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The World Series picks up again in Germany next week, as World’s best descend on Fehmarn

The Camp David World Cup of SUP to kick off next weekend in Fehmarn, Germany

Fehmarn, Germany will be the new host location of this year’s Camp David World Cup of SUP, stop number 3 of the 2014 Stand Up World Series and Stop 4 of the European Cup. This $25,000 World Series event will kick off next Friday 18th July, as the World’s best descend upon Northern Germany for an event to remember, as the World Series picks back up where it left off in Abu Dhabi back in April.
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Zane Schweitzer and Noelani Sach claim victory at Stop 3 of the European Cup in Finland

Zane Schweitzer makes it 3 from 3 on the European Cup by taking the win in Finland

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) puts on another impressive performance at Stop 3 of the European Cup presented by Starboard by winning the long distance race and placing 2nd in the sprints, earning him his 3rd straight win on the Cup. This result has made him now untouchable on the European Cup Ratings.
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Finland to open its arms to amongst the Worlds best for Stop 3 of the European Cup

Sieravuori SUP Masters in Finland plays host to Stop 3 of the European Cup

This weekend will see some of the World’s best racers congregate up in the beautiful region of Sieravuori, Finland for stop number 3 of the European Cup presented by Starboard.
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Turtle Bay Partnership, European Cup, Japan and US Trilogy news

Turtle Bay steps up to become Official Resort of the Stand Up World Tour & Series

In a multi year commitment, Turtle Bay Resort has stepped up to become an Official Tour & Series Partner and establish itself not only as the Headquarters to the Waterman League, but also the Official Resort of both the Stand Up World Tour and Stand Up World Series.
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Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer Talks about Winning Oleron

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Congratulations again to Zane Schweitzer for his outstanding performance in Oleron, France. Zane provides us with his feedback on the event, the lead up to participating and his exciting trip to the 1st position on the podium. Continue reading ‘Starboard’s Zane Schweitzer Talks about Winning Oleron’

Zane Schweitzer reigns supreme at Stop 2 of the European Cup in Oleron Island

Zane Schweitzer makes it two from two on the European Cup, winning Oleron & Bilbao

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) puts on another stellar performance today to secure another win here at Stop 2 of the European Cup presented by Starboard: the Oleron Island Paddle Challenge. With a 3rd place in the Long distance race yesterday, Zane stepped up on Day 2 of the event to secure a win in the sprint racing, duplicating his results from Bilbao and notching up another well deserved victory.
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Titouan Puyo and Cecile Gondre take Day 1 of the Oleron Island Paddle Challenge, France

Titouan Puyo continues his charge to take the win on Day 1 of the Oleron event

Titouan Puyo (Starboard) continues his charge today at the beautiful Island of Oleron in France by taking the win on day one of the Oleron Island Stand Up Paddle Challenge, stop number 2 of the European Cup, presented by Starboard. A relatively slow start, saw Titouan gradually build momentum through the race and then step up into overdrive over the second half of the course to take the win in one of the first true downwinders of the season.
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Zane Schweitzer & Angela Jackson are victorious at the 1st stop of the European Cup in Bilbao

Zane Schweitzer overcomes the odds to secure the well deserved win in Bilbao

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) arrived at night on Friday, without his boards and paddles to take part in this weekends event and traveling all the way from Tahiti. Despite the borrowed board and paddle and travel exhaustion, Zane put on a strong performance on Day 1 to secure an impressive 3rd place in the Sprint Racing, especially considering the caliber of the competition.
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Casper Steinfath and Angela Jackson are victorious on Day 1 in Spain

Casper Steinfath steps up in the sprint Finals to take the win on Day 1 of the Iberdrola World SUP Challenge

Casper Steinfath (Naish) looked strong all day today at the Iberdrola World SUP Challenge, Stop #1 on the 2014 European Cup, and peaked in the Final, to break away from the pack and take the win at the all important day 1 of heat elimination Sprint Racing. Continue reading ‘Casper Steinfath and Angela Jackson are victorious on Day 1 in Spain’

European Cup to kick off this weekend in Bilbao in the Basque Country of Spain

Bilbao is to kick off the European Cup Series this weekend, as tension mounts

Stop number one of the 2014 European Cup presented by Starboard will kick off this weekend in the beautiful Basque Country of Spain, as many of the World’s best athletes descend upon the dramatic European City of Bilbao to do battle.
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Surftech Jay Race Hits the Water in One Month


Surftech Jay Race
Expects Record Number of Entries

With the 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race set to hit the water in just one month, excitement is building for one of the best paddleboard races of the season. Competitors from all over California and as far away as Hawaii and Australia are in the midst of their training in preparation for what has become known as Northern California’s top paddleboard race. Continue reading ‘Surftech Jay Race Hits the Water in One Month’

European Cup just 3 weeks away and Japan event announced

European Cup to provide not only a Series Title, but also 2014 European Champions

The European Cup will provide a prestigious Title for the Sport of Stand Up Paddling, as the World’s best paddlers congregate in Europe for a dynamic Series of events spanning Europe during June and July.
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Connor Baxter Soars to 3rd Olukai Ho’olaule’a Win

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The 2014 Olukai Ho’olaule’a was a great event. It might not be obvious to everyone there, but the Olukai team invests maybe as much time in doing a community service as it does on the race days. This year as they closed out their 6th annual Ho’olaule’a they shared a giveback day at Kaheawa Wind mills. More than 75 of the OluKai ‘Ohana planted 30 Koa trees. As the racers headed home, the Olukai ohana was hard at work. Mahalo, from one of the “Maui Boyz.” Continue reading ‘Connor Baxter Soars to 3rd Olukai Ho’olaule’a Win’

Wet Feet/ Blue Planet WPA Race Sunset Beach to Haleiwa on June 7th, registration now open!

Wet Feet/Blue Planet Surf WPA Hawaii Regional Championships Race

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RACE REGISTRATION ONLINE NOW:
WORLD PADDLE ASSOCIATION 4th ANNUAL HAWAII REGION NATIONAL RACE
Stand Up and Prone Paddlers and Friends Welcomed to Sunset Beach, Oahu
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Registration Open for 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race

The Surftech Jay Race is a unique event offering prone and stand up paddlers the opportunity to honor and pay tribute to Jay Moriarity, an individual who affected countless lives with his positive attitude and fearless approach to big wave surfing. Continue reading ‘Registration Open for 13th Annual Surftech Jay Race’