Stand Up Paddle News
24 Hour SUP Record Broken! 193km by Bart De Zwart.
If you've ever jumped on an Unlimited category race SUP, you know how unstable they are. Imagine paddling one for 24 hours straight, and trying to break a distance record. Bart De Zwart just did it in Switzerland, coming oh-so-close to 200km.
This Week in SUP Foil - Flat Water, Tiny boards and Rivers!
The Americas Cup contenders aren't the only ones making history on foils this week, the world of SUP Foiling has seen some incredible developments, that might mark a turning point in the sports history.
Insane Hydrofoil Vortex - Captured Underwater!
Watch as Kai Lenny creates his own mini tornadoes underwater, as he silently cruises by with this hydrofoil.
Twenty Five Dogs. One Stand Up Paddle Board!
That's a lot of dogs for a single board, but with none-other than the legendary 'Dog Whisperer' Chris De Aboitiz on board - it happened this week in the town of 1770.
BIC is now SIC, and SIC is now BIC - Big Brand Buyout!
High performance meets high volume in this merger between two SUP companies, famous for different reasons.
The second generation Hydrofoils have hit SUP - Naish Thrust
Not just for surfing, this foil from Naish brings the age-old SUP/Windsurf combo board into the new age.
The Vaz Brothers Score an Indo Ripper on "The Find"
It's steep, it's sketchy, and its shallow. The Vaz brothers join Felippe Gaspar and Lucas Medeiros for a session in Indonesia.
SUP Surfing Lizard Island with a Couple of Monkeys.
Up on the Northern end of the Great Barrier Reef, lies an island named in the 1700's by Captain Cook. He called it Lizard Island, because there were nothing by Lizards inhabiting it - now there's two monkeys too.
Beginner Stand Up Paddleboarding Tips
Are you're interested in learning to Stand Up Paddle but just don't know where to start? The best way to learn is to book a SUP lesson from an accredited Stand Up Paddle trainers in your area but to get you started we've come up with some beginners tips
Will Foiling become a Division at your next Surf Comp?
Downwind hydrofoiling hasn't really 'taken off', so to say... But surfing? Holes are being drilled in surf SUPs everywhere!
What's all the fuss about with Hydrofoils?
Why are these things causing such a stir in the Stand Up Paddling world? And it is worth giving a foil a try?
SUP Polo coming to Terrigal Lakes - Try it out!
Two teams. Two Goals. One Ball. Weird Paddles with holes cut in them. SUP Polo is coming to Terrigal Lake, and you can try it out!
Someone Shaped Dogman a Pro Model, and it RIPS!
Fat up top, skinny down the tail, and kinda short. No we're not talking about Dogman, but his new board!
SUP Racing: Get into it this winter!
Winter is racing season here in Australia - and if you've never entered a stand up paddling event before, now is the perfect time to get started!
The Pivot Turn
Turns are a fast and efficient way of turning up to 180 degrees or more. They are used in general paddling but also in races to perform buoy turns and turning to catch waves whilst SUP surfing.
Highlights from the 12 Towers Downwinder.
200 paddlers. 25 knots. A 3 foot swell and a stand-out team of organisers pulled together a highlight in the 2017 SUP calendar. The 12 Towers.
Three Takeaways from Chris Bertish's Incredible SUP Crossing
While you might not fancy spending 93 days at sea. You can certainly take something way from this monumental journey by stand up paddle board.
Zephyr SUP Tours go paddling in the Cocos Keeling Attol
The crew from the Cocos Islands are back this winter, with a whole new SUP based holiday package around the Coco Keeling atoll.
Cheeky Racoon Tries to Steal Stand Up Paddlers Lunch
Think your lunch is safe while paddling? Think again!! This Racoon tries to make off with a dry bag filled with snacks.
Bertish is about to catch one final runner to the beach...
He's on the home stretch now - with a week to go and a board getting lighter by the day, Chris Bertish KNOWS he's going to make it across the Atlantic.
New Boards for the Unstoppable Toby Cracknell - Infinity
With the motivation and financial backing that a new sponsor brings, Toby Cracknell promises to be faster, more consistent and on our screens a whole lot more in 2017.
Fun SUPping in Miserable Conditions with Jackson Close.
Don't let the mid-season swell get you down! SUP's are always fun, no matter how good the waves are.
Below Freezing: A SUP Adventure in Norway
Watch this incredible journey two stand up paddlers made through Norway in the middle of winter, and you will never need air conditioning again!
Core Boardsports signs on to support HIF Victorian SUP Title
Surfing Victoria is proud to announce Core Boardsports, Geelong's leading board sports retailer has signed on to support the HIF Victorian SUP Titles in 2017.
Blue Planet Mentawai's SUP Trip - April 2nd - 13th
Your opportunity to SUP the Mentawai's this April - get in quick spots are limited!
Get Ready for the New Face of Pro Paddling - the APP.
With fresh investors, a unified world tour and promises of the biggest 2017 season Stand Up Paddling has ever seen, the APP is coming out swinging the big guns!