Sonni Hönscheid

Sonni Hönscheid

Sonni Hönscheid is a German rider originally from the island of Sylt. She grew up in a number of different places. Among them, Sylt, Hawaii and Fuerteventura, which is where she started Stand Up Paddle for the first time in 2008. Quickly catching the SUP bug, Hönscheid’s father built two custom-made boards for the rider. One year on, in 2009, Hönscheid took part in her first SUP race. She is primarily sponsored by Mercedes-Benz and Starboard.

Results of the Molokai 2 Oahu 2019 : Black, Casey, Lenny, Brown & Bevilacqua Winners of the 2019 M2O!

Results of the Molokai 2 Oahu 2019 : Black, Casey, Lenny, Brown & Bevilacqua Winners of the 2019 M2O!

Autralia ruled once again at M2O. Huge congratulations to Aussie athletes Terrene Black, James Casey, Harriet Brown and Matt Bevilacqua who win the SUP and Paddleboard solo races at the 2019 Molokai 2 Oahu. Kai Lenny sets a new crossing record on SUP Foil at 2 hours 29 minutes and 38 seconds. James Casey completes the run in 4 […]

How 5 Men Conquered the 230 KM Istrian SUP Challenge in Croatia!

How 5 Men Conquered the 230 KM Istrian SUP Challenge in Croatia!

Five paddlers became the first to paddle the Croatian peninsula of Istria. Starboard paddle twins Mario and Manuel Stecher known as the “Stecher Twins” as well as three other paddlers Arnd Dünzinger from Germany, Andy Dressler from Canada and Peter Baricevic from Slovenia began paddling on 19th May in Barcola near Trieste, Croatia. 5 days […]

High Octane Atmosphere at the Taiwan Paddle Games 2019

High Octane Atmosphere at the Taiwan Paddle Games 2019

Last weekend saw the 2nd edition of the Taiwan Paddle Games. The event was organised  by the Chinese SUP Sports Association along with Starboard Taiwan. The energy levels were expectantly high with the games hosting a whole range of race divisions and races for all types of paddlers!. Starboard paddler Daniel Husulyo dominated the men’s […]

Dream Team Boothy and Sonni Retain Carolina Cup Title!

Dream Team Boothy and Sonni Retain Carolina Cup Title!

Starboard Dream team riders Michael Booth and Sonni Hönscheid successfully defended their Carolina Cup SUP race titles. Paddlers were faced with ever changing wind directions and flat water conditions in the race located in North Carolina, USA.  Photo Credit: Peter Newman Aerial Images ILM  Athletes had to paddle 21 KM starting on the beach, before […]

Queen Sonni Enroute to the Taiwan Paddle Games!

Queen Sonni Enroute to the Taiwan Paddle Games!

The season of racing has swung into action, next up on the calendar is the Taiwan Paddle Games. Starboard rider Daniel Hasulyo  signed up to take part in the event, the next big name is recent Carolina Cup winner Sonni Honschield. The Taiwan Paddle Games will be held on the 4th and 5th May, with […]

Starboard SUP: Boothy and Sonni Back to Defend Carolina CUP Title!

Starboard SUP: Boothy and Sonni Back to Defend Carolina CUP Title!

The Carolina Cup is one of the world’s largest paddle festivals, featuring races, clinics, expos, and entertainment, with athletes attending from over 20 nations and virtually every state in the USA. Competitors include Olympians, world-record holders, champions, professionals, amateurs, and first-time paddlers. All races begin and end at Blockade Runner Beach Resort, the official resort […]

Taiwan Paddle Games 2019: Paddle in the Heart of Asia

Taiwan Paddle Games 2019: Paddle in the Heart of Asia

The 4th May will see the 2nd edition of the Taiwan Paddle Games. Organised by the Chinese SUP sports Association it is one of the biggest SUP events in Taiwan. The weekend will see a combination of distance events, as well as fun events such as the Tiki challenge and Starwars race. This event is […]

Day 1 Pacific Paddle Games Recap: Lincoln Dews and Fiona Wylde Lift the Crown of Doheny

Day 1 Pacific Paddle Games Recap: Lincoln Dews and Fiona Wylde Lift the Crown of Doheny

The grande finale of the Paddle League arrived on the beaches of Dana Point. Over 300 paddlers were registered for the long distance race in categories that ranged from Pro, Open, Prone and Junior. The day kicked off with the Pro long distance race, a 9.6 KM circuit that included a water start, 3 buoy […]

Mynavi SUP Japan Cup: Typhoon Swell Tests Paddlers!

Mynavi SUP Japan Cup: Typhoon Swell Tests Paddlers!

Last week the 4th annual Mynavi SUP Japan Cup was held at Chigasaki, one hour south of Tokyo, the race was a 4-star “Regional”  The Paddle League event. There were 300+ amateur paddlers  in the water plus a dozen top international athletes creating one of Asia’s biggest-ever races. Solid typhoon swell made for challenging but entertaining racing […]

APP World Tour: New York SUP Open Schedule Revealed

APP World Tour: New York SUP Open Schedule Revealed

The APP World tour  is about to land in New York, so here is your comprehensive guide to what you need to know about where to stay, eat and see the action in Long Beach, New York. The action starts on Saturday 15th 2018. The APP World Tour  will host both a Pro Distance and ProAM […]

Starboard Releases New 2019 Range!

Starboard Releases New 2019 Range!

Starboard has just released its new range of SUP race boards. The range which has the All Star, Sprint and Ace have all been tweaked for next season. Starboard HQ commented on the range “After an exhausting hunt for the highest-performance and more environmentally-friendly materials, the new designs were tested by our multiple World Champions; […]

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 […]

 
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