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Esperanza Barreras

April 16, 2023
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

It's not even summer yet, but the temperature in southern Spain pushed past 30°C for this weekend's Sevilla SUP Festival aka week 2 of the Euro Tour. With the course set at 12km, the water set at dead flat and the sky as blue as a berry, it was always going to be a tough one. And making his season debut in similarly hot fashion was Noic Garioud.

April 10, 2023
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

They have more events, more athletes and more podiums. And most importantly: more kids. Led by Espe and Duna, Spain is probably already number one in the world in women's racing. In the men's, the Spaniards still lack a Titou-like superstar, but overall they're seriously close to dethroning the Frenchies as the powerhouse of Europe.

November 4, 2022
by Christopher Parker (@wheresbossman)

Spain's Duna Gordillo has upset her teammate Espe Barreras while 16-year-old Shuri "Shrimpy" Araki from Japan overpowered Titou and Boothy to win gold in the ISA distance race in Puerto Rico today. Duna crossed the line in utter disbelief before being mobbed by her teammates, producing some of the most iconic images of the event...