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Ultra Long Distance

Ultra Long Distance paddling has been one of the fastest-growing trends in SUP Race over the past few years! From ULD racing to river expeditions and ocean crossings, nowadays thousands of experienced stand up paddlers enjoy huge endurance tests on a stand up paddle board around the globe!

Yster SUP is the official board of the Last Paddler Standing: Interview with Race Director Greg Wingo

3 Nov 2022

Yster SUP is the official board of the Last Paddler Standing: Interview with Race Director Greg Wingo

“I love the event format: It’s a race with no finish line, only your physical and mental endurance determine where your finish line is,” said Per Vallbo, Founder and CEO of Yster SUP, a premium Swedish SUP brand based in Malmo, which is The Last Paddler Standing official board partner.  TotalSUP caught up with Greg Wingo, […]

SUP 11 City Tour 2022: 13 y.o. Maximus Sijrier becomes the youngest paddler to complete the 5-day race!

10 Oct 2022

SUP 11 City Tour 2022: 13 y.o. Maximus Sijrier becomes the youngest paddler to complete the 5-day race!

At only 13, Maximus Sijrier from The Netherlands became at the end of last month, the youngest athlete to complete the SUP 11 City Tour, a 5-day Ultra Long Distance race and one of the toughest in the world. Max conquered the 220 kilometers of the Dutch canals under a combo time of 25 hours, […]

Loire 725 was “the greatest adventure of all” for Brazilian female SUP tandem Luli Cox & Dri Boccia

21 Aug 2022

Loire 725 was “the greatest adventure of all” for Brazilian female SUP tandem Luli Cox & Dri Boccia

In June of this year, Luli Cox and Adriana “Dri” Boccia, two Brazilian adventurers who live respectively in Brazil and Portugal, took on the daunting project to be part of the first official Loire 725 edition in France on an iSUP tandem after reading about the unofficial test edition which took place last year. Although […]

Loire 725: l’histoire du proto vainqueur du duo Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch

15 Aug 2022

Loire 725: l’histoire du proto vainqueur du duo Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch

Le marseillais Olivier Drut, que j’ai plaisir à surnommer le “Géo Trouvetou du stand up paddle”, décrit pour TotalSUP le travail de réflexion, d’ingénierie et de shape autour de la planche de SUP Race qu’il a mise au point en vue de l’épreuve de la Loire 725 qu’il a brillamment remporté en relais avec son […]

Winning Yukon 1000 SUP division: Blackfish Rider Brad Friesen shares his experience

12 Aug 2022

Winning Yukon 1000 SUP division: Blackfish Rider Brad Friesen shares his experience

“When I’m in the zone… pain doesn’t seem so bad and my mind is clear and focused,” says Blackfish Paddles Rider Brad Friesen who has just won the Yukon 1000 SUP division completing the challenge in 7 days and 6 minutes, as part of the Pirates of the Yukon squad where he teamed up with Scott […]

Relier la Méditerranée à l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers : l’expérience de Greg Bureaud

12 Aug 2022

Relier la Méditerranée à l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers : l’expérience de Greg Bureaud

C’est une expérience qui donne envie à de nombreuses personnes du Sud-Ouest et d’ailleurs : relier la Méditerranée à l’Atlantique par le Canal des Deux Mers, nom donné à l’ensemble Canal du Midi associé au Canal Latéral à la Garonne, que ce soit en péniche, à vélo, à pied, ou même en paddle ! C’est […]

Yukon 1000: Yster SUP Dutch female duo smashes the world’s longest paddle race

10 Aug 2022

Yukon 1000: Yster SUP Dutch female duo smashes the world’s longest paddle race

“I know that Janneke Smits and Ella Oesterholt of  Team Yukon SUPventure Ladies , were prepared to the teeth which involved putting their inflatable Yster iSUP 17’3”x 26” Linear boards to the test in different conditions. The boards were their ultimate lifelines between the race start at Whitehorse to the finish at Dalton Highway Bridge so the boards just had […]

Le relais Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch et Clovis Leroux vainqueurs de la Loire 725 2022

30 Jun 2022

Le relais Olivier Drut / Arnaud Boesch et Clovis Leroux vainqueurs de la Loire 725 2022

Vendredi 24 juin 2022, les premiers Stand Up Paddle arrivaient à Paimboeuf en Loire Atlantique, au bout de leur Loire 725, désormais la course la plus longue d’Europe, après près de 6 jours d’une aventure sur la Loire en relais ou en solo, avec assistance ou sans. Avec une moyenne de 140 kilomètres par jour, […]

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 […]

The 2022 Red Bull Midsummer Vikings was HUGE. Let’s make it twice bigger in 2023!

23 Jun 2022

The 2022 Red Bull Midsummer Vikings was HUGE. Let’s make it twice bigger in 2023!

The one-and-only Red Bull Midsummer took place last weekend on June 18/19  in Copenhagen, Denmark under tough Viking conditions! Mr TotalSUP (i.e. me) had the privilege to have a front-row seat as a media partner and I loved every bit of this very special event. What I cherish most about this concept is its primary […]

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 […]

Yukon 1000: Meet the All-Girl Dutch SUP Team competing on Yster Unlimited iSUPs

21 Jun 2022

Yukon 1000: Meet the All-Girl Dutch SUP Team competing on Yster Unlimited iSUPs

“The races that really touched our hearts are the races that included a healthy share of suffering.” When a statement of this calibre comes from a duo with competitive paddle background in white water rafting, you know they mean business. With more teams arriving in Yukon to “join the elite few who have conquered the […]

Tarn Water Race 2022: tous les Résultats et tous les Replays

15 Jun 2022

Tarn Water Race 2022: tous les Résultats et tous les Replays

Les résultats de la Tarn Water Race se sont fait un petit peu attendre mais les voici, ainsi que les 10 LIVES de TotalSUP ! Revivez l’aventure des 71 kilomètres de la Tawara 2022 du début à la fin ! La Tarn Water Race 2022 en REPLAY LIVE #1 Intro + Départ LIVE #2 – […]

2022 Tarn Water Race / TaWaRa: LIVE Feed + Social Media Coverage

11 Jun 2022

2022 Tarn Water Race / TaWaRa: LIVE Feed + Social Media Coverage

[FR] Si vous souhaitez suivre toute l’action autour de l’édition 2022 de la Tarn Water Race les 11 et 12 juin, rendez-vous sur les pages Facebook et Instagram de TotalSUP ! [EN] If you want to follow all the action on the Tarn River this weekend at the 2022 Tarn Water Race – Viaduc de […]