Stand Up Paddle News
A Short History of the Merimbula Classic (and the poster)
Almost as famous as the event itself, the Mambo Poster (as it was formerly/still known) is a living legend, drawn by a bloke named Stan Squire.
Paddling ski and SUP making waves on the Gold Coast
In good news for board riders, SUP is now joining surf ski in a combined event at the 2016 Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games (JPPMG) on the Gold Coast to be held on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November.
Join the Game of Foams at the Merimbula Classic
If you're into fun downwinders, testing new boards and surfing pristine beachies, then the Merimbula Classic is the event for you!!
Shark attacks - are you a target?
While sharks are scary, so are stand up paddle boards, so here's three reasons why you are NOT going to be attacked by a shark on your next session, or the one after that, or the one 5 days from now.
Are you wasting your time with sunscreen?
Smearing that sunscreen all over your face this summer might be a fruitless endeavor.
Starboard are going Green in a BIG way!
Don't worry, the traditional 'Starboard Blue' colour scheme stays, it's board production and shipping that's going green with Starboard, and Director Svein Rasmussen is shouting it from the rooftops.
Be at the 2016 Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games
Compete in sailing, ski, SUP and outrigger canoeing at the 10th biennial Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, to be held 4 - 13 November 2016, on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
Red Bull Water Maze Returns to the Gold Coast
After a successful launch event in 2015, the Red Bull Water Maze returns to Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast in November - bigger and better than before!
Your 'choppy day' is cute. Compared to this!
These whitewater paddlers tackle some of the most extreme conditions possible on a stand up paddle board...
Forget bikes - SUP's are the way to get around Copenhagen!
The waterway cutting Copenhagen in half is the perfect oasis for the metropolitan SUP paddler. Interesting, clean enough to swim in and full of great things to see...
Twenty One SUP Models in Maui - JP's got the right stuff...
Watch the new 2017 SUP range from JP in action in their promo clip shot on Maui, and around the incredible coastline of Croatia.
West OZ Downwinder Week Is On Again - Bigger than EVER!
It's on again, and it's going to be huge! West OZ Downwind Week is five SUP Events held in the first week of December, each unique and each making the most of the clockwork seabreeze that hits WA in summer.
SUP Blows away from paddler - with child on board!
This scary story highlights the importance of wearing a leash, and it's backed up by an equally scary video filmed right here in Australia.
Share. Explore. Laugh. Surf. Live. SUP.
Fanatic have launched their 2017 line of Stand Up Paddling equipment, and to show it off they've brought together every facet of the this great sport in one amazing video. You'll be impressed!
Balmoral SUP X Delivers the Perfect Weekend Race
Set amongst the oh-so-Australian backdrop of Balmoral, 40 stand up paddlers embarked on on a race that sums up the Aussie weekend paddling scene beautifully.
SUP Instructors Required in WA
Are you a qualified Stand Up Paddle instructor or avid SUPer who is interested in working part-time outdoors over the summer season?
The Race to Cross the Atlantic by SUP - It's happening!
It'll be South Africa VS France in the race to cross the Atlantic by SUP - a 7000km journey that will take four months.
Five of the Greatest Stand Up Paddlers Who Shaped SUP.
The sport of Stand Up Paddling wouldn't be the same without these 5 influential paddlers, who have helped shape the exciting world of SUP today.
SUP provides ultimate Airshow vantage point!
Watch an airshow from right below the action, thanks to a small group of stand up paddlers who paddled underneath the RAF Red Arrows at Falmouth Week in the UK.
The Brazilian Takeover is Coming to Sup
Luiz Diniz is a guy who's bringing the 'Brazilan Takeover' to the stand up paddle world, and he's not even competing in the Stand Up World Tour yet!
Imagine paddling out to the lineup on THIS!
Jamie O'Brien drops into some bombs on the North Shore, in a KAYAK!
SUPIN'do - Caio Vaz Surfs Indo like a World Champ
Not a ripple on the water. Peeling beachie barrels. World SUP surfing champ with a custom under his feet. Watch this incredible display of surfing from Caio Vaz in Indonesia!
Where does Dogman find all these couches to surf?
Another couch, another wave, and a mate to share the fun with - join Dogman and Ploon for another couch surfing adventure on the NSW coast!
How To Stop Your Feet From Cramping On A SUP
Every stand up paddler experiences foot cramps when they start- good news! Fixing it is as easy as applying a few techniques.
3 Paddlers. Epic Conditions. Good Things Happen in Three's
"The three things you should know that went into making this clip... Geoff Breen, Dogman and Jackson Close. Keahi de Aboitiz can fly a drone. There are three fins on a thruster. Three is a magic number."
Proven: SUP is the cure you've been looking for.
French doctors have proven, and published a paper sharing the secret that every stand up paddler already knew. Stand Up Paddling (or being in the ocean in general) is good for both body and soul.