Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films and 2021 has a few SUP films available to watch.
The Paddling Film Festival is a collection of hand picked films about exploring waterways, connecting with nature, paddling seas, river, oceans and lakes. Mostly focussed toward canoe & kayak paddling, SUP films have made the big screen in 2021 and are available to rent and watch in the comfort of your own home. The Paddling Film Festival will also be touring world-wide in cinemas in the USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Brazil, Estonia and Portugal. Let’s take a closer look into which SUP films are featured in this year’s instalment.
The Great Route features Michael Walther who is an adventurer and environmental activist. He travelled to Greenland to find the hidden beauty of the remote west coast and followed the ancient “Great Route“ to find out more about climate change in the high north and to get in touch with locals. An inspiring film with great cinematography that is sure to awaken the senses. Watch Now
Vitamin Sea follows Cal major’s two month journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats, the length of mainland UK, by Stand Up Paddleboard. The film focusses on the positive solutions to plastic pollution, including the importance of community and connection to nature. The film also delves into the importance of time in nature for our mental health, and follows a journey full of raw emotion, as changeable as the surface of the ocean. Watch Here
Follow pro stand-up paddle athlete Casper Steinfath as he attempts to become the first person to paddle from Denmark to Norway. He overcomes trials and challenges like never before experienced and this film showcases determination, inner strength and physical ability in crossing Skagerrak, a sea. Watch Here