Bart de Zwart Finishes World’s Longest Race on a SUP

The Yukon 1000 is the world’s longest canoe race and takes place every other year. The Yukon 1000 is a 1,000 mile, self-supported race from Canada into the Alaskan backcountry and finishes in the Arctic circle. This year Bart de Zwart and his teammate Ike Frans finished the race in first on their stand up paddle boards. Here, Bart recaps the race and what it was like to paddle for 18 hours a day, 8-days straight.

Kai Lenny Downwinds for Environmental Change

Six-time Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boarding World Champion, Kai Lenny, recently completed a challenging downwind journey across the Hawaiian Islands in an effort to raise awareness around the rising issue of plastic pollution.

Bertish Set to Finish Transatlantic SUP Crossing Next Week

Chris Bertish, internationally acclaimed Speaker, Big Wave Surfer and Guinness SUP World Record Holder, is about to complete the greatest open ocean adventure ever attempted as the first, solo, unsupported Transatlantic SUP Crossing is set to finish in Antigua on March 9.

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SUP Instructor Set to Paddle 250 Miles for Charity

This summer will see extreme sports enthusiastic and SUP Instructor Sam Robison take on coastal challenge around Cornwall. Sam along with this stand-up paddleboard and supplies for the adventure, will be paddling from Bude to Plymouth, following the Cornish coastline all the way.

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Transatlantic SUP Expedition Sinks 24 Hours After Launch

After years of preparation and training, Frenchman Nicolas Jarossay was set to take to the water and attempt to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean, solo and unsupported, on a stand up paddle board. On April 10, 2016, Jarossay set off on his expedition in favorable weather and conditions but unfortunately, and for reasons still unknown, a broken rudder system caused Jarossay’s vessel to capsize forcing him to enable his distress beacon only 24 hours after launch.

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Crazy Or Courageous: Man Attempting To Cross The Atlantic On A SUP

In January 2016 Nicolas Jarossay, a 38 year-old French paddler, will be making an attempt to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean, solo and unsupported, on a stand up paddle board. Jarossay plans to paddle over 2,500 miles (4500 kms)over two to three months, from Cape Verde to Martinique.

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2-Day Self-Supported Expedition On The Muskoka River

World explorer and Starboard SUP ambassador Bart de Zwart just finished up a 2-day self-supported expedition race on the Muskoka River. Bart de Zwart took part in the Muskoka X Coureur de Bois challenge which he describes as a "race different from anything else." See his story from the race here.

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Mark Schulbach’s Inspiring M2O Story

This is a short film that follows amateur paddler Mark Schulbach as he attempts his first crossing of the infamous 32mile Kai'wi channel during the 2014 Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Championships.

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