As the global social and sporting shutdown caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus continues, we're beginning to see more and more SUP races affected. Europe is increasingly under lockdown, while virtually all countries are enacting draconian restrictions on travel and public gatherings that have made most stand up paddle events impossible to run. Here are the latest updates as of Monday 17 March. This story is quickly evolving so check back for regular updates...
Majors postponed: Tahiti’s Air France Paddle Festival and Brazil’s Aloha Spirit Festival on hold due to coronavirus
In brief: The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect the world of stand up paddling, with the beginning of the international season all but on hold after several events were forced to cancel or postpone. The
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Check out this amazing aerial video from the Aloha Spirit Festival, which was held in Ilhabela, Brazil a couple of weeks ago. Is it just m
How's this for a race? Check out this drone footage of the mass start at a recent SUP race in Brazil. This is from the 'Aloha Spirit' Paddle Festival, which, as the name suggests, is a combina
The Aloha Spirit festival was held just north of Rio de Janeiro on the weekend and, in another sign that SUP is growing very strong in Brazil, attracted over 200 paddlers despite the uncharacteristically gloomy skies.