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Fantastic First Day at #PPG2017 For The Dream Team

Doheny State Beach, Southern California –  Saturday 30th October As the fog lifted on Day One of the Pacific Paddle Games 2017 and the sun came out for a beautiful day of fun out of stand up paddle racing. The Starboard Dream Team had stellar performances in the quarter finals (men) and semi finals (women) with the top 10…

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Connor Baxter wins Battle of the Bay, Dream Team fills podium

Next weekend, the best of the best stand up paddle racers will once again descend upon Doheny State Beach in Southern California for Pacific Paddle Games, the „Superbowl of SUP“. But before next weekend’s showdown in the waves, team Starboard offered a showcase of skill in another iconic California location, far north of Doho –…

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M2O: Recaps by the Dream Team riders.

Last weekend, the legendary race Molokai 2 Oahu took place for the 21st time with the grueling 32 mile crossing of the Ka’iwi Channel between the two hawaiian Islands. M2O as it’s abbreviated is considered one of the most difficult races in the world. Penelope Strickland took an amazing victory this year in the women’s…

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Connor and Fiona, overall winners of the SUP World Cup in Germany

At the same time and location as the Eurotour Long distance race in Schaerbeutz, Germany, the Mercedes Benz SUP World Cup added a technical beach race and another long distance race. Incredible performance by Dream Team rider Olivia Piana showing extraordinary form this summer in Europe and winning both long distance races during the same…

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Michael Booth dominates the Japan Cup in Chigasaki

While some paddlers were still racing the Dutch canals for the 11 City SUP, another important race was being held this last weekend. The Japan Cup in Chigasaki that offers 30.000 USD in prize money, the biggest prize purse in Asia, attracted several of the worlds best paddlers. Michael Booth, Australian Starboard Dream Team rider…

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Fifth Eurotour victory for Leonard Nika in Marotta, Italy

Last weekend Leonard Nika won the penultimate stop of the Eurotour his fifth event in the Eurotour and also his fourth consecutive win at the Marotta Adriatic Crown in his home country of Italy. This latest victory shows he is definitively a force to be reckoned with in the SUP Race World and consolidating his…

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Leonard Nika wins his third Eurotour event in Finland.

Starboard domination continued last weekend in Sieravuori, Finland during week 10 of the Eurotour presented by the Tiki brand with the third event win of Leonard Nika, the Italian Dream Team rider. Leo is the only male athlete with three wins in the Eurotour (Portugal, Greece and Finland), placing him in fourth position on the…

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Bart De Zwart’s recap of his Yukon River Quest win

We just received at Starboard HQ this complete Recap by Bart de Zwart after his incredible win in the first ever SUP participation in the Yukon River Quest, an ultra resistance race through the Canadian wilderness. Enjoy: „Just got back to internet country last night. Now flying back to Maui, so no early race update.…

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SUPKids team head to Noli SUP Race, Italy

After a successful launch on World Oceans Day and joining the Starboard SW Tiki Tour across California, Arizona & New Mexico, the SUPKids team are heading to Noli, Italy to run the first European SUPKids training program. They’ll be joining forces with the Noli SUP Race to run a 2 day training program for the…

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