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8
Jun

Kanumesse SUP Expo 2010 - Germany

The International Paddle Sport trade show took place from October 5th to 7th this year, at the International Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany. The show featured everything having to do with kayaking and canoeing, as well as folding boats, inflatables, paddles, clothing and accessories, and for the second time — an SUP section. Naish was …

8
Jun

SUP in Berlin

Naish Germany SUP forerunner Christian Hahn and sister Corinna made the cover of a local newspaper in Berlin — talking about the benefits of stand-up paddling and how you can do it anytime and anywhere. Christian and Corinna enthusiastically explained how no matter what temperature it is outside, and as long as there is water …

8
Jun

Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar by SUP

Like most great ideas, the idea to cross the Strait of Gibraltar came up while having a beer with some friends. Besides being the second most frequented shipping lane in the world, the strait hosts strong currents and rapidly changing wind conditions. Geographically, the Strait of Gibraltar connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea, …

8
Jun

SUP Homestory - Germany

For all our German SUP fans out there — check out the new teaser for the upcoming Boot Show, happening in Duesseldorf in January: http://www.werbesalon.de/SUP    

8
Jun

Capo Spartivento Challenge - Italy

October 9th was a big day for Chia, on the southwest cape of Sardinia. It was the last stop of the Italian Racing SUP Championship. Due to unfavorable weather conditions, a point-to-point downwind race course was set up. Big waves and high winds made the course difficult, and many riders decided not to race. The …

8
Jun

Primi Naish SUP Race Series - South Africa

The second stop of the Primi Naish SUP Race Series visited Simonstown, South Africa on the 17th of October. Calm seas and zero wind made perfect conditions for the 18 competitors racing the 6 km course. Andreas v B had the lead, but in the end he finished a respectable 2nd (Naish Glide 14’0” Javelin). …

8
Jun

Product Feature - Momentum

The Momentum offers absolute versatility thanks to smooth edging, balanced power, easy control, consistent planing and limitless performance potential. Introduced last year, the Momentum has already become the most sought after range. While the Momentum was initially built with the wakestyle rider in mind, it has also taken its place in the market as a …

8
Jun

Sam Light on the Cover and the Web

Sam Light is on fire! Check him out on the newest cover of Kitesurf Magazine France. Sam has also recently launched his own website. Besides featuring videos, a photo gallery and coaching information, Sam is holding a video contest for groms under 16 to showcase their enthusiasm and dedication to the sport. The winner will …

25
May

Extreme Academy - BSUPA 2010 Series Finals - Cornwall

Watergate Bay, Cornwall will be the site of the final SUP showdown of the year, the weekend of October 16th and 17th. With no wave competitions this year, Watergate Bay will see the best wave paddleboarders going all out for fame and glory — as well as a chance to become the 2010 BSUPA National …

25
May

German SUP Challenge - Series Final

The 2010 Rip Curl SUP Challenge ended with a big finale event, in Berlin on September 25th. The Tour had a total of 101 participants, distributed over six tour stops — Germany’s largest stand-up paddle tour event. The 2010 Rip Curl SUP Challenge created a link between pros and amateurs in this still young trend …

25
May

Women Fencing Team - SUP Cross Training

Another good example of the benefits of stand-up paddleboarding: a German women’s fencing team has dedicated a week of their winter training to SUP -cross training on stand-up boards, for balance and core training.    

25
May

SUP Days for Girls - Gran Canaria

Stand-up paddleboarding, yoga and stretching were just a few things on the agenda for those who attended the SUP Days for Girls event in Anfi del Mar, Gran Canaria recently. The images from the day speak for themselves — everyone had a blast! Next up: another girls event, on the beach of Las Canteras, Gran …

23
May

1st Hellenic Stand Up Paddle Surfing Challenge

The first SUP Challenge in Greece will take place on October 23rd and 24th, in Athens (Loutsa). The event will start with a downwind race, a sprint and a multiple lap relay, and will end with an Indoboard contest, free competitor’s buffet and a beach party. Naish Greece will be there, presenting the 2011 SUP …

18
May

Jenny Kalmbach - Tahoe Fall Classic

A gorgeous day greeted the paddlers of the 22-mile Fall Classic at Lake Tahoe. The start was at 8 am — with sunshine, warm weather and no wind. Jenny Kalmbach, Naish’s top woman racer, started out in 5th place overall and stayed in that position for most of the race. As she entered the last …

16
May

Mama's Beach Webcam Now Online

Check out all the Maui north shore action — live! Zoom in or out on Ho’okipa and Lanes, use the tilt and pan features to watch the stars get worked on the rocks, waste the boss’ time: http://www.mamasbeachcam.com  

16
May

E...Vento, Italy

The island of Sardinia hosted the San Teodoro E…Vento recently. Naish kite designer Damien Girardin and Naish Pro rider Sam Light flew in to help highlight the 2011 Naish kite collection. Naish Italy’s booth was packed with riders checking out the new kites and boards. The event was a huge success, with warm water and …

16
May

Next Stop: UK

After Italy, Damien and Sam flew up to the UK to visit dealers all over the country, to present the new line and to get some direct feedback from consumers. Check out the interviews, where the guys speak about the different Naish kites and boards: http://www.vimeo.com/15306738 (4 different videos…check them out!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–I2VUYjNEyg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmxlLRQbplU After a …

16
May

Ian and Reo - Back Home

Ian Alldredge and Reo Stevens spent the summer scouring the Southern Hemisphere for epic conditions. Madagascar, Bali and Indo delivered the goods, based on the shots that we are getting teased with. Check the first shots on the covers of: Kiteboarding, Kitesurf UK and Kiteworld. Also, check out this video that Reo made of the …

16
May

Candy Coated Diaries

Looks like going to Portugal means lots of driving. Follow Jalou Langeree and Jo Wilson as they rack up the miles sessioning the best spots! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KY2J4Zdf38      

16
May

H.I. Park Jam

The Hayling Island Park Jam is set for the weekend of October 2nd and 3rd, on HI (Hayling Island) in the UK. Sam Light and the HKA will showcase the best of wake-style and park riding. New obstacles are under construction and on their way to the event site. Riders will be drawn into a …

16
May

Spartivento Challenge

The Spartivento Challenge, presented by Chia Wind Club, will take place at a beach known as “Chia.” There will be two disciplines for the Kiteboarding FISN Cup 2010: racing and wave. Racing will be held October 8th-10th. The waiting period for the wave event will be from October 10th — November 3rd. Registration fee: €40 …

16
May

Austrian Kiteboarding Championship

The Austrian Kiteboarding Championships have successfully been concluded. The kiteboarding competitions were held on Lake Neusiedl. The weather conditions were not perfect, but the organization and the athletes did their very best to reach final standings. Congratulations to Naish team rider Martin Bretschneider, who scored second place in the Kitesurf Freestyle Master division.  

16
May

Introducing - Custom Global

Waveriding Perfection The Naish Custom range offers the industry’s highest-performance shapes, the leading premium construction technology and the most expansive selection. The Global boards are super snappy and versatile. Their responsiveness, speed and drive are unmatched. Charge down the line with constructions and materials developed for the aerospace industry. These technologies have been utilized to …

16
May

Naish Website Online

Check out all the new gear offered for 2011. Catch up with the latest news and see rider’s profiles — all in one place: http://www.naishkites.com    

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