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Water safety tips for SUP with Blackfish Team Rider Emily Evans

26 Apr 2023

Water safety tips for SUP with Blackfish Team Rider Emily Evans

With stand-up paddleboarding becoming the UK’s fastest growing watersport in recent years, the conversation about water safety is paramount. TotalSUP caught up with Emily Evans, Blackfish Paddles Team Rider, SUP athlete, all-round waterwoman and Coach, to add her perspective to the discussion. Hi Emily, let’s dig right in: What’s in your SUP kit? This is […]

SUP TWELVE 2023: Emily Evans and Bruce Smith smash the 12-hour endurance race

5 Apr 2023

SUP TWELVE 2023: Emily Evans and Bruce Smith smash the 12-hour endurance race

As of the past weekend, a new endurance stand-up paddle race format was successfully added to the UK SUP racing circuit. Brought by the Guinness World Record holder in SUP, adventurer, water safety crusader and Blackfish Paddles Team Rider, Brendon Prince, the SUP TWELVE event saw thirty seven paddlers taking on the challenge of a […]

World SUP & Wingfoil Champion Olivia Piana joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

3 Apr 2023

World SUP & Wingfoil Champion Olivia Piana joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

“We are excited to announce that Olivia Piana is joining Blackfish! Olivia is an amazing athlete who has won multiple national and world championships in stand up paddleboarding and is now a pioneer in the foiling world. Today she is one of the leading female athletes in the growing sport of downwind SUP foiling and […]

Conquer The Vedder 2023: Blackfish Paddles are the Official Paddle Partner of the Canadian multisport race

5 Mar 2023

Conquer The Vedder 2023: Blackfish Paddles are the Official Paddle Partner of the Canadian multisport race

Coast Mountain Trail Running (CMTR), organisers of trail running events in coastal British Columbia, Canada, have announced a new paddle partnership with Blackfish Paddles for the second edition of the Conquer the Vedder 2023 event held on 27 and 28 May 2023. “Based in Squamish, BC, Blackfish Paddles are one of the top SUP paddle […]

Brendon Prince joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

21 Feb 2023

Brendon Prince joins the Blackfish Paddles Team

“We are so excited to welcome Brendon Prince to the Blackfish Team. Brendon is an amazing athlete and someone with a passion and desire to see what’s possible on a paddleboard. We are honoured that he chose to use our paddles when he paddled around the UK and it is great to have him join […]

Looking for a SUP foil paddle? Here’s the Blackfish Nootka Kevlar Surf

12 Dec 2022

Looking for a SUP foil paddle? Here’s the Blackfish Nootka Kevlar Surf

“Our Blackfish Nootka blade is a classic shape and a best-selling paddle. We have been working on building a more robust version for a couple years and the breakthrough came with the advent of SUP foiling. We had a number of athletes who had broken paddles while foiling and wanted to find a solution. The result […]

World SUP Champ Lincoln Dews joins Blackfish Paddles as the Head of Product Development

17 Oct 2022

World SUP Champ Lincoln Dews joins Blackfish Paddles as the Head of Product Development

World SUP Champion and the 2022 Yukon River Quest SUP Record Holder Lincoln Dews has joined Blackfish Paddles as the Sales Manager for Australia and New Zealand and the Head of Product Development, announced the Canadian brand specialising in handcrafted, high-performance paddles for SUP, surf and foiling. Lincoln has collaborated with Blackfish Paddles to develop […]

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 […]

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

6 Jun 2022

Blackfish Paddles welcome 15-year old Vaïc Garioud to their Team

“Vaïc Garioud hails from New Caledonia and if his name sounds familiar that is because of his older brother Noïc Garioud. Vaïc is a very talented paddler, surfer, foiler and a true lover of all things water. Like Emily Evans who has just joined Blackfish Team, he has been using our paddles for a while but […]

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

16 May 2022

UK Pro SUP Athlete Emily Evans joins Team Blackfish

“We are pleased to announce that Emily Evans has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with Team Blackfish. Emily hails from Wales and has been using our paddles for a couple of years now. She is a hardworking and gifted endurance athlete who comes to SUP from the triathlon and white water paddling worlds. This is […]

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

20 Apr 2022

From Blackfish Downwind Camp to the launch of a new SUP coaching platform: Check out what Lincoln Dews does next!

With an uncompromising knack for the extreme and “coming from a family with four generations of grassroots watermen”, Lincoln Dews is the pro athlete to watch. Ahead of one of his biggest challenges to date, Yukon Double (Lincoln will take on two of the longest and most gruelling paddling races on the planet, The Yukon […]