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Explore London by SUP with Active 360!

Explore London by SUP with Active 360!

If you find yourself in London with have few hours or half a day to spare then taking a SUP trip with Active 360 could be a great activity. SUP centre Active 360 has a large presence on the River Thames in London, with four bases spread along the Thames and canal system you can take your […]

London SUP Open

7th July 2018

London SUP Open

New York SUP Open: The ultimate outdoors and water festival in the Big Apple!

New York SUP Open: The ultimate outdoors and water festival in the Big Apple!

The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP) has announced the launch of City Paddle Festivals! a participatory three-stop Standup Paddleboard experience and celebration that connects some of the World’s most high profile Cities (London, New York, Paris). City Paddle Festivals pulls into New York for the New York SUP Open on Saturday, 15th September 2018. The […]

2018 APP Tour Announced

2018 APP Tour Announced

The APP has announced its racing schedule for the APP World Tour 2018 (stay tuned for official release on Surfing schedule for 2018). With a clear focus on major markets in 2018, the APP World Tour will feature stops in London, Paris, New York and San Francisco. It also provides a more defined season for the athletes to […]

Mark Hines’ Amazing SUP Expedition from London to the Black Sea with BillboardSUP: Defying the Danube!

Mark Hines’ Amazing SUP Expedition from London to the Black Sea with BillboardSUP: Defying the Danube!

When he is not finishing his doctorate in biomechanics, or busy taking up new sports and adopting new skills, Mark Hines is embarking upon invigorating sporting adventures, be they ultra-endurance running-related or cycling through some of the world’s most unforgiving climates and conditions. An avid adventurer and an able-bodied explorer with an appetite for the […]

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 […]

Plastic Ocean Festival: SUPers, Help Save Our Waterways!

Plastic Ocean Festival: SUPers, Help Save Our Waterways!

Plastic pollution in the oceans is a growing global problem. The Plastic Ocean Festival aims to promote public awareness and understand of the damaging effects of plastic pollution in our waterways and oceans, encouraging individual and group action to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle plastic. To do this it showcases a series of free public events […]

Big Ben Race

23rd September 2017

Big Ben Race

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Race Report

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Race Report

By Stuart Howells, our new contributor in the UK – in partnership with Curve Board Sports, RRD UK and ION. Ollie Shilston (Starboard) dominates the ‘Battle of the Thames’ to claim victory in the 14ft class whilst unknown newcomer Alex Mullaney emerges victorious in the 12’6” class as the first UK SUP event of 2016 got underway […]

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 […]