Hood River

Inside the 2019 Gorge Paddle Challenge with Stand Up Magazin’s Mike Jucker

Inside the 2019 Gorge Paddle Challenge with Stand Up Magazin’s Mike Jucker

In this great 16 minute video, Swiss SUP journalist Mike Jucker from the German print publication Stand Up Magazin shares his personal and first experience of the 2019 SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge.

SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge 2019 Results, Live Feeds & Social Media Actions – A recap of TotalSUP’s Week in Hood River

SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge 2019 Results, Live Feeds & Social Media Actions – A recap of TotalSUP’s Week in Hood River

Last week, TotalSUP had the privilege to settle down in Hood River, Oregon for a full week, courtesy of the World Paddle Association and SUP brand SIC Maui, partner of the 2019 Gorge Paddle Challenge. Here are the embedded players an links to all the live actions, interviews, social media posts and publications produced by […]

Watch the 2019 SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge LIVE

Watch the 2019 SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge LIVE

For the 1st time ever, TotalSUP comes to Hood River, Oregon for (one of) the biggest downwind races on the planet! Follow the SIC Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge 2019 on Facebook Live To watch Saturday’s Double-Downwinder and Sunday’s Technical Course Race, go to: www.facebook.com/totalsupofficial On Saturday, we will follow the Men’s Elite Downwind Run #1 […]

Martin Vitry: Objectif SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge

Martin Vitry: Objectif SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge

En 2018, Martin Vitry avait réalisé une belle saison sportive : champion d’Europe de stand up paddle en technical race et membre de l’équipe de France pour les mondiaux qui se sont déroulés en novembre 2018. Aimant relever les défis, pour 2019, il s’est concocté un programme chargé. Nous avons profité du break dans la […]

SIC Maui: Downwind Paddling in The Columbia River Gorge

SIC Maui: Downwind Paddling in The Columbia River Gorge

It is no secret that the Columbia River Gorge is the epicenter of  downwind paddling. The fact that this is home to downwind legend Fiona Wylde is no coincidence. As a member of the Big Winds J.E.T (junior elite team) she was in the perfect place to hone her downwind skills and become the champion […]

Starboard’s Fiona Wylde Columbia Gorge Recap

Starboard’s Fiona Wylde Columbia Gorge Recap

Starboard paddler Fiona Wylde had a great weekend at the Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge, winning the double downwinder at her home spot.  Fiona gives TotalSUP the report of the performance at the Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge. Photo Credit: Paddle League / Georgia Schofield What an amazing weekend it was! We were fortunate to be greeted […]

Recap of the 8th Annual edition Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge!

Recap of the 8th Annual edition Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge!

The 8th Annual edition Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge was unleashed last weekend, and it proved to be a weekend of serious action and fun! The Gorge is one of 10 “major” stops on The Paddle League World Tour (Tahiti, Carolina, OluKai, Zamami, Bilbao, Hossegor, Scharbeutz, Molokai-2-Oahu, The Gorge and next month’s 11 City Tour)The event […]

Erika Benitez Dominates at Mexican Nationals

Erika Benitez Dominates at Mexican Nationals

The 6th Mexican National SUP Championship was held on the 17th and 18th March in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and was part of the qualifiers for the ISA Worlds  which will be held in Brazil later this year. The athletes were kept busy with an 18 KM long distance, technical and sprint race plus the surf sup […]

Travis Grant contemplates the future!

Travis Grant contemplates the future!

2018 started off with a bang for waterman and NSP rider Travis Grant, with the intention of taking some snow time with his family at Val Thorens, France, he ended up racing in the Gla Gla Race, contrasting conditions for an Ozzie based in tropical Hawaï! Whilst staying in France TotalSUP caught up with the waterman […]

Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge – Born to Be Wylde!

Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge – Born to Be Wylde!

In a week’s time, the Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge will take place in Hood River, Oregon. Fiona Wylde, who is currently ranked second in the world and is herself a native, will be competing. She knows the river like the back of her hand and the race will be taking place on home turf. Who […]

Hood River

Stand Up Paddle in Hood River, Oregon - SUP Rentals & Schools

Situated at the foot of Mount Hood and nestled at the confluence of the Hood and Columbia Rivers, Hood River is today one of the most important destinations on the North American SUP circuit. A water sports hub par excellence, Hood River has historically been a haven for kiteboard, windsurf, kayak and whitewater enthusiasts, and […]
 
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