Coronavirus updates: Here’s the latest from Carolina, Europe, Tahiti and Brazil
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...
Chased by the Midnight Sun – The Story of the Yukon River Quest (NOW STREAMING)
What motivates someone to paddle 715km down a long, cold and very lonely river in the Canadian wilderness? And what happens to the body and mind when they do? Follow eight stand up paddlers as they attempt the longest annual paddle race in the world, the Yukon River Quest… Enjoying the […]
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
Here’s how the coronavirus is impacting the world of SUP (UPDATE: races postponed in Europe, Asia, USA, Tahiti and Brazil; Carolina at risk)
Rolling coverage of the impact the coronavirus is having on stand up paddle events, athletes and industry.
WATCH: Quick highlights from the 12 Towers “Foil Muster”
View this post on Instagram 12 Towers FOIL MUSTER! 🤠🦅 Last weekend saw Australia's largest foil gathering to date, with 18 fanatics flying 17km along the Gold Coast's open ocean at *average* speeds of up to 24km/h. Fun times 🤘 Here's a few shots from the finish ft. @james__casey, @dontfollowmejacko and Guy from @surffx. Well […]
World number one Olivia Piana joins French brand “ITIWIT” to collaborate on new boards & products for the masses
World number one Olivia Piana is embarking on a major new project this season, with the Frenchwoman set to announce a partnership with French brand "ITIWIT" to develop new inflatable boards and other SUP products to help make the sport more accessible to the ma
Welcome to “The ONE Review” — SUP Racer’s new weekly recap show (first up: The 12 Towers)
Welcome to SUP Racer’s new weekly recap show, The ONE Review. Paul Jackson from ONE Ocean Sports joins us in the SUP Racer podcast studio to recap the big 12 Towers Ocean Festival. Young guns, grassroots and some epic drone footage. You can also listen to The ONE Review on “Paddlecast” via Spotify and Apple […]