COVID-19: Beaches are open again

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday February 2nd, 2021 Surfing South Africa President welcomes the opening of beaches Surfing South Africa President, Johnny Bakker has welcomed the announcement by President Ramaphosa that all beaches in South Africa are open once again. "On behalf...

SUPs and Prones at the Freedom Paddle 2020

Words by Kit Beaton The iconic Robben Island 28 km paddle took place on 24 October 2020.  The race organisers, Robin Tindall and Richard Kohler, welcomed Prone and Stand-Up Paddle into the longest official Prone and SUP race in Africa.  Fog caused a delay to the race...

ICF: ICF announce details of 2021 SUP World Championships

Read the article on the ICF Website.  Make sure you are familiar with the ICF SUP Canoe Racing Competition Rules.   The 2021 ICF stand up paddling world championships will be held from June 18-20 at Balatonfured, Hungary, it has been announced today.  The event is...

SUPSA and SUP Squad 2020

Best Stand-Up and Paddleboard Community, We, alongside all sports in South Africa, are doing our very best to make sure our athletes and paddlers are getting back on the water and doing what we all love. In the last three months, we have partnered with Canoeing SA so...


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.