116 episodes

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

SUPfm The International Stand Up Paddle Board Podcast Simon Hutchinson

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

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

    114 : SUP Twelve 2024 Preview - With Sarah Thornely and Brendon Prince

    114 : 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 day
    Our 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 Water
    Watch SUP Twelve Live between 7AM (BST) and 7PM(BST) on Saturday 13th April 2024 LIVE from Torbay
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    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website
    Hutch SUP Wear - 20% Off Everything Offer
    The 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 HUTCH20
    Hutch SUP Wear : 20% Off Everything

    • 39 min
    113 : The Chilling Truth: Understanding Cold Shock and Water Safety in SUP - With Professor Mike Tipton (Reissue)

    113 : 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 Here
    LINKS
    SUPfm Online Safety Course : Now £37 ONLY £10
    University of Portsmouth Research Portal
    RNLI - Float to Live
    Keep up with the SUPfm Podcast:
    on YouTube : @SUPfmPodcast
    on Facebook: @SUPfmPodcast
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    AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP life
    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website
    Hutch SUP Wear - 20% Off Everything Offer
    The 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 HUTCH20
    Hutch SUP Wear : 20% Off Everything

    • 56 min
    112 : SUP Review of the Year : Pt 2 - Paddling Perseverance, and Planet Patrol

    112 : 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:
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    AND subscribe to our newsletter here and get your FREE guide to the apps we recommend, to live your best SUP life
    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website

    • 46 min
    111 : SUP Review of the Year : Pt 1 - Triumphs, Tributes and Trends

    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.
    Watch this episode on our You Tube Channel - Don't forget to subscribe HERE
    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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    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website

    • 57 min
    110 : The Race for Rivers - With Lizzie Carr

    110 : 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 England
    England'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 here
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    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Looking 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 apparel
    Ocean Specific Website
    Overboard - Episode Sponsor
    Keep 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.

    Overboard Waterproof Bags
    Starboard - Season Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website

    • 42 min
    109 : The Yukon 1000 Adventure - With Craig, Kim, Martin and Skip

    109 : 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 - Instagram
    Connect with the teams on social media
    The Renegade Moose Chasers
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    Team Shac
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    Keep 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 life
    Build the lifetime knowledge you need to keep safe on the water
    Our 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 Sponsor
    Starboard'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 website
    Starboard Website
    Ocean Specific - Episode Sponsor
    Looking 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 apparel
    Ocean Specific Website
    Baltic Lifejackets - Episode Sponsor
    Baltic 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....

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

Rick F in Virginia ,

Great podcast

Informative, well produced, entertaining. A great resource for paddle boarders or any outdoor enthusiasts.

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