News and Stories from Around the World from Starboard SUP

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Fiona Wylde is World’s Number 2 Ranked Women SUP Racer

April 28, 2017

In an extremely grueling race that had a bit of everything, Fiona Wylde put in a impressive performance that saw her dueling it out with pre-race favourite and defending Carolina Cup Champion, Annabel Anderson. Fellow Dream Team rider Olivia also charged hard to finish 3rd.   “I’m overjoyed! I love stand up paddling, competing and […]

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Tanvi Jagadish from India wrap up from the Carolina Cup

April 28, 2017

Starboard decided to help young 17 old Indian SUPer Girl Tanvi Jagadish to complete the Carolina Cup, a mission started by Hawaiian racer April Zilg. She was provided with an Allstar racing board to train and compete on and the missing 500 usd to complete the crowdfunding goal set by April Zilg. This is her […]

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Kerama Blue Cup – Race Report by Daniel Hasulyo

April 28, 2017

Kerama Blue Cup at Zamami Island, Japan, has been by far one of the most professionally run and broadcasted events I have ever entered. There was the national Sport television doing a full live show, with complete 6 person camera crew, 2 drones flying around, and 2 famous MCs (comedians) to make it exciting for everyone! […]

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Sonni wins 24k Air France Paddle Festival in Tahiti.

April 12, 2017

Last weekend saw the victory of German Sonni Honscheid, the latest addition to Starboard’s racing Dream Team in the fourth edition of the Air France Paddle Festival in Papeete, Tahiti. Sonni’s power and technique let her finish well ahead of the other female competitors but also several of the men taking part in the competition. […]

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Zane Schweitzer is the Ultimate Waterman again in 2017

April 10, 2017

For the second year in a row, Maui’s Zane Schweitzer has been crowned The Ultimate Waterman, prevailing in a test of skill, strength and spirit that has seen eight athletes tackle eight disciplines in nine days, throughout the Southland region of New Zealand. Needing to finish no worse than fourth in the final discipline, Schweitzer […]

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World Water Day 22 March

March 23, 2017

Let’s come together today for World Water Day 2017 and let’s lead the change that inspires others to do the same. World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk […]

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Starboard dominates long distance at Maui Pro AM

March 14, 2017

The Starboard Dream Team performed strong on the first stop of the 2017 APP Racing World tour taking first and second place for men and women in the long distance 8 mile race down a windless Maliko Run. Michael Booth after having won only a week ago in Noosa, Australia dominates once again the long […]

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Michael Booth wins overall at Australia’s Noosa Surf Festival

March 08, 2017

The 2016 SUP revelation and Dream Team rider, Michael Booth won the long distance race and joined with a third place on the beach race took narrowly home the overall SUP Race title at the week-long Noosa Surf Festival 2017. The SUP racing in fun sized waves made it a lot more exiting for the […]

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3 x World Champion Izzi Gomez wins at Sunset Beach Pro

February 24, 2017

Sunset Beach delivers great conditions for a spectacular finals day that saw dramatic action from start to finish and Champions crowned at Stop #1 of the 2017 APP World Tour. The day started out with anxiety for organizers as there was only small surf on offer at daybreak, with the next swell scheduled to arrive […]

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111.8 miles in 24 hours for new world record on flatwater

February 24, 2017

111.8 miles (or 179.92 kms) in 24 hours paddled by Robert Norman, the new official world record holder on flat water. Robert realized this record on a Starboard Sprint Unlimited with a QB paddle. Congratulations to the young Floridian on breaking the world record held until now by Seychelle Hattingh since a year ago when she […]

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NZ SUP Nationals 2017 coming up in March

February 23, 2017

Aotearoa New Zealand. Land of the Long White Cloud, world champions and the infamous Kiwi ingenuity. Where Starboards rule the beaches and the Ace is Queen. If you need to see it to believe it, and you’re up for a challenge before the Northern Hemisphere season kicks off, come and join the Kiwis 11-12 March […]

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Ganges SUP a success: knowing the Ganga

February 07, 2017

What? GangesSUP is a record breaking, world’s first descent of the entire length of the river Ganges by stand up paddleboard. An expedition for purpose, the vision and mission of this journey is to empower awareness and advocacy for cleaner water, via adventure.  On 3rd October 2016, the expedition kicked off on foot in Gaumukh, […]

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