a closer look at the PARADOXA with Light Board Corp new Team Rider Olivier Comazzi

17 Apr 2024

Take a closer look at the PARADOXA with Light Board Corp new Team Rider Olivier Comazzi

The Light Board Corp “Army of Amateurs” is growing and the pioneers in hollow construction, have just welcomed Olivier Comazzi, National SUP Champion and waterman from Switzerland, who has just kicked off his racing season strong winning the Long Distance race at the 2nd stop of the Alpine Lakes Tour – Canal De Savieres et […]

Paddle with Purpose: The 2024 Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis Challenge

16 Apr 2024

Paddle with Purpose: The 2024 Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis Challenge

Paddling for a cause: the Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis, an extraordinary paddleboarding marathon stretching from the idyllic shores of Bimini in The Bahamas to the coastlines of Florida. Scheduled for June 19-23, this event not only challenges athletes with its demanding distances but also unites participants in a cause that touches hearts deeply—supporting the cystic […]

2024 Paddle of the Kempen: Sneak peek of the Belgian SUP Tour’s stop #2 with Nathalie Van Olmen

15 Apr 2024

2024 Paddle of the Kempen: Sneak peek of the Belgian SUP Tour’s stop #2 with Nathalie Van Olmen

With athletes increasingly fine-tuning their training to particular race formats, the Paddle of the Kempen, a designated flat water 12km elite SUP event taking place on canals, is uniquely positioned on the SUP racing circuit. In the run up to the second stop of the Belgian SUP Tour (BST) held on 5 May in Dessel, […]

The unique ocean downwind race in Japan with a total prize of €6000

14 Apr 2024

The unique ocean downwind race in Japan with a total prize of €6000

Only 30 brave paddles can line up for the KANAKA Okinawa O2Y Summer Race, held on the challenging waters of Okinawa, Japan, on June 26. This prestigious 30 km downwind race, curated by Takuji Araki, a stalwart in the paddleboarding community and a keen promoter of cultural legacy, transcends traditional sport. As racers traverse the […]

Compete with international stars in Sweden’s number one ICF SUP Ranking Race at Skrea Strand!

13 Apr 2024

Compete with international stars in Sweden’s number one ICF SUP Ranking Race at Skrea Strand!

Test your paddleboarding skills at the 2024 ICF SUP Ranking Race – Baltic Skrea Beach Paddle Race, scheduled from August 9-11 at Skrea Strand in Falkenberg, Sweden. Organized by the Falkenberg Stand Up Paddle Club under the experienced guidance of Tommy Dee Packendorff, this event promises a spectacular blend of competitive spirit and community atmosphere. […]

Can you have one SUP Board for any occasion? NSP think so with their new Omni SLX

11 Apr 2024

Can you have one SUP Board for any occasion? NSP think so with their new Omni SLX

A new addition to the NSP SUP range is the Omni SLX, a board design that draws from both NSP’s impressive SUP race and SUP surf experience. Word class paddler, Ty Judson has had an Omni SLX for some time now and he shares his thoughts on this all-round board with Chris from TotalSUP Hi […]

The Spring SUP Race Crowns International Stars and Ignites the Season

11 Apr 2024

The Spring SUP Race Crowns International Stars and Ignites the Season

The 7th edition of the Spring SUP Race, organized by Simone Tugnoli Peron and Delta SUP, took place amidst the serene beauty of Comacchio, Italy, nestled on the shores of Lago delle Nazioni. What began as a regional affair has now blossomed into a major international event, marking the inaugural spectacle of the 2024 season […]

Event Report: Belgian Ultra Long Distance SUP Championship

10 Apr 2024

Event Report: Belgian Ultra Long Distance SUP Championship

Wind and Victory Challenge: Recap of the Belgian Ultra Long Distance Stand Up Paddle Championships In the picturesque setting of Steneke, Belgium, the first stage of the 2024 Belgian SUP Tour unfolded this weekend: the formidable Belgian Ultra Long Distance (ULD) Championships, spanning an epic distance of 42 kilometers, equivalent to the length of an […]

Planet Baltic SUP Race 2024 Revealed: Big thrills, spills and shake-ups

9 Apr 2024

Planet Baltic SUP Race 2024 Revealed: Big thrills, spills and shake-ups

With a meticulously curated agenda, exciting announcements and international athletes already confirming their attendance, Planet Baltic SUP Race 2024, Poland’s longest running open sea SUP race event held on 2-4 August in Kołobrzeg, emerges as a prominent stop on the SUP racing circuit. It’s location and timing couldn’t be better either (held on the often unforgiving […]

Taking on the Tarn: Patrick Cruywagen’s Journey to the 2024 TaWaRa

9 Apr 2024

Taking on the Tarn: Patrick Cruywagen’s Journey to the 2024 TaWaRa

In the realm of adventure seekers, Patrick Cruywagen stands as a beacon of exploration and endurance. With a background that intertwines military service and journalism, Patrick’s journey has taken him across continents, from gorilla trekking to covering events like the Dakar Rally. An avid runner and outdoor enthusiast, he found a new passion in stand-up […]