WATCH: Unboxing the crazy new “Compact” from Red Paddle Co (world’s smallest SUP?)

UNBOXING: world's smallest SUP?!

This is the new 9'6 "Compact" from Red Paddle Co (aka "The World's Smallest Paddleboard"). It's a pretty impressive piece of engineering. Watch this fun little unboxing we did in Austria recently for a closer look!
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Posted by SUP Racer on Friday, November 2, 2018


I got the chance to play with the crazy new “Compact” board from Red Paddle Co (aka the world’s smallest stand up paddle board) after the Dragon World Championships in Austria next month.

This thing fits in a backpack. I mean a real backpack. It’s a bit of a game-changer…

This thing isn’t as cheap as Red’s other boards, but if you love to travel it’s kinda priceless. World’s first carry-on SUP? The 9’6″ Red Compact will start shipping next month. Click here to see if you can still pre-order one of the first boards.


PADDLE VLOG_002: good wine, good design and how to make the winning Molokai board with NSP craftsman Alain Teurquetil

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How do you design a winning race board? Who’s going to win Molokai this year? And which one is better: Australian or French wine? 🤔

These are the big questions we asked Alain Teurquetil, the head designer of NSP and the man behind Titouan’s winning Carolina board and Travis’ magic Molokai design, for this week’s episode of the PADDLE VLOG.

For a closer look at the boards featured in this week’s episode, head over to the official site and check out the all-round NSP Puma and the downwind-friendly Sonic.

PADDLE VLOG_001: Snow, Wine and Cheese @ the GlaGla Race with Travis Grant

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Last month, we traveled to France for one of the biggest races in the world: the epic “GlaGla” race on the very beautiful (and absolutely freezing cold) Lake Annecy. Joining us in the French Alps was Travis Grant, the 3x Molokai champion and all-round legend of the sport (who’s used to the much warmer waters of Hawaii).

We stayed at the NSP house in the mountains where we went snowboarding, ate far too much cheese, and enjoyed an awesome side-trip around an awesome race. In the first of our Paddle Vlogs, here’s how it looked behind the scenes…