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!

Izzi Gomez Wins 2016 Turtle Bay

Congratulations to Izzi Gomez for her win at Turtle Bay on the first stop of the stand up world tour.  This is a bitter sweet win for Izzi after an ankle injury has kept her sidelined most of the off season.  The young surfer showed the world not even a broken ankle will keep her…

Michael Booth Dominates Forster Island

Congratulations to Starboard’s Michael Booth from Australia who dominated the Forster Island Paddle Festival over the weekend.  Michael won the BOP and the 10km race portion of the event while coming in 3rd in the 200km sprints. A great start to the 2016 season as we set out to see how the very talented Australian Starboard…

Matt Nottage Wins Big in Australia

Congratulations to Starboard’s Matt Nottage on his successful back to back wins in Australia taking on some of the biggest names in racing.  Currently ranked 13rd in the world on the SUPRacer.com rider rankings, Matt defeated an Allstar line up consisting of Travis Grant, Jake Jensen and fellow Starboard Teammates at both the Doctor (27km…

Titouan Puyo Wins in Paris!

A bitter sweet win for Starboard’s Frenchman Racer Titouan Puyo as he battled 500 racers on the River Seine.  Titouan is not new to this event as this is his 2nd Title in two years.  The 13.8km Paris event proves to be one of the most prestigious and largest events on the SUP racing circuit. Congratulations…