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Le Fort Boyard Challenge 2020 Maintenu ! Rendez-vous à Fouras les 26 et 27 septembre

Le Fort Boyard Challenge 2020 Maintenu ! Rendez-vous à Fouras les 26 et 27 septembre

Fort Boyard Challenge: Une 15ème édition presque sur les rails ! Les 26 et  27 septembre prochains, Fouras accueillera le Fort Boyard Challenge. Dans un contexte particulier et à 4 mois de la tenue de l’évènement, l’organisation se prépare et croise les doigts. Accueillir plus de 500 sportifs, coordonner une centaine de bénévoles et professionnels ne […]

Infinity’s Dave Boehne talks technology innovation, kooks of the day and the future of SUP, surf & foil design

Infinity’s Dave Boehne talks technology innovation, kooks of the day and the future of SUP, surf & foil design

Have you seen Blurr? You may have caught a glimpse of Infinity SUP boss, Dave Boehne, shredding the perfectly engineered, flawless waves at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch. Relentlessly innovating, designing and shaping, with a new YouTube channel and a foil dedicated Instagram page launched, the Speed Freaks squad is not slowing down! TotalSUP caught up […]

Ollie O’Reilly, Starboard SUP Product Manager on BOOTHCAST

Ollie O’Reilly, Starboard SUP Product Manager on BOOTHCAST

 This BOOTHCAST is with Starboard Production Manager Ollie O’Reilly and is brought to you by Starboard SUP & broadcast partners TotalSUP   Ollie has been working for Starboard for the past 6 years with his focus on making sure those new boards you all paddle come out looking great, paddling well and on time. […]

Blackfish Team Rider Karl Krüger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

Blackfish Team Rider Karl Krüger to become the first human to paddle the Northwest Passage on a stand-up paddleboard

“Go small, go simple, go now” mantra, coined by the Pardeys*, has been inspiring sailors and travellers pursuing the idea of a nomadic way of living for generations. It embodies a dream of a simple, self-sufficient life and an inherently human, insatiable longing for adventure and deep experiences that reconnect us with nature. With the […]

BOOTHCAST Premiere on TotalSUP: Josh Riccio

BOOTHCAST Premiere on TotalSUP: Josh Riccio

 This BOOTHCAST is with Pro SUP Paddler Josh Riccio and is brought to you by BOOTH Training in partnership with TotalSUP Josh is originally from Florida but found a love for paddling when he moved to Maui in 2010. In 2012 he picked up a race board to complement his OC6 workouts with his […]

SIC 2020 – Mark Raaphorst, la Quête de Vitesse au Coeur de la Marque Hawaïenne

SIC 2020 – Mark Raaphorst, la Quête de Vitesse au Coeur de la Marque Hawaïenne

Mark Raaphorst, l’une des légendes vivantes du shape en stand up paddle, a grandement influencé le sport avec des planches de downwind et de race innovantes et performantes depuis 15 ans. Waterman accompli, il est passé par toutes les disciplines, de la planche à voile à la pirogue en passant par le SUP et le […]

Dodging foiling risks with Starboard Team Rider Ben Pye

Dodging foiling risks with Starboard Team Rider Ben Pye

The SUP, surf and paddling communities in the UK have been hit hard by current lockdown but also showed remarkable solidarity by stopping all water based activity to reduce the risk to the lifesaving crews and other emergency services being exposed to COVID-19, and the pressure on their time. TotalSUP caught up with Ben Pye, […]

SUP tour de force from the other side of the world: Meet the Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough

SUP tour de force from the other side of the world: Meet the Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough

“I’m so grateful that David Smart of Blackfish Paddles believed in an unknown kid from the other side of the world” said Blackfish Team Rider Sam McCullough. Well let us tell you, “this kid from the other side of the world” is an emerging Aussie SUP powerhouse and a force to be reckoned with. Competing […]

Lockdown SUP: Starboard Ambassador shares tips to boost SUP and mental fitness

Lockdown SUP: Starboard Ambassador shares tips to boost SUP and mental fitness

Paddling further, hiking higher seem like natural drivers and motivation behind the SUP and fitness challenges the Starboard Ambassador, Stacey Smithson-Grey, embarks on. Amidst the global COVID-19 crisis and SUP and surf life under lockdown, TotalSUP caught up with this inspirational endurance paddler, community builder and wellbeing advocate for land-based SUP exercise tips and to instil […]

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 […]

SIC Maui 2020: Mark Raaphorst’s Quest for Speed … SUP Foiling included !

SIC Maui 2020: Mark Raaphorst’s Quest for Speed … SUP Foiling included !

Mark Raaphorst, the legendary shaper and waterman, has greatly influenced the sport with innovative and high-performance downwind and race boards. As a waterman, he has mastered every discipline from windsurfing to outrigger to SUP and foiling and now takes his own experience and input from elite racers to shape world-class boards that are known for […]

The Aztron 2020 SUP Range

The Aztron 2020 SUP Range

You’ve heard of Aztron and want to find out more about their gear? Let’s have a look at the full range of Aztron inflatable and composite boards in the 2020 season. Good looks, admittedly good marketing, innovative technology and affordable rates,  it looks like the SUP industry is going to have to count with Aztron […]

APP World Tour 2020 – Important Updates

APP World Tour 2020 – Important Updates

Here is a press release from our partners at the APP – Association of Paddleboard Professionals : The APP provides important updates on the 2020 season and the impact that the fast spreading Covid-19 is having As we anticipate an incredibly exciting year on the APP World Tour in 2020, the APP is also monitoring […]

Downwind Foil: a Step-by-Step Guide by Greg Closier

Downwind Foil: a Step-by-Step Guide by Greg Closier

Former international SUP Racer and now owner of the California/French Brittany brand 52FoilCo  Greg Closier, runs through a series of precious Downwind Foil tips that will help you to get started on Downwind SUP Foiling. Downwind SUP foil – Why do we do it? In April 2016, Kai Lenny showed the world what he was doing […]

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