Category Archives: Competitions

Corinth Canal Paddle Crossing 2016 Recap Video

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 […]

Starboard Hasulyo Brothers Win 220 km Race

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 […]

Naish Maliko Shines in Victoria Cup

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 […]

Canada Freestyle Kiteboarding Competition

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. […]

"Chasing Gold" SUP Movie Premieres

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 […]

Starboard Rider Wins Five Consecutive Eurotour Events

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 […]

Kai Lenny Sets Record at M2O Paddle Race

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 […]

Starboard Rider Wins Fastest Paddler on Earth Competition

Starboard racer, Connor Baxter, won the Fastest Paddler on Earth competition at the Lost Mills SUP event in Germany riding the Starboard Sprint. Video of his win can be seen in the Facebook video above from SUP Racer. Starboard released this statement from Baxter about his incredible win: "As it got close for me to go [...]

Santa Cruz Paddlefest at Steamer Lane

We are thrilled to be a sponsor of Santa Cruz Paddlefest this year! The event is held yearly in beautiful Santa Cruz and features three competitions. Steamer Lane (March 18th-20th) Steamer Lane is the main event at Paddlefest; you won't want to miss it if you can make it! There are three surf competitions (broken [...]

2015 Tahoe SUP Classic

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 […]

2014 Tahoe Fall Classic Video

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 King of the Air

"This week the 24 of the world's best kiteboarders had to wait for the right conditions and 2nd February '14 was finally the day. Big Bay turned into a playground for the pro's as they showed the crowd the highest jumps and sickest tricks they had up their [wetsuit]sleeve!" This short film gives you an [...]

Bryan Lake: PKRA World Racing Champ!!!!

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 […]

What is Kiteboarding?

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 […]

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 […]

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.