In late 2018, for a brief moment there, the eyes of every SUP racing fan in the world were locked on one young man: Guilherme dos Reis from Brazil. Guilherme, or just "Gui" as he's known, was leading the final of the Pacific Paddle Games aka the biggest race of the year. The traditional "Super Bowl" event that took over from the Battle of the Paddle and kept southern California as the centre of the sport for a few more years. It was a big deal.
PanAms in Panama: Brazil and Argentina win gold, Canada’s comeback queen qualifies for Santiago 2023
With all the buzz building ahead of next weekend's big double header in Carolina and Spain, let's not forget that another important event is happening right now... The Pan American Surfing Games - sort of like the "ISA Worlds of the Americas" - are being held in Panama this week as a second-chance qualifier for the 2023 PanAm Games in Santiago, Chile - sort of like the "Olympics of the Americas"
While the youth seem to get all the attention these days, one of the key narratives of Season 2023 will be the comebacks. And in the women's sport, we have three of the biggest names ever making a return.
The Pan American Games were held in Peru this week. The event is known as the "Olympics of the Americas" and welcomed stand up paddlers for the first time in its 68-year history. The performances of Connor Baxter and Brazil's Lena Ribeiro, the inaugural gold m
Connor Baxter has won gold for Team USA at the Pan-Am Games in Peru this morning, overpowering home-nation hero Itzel Delgado and the smiling assassin from Brazil, Vinnicius Martins, to claim a historic victory at the fi