Fiona Wylde

In-Form Youngsters Dominate at The Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2018

In-Form Youngsters Dominate at The Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2018

This years annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge held in Oregon USA did not disappoint. The winds came and so did the paddlers. The field was full of international paddlers for the penultimate major race of The Paddle League season. There were plenty of points up for grabs and paddlers prestige on the line especially […]

Red Bull Heavy Water 2018 is ON!

Red Bull Heavy Water 2018 is ON!

The APP World Tour has announced the event Red Bull Heavy Water will take place from the 15th October to the 2nd November held in San Francisco, California. The event is quite possibly the most intense stand up paddling event in the world, will showcase top performing athletes in the ~12km (7.5 mile) course, and has […]

Starboard Releases New 2019 Range!

Starboard Releases New 2019 Range!

Starboard has just released its new range of SUP race boards. The range which has the All Star, Sprint and Ace have all been tweaked for next season. Starboard HQ commented on the range “After an exhausting hunt for the highest-performance and more environmentally-friendly materials, the new designs were tested by our multiple World Champions; […]

Fiona Wylde: Living Life to the Fullest!

Fiona Wylde: Living Life to the Fullest!

Starboard rider and professional water woman Fiona Wylde was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes three years ago. Since then she has gone on to win a Stand Up Paddle Racing World Title and has placed second in SUP Surfing two years in a row. After the diagnoses she finds it important to stay true to her dreams and […]

Sonni Honscheid and Connor Baxter Victorious in Japan

Sonni Honscheid and Connor Baxter Victorious in Japan

Last weekend was the Kerama Blue Cup, it was the 4th stop of the Paddle League held on the the tropical islands of Zamami, Okinawa, Japan.  A dozen of the world’s best stood on the start line alongside Japan’s finest, with grey skies and light rain greeting competitors this morning after a week of blue skies. The long course […]

Full Recap Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup 2018

Full Recap Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup 2018

Last weekend saw 500 paddlers hit the water for the 2018 Carolina Cup, racers ranged between beginners, weekend warriors and the elite, and impressively on Sunday the numbers hit 700 with a number of surfskiers, and OC paddlers out to do the Graveyard race. The weekend was crammed full of racing, paddling clinics run by the […]

Air France Paddle Festival 2018 – le Top 10 de TotalSUP

Air France Paddle Festival 2018 – le Top 10 de TotalSUP

Avec pour la première fois de son histoire un énorme plateau international et des rebondissements à la douzaine, la course Elite de la 5ème édition du Air France Paddle Festival a regroupé  tous les ingrédients pour lancer de belle manière la très attendue Paddle League, nouveau circuit mondial à l’initiative de Chris Parker, Kelly Margetts […]

The Air France Paddle Festival 2018 has arrived! Where and when to watch it Live!

The Air France Paddle Festival 2018 has arrived! Where and when to watch it Live!

In 24 hours the island of Tahiti will be waking up and preparing itself for the 5th Air France Paddle Festival, up to 300 paddlers will be hitting the beautiful shores of Maeva Beach in the 4km, 8km and 24km event. As well as all the local amateurs who are paddling for the stoke, there will […]

Santa Cruz Paddlefest: Jade Howson, Mo Freitas Claim the Pre-Season Points in California

Santa Cruz Paddlefest: Jade Howson, Mo Freitas Claim the Pre-Season Points in California

2018 marked the 32nd annual edition of the iconic Santa Cruz Paddlefest, an event that started as a waveski contest in the late 80s. This year in the long distance the young Californians were on show to raise the bar for distance racing. The Paddle League sends this report to TotalSUP of this hotly contested […]

1st Stop of The Paddle League 2018: Air France Paddle Festival by Chris Parker

1st Stop of The Paddle League 2018: Air France Paddle Festival by Chris Parker

The Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti is less than a month away! This is the 1st stop of the newly formed  Paddle League with 100 Paddle League points on offer for the 1st placed paddler (mens and women), plus  over 300 amateur paddlers involved it is going to be an exciting event! TotalSUP talks to Chris […]

ISA World SUP Championship 2017 – Long Distance Results & Video Recap

ISA World SUP Championship 2017 – Long Distance Results & Video Recap

Video recap of the Long Distance Race at the ISA World SUP Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark, where defending men’s champion Michael Booth was unable to fend off stiff competition which left Bruno Hasulyo, Connor Baxter and Titouan Puyo in the top spots. On the women’s side, the impressive strides made by Annabel Anderson, Sonni Hönscheid […]