STAND UP PADDLE WORLD ISSUE #9 – 2018
An annual special issue dedicated to Stand Up Paddling. Focused on newcomers to the sport, SUP World Mag primarily covers the recreational aspects of Stand Up Paddling: beginner paddlers, leisure and family paddling, fitness, flatwater, and distance paddling, and a little bit of racing and surfing. Focused on the visual aspect the sport, SUP World Mag brings high quality photography, thoughtful articles and very creative lay out. Essential reading for Stand Up paddlers worldwide.
TABLE OF CONTENT:
THE DANCE OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN
For more than two weeks and 250 kilometers, PlanetVisible chased the midnight sun across the Arctic Circle as they explored the remote and rugged terrain of the Norwegian Archipelago.
INTERVIEW: Casper Steinfath
Taking modern boards down an ancient river, this French family paddles the Nile River by SUP. Inspired in part by the Viking sagas of his native Denmark, 24-year-old SUP phenom Casper Steinfath recently took on the challenge of his career for the second time: crossing the Skagerrak Strait, a narrow strip of sea separating Denmark and Norway. The multiple-World Champion shares his motivations in undertaking the mythical crossing and his passion for SUP.
BACKYARD FIRST DESCENT
The Spokane River travels over 100 miles on its journey through the Pacific Northwest to the join the Columbia. Jed Conklin, Alison Roskelly, and Grace Robison paddled and portaged over damns, through cities, reservations, reservoirs, and rapids to claim the first SUP descent.
THE GREEN WAVE
Join Manu Bouvet and Carine Cambolives on their voyage to two, tiny African Islands in the middle of the earth as they share swell with the locals and discover a path towards a sustainable future.