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UK SUP Endurance Series: The Monster that was Loch Ness

UK SUP Endurance Series: The Monster that was Loch Ness

The monster race that was the Great Glen Challenge (GGR) took place two weeks ago, and it was a race that delivered all conditions. From flat conditions on day 1 to 50 KM winds on Loch Ness on day 2.  The Great Glen Challenge is a distance of 95 KM from one end of Scotland […]

Paddle Logger: Enhancing Your SUP Experience

Paddle Logger: Enhancing Your SUP Experience

In recent years there has been an increase in the availability and models of gps watches and apps. But often very few that concentrate on stand up paddleboarding and other paddle sports. With this in mind young British paddler David Walker developed Paddle Logger an app designed specifically for SUP and other paddle activities. Paddle […]

UK SUP Endurance Great Glen Race is Underway!

UK SUP Endurance Great Glen Race is Underway!

This weekend 60 SUP, Prone paddlers and Surfskiers will set off on the Great Glen Challenge organised UK Paddle Endurance Series.  Paddlers will downwind either 45 KM over two days or 90 KM from Fort William to Inverness in Scotland. This year the conditions are all lined up for an epic Caledonian downwind with 5 […]

Active 360 London Crossing and Big Ben Challenge: Paddling Through the Heart of London!

Active 360 London Crossing and Big Ben Challenge: Paddling Through the Heart of London!

On the 23rd September Active 360 will host a SUP race that will pass right through the heart of London. The London Crossing race aims at providing an opportunity for experienced racers to paddle straight through the heart of London. Plus along with this unique race there will be a second event in the same […]

London SUP Open

7th July 2018

London SUP Open

Mounts Bay

Stand Up Paddle Guide to Mounts Bay, UK, by Ginnie Betts

Mounts Bay, with Penzance at its center, has recently been described as one of the ‘Most Beautiful Bays in the World’. Mounts Bay found in Cornwall, is in the extreme southwestern peninsula of England, UK. It has a long sweeping bay, it is one of the sunniest areas in the UK, with light blue waters, […]
UK SUP Enduro Series: 3 Races to put on your bucket list!

UK SUP Enduro Series: 3 Races to put on your bucket list!

SUP racing has exploded, with new formats and races being announced each year, and out of this SUP endurance racing has emerged. UK SUP a non-profit organisation has seized this desire to race at longer distances, and has developed 3 events spread over the race season.  Race suprimo and co-founder of UK SUP National Endurance Series Joanne Hamilton-Vale (along […]

Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race 2017: Organiser Paul Hyman Presents one of London’s Finest SUP Events

Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race 2017: Organiser Paul Hyman Presents one of London’s Finest SUP Events

As the second edition of the Big Ben Challenge and Big Ben Race (23 September 2017) fast approaches, event organiser and head of London-based stand up paddleboarding specialist Active360, Paul Hyman, was kind enough to tell us a little bit more about it. Paul shared with us his thoughts on where Active360 is heading, what he […]

The Story Behind The Original Santa SUP Parade

The Story Behind The Original Santa SUP Parade

In 2007, Jay SUP Manning put together the very first Santa SUP parade in the south of England. Nine years on and the Christmas get-together has become an iconic event and SUP Santas have spread all over the world. Jay tells TotalSUP how it all started!   In 2007, there were only four of us. We thought it would […]

Bart de Zwart Sets a New Record at the Great Glen Paddle Challenge in Scotland

Bart de Zwart Sets a New Record at the Great Glen Paddle Challenge in Scotland

By Bart de Zwart, international endurance SUP Racer — Green mountains, hairy cows, old castles and the Loch Ness monster … what a more perfect backdrop for a spectacular SUP race than Scotland! Unfortunately the former organizer of the Great Glen Paddle, announced that it was simply cancelled 4 weeks before the event. Luckily, fellow ultra long distance […]

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Race Report

Battle of the Thames 2016 – Race Report

By Stuart Howells, our new contributor in the UK – in partnership with Curve Board Sports, RRD UK and ION. Ollie Shilston (Starboard) dominates the ‘Battle of the Thames’ to claim victory in the 14ft class whilst unknown newcomer Alex Mullaney emerges victorious in the 12’6” class as the first UK SUP event of 2016 got underway […]

 
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