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10 Skills Needed for Ultra Endurance Paddling!

10 Skills Needed for Ultra Endurance Paddling!

Starboard Rider Bart De Zwart and partner Ike Frans completed the Yukon 1000 (1600 km) in 8 days 1 hour and 42 minutes in 2018, only 3 other SUP teams registered and completed the race. This race, a multicraft one and the longest SUP race in the world, emphasizes the skill set that endurance paddlers […]

How to Stand Up Paddleboard!

How to Stand Up Paddleboard!

Stand up paddle boarding is a fun activity you can do on oceans, lakes, rivers, and bays. It’s a great full body core workout and way to experience the beauty of the outdoors. Best of all, it’s perfect for people of all ages, body types and skill levels. So now the summer has arrived, and […]

Le point de vue du shop: 4 produits passés à la loupe par Chinook Leucate

Le point de vue du shop: 4 produits passés à la loupe par Chinook Leucate

Ce mois-ci, c’est Dionis, monsieur SUP chez Chinook Surf Shop Leucate qui nous présente sa sélection de produits du mois. Dionis a commencé à travailler dans la glisse en 2003 sur un stage au Mondial du Vent qui a servi de gros déclic. “Je veux venir vivre ici” a-t-il dit et il s’est installé à […]

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’s Shakira Westdorp Wins the 2019 Rottnest Island SUP Classic (Again)

Starboard’s Shakira Westdorp Wins the 2019 Rottnest Island SUP Classic (Again)

Starboard Dream Team Rider Shakira Westdorp takes the top podium spot at this year’s 2019 Rottnest Island SUP Classic (again). The event was held  over the 1st weekend in April. The Rottnest Island SUP classic is one of Western Australian biggest and most prestigious SUP surfing event. The event once again returned to Strickland Bay, […]

Daniel Hasulyo Excited About Return to Taiwan Paddle Games!

Daniel Hasulyo Excited About Return to Taiwan Paddle Games!

The Taiwan Paddle Games are coming! Last year winners, the Hasulyo brothers put this event on the map. This year is the 2nd edition of the Taiwan Paddle Games (TPG) hosted by the Chinese SUP Sports Association takes place over the 4th and 5th May, with a whole range of race divisions are  for all […]

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 […]

Air France Paddle Festival: à 14 ans, Keoni Sulpice devient un géant du SUP

Air France Paddle Festival: à 14 ans, Keoni Sulpice devient un géant du SUP

A à peine 14 ans (il en aura 15 le mois prochain), Keoni Sulpice le jeune prodige du SUP tahitien vient de frapper un grand coup et de faire un immense bond en avant sur la scène internationale. Sur la 6ème édition du Air France Paddle Festival, devant des 10aines de milliers de télé-spectateurs et […]

Starboard Duo Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington Reconnect with Nature in Vanuatu!

Starboard Duo Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington Reconnect with Nature in Vanuatu!

Starboard paddler Bart De Zwart has just landed back from his expedition in Vanuatu. The expedition evolved from found memories of sailing through the islands in 2007 with his family. A journey that made Bart fall in love with the people, nature and culture of the islands. The Dutch expedition paddler gives TotalSUP an account […]

The Vanuatu Expedition – Bart de Zwart reveals 10 facts about Vanuatu before his new SUP adventure

The Vanuatu Expedition – Bart de Zwart reveals 10 facts about Vanuatu before his new SUP adventure

By Bart de Zwart Once or twice a year I am lucky enough to go on one of those special trips. I call them expeditions because it is an exploration into the unknown.  A stand up paddle board my preferred way to travel.  I honestly don’t know where I going to sleep tomorrow. I know […]