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Episode 111

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.

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Simon 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 Slater

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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