Michael Booth

Michael Booth

Michael Booth is an Australian paddle athlete who competes not only in SUP but various other disciples. He grew up in a small town called Caves Beach which is 2 hours north of Sydney on the East Coast of Australian and now resides on the other side of the country in Perth. Michael started paddling prone boards at age 6 and started ski paddling at age 15, he didn’t jump on a SUP until he was 23 for the first time. After competing in Ocean Ski, Sprint Kayaking and SLS at the highest levels he turned professional in SUP in 2016. He is best know for winning the ISA World Championship Marathon race in Fiji and winning many other distance races on the Euro Tour and PPG last year. His Major Sponsors are Starboard SUP, Shaw and Partners Wealth Management, Inamo, Zazik and VMG Blades.

Olivia Piana overpowers Sonni Honscheid, Lincoln Dews outlasts Michael Booth in Germany!

Olivia Piana overpowers Sonni Honscheid, Lincoln Dews outlasts Michael Booth in Germany!

Last weekend saw the 2018 Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup held a Scharbeutz, Germany. It was the 7th stop of The Paddle League World Tour and week 9 of the EuroTour. The event was first held in Hamburg back in 2009 making it one of the world’s oldest races, with paddlers from 26 nations had perfect […]

London SUP Open 2018: Gathering of the World’s Top SUPerstars!

London SUP Open 2018: Gathering of the World’s Top SUPerstars!

The APP World Tour has launched a series of City SUP events. Located in 3 iconic capital cities on both sides of the Atlantic, London, Paris and New York City, this is a trio of SUP events not to be missed! The 1st stop will be at The London SUP Open on July 7th and 8th 2018. […]

Great Success for the 1st Edition of the World SUP Festival Costa Blanca

Great Success for the 1st Edition of the World SUP Festival Costa Blanca

What a great weekend it was in Santa Pola, Alicante at the 1st edition of the World SUP Festival Costa Blanca, an international SUP racing event organized by SUP Club Parres Watersports founded by Daniel Parres, and part of the Eurotour 2018. With more than 300 participants it was a real success with a great […]

Air France Paddle Festival 2018 – le Top 10 de TotalSUP

Air France Paddle Festival 2018 – le Top 10 de TotalSUP

Avec pour la première fois de son histoire un énorme plateau international et des rebondissements à la douzaine, la course Elite de la 5ème édition du Air France Paddle Festival a regroupé  tous les ingrédients pour lancer de belle manière la très attendue Paddle League, nouveau circuit mondial à l’initiative de Chris Parker, Kelly Margetts […]

1st Stop of The Paddle League 2018: Air France Paddle Festival by Chris Parker

1st Stop of The Paddle League 2018: Air France Paddle Festival by Chris Parker

The Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti is less than a month away! This is the 1st stop of the newly formed  Paddle League with 100 Paddle League points on offer for the 1st placed paddler (mens and women), plus  over 300 amateur paddlers involved it is going to be an exciting event! TotalSUP talks to Chris […]

Boothy and Sato on Fire at the ’12 Towers’, Australia

Boothy and Sato on Fire at the ’12 Towers’, Australia

Michael Booth and Yuka Sato picked up a bag full of pre-season Paddle League points on the Gold Coast this weekend, with the Starboard duo overcoming a hot field and even hotter conditions at the 7th Annual 12 Towers Ocean Race. The 7th Annual edition of the 12 Towers attracted 236 competitors in its biggest year […]

James Casey on The Doctor, King of the Cut and the End of 2017: No Rest for the Wicked!

James Casey on The Doctor, King of the Cut and the End of 2017: No Rest for the Wicked!

James Casey is tireless. By his own admission, just a few years back, he never thought he would be of the calibre to take on the best of them in major stand up paddle events, both at home and abroad. But not one to rest on his laurels, Casey has really pushed himself over the […]

King of the Cut 2017: In Preparation for this Year’s Edition, A Look Back at 2016

King of the Cut 2017: In Preparation for this Year’s Edition, A Look Back at 2016

Coinciding with the Nautic Paris SUP Crossing 2017, which will take place in the French Capital this weekend, another prestigious competitive SUP event will be held on the other side of the world. On the gorgeous Peel Coast near Perth, Western Australia to be exact. The Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut 2017 […]

Interview with 2017 Australian National SUP Champion Michael Booth: Staying On Top Down Under

Interview with 2017 Australian National SUP Champion Michael Booth: Staying On Top Down Under

Just a few years ago, Michael Booth wasn’t yet a well-known name on the international competitive SUP circuit, let alone a stand up paddle rising star in his homeland of Australia. But for the past few years he has been working hard day in, day out to hone his skills and sharpen his technique in […]

Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut 2017: Australia’s Open as of Next Month

Stand Up Surf Shop King of the Cut 2017: Australia’s Open as of Next Month

1 – 3 December 2017, Mandurah, Western Australia 24km from Port Boulevard to Secret Harbour World’s fastest downwind paddle race Australia’s richest Stand Up Paddle (SUP) race with equal prize money for men and women Over 160 international, interstate and local competitors New additions to train next generation of downwind racers There is just one month to […]

Starboard SUP Rider Michael Booth on Perth: the Former World Champion Introduces Us to Australia’s Wild West

Starboard SUP Rider Michael Booth on Perth: the Former World Champion Introduces Us to Australia’s Wild West

When it comes to his homeland of Australia, Starboard SUP rider and former long-distance world champion Michael Booth has certainly been around. Having grown up in New South Wales, lived on Australia’s world-renowned Gold Coast and recently set up shop in Perth, in Western Australia, you’d be forgiven for thinking that many of the Land […]

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team Australia

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team Australia

Team Australia Team Members: Michael Booth- 01/30/1991- Long Distance Best 3 results: ISA World Marathon Champion 2016, Euro Tour Champion 2017, PPG Distance race Winner 2016 “I have competed professionally in SUP over the past two years transitioning from diverse range of paddlesports including kayaking and surfski. My mission is life is to encourage people […]