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I caught up with distance race superstar Daniel Hasulyo (who’s currently stuck in Bali with his pregnant partner) to chat about the allure of the 11 Cities, 11 Islands and competing against his brother.
We also hear what it’s like to be a Starboard ‘Dream Team’ athlete plus Daniel’s thoughts on the 2021 ICF Worlds set for his home nation (and paddling powerhouse) of Hungary. → READ MORE
It’s only the first week of January but I’m already excited about November.
The “SUP 11 Islands Tour” was the funnest event I did last year, and while it’s still 10 months away, if you want to join the adventure in 2020 you better be quick.
Tickets for the 2nd annual 11 Islands Tour go on sale TODAY — at 3pm Thai time, to be precise — and there’s a good chance the event will sell out immediately. → READ MORE
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You're invited! Join us for one of the most incredible SUP events in the world, the '11 Islands Tour' of tropical Thailand from 25-29 November. Five days and 130km of fresh coconuts, cold beers and good company 🏝️🍻 It's just like the famous '11 City Tour' except in warm blue water 😉 Registration opens in 72 HOURS – January 4th – so get ready because there's only 50 spots available… #bucketlist #sup11x #paddleleague #dronestagram #amazingthailand 🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️🏝️ @sup11x
“Chris, do you want a beer?”
“Yeah, why not. It’s bloody hot out here.”
I was holding onto a rope and surfing behind the media boat when the race organiser threw me a beer. That’s an instant DQ in just about any other event (for so many reasons), yet it seemed oddly appropriate here. Because while I was technically in the middle of a “race,” the ‘SUP 11 Islands Tour’ is so much more than just a race that the term hardly applies. → READ MORE