Welcome to our collection of the biggest news and stories that have taken place in the SUP world from the previous month. Let's recap what happened in June.
Chris Bertish Halts TransPac Wing Project - Lessons Learned
Chris Bertish set out to cross the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii powered only by a wing foil. He left on June 9th, but ran into craft troubles soon after and had to return to shore in order make repairs. We know Chris will be working hard to get back on the water, but in the meantime, he is counting to inspire and strive toward climate action.
Head over to the chrisbertishfoundation.org to learn more.
APP World Tour 2021 Racing Schedule - Racing Is Back In A Big Way
The APP World Tour has released the 2021 racing schedule which sees the best paddlers going hard to claim the #1 World Champion crown. Located in Hawaii, Spain, France and an undisclosed location in 2022, this season is going to be jammed with action.
Learn more at www.appworldtour.com.
Red Bull Midsummer Vikings - 350 paddlers, 24 hours, tons of fun!
What a full on 24 hours of action the Red Bull Midsummer Vikings was! Casper Steinfath is the man behind the event and he brings a high level of energy to this fun and immersive event. Teams of paddlers circled the 5km route for 24 hours with the quickest team making 43 laps! Woah!!
See photos and videos from the event on their Facebook Page.
Ice Cream Float - World's Fist Ice Cream Parlour SUP
Paddleboard enthusiasts from Leeds including proved they’ve got paddle boarding licked when they took to the water today to try out the world’s first paddleboard ice cream parlour, created by Red Paddle Co and urban ice cream brand, Northern Bloc. Celebrating the start of National Ice Cream Month (1 July) the brand has teamed up with Red Paddle Co to seek the most carbon-friendly way to share its vegan ice creams whilst the sun shines.