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Blind Adventurer Completes The Argyll Sea Kayak Trail Challenge On A SUP

Dean Dunbar is a Blind adventurer and inspirational public speaker. Two years after being registered blind at the age of 29, Dean did a charity tandem skydive which changed his life. Since then he has notched up over 80 activities around the world, ranging from adventure racing to zorbing, and set almost 20 world firsts in activities ranging from open-water swimming to stand up paddle-boarding. Dean’s latest mission: attempting to paddle the Argyll Sea Kayak Trail.

  • Published in News

Two Paddlers Brave The Cold For A SUP Adventure In Norway

Fanatic riders Kai-Nicolas Steimer and Lena Albrecht went on a unique SUP trip last month: Norway in January at around minus 21°C with three hours daylight per day. They discovered really special landscapes and spots to explore with their SUPs.

  • Published in Journeys

Paddlers Share Stories From Paddle Board Survival Attempt

Before the holidays, we introduced you to two fellas who were attempting a survival challenge in Mexico on their paddle boards. The team recently returned from their challenge and while the outcome wasn’t what they were hoping for, they made it out alive and unscathed. Here is their story:

  • Published in Journeys

Paddle Boarding Expedition Across Portugal

On a quiet morning in early November, three stand up paddlers entered the Atlantic ocean from the town of Sagres, Southern Portugal. They were about to attempt the first crossing of the Algarve region by stand-up paddle board.

  • Published in Journeys

Roberta Borsari Explores Moorea By Paddle Board

After visiting Easter Island and circumnavigating Fernando de Noronha (Brazil), Brazilian athlete Roberta Borsari traveled to Moorea, one of the volcanic islands that form part of the French Polynesian territory in the Pacific Ocean, 17 km from Tahiti.

  • Published in Journeys

Exploring France By Paddle Board

Ever dream of going on a paddle boarding trip with four of your closest friends? Well that is exactly what this group of five Frenchmen did. SUPrise Paddle is the name of a group that consists of these five friends. They travel around and make short documentaries of their travels.

Paddle Boarding The Coast of Big Sur

Big Sur is one of the most beautiful and desolate stretches of coastline in the world. Big Sur is a beautiful place to visit, especially via paddle board, but be wary, the waters off of Big Sur are home to a ton of great whites. Last month, on August 11 & 12, a diverse team of six men decided to tackle a two-day trip along the coast and explore the beauty that it has to offer.

  • Published in Journeys

Bart de Zwart Visits Ethiopia On His World SUP Excursion

Starboard SUP ambassador Bart de Zwart recently set off on an incredible adventure around the world, what he calls 'The Ultimate Crossing.' During this excursion, Bart seeks to explore unseen places one normally wouldn't see or hear of, and he is exploring all of these places while on his SUP. His most recent stop took him to Ethiopia.

Bart de Zwart Hits Nepal During World SUP Excursion

After exploring the isolated island of Yap in Micronesia, SUP explorer Bart de Zwart heads to Nepal to continue his journey. During his stay in Kathmandu, Nepal, Bart experiences first-hand the recent earthquake that was devastating to the country. Read about his time in Nepal here:

The Ultimate Crossing: Bart De Zwart's World SUP Excursion

Expedition, big wave, and long distance paddler Bart de Zwart has set off on a world-wide SUP excursion where he intends to visit the corners of the world to explore unseen places one normally wouldn't see or hear of, and he is exploring all of these places while on his SUP. As a part of the Starboard SUP Dream Team, Bart has had the chance to travel the world and experience many different cultures and places so this adventure will be one to add to the books.

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