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!

2018 Mynavi SUP Japan Cup

20 September – Last weekend saw Asia’s biggest race take over Chigasaki in Japan: The 4th annual Mynavi SUP Japan Cup was a great event, with over 300+ amateurs and a dozen international stars combining with a solid typhoon swell to create an entertaining spectacle. There were some really interesting stories, from the sheer number of…

MINI X SUPBroz

Thailand based SUPBROz are currently in preparation for the upcoming 10th Anniversary SUP 11 City Tour, where they hope to set a Guinness World Record with more than 1000 paddlers. The Hungarian brothers have now secured MINI Thailand as their official vehicle sponsor for the upcoming period, supporting them with the latest MINI COUNTRYMAN COOPER…

Team Starboard Attempt Yukon 1000

The Yukon 1000 (1600km) is the World’s longest paddle race where they allow stand up paddlers to compete as well, making it arguably the toughest endurance SUP race in the world. It’s no doubt that Bart de Zwart was among the few competitors on the start line, alongside race partner Ike Frans (Netherlands), racing for…