Legendary waterman Laird Hamilton is one of the world’s best SUP riders. In this video, he shows what tricks can be pulled off on boards like the inflatable SUP boards at Canoe and Kayak direct. Laird was one of the first people to start riding a stand up paddle board after he was teaching his…

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Will McCreadie and George Parry must be gluttons for punishment, as they are currently embarking on a gruelling 2,000-mile trip from Grenada to Miami, via kayak!     The two men started their Golden Arc Expedition on October 1st and are aiming to reach the mainland of the United States by sometime in December. The…

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Did you know official research from Baylor University Medical Centre has found that some of the fittest and happiest people are found in and on the water?     The research has proven that people who take part in watersports enjoy these fitness forms much more than their dryland counterparts. But just how do watersports…

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A group of adventurers based in South Africa and Zimbabwe have launched a rather ambitious project to become the first ever to ride the rapids of the Zambezi River on stand up paddleboards. Traditionally, stand up paddleboards or sup’s are used for calm waters, but this group are set to battle it out in the…

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The strong currents, multiple obstacles and unpredictable swells has made the Red Bull Heavy Water event one of the most gruelling races in stand-up paddling.   Taking place in San Francisco, California, the best SUP athletes in the world faced waves reaching 10-plus feet on a course which stretched over seven miles. The course started…

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