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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 […]

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 […]

SIC Maui: Downwind Paddling in The Columbia River Gorge

SIC Maui: Downwind Paddling in The Columbia River Gorge

It is no secret that the Columbia River Gorge is the epicenter of  downwind paddling. The fact that this is home to downwind legend Fiona Wylde is no coincidence. As a member of the Big Winds J.E.T (junior elite team) she was in the perfect place to hone her downwind skills and become the champion […]

2019 Pacific Paddle Games Cancelled!

2019 Pacific Paddle Games Cancelled!

SUP Magazine is announcing it will not hold the 2019 Pacific Paddle Games (PPG). Despite its decision to no longer produce the event, SUP Magazine is working with its sanctioning partner, the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP), and California State Parks to explore options to bring PPG back in 2020. As a result of this […]

Paddle Logger: A Tracking App for All Water Addicts!

Paddle Logger: A Tracking App for All Water Addicts!

Paddle Logger App was developed to track and log water based sessions and is now finding new friends amongst the non SUP community. The App developed by British SUP enthusiast David Walker has seen an increased uptake in use from those who paddle outrigger/va’a paddling, surfskiing, and prone paddle boards. Confirmation that the tracking app can be […]

Guilherme Dos Reis, the unsigned Brazilian Sensation who almost won the PPG … on a borrowed board!

Guilherme Dos Reis, the unsigned Brazilian Sensation who almost won the PPG … on a borrowed board!

For those who weren’t present at this year’s Pacific Paddle games, the event had some remarkable moments and stories. One of them was that of 20 year old Brazilian rider Guilherme dos Reis. The (relatively) unknown rider announced himself on the world stage by putting in a performance that ranked him 2nd overall of the […]

Pacific Paddle Games 2018: Tyler Bashor Dazzles in Doheny!

Pacific Paddle Games 2018: Tyler Bashor Dazzles in Doheny!

Last weekends Pacific Paddle Games (PPG) was one not to forget. It was the season finale for the Paddle League and the Pro athletes were out in force to stake a claim in the Dana Point sand. However not only were the Pro athletes out in force but the Junior Pro and Grom paddlers were well […]

Pacific Paddle Games: Day 2 Recap, Waves, Carnage and Immense Paddling

Pacific Paddle Games: Day 2 Recap, Waves, Carnage and Immense Paddling

Day 2 of the Pacific Paddle Games kicked off with all the technical races. Paddlers entered the water and paddled in around a series of buoys before running up the steep beach and entering the finish chicane. In windless conditions with a solid 1 m swell, the men’s open and women’s open paddlers were unleashed […]

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 […]

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. […]

New York: Lizzie Carr’s 275 KM Paddle for Plastic On The Hudson.

New York: Lizzie Carr’s 275 KM Paddle for Plastic On The Hudson.

Lizzie Carr, a British activist and adventurer completed a 275 KM (170 mile) paddle boarding challenge along the Hudson River in New York to highlight plastic pollution. The double world record holder paddled from Albany to the Statue of Liberty in an eight-day endurance challenge, calling for companies to take responsibility for plastic they produce. […]

LIVE – Watch the Sprints from the New York SUP Open from 12.30 pm Local Time

LIVE – Watch the Sprints from the New York SUP Open from 12.30 pm Local Time

On Tuesday September 18, watch the live action of the Sprints in Long Beach, event #2 of the New York SUP Open, part of the 2018 APP World Tour. Due to uncertain weather conditions the event was advanced to 12.30 pm instead of  2.30 pm (LOCAL TIME!) If the webcast doesn’t work, it might be […]