Team NSP's Duna Gordillo, the Spanish sensation who took gold at last year's ISA Worlds, has become the first paddler to defeat the almighty Espe Barreras in a distance race since...Duna Gordillo.
Team Quickblade sweeps the women's "Graveyard" race as Kim Barnes wins the 2023 Carolina Cup ahead of Candice Appleby, Duna Gordillo, Laura Quetglas and Stephanie Shideler. Kim is one of the most underrated paddlers on the planet and finally gets the Carolina victory she deserves after years on the lower steps of the podium.
It's going to be a big weekend as the iconic Carolina Cup returns for its 12th edition while in Spain the ill-timed World SUP Festival will attract a strong field to week three of the Euro Tour. Between these two events, half a dozen of the world's best will make their season debuts and setup a series of sensational skirmishes. Here are the big names to watch...
After missing all of season 2022 with a serious shoulder injury, former world number one, 3x world champ and all-round ambassador for the sport Fiona Wylde will make her long-awaited return to racing at the Euro Tour in Spain next week.