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September SUP session Video

Hi peeps, a little edit of a session I had on my 12’6″ Starboard ACE race board, my first attempt at editing video-let me know what you think:-)

 

Icon Classic Open Ocean Ski Race-A stand-up’s eye view

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17'6" board:-)

Blown out to sea!-had to tack back to shore, not so easy for a little guy on a big 17’6″ board:-)

“The (Icon) Classic course doesn’t come without its challenges. Morte-Point (French for Death Point) didn’t get its name without good reason! This headland has a dark history of ship wrecking on its sharp jagged rocks and should only be navigated at certain times of the tide….”  (Extracted from http://iconsports.eu/icon-classic-2015/ )

Read on……if ye dare!

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My ISA World Paddleboard Champs Gallery

Hi all, wanted to get this up a month ago, but work demands have been great but fantastic and fast. Better late than never:-) Thanks to Simon Bassett for most of the sports and team shots, also everyone else who took photos.

Lastly and not leastly I’d like to thank again all those who helped support me in this endeavour-I realise how fortunate I am…  Enjoy!!

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Pushing the boundaries-The Head of the Dart race 12/4/2015

Billed as the "World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!" Is it?

Billed as the “World Fastest Paddle Board-ever!” Is it? Read on and judge for yourself.

Last September after the Starboard conference, I got in my head to try the sprint unlimited
in a race, how fast is it? Do something that perhaps hasn’t been done before, push the boundaries!The opportunity to do a race in the UK and overseas (perhaps) on an unlimited board is very limited:-) How about the Head Of The Dart (HOTD)?

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2015-02-11 19.29.59Just came back from an amazing one month trip to Oz, great trip which ended up with a keen focus on training as I’d been selected for Team GB for the World Champs in Mexico this May.
Here’s the highlights of the diary I kept (with photos!!) for your consumption!

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Reflections of a SUP racing year

Some of the trophy haul!

Some of the trophy haul!

Totally stoked! An amazing season of sporting achievements for me, a reflection of all the hard work and quite a lot of uncontrollable elements (luck!) going my way. Still hard to believe….started with 2nd overall in our Frostbite series in April, through to 3rd in the last UK SUP clubs race in the Gower mid-August. Total series points meant 3rd overall and 1st Masters in the UK SUP clubs’ 10 race series (12’6″)!!

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