Highlights from the Greek Islands as the “European Summer of SUP” rolls on

Agios Nikolaos On SUP 2018

And here is our highlits clip of Agios Nikolaos On SUP 2018. Congratulations to our winners Amandine Chazot (Starboard) and Michael Booth (Starboard) on a great job. Massive thank you to Mikhalis and his entire team for the hospitality and always being there; we are already looking forward to the 2019 edition. See you soon Greece. Video by #LoicDelVaux productions.

Posted by The Euro Tour on Monday, May 28, 2018

Another great EuroTour highlights reel has just hit Facebook following the big contest on Crete, aka the 2nd Annual “Agios Nikolaos on SUP” event. More to come next week as the European Summer of SUP hits Spain for the Costa Blanca SUP Games near the city of Alicante.

REPLAY: EuroTour week 4 live stream (Greek Islands)

REPLAY: EuroTour week 4 live stream (Greece)

Full replay from week 4 of The Euro Tour in the Greek Islands for the Agios Nikolaos on SUP event Thanks to everyone for tuning in, and we'll see you next weekend in Spain!

Posted by The Euro Tour on Sunday, May 27, 2018

Full replay from week 4 of the EuroTour and the “Agios Nikolaos on SUP” event in the Greek Islands

Thanks to everyone that tuned in; see you next week in Spain!

The Paddle League in Japan: Full Replay from the Kerama Blue Cup on Zamami Island

Zamami Live Stream: Part 1/2

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Zamami Live Stream: Part 2/2

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The EuroTour is BACK!

The EuroTour is BACK! (summer starts now)

It's officially summer! The European Summer of SUP launches this weekend in the Netherlands as The Euro Tour starts its 10-week adventure; here's an awesome look back at last year's Tour by Starboard Stand Up Paddle Surfing 🇪🇺☀️💦🤙

Posted by SUP Racer on Friday, May 4, 2018

It’s officially summer! The European Summer of SUP launches this weekend in the Netherlands as The Euro Tour starts its 10-week adventure.

The EuroTour is the funnest part of the season, and we’ll be there from week 3 onwards with our regular live streams. In the meantime, here’s an awesome look back at last year’s Tour thanks to the Starboard crew 🇪🇺☀️💦🤙

Watch as Vinni Martins gives us a paddling tour of Búzios, Brazil (host of the ISA Worlds)

Here’s a great look at the Rei de Búzios, one of Brazil’s longest-running SUP races and something of a preview for this year’s ISA Worlds.

While we’re a little late in posting the vid (it went up two months ago), it’s worth taking a second look now because it’s not only a cool edit, this clip also previews what is [potentially] going to be the course for this year’s gold-medal marathon race in late November.   → READ MORE

WATCH: Epic highlights from Carolina.

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Replay of our “Fireside Chat” with Team NSP and Surftech (Carolina Cup preview)

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As the countdown continues to this weekend’s big Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup, we just finished our “Fireside Chat” Facebook Live stream with the NSP/Surftech crew here in Wrightsville Beach.

Watch a full replay above to hear from two-time defending champ Titouan Puyo, Molokai hero Travis Grant, last week’s giant-killer Marcus Hansen and the legend Joe Bark, then tune in for the race day livestream from 10am Saturday.

Alpine Lakes Tour: Awesome Highlights from the “Very Flat Race”

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The Alpine Lakes Tour in France has once again delivered on the double: a great event and a great recap video.

The Tour, which begins each year with the almighty GlaGla Race and includes the epic “BAT Race,” continued on the weekend with the aptly-named Very Flat Race, which takes place on placid Lake Aiguebelette in the French Alps.

This year’s event was dominated by the Teulade Brothers, while the day also featured the epic Red Dragon showdown (we’ll be at the Dragon World Championship at the end of August).

Air France Paddle Festival: Watch highlights from paradise.

Great highlights from the first stop of The Paddle League World Tour, where Marcus Hansen and Sonni Honscheid produced memorable victories and hundreds of paddlers enjoyed a swelteringly-hot day on the water.

If you’re having trouble loading the video on mobile, click here to watch directly on Facebook.

The Paddle League: Full replay of the Air France Paddle Festival

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Watch a full replay of the epic Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti, first stop of The Paddle League World Tour.

The Paddle League asks world number one Connor Baxter “Why do you paddle?”

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On the eve of The Paddle League World Tour, we sat down with world number one Connor Baxter for a chat about the big season ahead. Connor shared his thoughts on The Paddle League, the next generation, his love of paddling, and… getting married.

Watch above and enjoy, and follow The Paddle League on Facebook and Insta for more.

Connor begins his season this weekend at the major Air France Paddle Festival in Tahit, which you can watch live on The Paddle League from 11am local time Saturday.

ROGUE_RECAP_ep.03: The Paddle League Pre-Season Wrap

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From Santa Cruz to the South of France, here are the headlines that made waves this week.

Hoe Toa Highlights Reel: Here’s How It Looked in New Zealand Today

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Rapid fire recap of the Hoe Toa Paddle Champs in New Zealand today, where Lincoln Dews upset the Kiwis and Penelope Strickland took out the women’s race in some pretty nice downwind conditions. The Paddle League pre-season event wraps up tomorrow with the beach race.

ROGUE_RECAP_ep.02: Injuries, upsets and the latest from The Paddle League

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It’s been another big few weeks in the world of stand up paddling, with superstar injuries, surprising upsets and a big international season led by The Paddle League set to begin shortly.

Catch up on the major headlines with the Rogue Recap, and get set for a big year on and off the water. And as always, big thanks to Rogue SUP for the support.

The Paddle League: “Why we’re so excited about season 2018”

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I had a chat with my fellow Paddle League co-founder Kelly Margetts yesterday to share why we’re so excited about season 2018…

WATCH: Sunova’s James “Jimmy” Casey is Foiling Around the World

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James Casey isn’t just one of the world’s best ocean paddlers, the reigning OluKai champ and downwind master is also pretty handy on a foil board.

“Jimmy” doesn’t mind traveling either, so this year he’s teamed up with Sunova to create an epic series of videos in some of the most iconic locations. Last month he was foil surfing Waikiki, this month the Sunova rider is flying past the Sydney Opera House and under Australia’s best-known bridge. Where to next? 🤔

If you’re wondering what that board is: it’s this one.

2 Minutes with Titou: Why Is New Caledonia So Good, and Which Race Do You *Really* Wanna Win?

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We had a quick chat with NSP/Quickblade team rider Titouan Puyo after his big win at the SUPs Down Under ‘Double Downwinder’ on the Gold Coast today, where Titou led an onslaught by the tiny but powerful Pacific island nation of New Caledonia.

New Caledonia, whose population is barely more than 1% that of Australia’s, took four of the top five spots to completely own the home team, with only runner-up Lincoln Dews getting in the mix.

I asked Titou why New Cal produces so many good paddlers, plus what his plans are for season 2018 and which race he REALLY wants to win…

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.

How Many Strokes? Lincoln Dews’ 12 Towers Power Start

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Let’s count how many strokes DEEP team rider Lincoln Dews takes in the first minute of the 12 Towers Ocean Race using his trusty QB Trifecta.

Lincoln took off like a rocket on Saturday, and although he couldn’t match Boothy and Titou all the way to the line, his strong third place showing in this pre-season event showed that he’ll be a strong contender for The Paddle League World Title this year. Follow The Paddle League on Facebook and Insty for more…