BELAR DIAZ

Belar Diaz HeadshotCountry: Spain
Resides:
California/Spain
Background:
Surfing, Spear fishing

A Biologist by trade, Belar got his MBA in Project Management and worked as a Manager in the service industry in Spain and the US. For the past two years, he has focused on SUP racing, as well as working within the SUP industry.

Back in 2008, Belar bought a used board and within five minutes he was hooked. He loves how SUP gives you the flexibility to be on the water every day regardless of the conditions. “You can surf, you can race, you can do down winds; it’s a very complete sport, and also a great way to stay in shape,” says Belar. He is a great resource for SUPAA through is knowledge  extensive race experience around the world.

2013 Accomplishments:

  • 1st 14′ & 2nd Overall at The Mustache Paddle in San Diego/California, Nov 2013
  • 1st 14′ & 2nd Overall at La Jolla Shores Invitational in La Jolla/California, Nov 2013
  • 1st Relay, 4th Long Distance & 6th Beach Race Elite at Battle of the Paddle Brazil, Oct 2013
  • 2nd Beach Race & 3rd Long Distance Elite at Spanish Race Championships Galicia/Spain, Oct 2013
  • 30th Long Distance Elite at Battle of the Paddle California Long Distance in Dana Point/California, Sep 2013
  • 5th Long Distance Elite at Waterman’s Paddle for Humanity in Newport/California, Sep 2013
  • Semifinals Beach Race at Surf Race to Victory in Huntington Beach/California, Sep 2013
  • 6th Long Distance Elite at Battle of the Bay in San Francisco/California, August 2013
  • 9th Long Distance Elite at Tahoe Nalu in Lake Tahoe/California, August 2013
  • 4th Maui Paddle Championships 14′ Men 30-39 & 11th Overall, Maui/Hawaii, July 2013
  • 5th 14′ Maui to Molokai Downwind Championships, Maui/Hawaii, July 2013
  • 2nd 14′ Long Distance at Big Bear Paddlefest & 2nd Sprints in Big Bear/California, June 2013
  • 2nd Beach Race & 4th Long Distance at III Villa de Noja Eurosupa in Noja/Spain, June 2013
  • 7th Overall in The Fastest Paddler on Earth at Lost Mills/Germany, June 2013
  • 15th Long Distance at Eurosupa SUP Race Cup in St.Maxime/France, May 2013
  • 1st 14′ & 2nd Overall at Moonlight Beach Paddle in Encinitas/California, May 2013
  • 1st SUP14 M30-39 & 11th Overall 14′ at Olukai, Maui/Hawaii, May 2013
  • 12th Overall Elite 14′ at Carolina’s Cup, Wilmington/North Carolina,  Apr 2013
  • 5th Overall at Elite 14′ at Rincon Beach Boy, Rincon/Puerto Rico Apr 2013
  • 2nd Overall 14′ at PaddleMe Malibu to Marina in Marina del Rey/California,  March 2013
  • 1st Overall 14′ at StandUp for Alzheimers in San Diego/California,  March 2013
  • 10th Long Distance at ISA World SUP Championships in Miraflor/Peru, February 2013
  • 2nd 14′ Men 19-39,& 4th Overall at Hal Rosoff Classic in Newport/California, Feb 2013
  • 6th 12’6 Men 19-39,& 9th Overall at Hanohano Race in San Diego/California, Jan 2013
  • 10th Overall Elite 12’6 at Orange Bowl Cup, Miami/Florida,  Jan 2013

Belar Diaz Headshot2012 Accomplishments:

  • 8th Long distance & 10th Overall at Paddle Royale, San Juan/Puerto Rico Dec 2012.
  • 5th Overall at Eurosupa European Long Distance Championships 2012.
  • 10th Overall at Eurosupa European Beach Race Championships 2012.
  • 3rd Beach Race at Eurosupa Toro Loco Somo/Spain, October 2012
  • 2nd Long Distance Elite at Spanish Race Championships Somo/Spain, October 2012
  • 14th Overall at Stand Up World Series World Title in Oahu/Hawaii, October 2012
  • 1st Battle of the Paddle Long Distance 14′ Men 30-39, California/USA, Septemb 2012
  • 3rd San Diego’s Finest Long Distance 12’6 Men 30-39, California/USA, September 2012
  • 11th Overall at Stand Up World Series in Cocoa Beach FL/USA, September 20123rd
  • Molokai 2 Oahu World Downwind Championships Stock Men 30-39, Molokai/HI, July 2012
  • 4th Naish Paddle Championships 14′ Men 30-39, Maui/Hawaii, July 2012
  • 1st on the Painkiller Downwind Cup, & 2nd on the 5 day Long Distance at the HIHO inter-island race in the BVI’s/Carribean, July 2012
  • 6th Long Distance at Eurosupa Surf in the City in Namur/Belgium, June 2012
  • 7th Long Distance at Eurosupa Lost Mills Boltenhagen/Germany, June 2012
  • 7th Long Distance at Massilla SUP Cup in Marseille/France, June 2012
  • 12th Long Distance at Eurosupa SUP Race Cup in St.Maxime/France, May 2012
  • 6th Beach Race at Nah Skwell Trophy in Brittany/France, May 2012
  • 6th Beach Race at Eurosupa NorthPoint in Brittany/France, May 2012
  • 9th Long Distance at Stand Up World Series in La Torche/France, May 2012
  • 5th Beach Race at Eurosupa Fun Glisse in Nantes/France, April 2012
  • 2nd Long Distance at King&Princess of the Paddle in Castelldefels/Spain, April 2012
  • 3rd 25k XTRM Race Mallorca/Spain, March 2012
  • 9th Long Distance Race & 2xCopper at ISA World SUP Championships, February 2012

2011 Accomplishments:

  • 3rd Overall Nautic Crossing , Paris/France, 11km, December 2011
  • 1st in 12’6 and 1st Overall Spanish Race Championships, 18km, Somo/Spain, Oct 2011
  • 1st in 12’6 and 1st Overall Surfari Mar Menor, Murcia/Spain, October 2011
  • 3rd Battle of the Paddle Long Distance 12‘6 Men 30-39, California/USA, Sep 2011
  • 7th Eleven City Tour, Holland, September, 220km 2011
  • 1st Silvaplana Race, Switzerland, 11 km, August 2011
  • 1st Huli Nokea Downwind Race Bayone/France, August 2011
  • 1st Circuito Cantabro Race Laredo/Spain, August 2011
  • 3rd in 12 ́6 and 5th Overall Campionato Nazionale Riccione/Italy, July 2011
  • 3rd in 12 ́6 and 7th Overall Campionato Nazionale Venezia/Italy, June 2011
  • 1st Circuito Cantabro Race, Pantano del Ebro/Spain, June 2011
  • 1st 14 ́ & 5th Overall Golden Island Race Européan Champs, Hyeres/France, June 2011
  • 2nd in 12 ́6 and 7th Overall Naish Tour Race Marseille/France, May 2011
  • 11th 12 ́6 Class Long Distance Saint Tropez Race Cup St.Maxime/France May 2011
  • 1st Overall Race Semana del SUP Somo/Spain, April 2011

Racing Accomplishments 2010:

  • 4th in 12’6 Elite at the Spanish Race Championships, Murcia/Spain, October 2010
  • 5th Eleven City Tour, Holland, September, 220km 2010
  • 4th in 12’6 Amateur at the Jever World Cup, Hamburg/Germany,  August 2010

 

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