SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast

Simon Hutchinson

We talk with guests about fitness, technique and any SUP subject geared to help and inspire across all skill and experience levels and give you what you need to get the most out of your stand-up paddleboard experience. We cover all disciplines from SUP foiling and white-water SUP to down-winding and we discuss issues affecting stand-up paddlers globally. Our mission is to help you get on your board more, move your paddling onto the next level and increase the physical and mental health benefits for everyone who has embraced the sport world-wide. If you have a story to tell, or would like to share your stoke then DM us on Instagram @supfmpodcast read less
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SUP Twelve 2024 Preview - With Sarah Thornely and Brendon Prince
08-04-2024
SUP Twelve 2024 Preview - With Sarah Thornely and Brendon Prince
This episode previews the second annual SUP Twelve event taking place on Saturday 13th April 2024 in Torbay, England and which is streaming LIVE on the day from the SUPJunkie.UK Facebook Page here! Don't forget to like and follow in advance as well as watch on the dayOur chat features the race's head honcho, the first man to circumnavigate mainland Britain and the creator of the charity Above Water, Brendon Prince, and ex GB champion and lead commentator for the event Sarah Thornely of SUP Junkie.UK.In this episode we look back at last year and also forward to this year's race, discussing some of this year's competitors and the tactics involved in a successful race.We also discuss Brendon Prince's new adventure, the Celtic Crossing, and an in-depth exploration of the SUP Twelve race and the unique experience that awaits both competitors and viewers of the race.Contribute to Brendon's charity - Above WaterWatch SUP Twelve Live between 7AM (BST) and 7PM(BST) on Saturday 13th April 2024 LIVE from Torbay Keep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteHutch SUP Wear - 20% Off Everything OfferThe original quality SUP Wear brand, Hutch SUP Wear is ten years old, and in honour of this milestone is offering 20% off across all products on it's website with code HUTCH20Hutch SUP Wear : 20% Off Everything
The Chilling Truth: Understanding Cold Shock and Water Safety in SUP - With Professor Mike Tipton (Reissue)
01-04-2024
The Chilling Truth: Understanding Cold Shock and Water Safety in SUP - With Professor Mike Tipton (Reissue)
This episode (recorded in 2021) is another chance to hear our comprehensive discussion with Professor Mike Tipton, a renowned expert in human and applied physiology at the Extreme Environments Laboratory at the University of Portsmouth. This episode aims to raise awareness of cold water as a significant but often overlooked risk, offering valuable information on how to minimize dangers and enjoy water sports safely, particularly over the first early months of the peak paddle season.Known for his extensive research on cold water effects on the human body, Professor Tipton's work informs survival and rescue training for first responders and safety campaigns worldwide. The conversation delves into the dangers of cold water shock, the physiological responses to cold water immersion, strategies for acclimatization, and practical safety advice for stand-up paddleboarders and other water sports enthusiasts. Additionally, Tipton shares insights into his collaborations with life-saving organizations, the importance of cold water safety education, and his role in founding the International Drowning Researchers Alliance. Watch this episode on YouTube HereLINKSSUPfm Online Safety Course : Now £37 ONLY £10University of Portsmouth Research Portal RNLI - Float to Live Keep up with the SUPfm Podcast:on YouTube : @SUPfmPodcaston Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteHutch SUP Wear - 20% Off Everything OfferThe original quality SUP Wear brand, Hutch SUP Wear is ten years old, and in honour of this milestone is offering 20% off across all products on it's website with code HUTCH20Hutch SUP Wear : 20% Off Everything
SUP Review of the Year : Pt 2 - Paddling Perseverance, and Planet Patrol
22-12-2023
SUP Review of the Year : Pt 2 - Paddling Perseverance, and Planet Patrol
In the second part of our packed review of the year, we 've got you another selection of top guests and contributors to showcase the highlights of the last 12 months. For a richer experience and for additional footage, watch this episode on YouTube here, and PLEASE don't forget to subscribe!In this episode co-presented with Sarah Thornely of SUPJunkie.UK we reflect on the Yukon 1000, with snippets from Craig Sawyer, one half of Team Shac Yukon who completed this year's race.We reflect on the ICF World Championships in Thailand chatting with UK SUP legend and double gold winner, Marie Buchanan.We also catch up with Lizzie Carr MBE from Planet Patrol as we look back on Race for Rivers.Finally we chat with innovative race director Greg Wingo as we celebrate an awesome conclusion to this year's Last Paddler Standing.Keep up with SUPfm: Subscribe on YouTube HEREon Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
SUP Review of the Year : Pt 1 - Triumphs, Tributes and Trends
18-12-2023
SUP Review of the Year : Pt 1 - Triumphs, Tributes and Trends
In the first of this two part episode, Simon and Sarah 'SUP Junkie' Thornely review the year with help from April Zilg. We also remember OG BaySUP endurance racer Mark Slater, with Battle of the Paddle racer, coach and friend, Ryan James. Watch this episode on our You Tube Channel - Don't forget to subscribe HERESimon and Sarah discuss the UK and international world of Stand-up paddle-boarding in 2023 as we look ahead to 2024. We grab a chat with 2022's APP Champion, April Z, who enlightens us about her recent paddle year from competitive racing, living life to the fullest, and her 12 Days of Fitmas initiative.We also celebrate the legacy of the late Mark Slater, an outstanding figure in the UK SUP community. Join us as we paddle through these impactful stories and expectations for the upcoming year.In this episode we discuss:SUP 12 - More Here SUP 2023 Championships Review Interview with April Zilg - Follow her here Tribute to Mark SlaterYour support for SUPfm keeps us paddling: Subscribe on YouTube @SUPfmPodcastLike on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast Like on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
The Race for Rivers - With Lizzie Carr
21-09-2023
The Race for Rivers - With Lizzie Carr
This week's episode includes a chat with previous guest Lizzie Carr MBE and covers her initiative 'Race for Rivers' which is a collaboration to measure and improve water quality across EnglandEngland's waterways are under severe threat from unseen pollution, and in recent years the solution to the problem from those who are responsible for safeguarding it, is to simply to monitor the water less.This episode incorporates an interview with Lizzie and recordings from the riverbank ; as we paddled down the River Wey on the first two days of this 32 day relay, running up to the Lake District in the north of England taking measurements along the way.Find out more about Race for Rivers hereFollow Planet Patrol onFacebookInstagramXKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Ocean Specific - Episode SponsorLooking to take your SUP performance to another level? Then look no further than Ocean Specific! Check out the Strike V-RX Paddle and their selection of hardware and apparelOcean Specific WebsiteOverboard - Episode SponsorKeep it dry with Overboard! OverBoard are the leaders in waterproofing your life, and produce a wide range of stylish and 100% waterproof technology cases, dry bags, backpacks and duffels. Tough and hard-wearing, OverBoard products have been proven in every kind of environment. An OverBoard waterproof bag, backpack, duffel or technology case will keep your valuables safe and dry every time. Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
The Yukon 1000 Adventure - With Craig, Kim, Martin and Skip
21-08-2023
The Yukon 1000 Adventure - With Craig, Kim, Martin and Skip
This season's extended final episode brings the teams together for a full download of their successful completion of the world's longest ultra paddle race.Experience their journey through the untamed waters of the Yukon River as I sit down with Craig and Skip from Team Shac, and Martin and Kim from the Renegade Moose Chasers. In this conversation, they share their unfiltered experiences, revealing the challenges they faced during their epic adventure . They talk about managing exhaustion and sleep deprivation, encounters with the wild inhabitants of the Yukon, their kit and organisation and some bizarre experiences they had amidst the rugged terrain. They also answer listener questions about the journey. This episode is a voyage into the heart of adventure, resilience, and the beauty of the Yukon wilderness.** Due to some technical issues we were unable to include any audio from the Moose chasers after the first hour of the episode**Find out here about entering the Yukon 1000 race in 2024 Yukon 1000 Race - InstagramConnect with the teams on social media The Renegade Moose ChasersFacebookInstagramTeam ShacFacebookInstagramKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast Subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteOcean Specific - Episode SponsorLooking to take your SUP performance to another level? Then look no further than Ocean Specific! Check out the Strike V-RX Paddle and their selection of hardware and apparelOcean Specific WebsiteBaltic Lifejackets - Episode SponsorBaltic know that the best personal floatation devices are always the ones that get worn, so they've designed the SUP Elite and SUP Pro specifically for SUPrs....
Yukon Voices - The Yukon 1000 Experience
28-07-2023
Yukon Voices - The Yukon 1000 Experience
This is the penultimate episode from this season featuring the Yukon 1000, where we get the immediate take from teams who successfully completed this year's race.Quick and dirty, recorded from Fairbanks (Alaska), Whitehorse, (Yukon) and Seattle Airport, this gives a first brief from teams who are still processing what it takes to race 1000 miles down the unspoiled wilderness of the River YukonIn this episode we reference some incredible photos taken by Fortune Favours the Brave and if you want to see them, link is below.One more episode to come shortly!Support the Azaylia Foundation hereTHE photographs are on Instagram @mrashleycain HEREThank you to all the paddlers who have contributed to this season, and particularly for the support from Jon and his team at Yukon 1000Keep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Ocean Specific - Episode SponsorLooking to take your SUP performance to another level? Then look no further than Ocean Specific! Check out the Strike V-RX Paddle and their selection of hardware and apparelOcean Specific WebsiteBaltic Lifejackets - Episode SponsorBaltic know that the best personal floatation devices are always the ones that get worn, so they've designed the SUP Elite and SUP Pro specifically for SUPrs. They're designed to make climbing back on your board easier and have a cut which allows full movement when you're paddling, making them super comfortable to wear. The SUP Elite comes with storage and the ability to add a hydration packBaltic WebsiteStarboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
The Yukon 1000 - On the Start Line at Whitehorse
17-07-2023
The Yukon 1000 - On the Start Line at Whitehorse
The 2023 Yukon 1000 is underway and in this episode, race director John Frith takes us through the route, we get updates from teams at the starting line in Whitehorse, Yukon, and if that wasn't enough, we also get some wise words from Bart De Zwart, previous winner of the race.Follow the Progress of all the teams LIVE on the race tracker hereParticular thank you to Craig and Team Shac and to Dan and Nick from Fortune Favours the Brave for their contributions to the episode.Fortune Favours the Brave are a canoe team from the UK. They are both veterans who have served in the Yorkshire Regiment, and are raising money for YPI Counselling which is a mental health charity and you can contribute hereThey're also raising funds for Reduce Our Carbon Charitable Foundation HEREPlease give the team a follow on Instagram hereThis episode also contains an excerpt from my chat with the incredible Bart De Zwart from Episode 97Yukon 1000 2024 edition - Race dates 12th and 13th July - Applications Opening soonFollowTeam ShacFacebookInstagramKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) £18It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Ocean Specific - Episode SponsorLooking to take your SUP performance to another level? Then look no further than Ocean Specific! Check out the Strike V-RX Paddle and their selection of hardware and apparelOcean Specific WebsiteBaltic Lifejackets - Episode SponsorBaltic know that the best personal floatation devices are always the ones that get worn, so they've designed the SUP Elite and SUP Pro specifically for SUPrs. They're designed to make climbing back on your board easier and have a cut which allows full movement when you're paddling, making them super comfortable to wear. The SUP Elite comes with storage and the ability to add a hydration packBaltic WebsiteStarboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most...
The Yukon 1000 - Team Shac and the Moose Chasers
10-07-2023
The Yukon 1000 - Team Shac and the Moose Chasers
This week I speak to two of the four SUP teams taking part in this year's Yukon 1000, Team Shac and the Renegade Moose Chasers.Craig and Skip from Team Shac, and Martin and Kim from the Renegade Moose Chasers speak about their preparation, their kit, their team dynamic and (sniff) what they consider the main strengths of their teammate. Follow the Progress of all the teams by subscribing to the Yukon 1000 Newsletter hereThe Renegade Moose ChasersFacebookInstagramTeam ShacFacebookInstagramKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Ocean Specific - Episode SponsorLooking to take your SUP performance to another level? Then look no further than Ocean Specific! Check out the Strike V-RX Paddle and their selection of hardware and apparelOcean Specific WebsiteBaltic Lifejackets - Episode SponsorBaltic know that the best personal floatation devices are always the ones that get worn, so they've designed the SUP Elite and SUP Pro specifically for SUPrs. They're designed to make climbing back on your board easier and have a cut which allows full movement when you're paddling, making them super comfortable to wear. The SUP Elite comes with storage and the ability to add a hydration packBaltic WebsiteStarboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
The Yukon 1000 - With Race Director Jon Frith
26-06-2023
The Yukon 1000 - With Race Director Jon Frith
Simon talks with Jon Frith, the race director of the Yukon 100, the world's longest paddle race. As a former soldier, Jon brings a unique perspective to organizing, running and also taking part in this epic adventure race that spans 1,000 miles from Whitehorse, Yukon. Jon shares his insights into the dangers of the trip and the personal admin and development required by the participants taking part. He talks about the history of the race, and his views on the addition of Stand-Up Paddleboarding into the event.Join us as we delve into the immersive experience of racing through the untouched beauty of the Yukon wilderness.This is the first of our 'deep dive' episodes looking at the Yukon 1000 race, following the experiences of the organisers and participants in the 2023 event.The Yukon 1000 website is hereThe Smithsonian Magazine recently wrote a great article on the race hereFollow the Yukon 1000 on social media FacebookTwitterInstagramEvery year the Yukon 700 is run, with a group of ex-serviceman from the Grenadier Guards descending the Yukon unsupported, many with life changing injuries. To contribute to this worthy cause click here. Follow the Yukon 700 on Instagram hereKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteBaltic Lifejackets - Episode SponsorBaltic know that the best personal floatation devices are always the ones that get worn, so they've designed the SUP Elite and SUP Pro specifically for SUPrs. They're designed to make climbing back on your board easier and have a cut which allows full movement when you're paddling, making them super comfortable to wear. The
Scotland: Ocean Nation - With Cal Major
17-04-2023
Scotland: Ocean Nation - With Cal Major
This bonus episode features the return of Cal Major to the show. Cal's epic three part series Scotland: Ocean Nation is now available to stream for FREE through STV Player until March 2024Cal takes us through the making of the series which shows her 800 mile journey around the Scottish coastline, and her encounters with the beautiful and threatened marine wildlife that exists in this stunning and relentless environment.This series is highly recommended as a positive, optimistic yet honest representation of the Scottish coast, the incredible creatures who live there and the people who are helping to save them.You can watch the full series here and through the STV Player AppSeaful is the charity Cal founded which connects children with the water Find out more HERE In the show we mention Cal's filmsVitamin Sea - Cal's record breaking trip from Lands End to John O GroatsSkyes the Limit - Cal's solo journey around the Isle of SkyeFind out more about Cal on her website HEREConnect with Cal on social media FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTubeKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) £18It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water!
SUP Twelve and Last Paddler Standing - With Brendon Prince
13-03-2023
SUP Twelve and Last Paddler Standing - With Brendon Prince
Welcome to this special bonus episode recorded with friend of the show, Brendon Prince Brendon brings us up to date with some of the many highlights since he completed his record breaking circumnavigation of Britain in 2021, and chats about his new event SUP Twelve, which launched on 1st April 2023 in Torbay, Devon.We talk about the film Circumnavigate, (**UPDATE** now on general worldwide release HERE,) his participation in Last Paddler Standing, a December endurance event in Florida and SUP Twelve.**UPDATE** SUPTwelve has now taken place and was a huge successWatch the 12 hours of live streamed coverage from the SUPJunkie Facebook page hereTo listen to Brendon's previous episodes listen here to his experience paddling BritainDetails of SUP Twelve is on the Above Water website hereConnect with Above Water and SUP Twelve on social media FacebookInstagramYou tubeKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! This Season is brought to you in association with Starboard. Starboard has a history in board design, with Svein Rasmussen entering the windsurfing market with innovative designs back in 1994, building the brand to become market leader within a decade. The brand was quick to recognise the huge potential of stand up paddling and while maintaining careful consideration for their environmental impact, have continuously strived to produce the best boards and paddles for all abilities. Visit Starboard at https://sup.star-board.com/Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard...
The SUPfm Book Club Episode 2022 - With April Zilg
12-12-2022
The SUPfm Book Club Episode 2022 - With April Zilg
It's the third annual meeting of the SUPfm book (and film) club, co-hosted this year by World Champion April ZilgIn this episode Simon and April discuss recent releases or favourite books and films which will either help enhance your enjoyment of your paddle experience OR to use as a gift list for yourself or for others.You will support the podcast if you buy from the links below.In the episode we reviewedStand Up Paddleboarding in Great Britain - Jo Moseley Training for the Uphill Athlete - Steve House et alImproving Your Stand Up Paddleboarding - Andy Burrows and James Van DrunenCircumnavigate - The Story of the Long Paddle - Film by Will ReddawayWill's beautiful film of Brendon's incredible journey is currently on a National tour of adventure and local film festivals. Check out the trailer here Congratulations to Brendon and all competitors in Last Paddler Standing 2022April's book, The Athlete Agenda helps you to practically put together your individual and personalised approach to success, whatever your event and your aspirations.We also talked aboutThe Paddleboard Bible - Dave PriceAll In - Chris Bertish - Release due 2023We mentionedThe Obstacle is the Way - Ryan HolidayPeriodization of Strength Training for Sports – Tudor Bompa April also offers her coaching services, check out her website here: https://www.aprilzilg.com/Buy The Athlete Agenda here (AL)Connect with April on social media Instagram @aprilzilgInstagram @theathleteagenda Facebook @AprilZilgPaddlesYou tube https://youtube.com/c/aprilzilgKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need,...
The 100th Episode - With Simon and Guests
12-09-2022
The 100th Episode - With Simon and Guests
This week as we celebrate our landmark episode we look back at some of the many guests who've appeared in the show and who helped us reach this incredible number.Thank you for the voice messages from April Zilg, Brendon Prince, Jordan Wylie, Ben Longhurst and Maddi Le BlancExcerpts featured, come from interviews with Chris Bertish, Professor Mike Tipton, Michael Booth, April Zilg, Wallace J Nichols, SUP Garbage Man and SUPJunkie - Sarah ThornleyKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the knowledge to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteStarboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
The APP World Tour Hitting London - With Tristan Boxford, Holly Pye, Blue Ewer & Sarah Thornley
26-08-2022
The APP World Tour Hitting London - With Tristan Boxford, Holly Pye, Blue Ewer & Sarah Thornley
Over several days in September 2022, London's Canary Wharf played host to Britain's highest profile SUP event in years, the APP London SUP Open In this bonus episode Simon talks about the background to the event with CEO of the APP, Tristan Boxford and chats with rapidly rising British competitors Holly Pye and Blue Ewer, before rounding things off with an event overview from Ex-British National Champion Sarah Thornley of SUPJunkie.ukThe APP London SUP Open is running between 16th and 18th September 2022To find out more check out the official site hereConnect with APP on social media TwitterInstagramYou tubeKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! Mentioned in this episode:Starboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard WebsiteStarboard - Season SponsorStarboard's success since 1994 is built on its mission to provide innovation and quality. Starboard offer the most varied range of paddles and boards in the market and a comprehensive global dealer network, with SUP experts ready to help you get up and riding in no time. Check out the vast range of products and SUP knowledge on their websiteStarboard Website
Extreme Endurance - With Bart De Zwart
22-08-2022
Extreme Endurance - With Bart De Zwart
This week we feature the king of endurance paddling, Bart De ZwartBart's successes span multiple race wins for events like Yukon and 11 Cities alongside his exploration across Nepal, Zambia and Greenland as well as crossing Pacific Island chains and the North Sea. He was also a past 24 hour distance champion.In this interview we chat about his experiences and the specific training, mental approach and the preparation required to achieve some of his epic achievements.Bart's Starboard page is hereConnect with Bart on social media FacebookInstagramKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! This Season is brought to you in association with Starboard. Starboard has a history in board design, with Svein Rasmussen entering the windsurfing market with innovative designs back in 1994, building the brand to become market leader within a decade. The brand was quick to recognise the huge potential of stand up paddling and while maintaining careful consideration for their environmental impact, have continuously strived to produce the best boards and paddles for all abilities. Visit Starboard at https://sup.star-board.com/
Indian Surfer Girl - With Tanvi Jagadish
15-08-2022
Indian Surfer Girl - With Tanvi Jagadish
This week I speak to Tanvi Jagadish, the original Indian Surfer Girl, who is changing attitudes and expectations about girls spending time in the water across India, and in the process providing inspiration across the worldMultiple national champion and Ted speaker Tanvi, started with a love of the water which was stoked by her Grandfather and the Surfing Swami (US surfer, Jack Hebner) and became the first SUP athlete to represent India on the international stage.This is the guest who April Zilg calls 'a real inspiration'.Sample Tanvi's experience at the ISA Worlds in Fiji HERETanvi's SUP school website is hereConnect with Tanvi on social media FacebookInstagramKeep up with SUPfm: on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast on Instagram: @supfmpodcast AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP lifeBuild the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the waterOur comprehensive online SUP Safety Course gives you the knowledge you need, to keep safe on the water and ALL FOR LESS than the price of an hours on-water tuition (£37) It's available here at https://supfm.thinkific.com/See you on the water! This season is brought to you in association with Starboard. Starboard has a history in board design, with Svein Rasmussen entering the windsurfing market with innovative designs back in 1994, building the brand to become market leader within a decade. The brand was quick to recognise the huge potential of stand up paddling and while maintaining careful consideration for their environmental impact, have continuously strived to produce the best boards and paddles for all abilities. Visit Starboard at https://sup.star-board.com/