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!

Booth Recounts Red Bull Heavy Water

Friday 20th November 2017 – Ocean Beach, San Francisco Arguably the heaviest day ever witnessed in SUP Racing history, Red Bull Heavy Water is now undoubtedly the worlds toughest Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) race. Starboard Dream Team rider, Micheal Booth, was one of the world’s few elite SUP racers to have finished this insane event.…

Insane 2017 Red Bull Heavy Water

Dream Team rider Ryan Funk survives some of the heaviest swell to finish in 2nd place and scores $10,000! Replay the #RedBullHeavyWater action from San Francisco – part 1/3 Replay the #RedBullHeavyWater action from San Francisco – part 2/3 Replay the #RedBullHeavyWater action from San Francisco – part 3/3   You can  read the race…

Booth wins The Mynavi Japan Cup: Recap

The Mynavi Japan Cup was held over the weekend in Chigaski just south of Tokyo. I went into the race wanting to succeed in both the 18km distance and survivor sprint races.  After taking an overnight flight on Wednesday from Perth I arrived at Narita airport and was driven south by the Starboard Japan crew.…

Baxter & Booth lead the red nose army in PPG

Doheny State Beach, Southern California – Sunday 1st August There were all round impressive performances from Dream Team in the 9 Mile (14.4km) Distance Race a the 2017 Pacific Paddle Games, however it was the performances of Connor Baxter (2016 PPG Defending Overall Champion) and Michael Booth (2016 PPG Defending Distance Race Winner) in this…