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Carolina Cup 2022 – The Starboard Boys Recap!

6 May 2022

Carolina Cup 2022 – The Starboard Boys Recap!

Last weekend, Michael Booth won his 3rd Carolina Cup Graveyard Race crown while Starboard Teammates Connor Baxter won the Technical Sprints on Day 2  and new Starboard rider Noic Garioud managed to recover from a heartbreaking 11th place due to end-of-race cramps in the long distance with a silver medal. Daniel Hasulyo was hoping for […]

Watch the Carolina Cup 2022 Facebook livestream with TotalSUP

30 Apr 2022

Watch the Carolina Cup 2022 Facebook livestream with TotalSUP

TotalSUP will Facebook-livestream the 2022 Carolina Cup, good old-schoold style (ie with a mobile phone) and the commentaries from the boat of our friends Kristin Thomas and Dave Boehne. Make sure to tune in before the race starts at 9.40 am local time (UTC -4). >> Head to www.facebook.com/totalsupofficial !!! << World times: Saturday April […]

Pre-Carolina Cup 2022 interview with Ty Judson and Kaelan Lockhart

28 Apr 2022

Pre-Carolina Cup 2022 interview with Ty Judson and Kaelan Lockhart

I caught up with Aussie powerhouses and NSP team riders Ty Judson (back from knee injury and 2 years of very little SUP racing) and new international sensation Kaelan Lockhart, freshly arrived in Wrightville Beach, NC, USA for the big show down taking place this weekend at the Carolina Cup 2022! Here is the start […]

Kaelan Lockhart: Countdown to the 2022 Carolina Cup with NSP

22 Apr 2022

Kaelan Lockhart: Countdown to the 2022 Carolina Cup with NSP

Boards are flying high and paddlers are brought to their knees at the Carolina Cup, one of the most spectacular endurance events in the SUP calendar, offering a perfect combo of flat water and ocean racing. Held on Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, this competition throws everything it got at its participants, who not only have […]

New partnership announced between ICF and the Carolina Cup

10 Mar 2022

New partnership announced between ICF and the Carolina Cup

PRESS RELEASE / International Canoe Federation, Lausanne The International Canoe Federation is excited to announce it has teamed up with one of the biggest stand up paddle events on the planet as part of an incredibly busy 2022 SUP season. The Carolina Cup on USA’s East coast attracts hundreds of paddlers every year, and this […]

Juliette Duhaime | Paddling like a Infinity Freak!

2 Dec 2021

Juliette Duhaime | Paddling like a Infinity Freak!

Juliette Duhaime, the first SUP World Champion from Argentina? Not yet, but with her passion and drive, this may change in the next few years! Placed in the top 10 at the APP tour race in New York, followed by a 4th place finish in a rather “technical” Carolina CUP. Infinity paddler Juliette Duhaime has been […]

Ex-Olympic Sprint Canoer and father of three Tamas Buday takes to the podium at the Carolina Cup

18 Nov 2021

Ex-Olympic Sprint Canoer and father of three Tamas Buday takes to the podium at the Carolina Cup

It is fair to say that Tamás (Tommy) Buday Jr was born to be on the water. As a three-time Olympian and ICF World Championship silver medallist in Sprint Canoe, Tommy has done it all from a seated position. Standing up on a paddleboard seemed to be a natural progression. The Hungarian-born Canadian now boasts […]

The Carolina Cup Becomes the US Stop of the 2021 APP World Race Tour

27 Aug 2021

The Carolina Cup Becomes the US Stop of the 2021 APP World Race Tour

The APP has just announced that the Carolina Cup, presented by Kona Brewing Co, will become the Opening stop for the 2021 APP World Tour after the cancellation of the Hawaiian Grand Slam due to Covid-19. The APP World Tour was forced to cancel its Hawaiian Grand Slam last week, due to the escalation of […]

Dream Team Boothy and Sonni Retain Carolina Cup Title!

1 May 2019

Dream Team Boothy and Sonni Retain Carolina Cup Title!

Starboard Dream team riders Michael Booth and Sonni Hönscheid successfully defended their Carolina Cup SUP race titles. Paddlers were faced with ever changing wind directions and flat water conditions in the race located in North Carolina, USA.  Photo Credit: Peter Newman Aerial Images ILM  Athletes had to paddle 21 KM starting on the beach, before […]

Starboard SUP: Boothy and Sonni Back to Defend Carolina CUP Title!

16 Apr 2019

Starboard SUP: Boothy and Sonni Back to Defend Carolina CUP Title!

The Carolina Cup is one of the world’s largest paddle festivals, featuring races, clinics, expos, and entertainment, with athletes attending from over 20 nations and virtually every state in the USA. Competitors include Olympians, world-record holders, champions, professionals, amateurs, and first-time paddlers. All races begin and end at Blockade Runner Beach Resort, the official resort […]

Infinity SUP: Past, Present and Future by Dave Boehne

4 Feb 2019

Infinity SUP: Past, Present and Future by Dave Boehne

Infinity SUP had a busy season last year with notable wins across the board which included Shae Foudy who took the APP World Tour title. Candice Appleby who won the PPG crown, then there were the performances of Gomez siblings at the Pan American Games, plus young gun Tyler Bashor storming to victory at the PPG, […]

APP World Tour Launches New Qualifying Series!

31 Jan 2019

APP World Tour Launches New Qualifying Series!

APP World Tour partners with the World Paddle Association to form SUP’s first qualifying series for athletes to gain entry straight onto the APP World Tour! The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) and the World Paddle Association (WPA) have just announced their newly formed partnership to unify the sport of stand-up paddling. The  APP and the […]

Heilani Cronsteadt: A Woman Immersed in the Ocean

28 May 2018

Heilani Cronsteadt: A Woman Immersed in the Ocean

Tahitian and 425 Pro ambassador Heilani Cronsteadt and  425 Pro ambassador is well known for her performances in prone boarding. But thanks to her husband (a certain Georges Cronsteadt), Heilani crossed over to SUP and today, she cannot stop. Heilani opens up to TotalSUP about her life as a paddler, mum and vahine (“woman” in Tahitian). […]

Heilani Cronsteadt: Portrait d’une Vahiné

22 May 2018

Heilani Cronsteadt: Portrait d’une Vahiné

La tahitienne et ambassadrice 425 Pro Heilani Cronsteadt est tout d’abord connue pour ses performances en prône. Mais grâce à son mari (un certain Georges), Heilani s’est mise aussi au SUP et aujourd’hui, elle ne peut plus s’arrêter. Elle raconte à TotalSUP sa vie de rameuse, de maman et de vahiné (“femme” en tahitien). Bonjour […]