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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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Izzi Gomez wins SUP Surf in San Clemente Ocean Fest.

The 40th anual San Clemente Ocean Festival took place last weekend where young Izzi Gomez Starboard Dream Team rider, 2 times and defending SUP Surf profesional tour World Champion and also defending ISA World Champion in waves won the SUP Surf contest on the first day of competition amongst a field of 12 women participating.…

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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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Bart de Zwart wins 715km ultra endurance Yukon River Quest

The Yukon River Quest’s distance of 715 km or 444 miles makes it the longest paddle race in the world without a doubt. For the first time this year open to stand up paddlers alongside the canoe and kayak competitors who have enjoyed (or endured) it for years, 11 brave sup paddlers registered to participate.…

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Stand Up for the Cure – Zane Schweitzer

Every year the Stand up for the Cure event seems to get bigger and bigger.  It is great to see such an awesome amount of support from paddlers all over the globe.  Starboard Team Rider and Cure ambassador, Zane Schweitzer, was on hand again in Newport, CA for this years event and as he paddled…

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Leonard Nika Wins on 1st stop of Euro Tour

Congratulations to Starboard Team Rider Leonard Nika from italy on his win at Port of Setubal.  This was the first stop of the Euro Tour which should look to really be heating up in the coming weeks.  Leonard is definitely off to an impressive start and will take a lot of momentum heading into St…

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Bart de Zwart 2nd in Imua Downwinder on ACE

Congratulations to Starboard team rider Bart de Zwart for coming in 2nd at the Imua Downwind Race in Maui over the weekend.  In pretty challenging conditions, rough water, wind from the side and hard rain at the start, Bart was able to stay just behind James Casey who was on a 17′ unlimited board. Bart…

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Manca Notar Wins Slovenia Cup

Congratulations to Starboard’s New Team Rider Manca Notar for her win at the Slovenia Cup over the weekend. As a part of the biggest Nautical exhibition in Slovenia, the race was 6.5km long and the conditions were a bit choppy.  Manca started out really fast on her 14′ x 23″ Sprint and got to the…

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Starboard Team Italy Wins in Rome

Congratulations to the entire Starboard Team Italy for winning Five 1st place finishes and Four 2nd place finishes in Rome during the first leg of the Italian Championship series. Dream Team rider Leonard Nika led the charge winning the 12’6 division followed by Reza Nasiri winning on the 14′, Roberto Mandoloni in the Masters division, Mauro…

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