Yukon River Quest

Race to the Midnight Sun: Bart de Zwart takes 4th Yukon River Win

Race to the Midnight Sun: Bart de Zwart takes 4th Yukon River Win

Starboard SUP team rider and endurance paddler Bart de Zwart has taken the fourth consecutive win in the 2019 Yukon River Quest, completing the 715km (444 miles) paddle expedition race from in Whitehorse to Dawson City, Canada in a winning time of 56 hours 47 minutes and 47 seconds. Race to the Midnight Sun Known […]

Starboard Rider Bart De Zwart Wraps Up His 715km Yukon River Quest

Starboard Rider Bart De Zwart Wraps Up His 715km Yukon River Quest

Starboard long distance paddler and adventurer Bart De Zwart is fresh off the Yukon River Quest. Bart gives TotalSUP a breakdown of his 715 km race through the Yukon where he paddled using the Carbon Sandwich All Star 14 x 24.5, a board that performed exceptionally throughout with its brilliant combination of a good race shape […]

Les 750 Kms de la Yukon River Quest, le Nouveau Challenge de l’Extrême de Sébastien Le Meaux et Stéphane Leblond

Les 750 Kms de la Yukon River Quest, le Nouveau Challenge de l’Extrême de Sébastien Le Meaux et Stéphane Leblond

Le 23 juin prochain deux frenchies décolleront pour le Yukon, au fin fond du Canada, à la frontière avec l’Alaska, avec un triple challenge de taille dès le 27 juin: être les premiers français à aller au bout de la course la plus longue du monde, sur un SUP tandem en formant un duo handi-valide. […]

Le Duo Français Sélectionné pour la Yukon River Quest 750km

Le Duo Français Sélectionné pour la Yukon River Quest 750km

Sébastien Le Meaux et Apehau Tching Piou ont eu la chance d’être sélectionnés pour participer à la Yukon River Quest en juin 2018. Cette épreuve regroupe les meilleurs paddlers mondiaux sur la longue distance. TotalSUP avait présenté Sébastien lors d’un article précédent, Il nous parle aujourd’hui de sa préparation pour cette course mythique. Ton prochain projet, les 750km dans […]

Yukon River Quest Inside and Out, by Bart de Zwart

Yukon River Quest Inside and Out, by Bart de Zwart

By Bart de Zwart- Not long ago, Chris Parker of SUP Racer asked me, “what motivated you to actually do it?” He was referring to the 24-hour record. With races like this, you always have to ask yourself the same question. Why do it? Signing up is easy. That’s the first step. You can be sitting […]

This Weekend’s Results: Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup, Morbihan Paddle Trophy…

This Weekend’s Results: Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup, Morbihan Paddle Trophy…

One more great Stand Up Paddle weekend! Between the Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup, the French Cup at the Morbihan Paddle Trophy, the Fool Moon SUP Classic, the Yukon River Quest, the French Stand-Up Paddle Surfing Cup and the Kilarny Spain24, there was certainly no chance of getting bored! Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup (Scharbeutz, Germany) Sprint-Distance Race Pro: Men’s results: 1. […]

INTERVIEW: Bart De Zwart, winner of the Yukon River Quest

INTERVIEW: Bart De Zwart, winner of the Yukon River Quest

Last week, Starboard‘s Bart de Zwart won the 2016 Yukon River Quest (YRQ), a 715km endurance race through the Canadian wilderness. This year, for the first time, Stand Up Paddlers were allowed to compete among canoeists and kayakers. After such an incredible performance we decided to ask Bart a couple of questions about the race. […]

Yukon River Quest – The start of a 715km race

Yukon River Quest – The start of a 715km race

Here is the start of the 2016 Yukon River Quest in Canada, an event where paddlers from all around the world battled to finish the epic 715km course from Whitehorse to Dawson. During the previous years, only kayakers and canoers could participate in the race but this year 11 brave Stand Up Paddlers joined the […]

Yukon River Quest 2016

29th June 2016

Yukon River Quest 2016

 
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