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How to Prepare For Your 1st SUP Challenge

How to Prepare For Your 1st SUP Challenge

British paddler Nick Oppe set a challenge for himself during the winter of 2018. To stand up paddleboard across the longest lakes in Wales, England and Scotland, in under 24 hours. The challenge would involve over 64 KM of SUP paddling and 640 KM of driving. The challenge evolved after becoming hooked with SUP and […]

Fanatic SUP ambassador Lizzie Carr releases her first book “Paddling Britain”

Fanatic SUP ambassador Lizzie Carr releases her first book “Paddling Britain”

Fanatic paddler Lizzie Carr is a renown British adventure paddle boarder. She has traveled the length and breadth of the country exploring Britain’s inland waterways and coastlines from her paddle board, bringing you the very best of what’s out there into a book “Paddle Britain”. Lizzie is not shy of paddle adventures, in 2017 she […]

Active 360: London Crossing 2018 Results and Recap

Active 360: London Crossing 2018 Results and Recap

The London Crossing organised by Active 360 was held in some pretty tough conditions, with torrential rain throughout the 16 KM distance race. 27 paddlers set off from Putney and paddled through the centre of London, a world city. Race organiser Paul Hyman from Active 360 commented that “although conditions were tough with driving rain […]

London SUP Open

7th July 2018

London SUP Open

Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race 2017: Organiser Paul Hyman Presents one of London’s Finest SUP Events

Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race 2017: Organiser Paul Hyman Presents one of London’s Finest SUP Events

As the second edition of the Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race (23 September 2017) fast approaches, event organiser and head of London-based stand up paddleboarding specialist Active360, Paul Hyman, was kind enough to tell us a little bit more about it. Paul shared with us his thoughts on where Active360 is heading, what he […]

The Story Behind The Original Santa SUP Parade

The Story Behind The Original Santa SUP Parade

In 2007, Jay SUP Manning put together the very first Santa SUP parade in the south of England. Nine years on and the Christmas get-together has become an iconic event and SUP Santas have spread all over the world. Jay tells TotalSUP how it all started!   In 2007, there were only four of us. We thought it would […]

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Preview

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Preview

By Stuart Howells, our new contributor in the UK – in partnership with Curve Board Sports, RRD UK and ION. The SUP scene in the UK has been steadily growing over the past few years and the 2016 Season is looking to be the best yet. This year, the Battle Of The Thames (BOTT) will mark the […]

Joanne Hamilton-Vale – SUP IN THE UK

Joanne Hamilton-Vale – SUP IN THE UK

Today we are interviewing Joanne Hamilton, the former Head of the UK SUP organisation and a longtime SUP lover. Joanne tells us everything we need to know to understand how Stand Up Paddle works in the UK. Joanne, could you please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your SUP background? I am a […]

The Celtic CUP, week 2 of the Euro Tour

The Celtic CUP, week 2 of the Euro Tour

The Celtic Cup, a new SUP race event part of the Euro Tour, is the brain child of Glenn Eldridge, owner of the Ocean Sports Centre in Carbis Bay, St’Ives. We interviewed Glenn only a few hours ahead of the event… Hello Glenn, could you introduce yourself to the TotalSUP community? Glenn Eldridge: My background is […]

175 Miles Along the River Severn, England

175 Miles Along the River Severn, England

5 paddlers embark on their inflatable SUP boards on the longest river in the UK. Source2Sea, the short film that relates their adventure has now been entered into the London Surf Film Festival as the only SUP entry. They need our support ! Let's give these guys some support and vote for them via Facebook […]

 
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