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Episode 6

Chase Kosterlitz SUP racing, travel and fixing whats broken

Chase Kosterlitz is a well known and successful racer on both the World and European circuits. In this forthright and entertaining interview (recorded before the announcement was made about BOP 2015) Chase talks about how he started in SUP, his favourite events and how it feels to lead the draft train in major races. 

As president of the Stand-Up Paddle Athletes Association (SUPAA), Chase is laser focused on improving the events and the instruction that surround stand up paddling. His passion for the sport shines through this interview. Enjoy.

In this episode we cover

  • The first time Chase stepped on a SUP
  • Sports background
  • Water Monkey
  • How Chase prepared for his wedding
  • South Africa
  • Lost Mills
  • What people don’t realise about SUP athlete sponsorship
  • Athlete financing in the future
  • Bic
  • Draft train & tactics
  • Battle Of The Paddle
  • SUP Athlete Assiciation (SUPAA)
  • SUP Training The Smart Way E-book 

Links & Resources 

  • The Stand-Up Paddle Athletes Association
  • SUP Training The Smart Way e-book
  • Water Monkey
  • Bic Sport
  • Quick Blade Paddle
  • Runa Energy Drink
  • Chase Kosterlitz 

Mentioned in this episode:

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About the Podcast

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SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast
This is the podcast for stand up paddle inspiration whether you're a SUPracer , stand-up paddleboard surfer or SUP adventurer.

About your host

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Simon Hutchinson

I'm an all-season UK based paddler, BSUPA instructor, Hutch SUP Wear brand owner and podcast host and producer.
I enjoy spreading the stoke and connecting the aloha worldwide, with my love for this incredible sport