We are saddened to announce that Pedro Lacerda, the President of the Madeira Surf Association (ASRAM / Associação de Surf da Região Autónoma da Madeira) died yesterday at the age of 61.
Pedro Lacerda was the father of surfer and SUP racer Tomás Lacerda, holder of numerous titles in Madeira and Portugal, especially in SUP racing.
In recent years, Pedro had played an important role in putting together the yearly Madeira Island SUP Challenge an important event within the European SUP race landscape, organized by local newspaper Diário de Notícias and Clube Naval do Funchal. Previously, Pedro Lacerda had already headed the Madeira Jet Ski Association.
The TotalSUP team sends its condolences to Tomás and Pedro’s family, his friends, and to the Madeira Surf Association.
The adventures of Team Spain through EUROSUP 2023, the European SUP Championships organized in Peniche, Portugal last week, could not have ended on a better note for the national team. After securing the world runner-up title just a few weeks ago at the ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championship in Les Sables d’Olonne, France, they […]
Get ready to witness the exhilarating clash of European nations as the ESF EUROSUP Championship returns to the stunning coastal town of Peniche, Portugal, from October 14th to 22nd, 2023. Following the resounding success of Peniche’s hosting in 2017 and last year’s event in Hvide Sande, Denmark, this year’s championship is gearing up to be […]
Portuguese professional Stand Up Paddle athlete and NSP team rider, Tomás Lacerda, despite his youth, has already clinched 20 national titles and showcased outstanding performances in international competitions. He is now poised to undertake a remarkable feat by embarking on a crossing between the islands of Porto Santo and Madeira on a SUP board, making […]
Portugal is a SUP Destination that offers a great variety for the travelling paddler with everything from the established EuroTour stop at Madeira, the spectacle of big wave surfing at Nazaré and the frequently visited area around Esposende. NSP paddler Marco Teodosio thinks there is another destination for the TotalSUP crew to add to their […]
“Stacked field of pro SUP athletes”, “gnarly ocean conditions”, “incredible experience” and “an excellent event organisation” are some of the recurring themes summing up the Madeira Island Sup Challenge (MISC) 2023, the EuroTour Grand Slam event, held on the Madeira Island this past weekend, a stunning archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean and located about […]
Madeira Island Sup Challenge (MISC), the next stop of the EuroTour is fast approaching and the line-up of elite athletes is heating up. Taking place on 27-28 May, in Madeira, considered as one of the world’s most stunning islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, the event is set to bring a compelling mix of SUP racing […]
One of the most compelling aspects of our sport is the story of belonging, being empowered and elevated as a SUP athlete or recreational paddler by teams and squads that we surround ourselves with. A new tribalism, one may say, that manifests itself strongest when it comes to international events, where that support is most […]
Last weekend the Euro Tour circuit returned to the beautiful Portuguese island of Madeira for the second edition of the Madeira Island SUP Challenge. The race was a 12-kilometer course that took place in the bay of Funchal, passing through the headquarters of the Clube Naval do Funchal, in Quinta Calaça, and the Barreirinha bathing […]
Since becoming NSP National Team Rider in 2020 Mia Soares Sliva (#supmiaproject) has not only won the National SUP Race Sprint Champion title in her age category but has been taking podiums at major SUP events in Portugal, Spain and beyond. At only 15, Mia is one of the youngest NSP Team Riders with an impressive […]
Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.
3rd Party Cookies
We use a set of third party tools to provide information on how our users engage with our website so that we can improve the experience of the website for our users. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.
Please enable Strictly Necessary Cookies first so that we can save your preferences!