Hawaii

Benoit Carpentier’s 2019 SUP Surf trip to Oahu

Benoit Carpentier’s 2019 SUP Surf trip to Oahu

Here is a recap of French Starboard rider Benoit Carpentier’s month in Oahu featuring his APP World Tour Sunset Beach Pro participation, lots of SUP surfing sessions on the North Shore and a ton of good vibes! Follow Ben on his website or Facebook page: www.bencarpentier.com www.facebook.com/benoit.carpentier.surf/

Sunset Beach Pro: First Stop of the 2019 APP World Tour!

Sunset Beach Pro: First Stop of the 2019 APP World Tour!

 Entries are now officially open for the APP World Tour season opener at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, with a holding period going from the 11th – 23rd February 2019. The Sunset Beach Pro was the first official stop on the APP World Tour back in 2010, and has served as an […]

BIC Paddler Eric Terrien Recounts his Foil Race in the Molokai 2 Oahu

BIC Paddler Eric Terrien Recounts his Foil Race in the Molokai 2 Oahu

French man and  BIC rider Eric Terrien became the 1st European to complete the fabled Molokai to Oahu race in July. The Molokai to Oahu that was 51 KM (32 miles) long and billed the “world’s most challenging race” it isn’t a race to be taken lightly.  Eric Terrien gives TotalSUP a frank account of his […]

Eric Terrien flying high for the Molokai 2 Oahu!

Eric Terrien flying high for the Molokai 2 Oahu!

Eric Terrien, one of the living legends of the SUP World and a BIC Sport ambassador is set to tackle the Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O), an event  which is considered “one of the worlds most challenging races” and is synonymous with the Hawaiian Islands. Frenchman Eric knows the event well having paddled the 52 km “channel of […]

M2M Crossing: Starboard Rider Zane Schweitzer SUP Foils to Victory!

M2M Crossing: Starboard Rider Zane Schweitzer SUP Foils to Victory!

Hawaiian Zane Schweitzer has just won the inaugural SUP Foil category race in the 26 mile (42 km) Pailolo Channel crossing from Maui to Moloka’i as part of the 2018 M2M Crossing, in doing so he set a new channel crossing record time, and won the overall classification, beating all other crafts including traditional outriggers, surf skis […]

Takuma Concept Rider Greg Closier talks about being Loyal to the Foil!

Takuma Concept Rider Greg Closier talks about being Loyal to the Foil!

Frenchman and Takuma Concept rider Greg Closier is blazing a trail for prone and SUP foiling, currently with one foot in the USA and one in France he has sought out some of the finest spots in both countries to foil. Greg gives TotalSUP the lowdown on the best foiling spot in the USA, the […]

Rémy Lavie: Fanatic Waterman

Rémy Lavie: Fanatic Waterman

Rémy Lavie est l’un des meilleurs pagayeurs français et possède le record européen de la course mythique entre Molokai et Oahu à Hawaï (M2O). Le rider de Fanatic baigne dans l’OC1 depuis 2005 et s’est mis au SUP  la même année après avoir rencontré Laird Hamilton. Rémy parle à TotalSUP de son déménagement en Polynésie […]

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 […]

50 races, 24 nations: Take a look at The Paddle League’s complete schedule for “Season 2018”

50 races, 24 nations: Take a look at The Paddle League’s complete schedule for “Season 2018”

After announcing the 9 major stops of The Paddle League World Tour in January, which includes big international events such as the forthcoming Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti, the Carolina Cup and Gorge Paddle Challenge. The Paddle League has released a schedule of the confirmed regionals, bringing together 41 regional events across 24 nations, with […]

Martin Vitry intègre l’equipe SIC!

Martin Vitry intègre l’equipe SIC!

Martin Vitry, champion de France de longue distance 2017, vient d’annoncer qu’il intègre l’équipe SIC (toujours sous la groupe BIC). Martin, qui a fini 7ième à la dernière PPG, a fait cette annonce, “Je suis hyper content d’intégrer la team SIC, les boards sont performantes que ce soit en race ou en surf et c’est […]

Ambassadeur officiel 425pro Tehotu Wong : Fun, facilité et adrénaline !

Ambassadeur officiel 425pro Tehotu Wong : Fun, facilité et adrénaline !

Il est l’un des SUP surfeurs les plus prometteurs de sa génération, et il a récemment rejoint l’équipe de 425pro de Jerry Mihimana. Toujours en quête de sensations fortes, il nous raconte son parcours et nous fait découvrir les plus belles vagues de son île natale, Tahiti. Rencontre avec un waterman complet. Tehotu Wong, tu […]

Kai Lenny and Mo Freitas Discuss Riding Jaws on a SUP Board: The Bigger the Better!

Kai Lenny and Mo Freitas Discuss Riding Jaws on a SUP Board: The Bigger the Better!

Pe’ahi is one of the best-known spots in the world of surfing and stand up paddle, and for good reason. Located on Maui’s north shore in Hawaii, Pe’ahi has become synonymous with the monstrous wave break there that goes by the same name… among others. Surfing and SUP surf enthusiasts also refer to Pe’ahi as […]