THE IMPORTANCE OF A FAIR SUP RACE START

3…..2……1……GO!!!, the starter yells. You clamber through the start line, banging boards and smashing paddles as the water quickly turns into an angry cross-chop. The paddler next to you started early somewhere around ‘2’ and you are lost in the choppy mess trying to get your footing. You fall in, get up as fast as […]

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10 TIPS FOR A SAFE SUP RACE

  The Stand Up Paddle Athletes Association has many programs and initiatives to help grow the sport of stand up paddleboarding. None of our goals are more important than our commitment to promoting safety in SUP racing. We want to promote fun, fair and safe rules to help race directors organize the best event possible. […]

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THE STANDARDIZATION OF SUP RACE DISTANCES

Running and stand up paddle boarding have a lot in common. The similarities start when you leave behind the fact that one is done on terra firma and the other on water. Both sports can be considered the most accessible sports in their respective environments, their ease of participation is simple yet can still create […]

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SUPAA AND MANUFACTURERS ANNOUNCE BOARD RESTRICTIONS

  We are happy to announce that SUPAA and the leading board manufacturers in the world have agreed to establish stand up paddle board restrictions. This is an important milestone to help ensure our sport continues positive and inclusive growth. Continue reading to find out why we are creating restrictions and what to expect from […]

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