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Baltic Skrea Strand Paddlerace 2022: Take an insider look at the Swedish SUP Championships

27 Sep 2022

Baltic Skrea Strand Paddlerace 2022: Take an insider look at the Swedish SUP Championships

Not so long ago, we asked Tommy Dee Packendorff, Director of the Skrea Strand Paddlerace  if Sweden can become the next SUP racing powerhouse. Two themes dominated our discussion – a strong SUP community and supportive brands willing to sponsor events and athletes. The newly released video by Baltic Lifejackets Sweden, a watersport brand specialising in designing […]

Yster SUP announces its competing Team and demo quiver available at the 2022 ICF SUP World Championships

5 Sep 2022

Yster SUP announces its competing Team and demo quiver available at the 2022 ICF SUP World Championships

With the 2022 ICF SUP World Championships fast approaching, TotalSUP caught up with Per Vallbo, Founder and CEO of Yster SUP, a premium Swedish SUP brand based in Malmo, to chat about the Yster SUP Team and the demo board quiver available at this flagship event held on the 7-11 September. The brand’s presence in Gdynia […]

“Baltic combines the spirit of SUP & deep safety knowledge”: Swedish SUP & Yoga Instructor Maria Cerboni on thriving in Nordic conditions

30 Jun 2022

“Baltic combines the spirit of SUP & deep safety knowledge”: Swedish SUP & Yoga Instructor Maria Cerboni on thriving in Nordic conditions

“Water safety is not rocket science”, claims Maria Cerboni, a Swedish SUP & Yoga Instructor and Founder of Aqua Yoga Sweden and Board Yoga Sweden, who has seen far too many unnecessary situations where it weren’t only the beginners who neglected the safety aspect. Involved in watersports since a young age, Maria’s experience has been […]

“Yster SUP 17’3″ is the board for the job”: Interview with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000

1 Jun 2022

“Yster SUP 17’3″ is the board for the job”: Interview with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000

The countdown is on to Yukon 1000, “the world’s toughest endurance and survival race” taking its paddling contestants through 1000 miles of “untouched wilderness” with zero support available. In the run up to this equally unforgiving and epic challenge, TotalSUP caught up with Scott ‘Skip’ Innes of Team SHAC Yukon 1000,  the first all UK SUP Team […]

Meet Pontus Ny, Designer of the Baltic SUP life jackets

21 Apr 2022

Meet Pontus Ny, Designer of the Baltic SUP life jackets

When it comes to the sport of stand-up paddleboarding there have been many discussions and content about life jackets, buoyancy and flotation aids. Yet, paddlers don’t have to be seasoned riders nor competitive SUP athletes to understand the importance and benefits of a sport specific design – all one needs is an attempt to get […]

Can Sweden become the next SUP racing powerhouse?

31 Mar 2022

Can Sweden become the next SUP racing powerhouse?

What does it take to build a successful SUP racing scene? “It’s about growing the community around it and being able to involve companies to sponsor events and athletes,” says Tommy Dee Packendorff, Director of the Skrea Strand Paddlerace who has teamed up with Baltic Lifejacket Sweden, Swedish watersport brand specialising in designing and manufacturing […]

How to power through the Red Bull Midsummer Vikings Challenge? Yster SUP riders share their hacks

14 Mar 2022

How to power through the Red Bull Midsummer Vikings Challenge? Yster SUP riders share their hacks

The Red Bull Midsummer Vikings challenge is one of the most talked about events in the SUP calendar offering a unique and inclusive SUP experience for paddlers to race as a team for 24 hours in a row – both night and day – around the Amager Island in Copenhagen. The person behind this venture […]

UK Riders test the new Yster SUP 14’x 24″ Naked Carbon Race

1 Mar 2022

UK Riders test the new Yster SUP 14’x 24″ Naked Carbon Race

At the Swedish SUP Championship in 2019, Yster SUP Team Rider Maya Persson took no less than three gold medals on her Yster SUP 14’x24″ Naked Carbon. Since then,  Yster SUP, a Swedish premium SUP brand – has further fine-tuned the shape and design of the board to improve its glide and directional stability. TotalSUP […]

Yster SUP’s Amanda Bjurström: Introducing the all-new Yster ISUP 17’3”x26” Linear Paddleboard

22 Dec 2021

Yster SUP’s Amanda Bjurström: Introducing the all-new Yster ISUP 17’3”x26” Linear Paddleboard

Swedish brand Yster SUP have announced the newest addition to their ISUP family line. The brand new Yster ISUP 17’3”x26” Linear, the perfect long-distance touring board. Yster SUP began as a mere concept in 2014, when founder and CEO, Per Vallbo, realised how few boards were designed for Northern waters and conditions. In 2016, that […]

Swedish brand Yster SUP and canoe sprint champ Martin Hunter reveal new race board

17 Sep 2021

Swedish brand Yster SUP and canoe sprint champ Martin Hunter reveal new race board

With SUP riders embracing a more conscious approach to the sport and in search of personalized experiences, enhanced performance and yes – killer designs! – custom boards are on the rise. To explore this subject further TotalSUP had a unique opportunity to catch up with Australian-born and now Sweden-based, Martin Hunter, Swedish SUP Sprint Champion […]

Casper Steinfath’s conquers Kattegat on SUP foil in a dramatic finish

10 May 2021

Casper Steinfath’s conquers Kattegat on SUP foil in a dramatic finish

The Kattegat ocean between Denmark and Sweden offered lots of resistance and challenge as the 27-year-old Danish Viking and six-time SUP world champion Casper Steinfath foiled across the ocean on Sunday as the first person ever. Casper Steinfath, had to dig deep into the mental and physical bank to become the first to cross the […]

Casper Steinfath’s Kattegat SUP FOIL Viking Crossing 3.0 is ON !

8 May 2021

Casper Steinfath’s Kattegat SUP FOIL Viking Crossing 3.0 is ON !

Nearly three weeks of anxious waiting is over for the 6-time SUP Race World Champion from Denmark, Casper Steinfath. Sunday morning, he will begin his 120-kilometre downwind SUP foil attack on Kattegat – the ocean between Denmark and Sweden.  The adventure starts in Grenaa in Mid-Jutland, and will take him downwind through treacherous waters north […]