Sean Poynter

Sean Poynter

Originally from the inland state of Ohio, Sean Poynter made the move to Florida when he was 10 years old. Shortly afterwards, he picked up surfing. At age 14, he was sponsored by Volcom and traveled internationally as a pro/am surfer with the company. In 2010 he made the transition to Stand-Up Paddling at the professional level. Focused on paddle surfing, Sean has won two ISA paddle surfing gold medals (in 2013 and 2015) and has several other professional event wins to his name. Poynter also serves as a performance paddle surfing coach at SUP ‘N’ Surf Retreat and a board design influencer to Starboard.

Sunset Beach Pro: First Stop of the 2019 APP World Tour!

Sunset Beach Pro: First Stop of the 2019 APP World Tour!

 Entries are now officially open for the APP World Tour season opener at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, with a holding period going from the 11th – 23rd February 2019. The Sunset Beach Pro was the first official stop on the APP World Tour back in 2010, and has served as an […]

APP World Tour: Gran Canaria Pro-Am Live!

APP World Tour: Gran Canaria Pro-Am Live!

Watch the 2018  Gran Canaria Pro Am live! Gran Canaria Pro – Day 1 – 2018 Welcome to the First day of competition for the Las Palmas Gran Canaria Pro the final stop on the APP World Tour 2018 Posted by APP World Tour on Thursday, December 13, 2018 First up is American rider Sean […]

Livestream of the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship SUP SURF FINAL!

Livestream of the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship SUP SURF FINAL!

SUP Surfing Finals Tune in to the SUP Surfing Finals at the #ISAworlds!www.isasurf.org Posted by International Surfing Association on Sunday, November 25, 2018 The Schedule for 24th November: 9:00 AM – Womens SUP Surf Repechage Round 5 9:20 AM – Mens SUP Surf Repechage Round 7 9:40 AM – Women SUP Surf Round 4 10:00 […]

ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship Day 3: Results and Schedule of the Womens and Men’s SUP SURF

ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship Day 3: Results and Schedule of the Womens and Men’s SUP SURF

After three days of SUP Surfing action at the 2018 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, the stage has been set to crown the event’s first ISA SUP Surfing World Champions in Asia. The third day of competition kicked off with a rejuvenated swell in Wanning with long left-hand waves peeling into Riyue Bay. Photo Credit: Jimenez […]

Day 3 Livestream 2018 ISA’s Mens and Womens SUP Surf

Day 3 Livestream 2018 ISA’s Mens and Womens SUP Surf

Second Day Recap The second day of competition of the 2018 ISA World Championship opened with the women’s SUP surf contest. The defending Women’s World Champion Shakira Westdorp (AUS) continued to impress with the highest score of the day among the women with 12.67. However, Westdorp placed third in her second heat of the day, falling into […]

ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship Day 1: Results of Men’s SUP SURF Round 1

ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship Day 1: Results of Men’s SUP SURF Round 1

Following the open ceremony of the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. The afternoon kicked off with the Men’s SUP Surfing event. A total of 12 heats provided an exciting start to the event with chest to head high waves at the renowned left point break of Riyue Bay. Photo Credit: Sean Evans USA’s two-time SUP […]

Explosive Action from Final Rounds of The Surf Competition in Long Beach!

Explosive Action from Final Rounds of The Surf Competition in Long Beach!

The APP tour wrapped up its stop in New York last weekend and the final SUP surf competition was full of surprises! The event was full of dramatic action, performance strategy and excellent surfing, with a few outstanding performances during the heats. Here is the full report brought to you by the APP World Tour. […]

Starboard Rider Sean Poynter Scores a Magnificent 9.87 and Books His Ticket to the ISAs!

Starboard Rider Sean Poynter Scores a Magnificent 9.87 and Books His Ticket to the ISAs!

Last weekend Starboard rider Sean Poynter won his 2nd consecutive US championship and booked his place for ISA in Brazil held later on in the year. Sean was super stoked about his victory telling totalsup “This past Monday was a great day. I was able to take out my consecutive USA Championship win, making it […]

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team USA

2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team USA

Team USA Team Members Giogio Gomez- 12/16/1995- Technical Race- SUP Surf Ryan Funk- 07/14/ 2001- Technical Race Jade Howson- 08/19/2000- Technical Race- Long Distance  Sean Poynter- 07/05/1989- SUP Surf Izzi Gomez- 09/12/1999- SUP Surf-  Emmy Merrill- 10/23/1993- SUP Surf-  Noa Hopper- 04/10/1999- Long Distance Slater Trout- 26/12/1994- Long Distance Fiona Wylde- 02/18/ 1997- Long Distance […]

Sean Poynter on the Future of SUP Surfing

Sean Poynter on the Future of SUP Surfing

Multiple SUP Surf World Champion Sean Poynter talks to TotalSUP about a oh so very important question: the future of Stand Up Paddle Surfing. Photos: Sean Evans. So Sean… what is the future of SUP surfing? Great question. Legitimacy, expansion and accessibility. Legitimacy in the sense that surfers will continue to evolve their surfing to where any surfer […]

SUP ‘n Surf Retreat in Mexico with Sean Poynter and Ian Cairns

SUP ‘n Surf Retreat in Mexico with Sean Poynter and Ian Cairns

The Sup 'n Surf Retreat in Punta Mita, Mexico is a SUP wave retreat where the main focus is to provide a learning and coaching experience to guests and help improve their paddling game. Mixing in the 5 Star resort of the Royal Suites by Palladium that is located on of the areas best waves, it is pretty ideal.  The price […]

US SUP Open – Day 6 Recap – Caio Vaz and Izzy Gomez Crowned 2015 Stand Up World Tour Champions

US SUP Open – Day 6 Recap – Caio Vaz and Izzy Gomez Crowned 2015 Stand Up World Tour Champions

Congratulations to Caio Vaz & Izzi Gomez who both won their second Stand Up World Tour titles at the US Sup Open in Huntington Beach! Check out our quick summary and the video highlights of Day 6 of the US Sup Open. Caio Vaz – 2015 Stand Up World Tour Champion Caio Vaz beat Sean […]

 
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