Travis vs Titou: Team NSP duo go 1-2 at the ‘Summer Cup’ paddle festival in La Baule, France

Team NSP’s star duo Travis Grant and Titouan Puyo dominated the excellent “Paddle Summer Cup” event in La Baulle, France last weekend, finishing 1-2 in both the long course and beach race events to highlight their class and keep the young guns at bay for at least one more year.

Travis made it a clean sweep of the event after narrowly pipping the home-nation hero in both disciplines, finishing 13 seconds clear in the distance before grinding out a similar gap in the beach race.   → READ MORE

The countdown to Red Paddle Co’s “Dragon World Champs” goes up a gear as Nike joins the party.

One board, four paddlers, 57 41 days: the countdown to the funnest event of the year is in full swing, with just under two months til Red Paddle Co’s “Dragon World Championship” race in Austria. From August 31 – September 2, picturesque Lake Fuschl plays host to this unique, novel and challenging event that turns stand up paddling into a team sport.   → READ MORE

The Lost Footage: Paddling with icebergs in Iceland (2017)

Paddling with icebergs in ICELAND (…the lost footage)

12 months ago, I explored Iceland with Starboard Stand Up Paddle Surfing and enjoyed one of the most surreal paddling experiences of my life. Two weeks later, I crashed my drone into a cliff in Italy and thought the footage was lost forever. This week we stumbled upon an old backup, and now I think it's time for another adventure…

Posted by SUP Racer on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

 
12 months ago, I explored Iceland with Starboard and enjoyed one of the most surreal paddling experiences of my life. Two weeks later, I crashed my drone into a cliff in Italy and thought the footage was lost forever. This week we stumbled upon an old backup, and now I think it’s time for another adventure…

SUP World Cup: Olivia Piana overpowers Sonni Honscheid in Germany; Lincoln Dews outlasts Michael Booth in epic duel

In brief: The quest for the inaugural Paddle League World Title has been reignited following an intense day of racing at the Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup in sunny Scharbeuz, Germany, with Lincoln Dews and Olivia Piana unseating the established powerhouse duo of Michael Booth and Sonni Honscheid to claim memorable victories in front of a big local crowd.

In what was surely the most exciting race of the year in both the men’s and women’s fields, Lincoln outlasted Boothy in a tug-of-war for the ages, while Olivia overpowered the home-nation hero in the second half of the 10km race to put a hold on Sonni’s World Title victory parade.   → READ MORE

REPLAY: The Paddle League’s SUP World Cup live stream

2018 SUP World Cup (FULL REPLAY)

FULL REPLAY of the VMG Blades live stream here at the Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup in sunny Scharbeutz — the 7th stop of The Paddle League World Tour and week 9 of The Euro Tour. Thanks for watching!

Posted by The Paddle League on Sunday, July 1, 2018

 
Full replay of The Paddle League’s VMG live stream from the SUP World Cup in sunny Scharbeutz, Germany.

The Paddle League: History awaits Sonni Hönscheid in Scharbeutz.

Watch the SUP World Cup LIVE on The Paddle League thanks to VMG Blades

The seemingly-unstoppable Sonni Hönscheid stands on the brink of history at home in Germany this weekend, with the Starboard Dream Team rider set to clinch The Paddle League World Title if she’s victorious on Sunday afternoon.

After a barnstorming Season 2018 that’s already included wins in Tahiti, Carolina, Hawaii, Japan and France, Sonni can close the door on the title race with a win at the Mercedes-Benz SUP World Cup in Scharbeutz.   → READ MORE