Chris is a Digital Marketing Specialist based out of Ballito, South Africa and also an avid Stand-Up Paddle racer. When he's not working or competing he teaches SUP lessons near home at Emmarentia Dam and educates communities about sustainability & environmental awareness. Also known for making an epic cup of coffee!


Foil With Us to Paris and LA Olympic Games

Starboard’s windsurfing designs were just awarded with 2 Olympic disciplines towards the Paris and LA Olympic Games. Our next goal is to work with clubs and associations worldwide to strengthen Junior and Youth Windsurfing.   It’s a tremendous responsibility and the most exciting challenge yet for our Starboard group. We are here to help redefine…


Starboard’s Hard Paddle Board R&D

Winning more stand up paddling race and surf constructors titles than any other brand over the last 10 years is a testament to Starboard’s immensely rigorous hard paddle board R&D program. For us, good enough is simply not enough. Together with our World Champion team riders, talented product developers and world-class shapers we aim to…


Behind the Making of SUP Paddles

Ever wondered how paddle board paddles are made? Get a glimpse through this photo story of behind the making of SUP paddles. Starboard has over the years built hundreds of thousands of paddles, we see this as good training.     “Good enough is not enough”     We have learned that “good enough is…