Fiona Wylde claims "Double Downwinder" SUP Title 3x
Hood River Hometown Hero Fiona Wylde claimed her third straight Gorge "Double Downwinder" title after putting on phenomenal performances in the bumps at Saturday's Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge, with the hometown hero holding off a strong field of elite women SUP Racers including Terrene Black, Annie Reickert and French Starboard teammate Amandine Chazot.
New Caledonian native Clement Colmas showed up the big names in downwind paddling with great performances in both downwinder races to finish in an impressive second place overall in the men's elite field after fellow New Caledonian Noic Garioud, who took home the overall title.
Perth Dragon World Series Event
One long hot weekend brought paddlers out in force on the golden sands in Perth as 18 teams prepared to battle it out for the first Dragon World Series of 2019 hosted by Stand Up Surf Shop Freo and Red Paddle Co Australia.
10 Questions first time SUP buyers should ask
Starboard put together some great points to ask before buying your first Stand Up Paddle board.