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Livio Menelau and the SIC Maui Raptor Wing, a Love Story

17 Jun 2021

Livio Menelau and the SIC Maui Raptor Wing, a Love Story

Brazilian waterman Livio Menelau, has been a charismatic and loyal figurehead for the SUP brand SIC Maui since the launch of their first paddle boards 15 years ago. If surfing is what brought Livio to Maui close to 20 years ago, he has not shyed away from embracing every discipline the Hawaiian brand has ventured […]

Tomo Murabayashi: the day SUP Tomo became FOIL Tomo

13 Feb 2021

Tomo Murabayashi: the day SUP Tomo became FOIL Tomo

In the past 24 years, Japanese waterman Tomo Murabayashi aka SUP Tomo, FOIL Tomo or just Tomo, hasn’t spent many days away from the ocean. After years of windsurfing, kiting and stand up paddling, he was in 2016 one of the earliest takers and subsequently pioneers in the Foil revolution the watersport world has been […]

Kai Lenny’s Wing Foil Speed Challenge

12 Nov 2020

Kai Lenny’s Wing Foil Speed Challenge

If you missed this back in August, here’s a really fun video from Kai Lenny, attempting to break the Wing Foil Speed Record… but hold on, there was no such thing as a wing foil speed world record back then… How about setting one? Kai Lenny tries out 2 different wings and uses his GoPro […]

SIC 2020 – Mark Raaphorst, la Qu√™te de Vitesse au Coeur de la Marque Hawa√Įenne

21 May 2020

SIC 2020 – Mark Raaphorst, la Qu√™te de Vitesse au Coeur de la Marque Hawa√Įenne

Mark Raaphorst, l’une des l√©gendes vivantes du shape en stand up paddle, a grandement influenc√© le sport avec des planches de downwind et de race innovantes et performantes depuis 15 ans. Waterman accompli, il est pass√© par toutes les disciplines, de la planche √† voile √† la pirogue en passant par le SUP et le […]

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

20 Jul 2018

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‚Äôi 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 […]

Yuri Takimoto: “The Only Way is SUP Foil”

22 Jun 2018

Yuri Takimoto: “The Only Way is SUP Foil”

Japanese rider Yuri Takimoto is immersed in the world of foiling. Being the wife of Takuma founder Cyril Coste she has access to the full Takuma quiver of foils. Currently based in Japan, Yuri chats to TotalSUP about why “the only way is foiling”, and introducing the concept of foiling to women riders! Hi Yuri, […]

Dave Kalama, Laird Hamilton and the Origin of SUP As We Know It

26 Oct 2017

Dave Kalama, Laird Hamilton and the Origin of SUP As We Know It

“If you want to know how we got here, you need to see where we came from”. Check out this awesome promotional¬†video with SUP legend Dave Kalama, founder of Imagine Surf, where we can retrace the history of the venerable SUP rider in the discipline. Born and raised in Newport Beach, California, Kalama first took […]

Paddle Imua

6 May 2017

Paddle Imua

Kai Lenny SUP Foiling and Raising Awareness About Pollution

19 Apr 2017

Kai Lenny SUP Foiling and Raising Awareness About Pollution

The Hawaiian SUP prodigy, Kai Lenny seen SUP foiling between the islands of Hawaii and Maui in a Red Bull report. Kai is heavily involved in ocean protection and raising awarness about pollution.

App World Tour Men’s Form Guide by James Casey

21 Mar 2017

App World Tour Men’s Form Guide by James Casey

The APP World Tour has kicked off in Hawaii over the last month and the first two events have run smoothly with an overall more professional feel. The surfing competition took place from 11th to 24th of February in Oahu, and the racing one from 10th to 12th of March in Maui. James Casey was […]

Maui Pro-Am 2017 – Long Distance Highlights and Results

13 Mar 2017

Maui Pro-Am 2017 – Long Distance Highlights and Results

Maui Pro-Am Long Distance Results Men’s 1. Michael Booth (Australia) 2. Connor Baxter (Hawaii) 3. Mo Freitas (Hawaii) 4. Lincoln Dews (Australia) 5. Travis Grant (Australia) 6. Josh Riccio (Hawaii) 7. Casper Steinfath (Denmark) 8. Ryan Funk (Hawaii) 9. Arthur Arutkin (France) 10. Matt Nottage (Australia) 11. Kenny Kaneko (Japan) 12. James Casey (Australia) 13. […]

Maui Pro Am 2017 – Day 1 Sprints – Highlights

12 Mar 2017

Maui Pro Am 2017 – Day 1 Sprints – Highlights

1st Casper Steinfath 2nd Mo Freitas 3rd Connor Baxter 4th Lincoln Dews 5th Toby Craknell 6th Arthur Arutkin 7th Travis Grant 8th Kody Kerbox

How Zane Schweitzer Won The World Title in Fiji by Josh Riccio

13 Dec 2016

How Zane Schweitzer Won The World Title in Fiji by Josh Riccio

No matter what kind of board he‚Äôs riding or what kind of waves the ocean throws at him, Zane Schweitzer rips in all conditions and disciplines in the ocean. I was recently able to catch up with the newly-crowned 2016 ISA World Sup Surfing Champion on Maui to talk about some of the highlights from […]

Fiona Wylde Crowned 2016 Stand Up World Series Champion (SUWS Finals Recap)

17 Oct 2016

Fiona Wylde Crowned 2016 Stand Up World Series Champion (SUWS Finals Recap)

This past week-end, the Stand Up World Series finals were held for the first time ever on Maui, Hawaii. A decisive event in the Women’s which¬†saw Fiona Wylde¬†take on a double win and being¬†crowned the 2016 Stand Up¬†World Series Champion !¬†On Day 1, the event¬†saw the best racers in the world take one the best […]