Tutorials & tips

Fueling for SUP – Nutrition Tips for Stand Up Paddlers

Fueling for SUP – Nutrition Tips for Stand Up Paddlers

By Jen Fuller, www.jenfullerfitness.com Are you training  to get faster? Are you training to get in shape or are you training for a 100 mile race? There is quite a bit of information out there about how to fuel for training and competition, and chances are you have tried a few ways. Since I want to […]

How to Stand Up Paddleboard!

How to Stand Up Paddleboard!

Stand up paddle boarding is a fun activity you can do on oceans, lakes, rivers, and bays. It’s a great full body core workout and way to experience the beauty of the outdoors. Best of all, it’s perfect for people of all ages, body types and skill levels. So now the summer has arrived, and […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Paddle Construction

The Beginner’s Guide to Paddle Construction

Finding the right paddle is almost as important as finding the right board, the best paddle for you will be comfortable for your style of paddling, your budget and your choice of SUP is important! The paddle should be comfortable, with the right grip and length for you to enjoy your time on the water. So […]

French Foiling First: SIC Rider Eric Terrien Takes The Win At Kelt Ocean Race!

French Foiling First: SIC Rider Eric Terrien Takes The Win At Kelt Ocean Race!

Last weekends Kelt Ocean Race saw Amandine Chazot, Marius Auber and Joseph Gueguen (prone paddleboard) give three huge performances. But it is one particular performance that stole the show, and perhaps in years to come we may see this as a landmark event. For the first time in France a SUP foil finished ahead of […]

How to paddle straight on a stand up paddle board?

How to paddle straight on a stand up paddle board?

SUP paddlers are always trying to perfect their technique, to become more efficient, it is the constant goal. More efficient, thus faster. In doing so a common paddler complaint found amongst SUP paddlers is that they “can not paddle in a straight line”, not matter how hard they try. SUP legend and BIC paddler Eric Terrien explains […]

Le VRAI / FAUX d’Eric Terrien: Comment contrôler sa trajectoire en stand-up paddle ?

Le VRAI / FAUX d’Eric Terrien: Comment contrôler sa trajectoire en stand-up paddle ?

Nombreux sont les débutants (ou non débutants d’ailleurs) en stand-up paddle qui, une fois donnés les premiers coups de pagaie s’exclament “j’arrive pas à aller tout droit !”. C’est normal ! Et ce n’est pas un problème. L’important n’est pas de ramer droit (même si c’est ce que vous venez de taper sur Google) mais de […]

Redpaddleco: Capture incredible SUP imagery with photographer Allen Meyer

Redpaddleco: Capture incredible SUP imagery with photographer Allen Meyer

Paddle boarding gives us access to some of the most beautiful spots on the planet. Whether you’re an enthusiastic iPhoneographer or a seasoned snapper. Photographer Allen Meyer has worked in conjunction with RedPaddleCo to develop top tips on how to capture the perfect SUP snap! 1. Find the Light Dawn at Emerald Lake – Photo by Allen […]

SUP Technique : How to change sides effectively

SUP Technique : How to change sides effectively

Proper technique is essential for every paddler, how you paddle really can  make a huge impact when it comes to speed, efficiency and avoiding paddler burn out. BIC Sport ambassador Eric Terrien often described as a pioneer of Stand Up Paddling in France has put together a series of tutorials to improve paddle technique and performance. […]

Be 2019 race ready with the Woo Outrigger Downwind Camp

Be 2019 race ready with the Woo Outrigger Downwind Camp

Downwind aficionado’s look no further! January 2019 brings you the opportunity to learn or improve your down-wind paddling skills with Woo Outrigger in the tropical seas of Guadeloupe.  Woo founder Guy Ringrave, discusses the camp that will take place from the 5th January 2019 in Saint Francois. Situated just 300m from the beach it is […]

Step by Step Guide to SUP Foiling with Greg Closier

Step by Step Guide to SUP Foiling with Greg Closier

Foiling is here. As the technology improves and the cost of foils decrease we will start to see more and more people take to the water on their foils. So how do you get started? Takuma man Greg Closier gives TotalSUP how to guide to start this new sport. I started surf foiling in 2016, […]

10 tips for your next SUP Race by BIC SUP rider Eric Terrien

10 tips for your next SUP Race by BIC SUP rider Eric Terrien

Summer is here and we are in the midst of race season, whether you are beginner or season pro we all need to prepare ourselves to race. French SUP race living legend BIC SUP Ambassador Eric Terrien is on hand to give us tips and advice on how to complete a race. Eric Terrien who notched up a serious […]

Tout ce que Vous Avez Toujours Voulu Savoir sur le Prone Paddleboard Sans Oser le Demander

Tout ce que Vous Avez Toujours Voulu Savoir sur le Prone Paddleboard Sans Oser le Demander

Aujourd’hui, nous partons à la découverte d’un sport, peu connu en France mais qui fait de plus en plus d’adeptes parmis les SUPers, et qui connait un énorme engouement en Australie, en Californie, en Nouvelle-Zélande, en Afrique du Sud ou encore à Tahiti. Médéric Berthe, le SUP Surfer de Fanatic France et l’un des prone […]