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APP’s US leg is on with SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge Qualifier & New York SUP Open

APP’s US leg is on with SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge Qualifier & New York SUP Open

SIC Gorge Paddle Challenge, the penultimate stop on the APP’s US Cup, powered by the WPA will takes place this weekend and TotalSUP is there to get all on-the-ground stories. Go with the downwind After a break from US competition over the past month or two, things are ramping back up in a big way […]

SUP Race Technique: 7 Quick Tips For A Killer Beach Start

SUP Race Technique: 7 Quick Tips For A Killer Beach Start

SUP racing scene is taking off worldwide with inclusive and open event formats popping up and spanning mass participation and amateur SUP races where paddlers have a unique opportunity to paddle alongside pro SUP athletes. A seamlessly executed beach start is one of the most challenging elements of open water SUP racing and a technique […]

Top 5 SUP Surf Spots In South California

Top 5 SUP Surf Spots In South California

SUP Surf is booming, with more and more surfers taking to the water it is increasingly difficult to find a peak that is suited to SUP surfing.  Infinity Paddler Izzi Gomez has made her reputation in charging on waves all over the USA and the world. At home in California, the Infinity paddler gives us […]

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 […]

Red Bull Heavy Water 2019

15th October 2019

Red Bull Heavy Water 2019

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 […]

 
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