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Comment se pr√©parer pour les Championnats du Monde de Stand-Up Paddle ? Debrief des Mondiaux ICF en Tha√Įlande avec Ludovic Teulade

16 Jan 2024

Comment se pr√©parer pour les Championnats du Monde de Stand-Up Paddle ? Debrief des Mondiaux ICF en Tha√Įlande avec Ludovic Teulade

Vous avez suivi les Championnats du Monde ICF derri√®re votre √©cran, vous avez v√©cu √† fond cette grande f√™te du stand-up paddle mais par procuration, au travers des r√©seaux sociaux… Mais l√†, √ßa y est, en 2024, vous vous dites : c’est mon tour ! Mais comment se pr√©parer √† une telle √©ch√©ance ? Comment […]

How to choose your first SUP Race board? Tanja Ecker shares her top tips

2 Dec 2023

How to choose your first SUP Race board? Tanja Ecker shares her top tips

It’s most likely the million dollar question in our sport: “How to choose my first SUP racing board”, especially when it’s a one-time investment and it has to be done right from the get-go. To tackle the subject, TotalSUP caught up with Tanja Ecker, 11x German SUP Champion, Coach and Founder, who has recently taken […]

Caroline K√ľntzel on routines for performance and SIC kit

2 Jun 2023

Caroline K√ľntzel on routines for performance and SIC kit

You may be mistaken for thinking that only professional athletes are the ones organising their days around sport. However, creating good routines for sport, fitness and competition at any stage of your fitness or paddling journey can help you achieve more than you thought possible. Being an athlete and juggling a busy life is super […]

NSP SUP Racer Christian Andersen – New Boards and Fuerteventura SUP Training Camp

1 May 2023

NSP SUP Racer Christian Andersen – New Boards and Fuerteventura SUP Training Camp

Christian Andersen aka the ‚ÄėPolar Bear‚Äô is a name familiar to many around the world who follow SUP racing. At the start of 2023 he signed with the NSP International SUP Racing Team and his race season started fast with a podium at the first stop of the Euro Tour. This polar bear is more […]

How Daniel Parres has managed to build the largest SUP racing club in the world

8 Dec 2022

How Daniel Parres has managed to build the largest SUP racing club in the world

Ahead of Alicante SUP Open, the 5th stop of the APP World Tour and the final battle of the 2022 SUP racing season,¬†TotalSUP caught up with Daniel Parres, World Champion, NSP National Team Rider and the Founder of one of the biggest, most thriving SUP clubs in the world and also the organiser of the […]

SUP Race Training Tips: a Q&A session with 6 x World Champion Michael Booth

21 Nov 2022

SUP Race Training Tips: a Q&A session with 6 x World Champion Michael Booth

The below Q&A session is between Aussie SUPerstar and Starboard dream team rider Michael Booth¬†and Chris Jones, administrator of the SUP My Race group on Facebook which was created a few years ago to challenge SUP racers to paddle a little further each month and entice them to post their paddling sessions and mileages. Michael […]

What makes a pro SUP athlete? Indiana’s own Claudio Laible challenges pro SUP racer Manuel Lauble to find out

19 Oct 2022

What makes a pro SUP athlete? Indiana’s own Claudio Laible challenges pro SUP racer Manuel Lauble to find out

‘What makes a pro SUP athlete’ is really a question about the difference between a professional and recreational paddler, and a valid one (!) in our ever-evolving sport of stand-up paddleboarding. This article stems from a really cool experiment – “SUP is not equal” – conducted by Indiana Paddle & Surf Co. -own Claudio Laible, […]

Découvrez le coaching personnalisé en Stand-Up Paddle, avec Ludo Teulade SUP Coaching

2 Sep 2022

Découvrez le coaching personnalisé en Stand-Up Paddle, avec Ludo Teulade SUP Coaching

On ne pr√©sente plus Ludovic Teulade : champion de France de SUP, il √©cume les comp√©titions de SUP Race aux quatre coins de la France et m√™me du monde, tout en √©tant r√©guli√®rement en haut du podium. Depuis maintenant bient√īt 2 ans, Ludovic s’est lanc√© dans le coaching et la programmation d’entra√ģnement, pour accompagner amateurs […]

Comment choisir son Gilet de Sauvetage pour la pratique du Stand Up Paddle ?

30 Aug 2022

Comment choisir son Gilet de Sauvetage pour la pratique du Stand Up Paddle ?

Qu’il s’agisse d’une aide √† la flottabilit√© ou d’un gilet de sauvetage, qu’il soit en mousse ou gonflable, le gilet est recommand√© pour la pratique du stand-up paddle lors de vos sorties, quand il n’est pas obligatoire, quels que soit le lieu, les conditions, le type de pratique ou les distances parcourues. Si vous √™tes […]

Relier la M√©diterran√©e √† l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers : l’exp√©rience de Greg Bureaud

12 Aug 2022

Relier la M√©diterran√©e √† l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers : l’exp√©rience de Greg Bureaud

C’est une exp√©rience qui donne envie √† de nombreuses personnes du Sud-Ouest et d’ailleurs : relier la M√©diterran√©e √† l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers, nom donn√© √† l’ensemble Canal du Midi associ√© au Canal Lat√©ral √† la Garonne, que ce soit en p√©niche, √† v√©lo, √† pied, ou m√™me en paddle ! C’est […]

Quelles sont les sp√©cificit√©s du shape d’une planche de stand-up paddle race ?

4 Jul 2022

Quelles sont les sp√©cificit√©s 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 t√™te √† un shapeur reconnu et qu’on ne pr√©sente plus comme Patrice Remoiville. Des questions les plus pouss√©es, √† celles qui peuvent paraitre “b√™tes”, nous avons voulu tout savoir sur pourquoi une planche […]

L’alimentation et le Stand-Up Paddle en comp√©tition : les conseils de Sandrine Berthe

6 Jun 2022

L’alimentation et le Stand-Up Paddle en comp√©tition : les conseils de Sandrine Berthe

Bien manger c’est le d√©but du bonheur ! Non, nous ne sommes pas l√† pour faire la promotion de produits laitiers, mais bien pour parler alimentation et nutrition autour du stand-up paddle en comp√©tition, et particuli√®rement sur les Ultra Longues Distances. Pour nous conseiller, nous avons fait appel √† Sandrine Berthe, gagnante des 10h de […]

Kaelan Lockhart: Countdown to the 2022 Carolina Cup with NSP

22 Apr 2022

Kaelan Lockhart: Countdown to the 2022 Carolina Cup with NSP

Boards are flying high and paddlers are brought to their knees at the Carolina Cup, one of the most spectacular endurance events in the SUP calendar, offering a perfect combo of flat water and ocean racing. Held on Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, this competition throws everything it got at its participants, who not only have […]

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

20 Apr 2022

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

With an uncompromising knack for the extreme and ‚Äúcoming from a family with four generations of grassroots watermen‚ÄĚ, Lincoln Dews is the pro athlete to watch. Ahead of one of his biggest challenges to date, Yukon Double (Lincoln will take on two of the longest and most gruelling paddling races on the planet, The Yukon […]