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Sea Kayakers Almost Swallowed by a Whale !

Sea Kayakers Almost Swallowed by a Whale !

Avila Beach, California – In this multi-angle footage, you can see two female kayakers who were enjoying the day among a group of humpback whales feeding when a bait ball surged next to their craft followed by a whale, wih its entire mouth open to eat them. The whale was as surprised as the kayakers […]

Bring on Yukon River Quest 2021: Escape reality with Blackfish Riders ultimate Yukon SUP adventure

Bring on Yukon River Quest 2021: Escape reality with Blackfish Riders ultimate Yukon SUP adventure

Shaken by the impact of COVID-19 global crisis the SUP industry responded by cancelling and postponing events to ensure safety of their teams, SUP athletes, visitors and local communities. The latest announcement from the organisers of the Yukon River Quest confirmed that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 22nd annual marathon paddling race with a […]

Yukon River Quest: Blackfish riders dig deep and share wealth of knowledge to survive the SUP ultramarathon

Yukon River Quest: Blackfish riders dig deep and share wealth of knowledge to survive the SUP ultramarathon

Blackfish Paddles riders have been digging deep and pushing hard through the Yukon territory since the inception of the Yukon River Quest, the world’s longest annual marathon race testing paddlers’ endurance to the limit over the 715 km/444 mile course from Whitehorse to Dawson City. Known as “The Race to the Midnight Sun,” it is […]

WW SUP France: Race the Ardeche at the Ard’River Paddle 2019!

WW SUP France: Race the Ardeche at the Ard’River Paddle 2019!

River and white water SUP is here, and it has arrived in France with a bang! The vast array of rivers found in France means it has found itself at the epicentre of WW SUP and river SUP. In France it flows, it will be paddled! The Ardeche River, is located at the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region […]

Watch “Howe Sound”, Blackfish Paddles stunning SUP film featuring Canadian wilderness explorer Norm Hann

Watch “Howe Sound”, Blackfish Paddles stunning SUP film featuring Canadian wilderness explorer Norm Hann

Deeply rooted in British Columbia, Blackfish Paddles, a SUP paddle building brand, stands not only for designing and manufacturing progressive, refined, handcrafted SUP paddles but advocating for conservation of local marine ecosystems. TotalSUP caught up with Blackfish Paddles Team Rider, Norm Hann, SUP athlete, wildlife advocate and founder of a guiding company Norm Hann Expeditions, […]

Race to the Midnight Sun: Bart de Zwart takes 4th Yukon River Win

Race to the Midnight Sun: Bart de Zwart takes 4th Yukon River Win

Starboard SUP team rider and endurance paddler Bart de Zwart has taken the fourth consecutive win in the 2019 Yukon River Quest, completing the 715km (444 miles) paddle expedition race from in Whitehorse to Dawson City, Canada in a winning time of 56 hours 47 minutes and 47 seconds. Race to the Midnight Sun Known […]

10 Skills Needed for Ultra Endurance Paddling!

10 Skills Needed for Ultra Endurance Paddling!

Starboard Rider Bart De Zwart and partner Ike Frans completed the Yukon 1000 (1600 kms) in 8 days 1 hour and 42 minutes in 2018, only 3 other SUP teams registered and completed the race. This event, a multicraft one and the longest SUP race in the world, emphasizes the skill set that endurance paddlers […]

Starboard Duo Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington Reconnect with Nature in Vanuatu!

Starboard Duo Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington Reconnect with Nature in Vanuatu!

Starboard paddler Bart De Zwart has just landed back from his expedition in Vanuatu. The expedition evolved from found memories of sailing through the islands in 2007 with his family. A journey that made Bart fall in love with the people, nature and culture of the islands. The Dutch expedition paddler gives TotalSUP an account […]

2 Fool Moon Adventurers  Paddle the Longest Canal in Madagascar

2 Fool Moon Adventurers Paddle the Longest Canal in Madagascar

In April 2018 two Fool Moon paddlers Anaïs Valère and Romain Deslandres completed a 350 KM paddle on the Pangalanes Canal, Madagascar. There they discovered breathtaking landscapes and welcoming communities. Their story of this adventure is not ready to fade from their memory. The two adventurers paddle over half the Pangalanes Canal in 3 weeks, […]

SUPrs pick up 200 kg of Plastic Waste for the Thames!

SUPrs pick up 200 kg of Plastic Waste for the Thames!

Last month 90 paddle boarders plus litter picking groups of around 40 adults and children collected an estimated 200 kg of plastic waste and litter from the river and towpath between Kew Bridge and Richmond. The event called Get On Board was run in partnership between Be Richmond and Active360  to highlight the problem of plastic […]

425Pro Get On Board with Moorea Coral Gardeners

425Pro Get On Board with Moorea Coral Gardeners

Moorea Coral Gardeners project has recently received support from brand 425pro. The project formed in 2017 aimed at promoting coral reef education, awareness and restoration has rapidly grown thanks to the input from 425 pro. TotalSUP speaks to Moorea Coral Gardeners founder and president Titouan Bernicot about the project, 425pro involvement and how we can help reduce […]

American Veteran Tackles the Race to Alaska!

American Veteran Tackles the Race to Alaska!

The Race to Alaska (R2AK) is a monumental 750 KM race starting in the USA, following the Canadian coastline and arriving in Alaska, USA. The aim is to complete it by self powered vessel and self supported. This year American Veteran Josh Collins will attempt this heroic distance on a custom board by Stu Sharpe and […]

 
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