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“Try not to compare yourself to other paddlers”: SIC Maui Rider Alex Ostrowski on SUP racing life at 16

9 Aug 2022

“Try not to compare yourself to other paddlers”: SIC Maui Rider Alex Ostrowski on SUP racing life at 16

What’s truly compelling in our conversations with young SUP athletes is not only how psyched they are about stand-up paddleboarding, ready to push the limits of the sport but also how grounded and mature they are when it comes to their professional SUP journeys, where each day they are digging deep and working hard for […]

Free Falling: Infinity SUP Rider Bernd Roediger on the deep, fun & freaky of being a pro athlete

21 Jul 2022

Free Falling: Infinity SUP Rider Bernd Roediger on the deep, fun & freaky of being a pro athlete

In the relentless pursuit of the next killer story to report back about the sport of stand-up paddleboarding to pause and dive deeper, below the surface of our sport may seem like the ultimate extravagance. When it happens, you take the leap and simply tune in to the story as it unfolds, revealing “a tangled […]

Quelles sont les spécificités du shape d’une planche de stand-up paddle race ?

4 Jul 2022

Quelles sont les spécificités du shape d’une planche de stand-up paddle race ?

Ce n’est pas tous les jours que l’on peut poser toutes les questions shapes de SUP Race qui nous passent par la tête à un shapeur reconnu et qu’on ne présente plus comme Patrice Remoiville. Des questions les plus poussées, à celles qui peuvent paraitre “bêtes”, nous avons voulu tout savoir sur pourquoi une planche […]

SUNOVA shaper Marcus Tardrew on new SUP and foil designs including the ‘mutant’!

28 Jun 2022

SUNOVA shaper Marcus Tardrew on new SUP and foil designs including the ‘mutant’!

Have you ever wondered what goes into the process of designing premium SUP, foil and surf boards for one of the most innovative and disruptive watersport brands?  TotalSUP caught up with Marcus Tardrew, SUNOVA Rider and Designer, to talk about “pumping out those SUNOVA prototypes”  and the future of SUP and foil design. You’re a […]

Starboard UK Rider Samantha Rutt is ready for the North Channel Crossing

24 Jun 2022

Starboard UK Rider Samantha Rutt is ready for the North Channel Crossing

Have we entered a new era of adventure SUP? Have the COVID-19 lockdowns ironically unlocked something that drives SUP riders to embark on extreme paddle challenges and push the limits even further? TotalSUP caught up with Samantha Rutt,  Starboard UK Team Rider, SUP Coach, athlete, sports advocate and Founder of Barefoot SUP, on the eve […]

Tarn Water Race 2022: le retour de Jean Letourneur au SUP Race par la case ULD !

23 Jun 2022

Tarn Water Race 2022: le retour de Jean Letourneur au SUP Race par la case ULD !

Quelle belle et étonnante surprise que de retrouver au départ (et encore plus à l’arrivée) de la Tarn Water Race 2022, Jean Letourneur. Pour les nouveaux venus au Stand Up Paddle de Race, je m’empresse de rappeler que ce jeune malouin de 23 ans, a écrit avec sa famille et notamment son grand frère Martin […]

Pushing technical SUP wear to the extreme: Interview with StandOut Team Rider Rok Puvar

9 Jun 2022

Pushing technical SUP wear to the extreme: Interview with StandOut Team Rider Rok Puvar

There’s no compromise when it comes to the design process and testing in the most extreme conditions SUP-specific apparel by StandOut SUP Wear, a Slovenian watersport brand with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing technical sportswear. TotalSUP caught up with  Rok Puvar, StandOut SUP Wear Team Rider, 2x Guinness World Record holder and Slovenian […]

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

6 Jun 2022

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

“Vaïc Garioud hails from New Caledonia and if his name sounds familiar that is because of his older brother Noïc Garioud. Vaïc is a very talented paddler, surfer, foiler and a true lover of all things water. Like Emily Evans who has just joined Blackfish Team, he has been using our paddles for a while but […]

“Yster SUP 17’3″ is the board for the job”: Interview with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000

1 Jun 2022

“Yster SUP 17’3″ is the board for the job”: Interview with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000

The countdown is on to Yukon 1000, “the world’s toughest endurance and survival race” taking its paddling contestants through 1000 miles of “untouched wilderness” with zero support available. In the run up to this equally unforgiving and epic challenge, TotalSUP caught up with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000,  the first all UK SUP Team […]

The new Whiplash is OUT and it is HOLLOW! Infinity SUP Dave Boehne on designing the 2022 race board

27 May 2022

The new Whiplash is OUT and it is HOLLOW! Infinity SUP Dave Boehne on designing the 2022 race board

The 2022 Infinity SUP Whiplash has been one of the most anticipated SUP racing boards of the year.  TotalSUP caught up with Infinity’s boss and a major influence on the SUP and surf scene, Dave Boehne, to find out more about his latest race design, the process behind it and challenges to make “big jumps” […]

SIC Maui Rider Soryn Preston is ready to ‘crush the SUP battlefield’ at 13!

24 May 2022

SIC Maui Rider Soryn Preston is ready to ‘crush the SUP battlefield’ at 13!

At only thirteen, SIC Maui Rider Soryn Preston, has already competed in over hundred races taking some of the most acclaimed podiums on the SUP scene from Pacific Paddle Games to the iconic Gorge Paddle Challenge. But her ambitious plans don’t stop here. As part of the SIC Maui Youth Development Team she not only […]

The next gen of SUP athletes! Meet NSP Team Rider Mia Soares Silva

17 May 2022

The next gen of SUP athletes! Meet NSP Team Rider Mia Soares Silva

Since becoming NSP National Team Rider  in 2020 Mia Soares Sliva (#supmiaproject) has not only won the National SUP Race Sprint Champion title in her age category but has been taking podiums at major SUP events in Portugal, Spain and beyond. At only 15, Mia is one of the youngest NSP Team Riders with an impressive […]

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

16 May 2022

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

“We are pleased to announce that Emily Evans has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with Team Blackfish. Emily hails from Wales and has been using our paddles for a couple of years now. She is a hardworking and gifted endurance athlete who comes to SUP from the triathlon and white water paddling worlds. This is […]

Behind the doors of Infinity SUP Europe with Leonardo Lazzeri

9 May 2022

Behind the doors of Infinity SUP Europe with Leonardo Lazzeri

The sales and team manager of JLID Distribution, the Italian company charged with distributing the boards and products of Californian brand Infinity SUP in the whole of Europe, Leonardo Lazzeri lives in Livorno, a small Italian town on the Tyrrhenian coast. At 53 years old, he’s been living a waterman life for decades, windsurfing and […]