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Madeira Crossing: The Story Behind Tomas Lacerda’s Documentary

2 Apr 2024

Madeira Crossing: The Story Behind Tomas Lacerda’s Documentary

In a poignant 10-minute film documenting his 81 km crossing completed as a tribute to his late father, 2023 European Sprint champion Tomas Lacerda takes us with him on a deeply personal odyssey, both physically and emotionally. In “Paddling for Life”, Tomas grapples with the profound loss of his father, and channels his grief and […]

Paddling for Life: Tomas Lacerda’s Madeira Crossing Documentary Unveiled

31 Mar 2024

Paddling for Life: Tomas Lacerda’s Madeira Crossing Documentary Unveiled

Last summer, Portuguese SUP Racer, European Sprint Champion, and NSP rider Tomas Lacerda embarked on a remarkable journey. Venturing across the waters between the islands of Porto Santo and Madeira on a SUP board, he etched his name in the annals of sport as the first athlete to accomplish this feat. His motivation was deeply […]

Tom√°s Lacerda to attempt the first SUP crossing from Porto Santo to Madeira

8 Aug 2023

Tom√°s Lacerda to attempt the first SUP crossing from Porto Santo to Madeira

Portuguese professional Stand Up Paddle athlete and NSP team rider, Tom√°s Lacerda, despite his youth, has already clinched 20 national titles and showcased outstanding performances in international competitions. He is now poised to undertake a remarkable feat by embarking on a crossing between the islands of Porto Santo and Madeira on a SUP board, making […]

Madeira Island SUP Challenge 2023: Event Winners, results and SUP athlete recap

1 Jun 2023

Madeira Island SUP Challenge 2023: Event Winners, results and SUP athlete recap

‚ÄúStacked field of pro SUP athletes‚ÄĚ, ‚Äúgnarly ocean conditions‚ÄĚ, “incredible experience” and ‚Äúan excellent event organisation‚ÄĚ are some of the recurring themes summing up the Madeira Island Sup Challenge (MISC) 2023, the EuroTour Grand Slam event, held on the¬†Madeira Island this past weekend, a stunning archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean and located about […]

Madeira Island Sup Challenge 2023: Tom√°s Lacerda invites you to his home turf

24 May 2023

Madeira Island Sup Challenge 2023: Tom√°s Lacerda invites you to his home turf

Madeira Island Sup Challenge (MISC), the next stop of the¬†EuroTour is fast approaching and the line-up of elite athletes is heating up. Taking place on 27-28 May, in¬†Madeira, considered as one of the world’s most stunning islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, the event is set to bring a compelling mix of SUP racing […]

Pedro Lacerda, President of the Madeira Surf Association, dies at age 61

1 Feb 2023

Pedro Lacerda, President of the Madeira Surf Association, dies at age 61

We are saddened to announce that Pedro Lacerda, the President of the Madeira Surf Association (ASRAM / Associa√ß√£o de Surf da Regi√£o Aut√≥noma da Madeira) died yesterday at the age of 61. Pedro Lacerda was the father of surfer and SUP racer Tom√°s Lacerda, holder of numerous titles in Madeira and Portugal, especially in SUP […]

Ricardo Rodrigues: let’s put Madeira on the world map of SUP Racing

22 Sep 2021

Ricardo Rodrigues: let’s put Madeira on the world map of SUP Racing

This coming weekend, the last Grand Slam event of the EuroTour is taking place on the mesmerizing Portuguese island of Madeira. Ricardo Rodrigues, a prominent figure of the Portuguese and Madeira SUP Race and Watersports life, is coordinating the Madeira Island SUP Challenge as SUP race director for the organizing Clube Naval de Fuchal. The […]