The Corinth Canal Paddle Crossing 2016 took place at the end of October hosting more than 300 participants. The Greek canal is 6343-meters long and during the race vessel traffic through the canal was shut off for two hours. The event was put on by organizers in cooperation with Hellenic Canoe-Kayak and SUP federation. The race included paddlers […]
Brothers, Bruno and David Hasulyo won first and second place in the SUP 11-Cities Ultimate Challenge Tour yesterday in the Netherlands. The five day race began on Wednesday, September 7th and finished on Sunday. The race totals 220 km (about 137 miles) and as the name suggests, winds its way through 11 different cities along Holland’s […]
The Victoria Cup occurred this past May, but a recent video from Naish shows off their team’s success at the competition, as well as the beauty that is the Naish Javelin Maliko race board. If you can’t ride a board before purchasing, it’s nice to at least see video of it in action for an idea […]
Our friendly neighbors to the north hosted the Canada Freestyle Kiteboarding Championship, also called 2016 Kite Clash this past weekend. The event took place over the course of 3 days with competitions in freestyle, big air, and best trick. The competition included divisions for juniors (under 18 years old), men, masters (over 35 years old) and women’s. […]
The World Premiere of SUP movie, “Chasing Gold” occurred last Friday at the Lido Theater in Newport Beach. The film is up for movie of the year at the 2016 SUP Awards. Directed by Brent Deal, the movie follows the American team of the International Surfing Association’s World SUP and Paddleboard Championships in 2015. The American team […]
Kai Lenny isn’t the only professional paddle board racer making news this month with Starboard rider Leonard Nika winning five events in a row in the Eurotour. Nika’s latest achievement was taking first place in the São Jorge 2 Pico Challenge in Portugal. The race takes place between two of the region’s islands, Pico and São […]
Naish rider, Kai Lenny has a lot to celebrate this week after not only coming in first place at the Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard Championship, but also setting a new world record in the race. Lenny finished the race in four hours and seven minutes. The previous record was held by Starboard’s Connor Baxter […]
We did it again! We attended the 2015 Tahoe Classic in Lake Tahoe yet again and we had a great time! Our very own Jason Lee and Steve Nyswonger competed in the 22 mile stand up paddle race across beautiful Lake Tahoe. Jason competed on the SIC X14 Pro and Steve on the 2015 Javelin […]
On September 14th, 2014 Jason Lee, Peter Johnson and Steve Nyswonger competed in the 2014 Tahoe Fall Classic 22-mile stand-up paddleboard race. This is a compilation of videos taken of the race, along with videos of their friends and family during their time in South Lake Tahoe.
Red Bull Soulwave originated in Germany and was held every year from 1995 to 2005 in the Danish coastal town of Klitmøller — the ultimate surf spot. Red Bull Denmark revived the SUP/windsurf competition in Denmark in 2012.
December 10, 2012Cabrinha is proud to announce team rider Bryan Lake is the new PKRA World Tour Racing Champion!Lake blasted through racecourses around the globe on his Crossbow LW’s lofting into 1St place on the PKRA World Racing Tour. Bryan was a regular on the podium facing stiff competition. At 20+ pounds heavier than his […]
Newport Beach, CA (April 18, 2012) – Every year the world's best paddle boarders gather in Hawaii to contest the Molokai-2-Oahu World Championship of Paddle boarding. To claim the world title, the winner must cross one of the world's most treacherous bodies of water, the 32 mile Ka'iwi channel, aptly named the 'channel of bones'. […]
The PKRA Racing Kiteboard World Tour & Freestyle Pro 2011 began today in beautiful Riviera Maya, Mexico. A large number of participants from all around the world made their way to the beach in front of Mamita’s Beach Bar last night to register for a chance to compete against some of the best kiteboarding athletes […]
The Stand Up World Tour will come to a close in Hilo Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii, December 10th through 19th. The Hawaii Island Finals will give a dramatic ending to a spectacular year for the tour. Check out the teaser. Coming into the finals with a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, Kai […]
Simply, kiteboarding is awesome, but we're wagering you may want a somewhat more in-depth explanation! If you've ever seen someone windsurfing, you'll know that the wind, plus a surfboard, can be a combination that creates an incredibly fast and exhilarating experience. However, what happens when you add a kite, instead of a sail? Well, we'll […]
Kevin Langeree was optimistic that physical therapy and rest would be enough to stabilize his knee. Looks like that was a bit too optimistic. Kevin will be going under the knife shortly to repair the damage. We wish Kevin a speedy recovery!
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 […]
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 […]