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Stand-Up Paddling South Africa (SUPSA) in partnership with Surfing South Africa,  is the national sports body for stand-up paddle board riding in South Africa. SUPSA was formalised in September 2010 in Cape Town after initial discussions in the previous year from among KZN SUP riders about the need for a body to regulate the sport in South Africa.

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EVENTS

The 2018 SUPSA Events Calendar has been finalised and endorsed by Surfing South Africa and there are some exciting changes in the pipeline this year

#ROXYFITNESS – RUN SUP YOGA EVENT

This event is a global initiative motivating women to get active. The first leg of the event is the 5km fun run and will take place along the Marinas water edge. Thereafter is the Stand-Up Paddle race. We run a "how to SUP" session for beginners as well as an...

SUP 11-City Tour Update

  South Africa is being represented at the SUP 11-City Tour in Holland.   We have 3 Athletes who are taking part in this challenge and we would love you to follow their progress along the way and show your SUPport.   Good Luck to Craig Girdlestone, Shayne Chipps and...

Mistral Summer SUP Weekend

MISTRAL SUMMER SUP WEEKEND   This year, the Supsa sanctioned Mistral Summer SUP Weekend moves to 10/11th November to avoid a congested December. The weekend, which comprises wave riding, technical and long distance serves as a great warmup for the SA Team as they head...

6th Annual Whale of a Race, PiliPili River Bar, Witsand

Annual Whale of a Race, PiliPili River Bar, Witsand. A fun weekend with some serious SUP’ing. The “Whale of a Race” has established itself as one of the best paying races in the country, but the prizes don’t come easy. The mighty Breede river always has a surprise...

Starboard Zinkwazi Race Results

  OPEN MEN Position  Name 1 Dylan Frick 1:02:16.9 2 Tom King 1:02:47.5 3 Kimon Dos Santos 1:02:53.4 4 Matt Swemmer 1:04:46.5 5 Kyle Chrystal 1:04:52.2 6 Cameron Tripney 1:05:12.6 7 Brandon Read 1:05:25.9 8 Gunter Berger 1:07:11.4 9 John Bray 1:11:19.6 10 Corne Rossouw...

SUPSA AGM – Venue Change

NOTICE TO MEMBERS REGARDING 2018 AGM CHANGE OF VENUE 22 Aug 18

Zoe Steyn of Buffalo City Surfriders and Jordy Maree of Cape Town Surfriders win premiere Women’s and Men’s SA Championship titles and hosts Buffalo City Surfriders sweep the board at the 2018 Mercedes–Benz SA Championships hosted by Buffalo City.

      Sunday August 12th - Local girl Zoe Steyn became the youngest female surfer in the 53 year history of the South African Surfing Championships to win the Open Women’s Division title when she dominated the final in 4 – 5 foot Nahoon Reef surf at the 2017...

East London storm wipes out Day Four of the 2018 Mercedes – Benz SA Surfing Championships presented by Buffalo C

  East London storm wipes out Day Four of the 2018 Mercedes - Benz SA Surfing Championships presented by Buffalo City. Torrential rain and gale force winds which hit East London at around midday on Day Four of the 2018 Mercedes – Benz South African Surfing...

Women’s Day celebration on the waves of Nahoon Reef  at the 2018 Mercedes – Benz SA Surfing Championships hosted by Buffalo City

        Women's Day celebration on the waves of Nahoon Reef  at the 2018 Mercedes - Benz SA Surfing Championships hosted by Buffalo City The 2018 Mercedes – Benz South African Surfing Championships hosted by the Buffalo City Municipality is celebrating National...

Xpression SUP Sessions

XPRESSION DURBAN - WEDNESDAY SUP Every Wednesday, 8am – for all levels including complete beginner. Weather depending we SUP on the ocean or the Point Waterfront Canal. R150 for a one hour SUP including equipment hire and coaching. Pre-booking essential. If you have...

2018 Starboard Zinkwazi 10km SUP Race

Entries for the 2018 Starboard 10km Zinkwazi Race are now open.       Download the 2018 Starboard Zinkwazi 10km SUP Race Entry form (right click an save).   Please send entries and proof of payment to admin@joluka.co.za before Wednesday 8th August 2018 Account Joluka...

Enter the 2018 SUP Durbs Pro Now

  Online entries for the 2018 SUP Durbs! Pro now open. Enter here...   The SUP Durbs! PRO (& SA SUP Surf Champs) is a Surfing South Africa sanctioned event. During the course of this weekend, Durban will also play host to the National Prize-Giving, SUPSA AGM and...

2018 Xpression Wave Classic Results & Wrap Up

This weekend's Xpression Wave Classic saw a great turn-out for the surfing with 60 competitors – perfect 3/4 ft offshore conditions at the Berg.   Sunday was a different story, 19 racers in extremely difficult condition – 3 ft chop, 25-knot side shore, strong current...

Xpression Wave Classic, Presented by Mistral and Coreban

Join the XOTB team again for the much anticipated and highly contested XPRESSION WAVE CLASSIC 2018! This year it is hosted in conjunction with 'The Jordy Smith Cape Town Surf Pro'.   This is a SUPSA and SSA sanctioned event.   As the winter swells start rolling in,...

Notice to SUPSA Members

SUPDURBS PRO 2018 SUPSA is excited to announce the following arrangements for the weekend of 13- 15 July in Durban:   RACE TO BRAZIL ~ ISA WORLD CHAMPS The results of the SUPDurbs Pro Long Distance Race will be used as the basis for selecting one Male and one Female...

City Surf Series: Enter The Zigzag Durban Surf Pro SUP Race

  The Zigzag Durban Surf Pro presented by Graham Smith Surfboards, which takes place in Durban from this Friday to Sunday, will be the first of the final three City Surf Series events to include a Stand Up Paddle race.   Surfing South Africa’s Stand Up Paddleboard...

Volkswagen Nelson Mandela Surf Pro – 5km SUP Race Entry Form

In a major change from last year’s SUPSA series, SSA is the upgrading the number of locations that SUP races take place in South Africa to now include Port Elizabeth and East London. In an exciting edition is the launch of a new event, the Nelson Mandela Surf Pro...

2018 SUPSA Events Calendar Announced

The 2018 SUPSA Events Calendar has been finalised and endorsed by Surfing South Africa and there are some exciting changes in the pipeline this year:   The Race Series now includes 12 races, of which 5 will be held as part of the SSA City Surf Series Events, which for...

Volvo SUP Dash at V and A Waterfront

Date: Friday 24th November Time: Registration from 16:00 Relay fun Sup : start 18:00 Sup Dash individual fun loops. Start: 18:45 Give aways as no winners just Sup fun we all winner. 19:30 Relay will be Teams of 4: 1 lady 1 over 45 with sex 1 under 18 either sex 1 over...

Mistral SA SUP Champs 2017 Results

The Mistral South African Stand Up paddling Championships 2017   Mistral, in conjunction with Xpression on the Beach held the SA Champs over two days (20/21 October). Sixty paddlers turned out to compete for the coveted title of South African Champion and an...

Download the SA SUP Champs Entry Form

Download the South African Stand Up Paddleboard Waveriding & Race Championships 2017 Entry form below (right/ control click and save), complete and email back to muizenburg@xpressiononthebeach.com along with your proof of payment....

SUP Races Still to Come for 2018

  With Spring arriving so suddenly it's a great time to dust off those boards and get ready for Summer! There is still loads of SUP events happening in South Africa for the balance of the 2017 season.   Remaining Race events:   Pili-Pili Race 30 Sept-1 Oct 2017 Neels...

Team SA take in Copenhagen Race Route with Practice Paddle

"Today the team got on the water for the first team since arriving yesterday. We had a window period from 2pm where we were allowed to paddle the course with a lot of the buoys already laid out it was great to get a feel for where we will be racing. The team all...

Surf Emporium Celebrity Surf Day in aid of Missing Children SA

The sad reality in South Africa is that a child goes missing every five hours, according to figures released by the South African Police Service Missing Persons. Missing Children South Africa is a registered non-profit organisation who devote their time to bringing...

SA SUP Team For 6th ISA World SUP Championships Announced

  Surfing South Africa is proud to announce that the Board of Directors has ratified the selection of the members of the national SUP team which will represent South Africa at the 6th ISA World Stand-Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championships to be held in Denmark from...

Starboard Zinkwazi 10km Results

Mens Results:   Position Bib Name Time 1 50 Dylan Frick 1:05:41.2 2 5 Kimon Dos Santos 1:05:41.5 3 3 Tom King 1:06:39.0 4 46 Matt Swemmer 1:06:39.0 5 22 Thulani Nzama 1:10:05.4 6 27 Anton Nel 1:11:01.8 7 43 Robbie De Billot 1:11:21.4 8 25 Kyle Chrystal 1:12:07.4 9 14...

Dos Santos & De Billot Win 2017 King of the Bay SUP Race

Unbelievable conditions welcomed the paddlers to the start of the 2017 King of the Bay Race Event at Bluff Yacht Club on Sunday 21st May. The slight chill in the air was just a tease for what was lined up for the day! The terrible conditions which had prevailed...

Muizenberg Corner to host the third Tigers Milk Winter Classic from June 9th – 11th

Muizenberg Surfer’s Corner based Tiger’s Milk Restaurant will host the third edition of the popular multi discipline internationally flavoured Tiger’s Milk Winter Classic in early June. Over 150 Long boarders, Shortboarders and SUP exponents are expected to compete in...

Frick & de Billot Win at 2017 Signature Century City SUP Challenge

The Signature Century City SUP Challenge 2017 took place this past Sunday the 5th March at the Century City Canals in Cape Town, South Africa. This was the first of nine national races for the year, and a great opportunity for racers to put their points on the board...

ISA PROMOTES GENDER EQUALITY FOR UPCOMING 2017 ISA WORLD STANDUP PADDLE AND PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP IN DENMARK

As the long-standing and sole governing body for SUP, the ISA continues the positive growth and development of the sport worldwide The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today announced that men and women will participate in equal numbers for the first time...

2017 Standford River Festival Entry Form

The Stanford River Festival April 7 @ 5:00 pm - April 9 @ 2:00 pm   A great opportunity to mix SUP, Surf ski and Kayaking in an awesome relaxed environment. Funds raised go to the Stanford Canoe Club Development Academy. 7 – 9 April 2017 Entry Fee: R100 per paddle |...

2017 ISA WSUPPC: Team Size Increase and Event Details

  Dear ISA Members, The ISA is writing today to share important information regarding the upcoming 2017 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) to be held in Denmark from September 1-10th! Please read the following information carefully and...

Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme SUP Race

  BLUE WATER XTREME Entrance Fee: R75.00–R150.00 Propel yourselves through the water in the 5km SUP race, following a 200m dash while being cheered on by the crowd around the Old Harbour. This is a fun event for competitive and amateur paddlers alike. SUP novices are...

2017 SIGNATURE CENTURY CITY SUP CHALLENGE

  Canal Walk, Cape Town, South Africa – will be the venue of the 2017 SIGNATURE CENTURY CITY SUP CHALLENGE – as the countries top water sports athletes battle it out for the prestigious national SUPSA event race title. Don’t miss a fun family event with a touch of...

SUPSA Annual Prize Giving Evening 2017

SUPSA invites all Stand Up Paddlers to join us for an evening of fun and friendship as we recognise the achievements of our athletes during the 2016 SUPSA Surfing and Racing Series at the SUPSA Annual Prize Giving Evening.   * Venue: Woodstock Grill & Tap   * Date:...

Denmark Worlds: Application for Team Coach & Team Manager

SUPSA hereby invites applications for the Management Team (Manager and Coach) for the 2017 South African Team to compete at the ISA World Stand Up Paddleboarding and Paddleboarding Championships to be held in Denmark from 1 – 10 September 2017. This is a unique...

2016 Siganture Summer Games Announced

  “Welcome to the 2016 Signature Summer Games – Powered By 7 Stars Energy Drinks. A unique event created to highlight style, creativity, originality, in a fun competitive environment for all ages.”   Visit the Facebook event page for more...

Paddle 4 Presents 2016 – 4th Annual Edition

  Paddle 4 Presents was founded in 2013 as a fun SUP Charity Drive in aid of the Redcross Children's Hospital. Bring R50 & a wrapped present (stating BOY or GIRL & age) to enter and paddle OR just as a donation. All proceeds & presents will get delivered to the...

2016 PiliPili Witsand Whale of a Race

The biggest cash purse Stand Up Paddle Race on the African continent should surely be the toughest too? Well, on 24 September 2016 that was pretty much how things went down in Witsand at the Breede River Mouth.     PiliPili Adventure Center and Restaurant hosted the...

Help Get Our SA SUP Team To The ISA World Champs in Fiji

Help get Our SA SUP Team to the ISA World Champs in Fiji. Here is how you can get involved. There are some great deals and huge discounts on products such as SUP's, Roxy & Quiksilver wetsuits, surf lessons, Island style starter kit, team building packages and more....

Starboard Emmarentia Altitude SUP Race Results and Pictures

  Once again Emmarentia Dam was the venue for the Starboard Altitude 10km SUP Race where we had SUP racers coming to compete from all corners of South Africa and Mozambique in the 6th leg of the national SUPSA rankings series. The event was a resounding success, with...

SA SUP and Prone Paddleboard Fundaraiser Update

  Bula – Welcome! On behalf of the WTF (Way To Fiji) KZN members of SUP Team South Africa - a very BIG thank you to everyone that stepped up and selflessly supported us in our efforts to raise funds at our Fundraiser event held at S43, Durban, on Thursday 8th...

?? National Stand Up Paddling Team for 5th ISA World SUP Championships announced

  Surfing South Africa is proud to announce that the Board of Directors has ratified the selection of the members of the national SUP team which will represent South Africa at the 5th ISA World Stand-up Paddle and Paddleboard Championships to be held in Fiji from 12th...

WATCH THE OFFICIAL PROMO VIDEO OF THE 2016 FIJI ISA WORLD SUP AND PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP

    The ISA will gather the world’s best SUP and Paddleboard athletes in Fiji from November 12-20 for the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship! 2016 will mark the fifth edition of the competition, which has become the fastest growing in the ISA World...

Whale of a Race, Pili Pili – Sat 24th September

The Pili Pili Whale of a Race entries portal is now open:   http://www.pilipili.co.za/index.php/component/rsform/form/4-sup-registration-form   Get entered and get ready for another awesome weekend of SUP racing (paddling?) and intesnse beer pong match up with the...

Starboard Altitude 10km SUP Race – Emmarentia Dam

    The highly anticipated Starboard Emmarentia 2016 10km SUP Race is just around the corner and entries for this event are now open. The race will be followed by the RSA SUP Team to Fiji Fundraiser dinner starting from 6pm at the Dabs Canoe Club House. It would be...

ABOUT SUPSA

Stand-Up Paddling South Africa (SUPSA) is the national sports body for stand-up paddle board riding in South Africa. SUPSA caters for both SUP surfing and SUP racing disciplines within sport and sanctions national and regional contests to allow SUP riders to gain formal recognition within the sports community.

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