Category Archives: Kiteboarding News

Battle of the Paddle Results

The 2nd Annual Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle took place last weekend, Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, California. This surf festival brings hundreds of people together to celebrate the Hawaiian culture and lifestyle and the surf culture of both Hawaii and California. Surf legends and […]

Isuzu Austrian Championships: Little Wind̢

The Isuzu Kite, Windsurf and SUP Austrian Championships ‘09 powered by Samsung took place September 25th – 27th at Lake Neusiedl in Posredsdorf. The Naish Stand Up Paddle Austrian Championships provided the “perfect entertainment” when the winds didn’t pick up over the weekend. Saturday featured a fun event on Naish 11’6” boards with 40 participants. […]

    “How To SUP” videos are now available on Dave Kalama and Ashley Baxter help show us the correct method to accomplish the following techniques: Determining Paddle Length Picking Up the Board Standing Up Paddle Techniques Turning Around Laying Down Landing on the Beach The Rules of SUP Getting Over White Water Catching […]

Freestyle Event in Z

The “ Zürich” from September 25th – 27th is the largest freestyle sport-event in Europe. The festivities include FMX, Skateboarding, Free Skiing and Snowboarding. There will be a SUP village on Saffa island brought to you by Naish, O‘Neill, and Nidecker. Twenty SUP boards will be available to try for free from Naish and O‘Neill […]

2009 Haleiwa Joe Race

Haleiwa Joe’s Paddle Race that stretched 5 miles from Waimea to Haleiwa Harbor kicked off on Labor Day weekend, Sunday, September 6th, 2009. The 20th anniversary race began at 11am with approximately 150 competitors. Naish team-riders Michi Schweiger and Bernd Roediger island hopped from Maui to join the Oahu crew. Edmund Pastana and Schweiger made […]

Hawaii Extreme Sports - Oceanic Cable

Tune into OC 16 for Hawaii Extreme Sports and Ocean Paddler TV. They will take you on an adventure around the islands experiencing the hottest extreme sports including surfing, bodyboarding, skateboarding, skydiving and stand-up paddling. Watch for the Naish promotion code in our advertisment, mention it at the Naish Maui Pro-Center or Naish Hawaii on […]

Duke Oceanfest Paddleboard Championship

The annual Duke’s Oceanfest in Waikiki, HI took place last week in support of the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation. Congratulations to Bernd Roediger who was too young to compete in this division but his remarkable time on his 12’ board placed him 2nd in the Male Stand-Up 12’6” division with a time of 1:31:52. In […]

Lake Silvaplana Switzerland

A new SUP video will be posted tomorrow to the Naish website! Check out the beautiful Lake Silvaplana in Switzerland. The breathtaking lake and the remarkable scenery that surrounds it, creates the perfect atmosphere for a paddle boarding trip. Visit Wednesday to admire the tranquility of Silvaplana for yourself.

Lake Silvaplana Stand Up Paddle Day Results

The SUP Day on Lake Silvaplana last Saturday was a resounding success. The weather played along very well although Swiss television had forecasted rain for the entire day. There were 45 people entering the race and all available test boards were out on the lake by 10:15am. Everyone had a blast. Congratulations to the top […]


Maui resident Jessica Alderson has selflessly dedicated the next six months of her life to volunteering in orphanages in Mwanza, Tanzania and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This is a self-funded excursion and Naish is a proud supporter of her journey. Two months ago, the Maui community came together at a bikini carwash to help raise money […]

ISUZU Kite, Windsurf and SUP Austrian Championships ̢

STYLEHUNTERS invites the Austrian kite, windsurfing and SUP community to Podersdorf at Lake Neusiedl, to put their freestyle and race skills to the test from September 25th – 27th 2009. Join the Isuzu, Samsung, Protest, Sportland, Burgenland, Red Bull, kite and windsurfing industry showcase. Admission is free and there will be a variety of exciting […]