Michael Booth


‘Nothing beats hard work, persistence and dedication’



– 2019 ICF World Distance Race Champion
– 2x ISA World Distance Race Champion 16/ 18
– 3x Australian Distance Race Champion 15/ 17/ 18
– 3x Euro Tour Champion 17/ 18 / 19
– Carolina Cup Champion 2018
– APP London 2018 Champion


Michael Booth is an Australian Waterman that has excelled at everything he has touched in the past ten years. From his beginnings in Surf Life Saving, Surfski and Kayak, he then dedicated himself to SUP in 2016. He has since become a multiple Australian, Euro Tour and World Champion. As a kid Michael wanted to be able to do what he loved and make a living… he is now doing just that.

Michael prides himself on the quality and consistency of his performance and believes that success can only be achieved through hard work, self-belief and dedication – words which he continues to live by during the off season and the racing season.

There is no doubt that Michael is both physically and mentally strong, pursuing some huge personal goals to be the best in the sport as well as encouraging others to reach their goals. Booth launched his own coaching business, which he offers all over the world as well as tailored and personalised online programs, sharing his knowledge and skills in SUP racing.

He is constantly seeking his next challenge and strives to be the best at everything he puts his mind to. He intends 2019 to be no different and is excited by another year of racing and travelling.

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Nationality: Australian
Lives in: Caves Beach, NSW, Australia
Favourite SUP Locations: Hossegor, San Sebastián, Margaret River and downwinding the Perth coastline
APP World Tour Ranking: Currently 2nd
Hobbies: Surfing, wine, coffee, good food and travel
Other Sponsors: Shaw & Partners Wealth Management, Inamo Pay, Zazik, VMG Blades.

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NSW, Australia

Articles Featuring Michael Booth

Race Events

Boothy Wins 5th Consecutive Carolina Cup Title

Michael Booth does it again, clinching his 5th consecutive title at the infamous 2024 Carolina Cup ‘Graveyard Race’ that took place this past weekend, hosted by Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club. Carolina Cup’s Graveyard Race is the main event, reserved for Elite paddlers who challenge themsleves on a tough 13-mile ocean and flatwater course, starting and…

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Starboard Announces 2024 Dream Team!

Foreward by Bart de Zwart STARBOARD TEAM MANAGER “I am proud to introduce our 2024 Dream Team to you. We have an incredibly diverse and talented group of athletes. Diverse because our riders, men and women, cover the whole SUP spectrum from race, wave, sprinting, adventure, and expeditions to big waves, with World Champions in…

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