Paddlecast #010: Noic “Chicken” Garioud talks travel, training and why he stubbornly refused to try SUP in the early days
New Caledonia's 17-year-old superstar Noïc Garioud dropped by the Paddlecast studio for a chat while on holidays in Australia. We talked travel, training and why he stubbornly REFUSED to try stand up paddling in the early days. Plus: What it's like to compete against guys like Boothy and Titou. Noïc has quickly established himself as one of the best downwind paddlers on the planet, and last year he had some breakout performances on flat water to cement his position in the top tier of the sp
Starboard Sweep: Fiona Wylde, Connor Baxter claim victory at the Gorge
Connor Baxter and Fiona Wylde have made it a clean sweep for Team Starboard at the Gorge Paddle Challenge in Hood River, Oregon today. Fiona, the three-time defending champ, was once again unstoppable as her home course turned on the downwind conditions. Fiona's fourth-straight DD crown cemented her reputation as not only the Queen of Hood River but also one of the most-tale
Brekkie Bites 018: Martin Vitry, Melanie Lafenetre dominate in France.
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Highlights from the Inaugural Sunova Super-Duper International Invitational Masters Series Pro-Am FUN RACE in Thailand…
RACE REPLAY: The Inaugural Super-Duper SUNOVA Open Invitational Pro-Am FUN RACE! It was a truly historic day for SUP at the recent "INAUGURAL SUPER-DUPER OPEN INVITATIONAL PRO-AM FUN RACE" in Thailand. Sit back and enjoy the spectacle with Sunova Surfboards …and turn up the sound for some bonus commentary from Boss Man Posted by The […]
Zamami: Sonni Honscheid Goes Five Straight; Connor Baxter Outlasts Young Gun Garioud
In brief: Sonni Honscheid has continued her unbeaten streak in season 2018 to five events after claiming the Kerama Blue Cup on Japan's Zamami Island. Sonni was too strong yet again, however yesterday's win wasn't as dominant as her previous four after home nation hero Yuka Sato gave
There must be something in the water in New Caledonia 🤔
There must be something in the water in New Caledonia. The small, semi-autonomous Pacific island nation with a population of just 278000 (98.85% smaller than Australia's) took home an incredible four of the top five men's spots in yesterda