Martin Letourneur is THE INTERN

20 Apr 2016


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Hi everybody! I am Martin Letourneur, Hobie team rider and SUP race competitor ! You may have met me last year when I was working as an intern for Hobie SUP in California. This year, to complete my degree in Business Administration, I have the opportunity to do a two-month internship in the marketing and communication sector. My goal was the same as last year: find an internship that would allow me to acquire some working experience while giving me the freedom to compete in the most important SUP contests of the season.  One phone call with TotalSUP later and everything was set up.  I am lucky to have been offered the perfect deal : working as an intern at TotalSUP in the first part of the 2016 SUP season while taking part in international events, including the Euro Tour, and cover them on TotalSUP !

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For the second season of “the intern” , my job will consist of covering each event I will be attending: before, during and after it, to analyze results and give an overall review of the event.¬† I will also be writing articles, making videos, doing interviews as well as many other things. I will give you an inside view of each event so that you can live it as if you were there yourself. The stories will be in french and/or english (and spanish if I get a little help haha) and I will try to prepare a few¬†surprises.

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 My contests schedule for this new TotalSUP editorial will be the following :
April 24th : Carolina Cup
April 29th¬†–¬†May 1st¬†: Brazilian Championships
May 6th Р7th : Grand Prix Guyader (France)
May 14th Р15th : North Point Classic (France)
May 21st Р22nd : SUP race Cup Ste Maxime (France)
May 27th Р28th : Lost Mills SUP Race 
June 4th Р5th : Bilbao World Challenge
June 7th Р11th : ISA French team selections
June 18th Р19th : SUPer Challenge  Porec (Croatia)
June 25th Р26th : Happy Summer Namur
I’m also hoping to compete in the following events¬†: Sierravuori SUP Masters, Adriatic & Noli SUP Race, Sao Jorge 2 Pico.

Right now I’m in Wrighstville Beach, North Carolina, the city which hosts the Carolina Cup so you’d better follow TotalSUP and stay tuned for some news about this first big race of the season.

See you soon,

Martin Letourneur – Content & Community Management Intern at TotalSUP
Sponsors: Hobie Cat / Howzit / CT+ / Swell Addiction

En Français:
Salut √† tous c’est Martin Letourneur, rider du team Hobie et comp√©titeur en SUPrace ! Vous aviez peut-√™tre lu mes reports l’√©t√© dernier √† propos de ma vie de stagiaire en Californie chez Hobie SUP. Cette ann√©e, pour compl√©ter mon DUT en Gestion des Entreprises et Administrations, j’ai l’opportunit√© d’effectuer un stage de plus de deux mois dans le domaine de la communication. La probl√©matique √©tait de trouver comme l’an dernier un stage qui me permette d’acqu√©rir de l’exp√©rience tout en me laissant la possibilit√© de participer aux comp√©titions les plus importantes de ce d√©but de saison. Un coup de fil chez TotalSUP plus tard et l’affaire √©tait r√©gl√©e : le plan est id√©al : je suis stagiaire chez TotalSUP au cours de cette premi√®re partie de saison 2016 tout en participant √† des¬†comp√©titions internationales dont l’Euro Tour que je couvre¬†m√©diatiquement sur TotalSUP.
Pour cette deuxi√®me saison de “The Intern/Le Stagiaire”, mon r√īle sera donc de pr√©senter chaque √©v√©nement : avant – pendant – apr√®s , en analysant les r√©sultats et leur d√©roulement sur¬†plusieurs articles, vid√©os et autres supports. Je vous donnerai une vue de l’int√©rieur pour chaque √©v√©nement en essayant de vous les faire vivre √† distance. Les articles seront en fran√ßais et/ou en anglais (voir en espagnol si on m’aide un peu ahah) et j’essaierai de vous pr√©parer des petites surprises.
Je participerai s√Ľrement aussi aux √©v√©nements suivants : Sierravuori SUP Masters, Adriatic & Noli SUP Race, Sao Jorge 2 Pico.

Je suis actuellement √† Wrightsville Beach en Caroline du Nord, ville d’accueil¬†de la Carolina Cup donc suivez bien TotalSUP et preparez-vous √† suivre ce premier gros rendez-vous de l’ann√©e √† travers mes yeux.

À très vite,

Martin Letourneur – stagiaire en Content & Community Management chez TotalSUP

Sponsors: Hobie Cat / Howzit / CT+ / Swell Addiction

About the Author

Mathieu Astier

Mathieu is the hyper-active founder of TotalSUP and a multilingual online marketing veteran with more than 20 years of experience working for top international internet companies. His love-at-first-sight for Stand Up Paddling in 2013 led him to build one of the leading online media dedicated to SUP in English and French and to turn his family lifestyle towards the ocean.

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