SIC Maui Official Partner of the 2023 ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships

SIC Maui, the renowned global brand specializing in SUP, Surf, Foil, and Wingfoil, has proudly announced its collaboration as an official partner for the upcoming 2023 ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championship in Les Sables d’Olonne in the beautiful coastal town of Les Sables d’Olonne, France. Below, you’ll find their official press release:

“SIC Maui, a pioneering brand in Stand-up Paddle, is proud to support the international SUP community as an official partner of ISA Stand-up paddle World Championships.
For this 10th edition, to be held from September 24 to October 1 in Les Sables d’Olonne, VendĂ©e (France), some 200 athletes from over 40 countries will compete for one of the 15 world crowns titles.

As a leading brand with an international reach, SIC Maui is delighted to support this event, which gives athletes from all over the world a chance to compete and excel over 7 days of competition.
This commitment is also an opportunity for SIC Maui to reaffirm its legacy, built on its many successes and victories in long-distance stand-up paddling and racing.
Since its creation, SIC Maui has remained true to its values and reaffirmed its unconditional support for riders from all over the world in their quest for excellence and podium by offering them high-performance boards, including the latest innovations.

“Sandwich Islands Composites” is the vision of SIC Maui founder and shaper Mark Raaphorst. With over 30 years of experience, he is recognized as one of SUP’s pioneers and has created some of the world’s most successful race boards. SIC boards are designed to be fast, maneuverable, and stable. Their sleek lines, sharp curves, build quality, and attention to detail have earned SIC recognition as one of the best brands on the market. Creativity and the art of shaping are the hallmarks of SIC Maui. Mark Raaphorst imagines the best boards to enable athletes to perform on the water. At these World Championships, SIC athletes can choose between the RS multi-award winning raceboard, the XRS flatwater specialist, and the Atlantis for choppy waters.

In addition to this partnership, SIC Maui also supports the members of its team of international riders selected by their respective federations. Among them are talents such as Campbell CARTER (USA), Soryn PRESTON (USA – Junior), Caroline KÜNTZEL (Denmark), David LEAO (Brazil), Rika OKUAKI (Japan).
The SIC stand in the village will also be an opportunity to display race boards and allow fans to meet SIC athletes.

The event promises a week of intense, competitive SUP surfing and SUP racing. The official program starts on September 24 with the Parade of Nations and Opening Ceremony and closes on October 1.

3, 2, 1… Go for it!


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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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