Connor Baxter wins the overall in Barcelona

Congratulations to Connor Baxter for winning the Long Distance and Sprint races to take the overall win at the first Stand Up World Series event in Barcelona.


Day 1 hosted the long distance 12km technical course with a running beach start. The race was highly attended with over 50 entrants in the mens elite division. Impressive performance from Starboard’s Leonard Nika again as well as Dylan Frick and Zane Schweitzer.

1.  Connor Baxter 0:57:41
2. Vinnisius Martins 0:59:25
3 Leonard Nika 0:59:43
4 Arthur Arutkin 0:59:51
5 Eric Terrien 1:00:19
6 Dylan Frick 1:00:28
7 Kai Lenny 1:00:43
8 Zane Schweizer 1:00:52
9  Casper Steinfath 1:00:56
10 Jake Jensen 1:01:02

Leonard Nika Long Distance SUP Barcelona

Long Distance Coverage:

Total SUP generated live commentary and results throughout the entire event. Check full results here. Total SUP

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Starboard line up


Day 2 hosted the Sprints consisting of a 400 meter triangle course around 2 buoys.

Iberdrola Barcelona Stand Up World Series – Men’s Sprints Results: 

1. Connor Baxter (Starboard)
2. Kai Lenny (Naish)
3. Casper Steinfath (Naish)
4. Zane Schweitzer (Starboard)
5. Arthur Arutkin (Fanatic)
6. Jake Jensen (Starboard)
7. Leonard Nika (Starboard)
8. Claudio Nika (Starboard)

Zane Schweitzer Sprint


Overall Mens Results:

Barcelona Stand Up World Series – Men’s Overall Top 10 Results:
1. Connor Baxter (Starboard)
2. Kai Lenny (Naish)
3. Arthur Arutkin (Fanatic)
4. Leonard Nika (Starboard)
5. Casper Steinfath (Naish)
6. Zane Schweitzer (Starboard)
7. Vinnicius Martins (JP Australia)
8. Dylan Frick (Starboard)
9. Eric Terrien (Bic Sup)
10. Jake Jensen (Fanatic)

Illiana Starboard women SUP Barcelona

Dylan Frick

Starboard's Zane Schweitzer Connor Leading the train at Barcelona


Claudio Nika

Leonard Nika ready for the Sprints


Congratulations to all Starboard athletes for competing in the first of the 2015 Stand Up World Series.

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Photos of the event available: Barcelona SUWS Photos