SUP INTERNATIONAL AUTUMN 2021 ISSUE
The Vehicle – Sup Prodigy Fiona Wylde, Italian Road Trip, Isle Of Wight Dawn Patrol, Extreme Brazilian Adventures, Franz Orsi Grounded In Portugal, Maria Andres Tarifa Guide, Mid-Size Sup’s With Finn Mullen, Composite Boards Tested, Virtual Molokai To Oahu, Ginnie Betts Fighting Spirit, Seal Awareness.
Front Cover: Fiona Wylde hits drive mode in Baja, California. Photo: Eric Duran
Fiona Wylde tells us how she has managed Type 1 diabetes to live her dream to become a professional water sports athlete.
Italy on the Fly
Annika Vossen loads up her van with a quiver of Fanatic inflatables as she takes a whirlwind tour of Italy to explore its finest lakes, pizza restaurants and coffee shops.
Franz Orsi takes a break from his normal hectic travel schedule to explore some SUP spots close to home in Portugal.
A place called home
Many of us have discovered that there is no place like home during the pandemic, and avid traveller Maria Andres tells us why she was happy to be locked down in Tarifa!
An early SUP session is a fantastic way to kick off any day, especially when the conditions are perfect… John Carter reflects on a summer morning when the stars aligned for a serene dawn patrol.
Ginnie Betts is a busy working mother of three boys, but still finds the time to follow her passion for SUP racing and training close to home in Cornwall.
We hear about two extreme missions in Brazil from Vinnicius Martins where he foils the Pororoca deep in the Amazon and then heads for a heavy-duty SUP surf mission close to Rio.
Molokai 2 Oahu
Kylianne Farrell takes on the virtual Molokai 2 Oahu challenge, all the way from Australia and manages to conquer her fear of open water in the process.
Middle of the Road
The rise in popularity of mid-length surfboards, prompts Finn Mullen to take a second look at their SUP surfing equivalent and find out if the trend transfers.
Our test team put four awesome composite boards from Starboard, Loco, Hypr Hawaii and Aztron through their paces and reveal their findings.
The Close Out
Joe Thwaites from Loco Surf sets out a list of safety tips for paddlers heading out at the coast or on inland waterways.
Charlie Gill and Stephanie Barnicoat have put together the following guide to educate paddlers on how to avoid upsetting seals in their habitat.
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