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Bart de Zwart Wins the 2019 Yukon River Quest
Starboard SUP team rider and endurance paddler Bart de Zwart has taken the fourth consecutive win in the 2019 Yukon River Quest, completing the 715km (444 miles) paddle expedition race from in Whitehorse to Dawson City, Canada in a winning time of 56...
Exploring Vanuatu with Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington
Starboard Team Riders, Bart de Zwart and Trevor Tunnington, explore the beautiful islands of Vanuatu in the remote South Pacific Ocean – just off the west coast of Fiji – on stand up paddle boards. This is an amazing & inspiring story...
Bart de Zwart Embarks on the Longest Paddle Race
Expeditionary paddler Bart de Zwart has a new mission: To paddle 1000 miles through remote Yukon wilderness in only eight days. Bart de Zwart and his expedition partner Ike Frans began the legendary ultra-endurance race know as Yukon 1000 today in W...
Bart de Zwart Claims His Second Yukon River Quest Title
More than just a river race, the Yukon River Quest is a grueling test of a paddler’s physical and mental fortitude. Every summer, an eclectic group of endurance paddlers converge upon Whitehorse–the capital of Canada’s Yukon Terri...
Bart de Zwart Sets New SUP World Record
Bart de Zwart has smashed the 24-hour World Stand Up Paddle record for greatest distance paddled within a 24-hour period.  The record exceeds the previous one set at 111.83 miles (179.00 km) by Joanne Hamilton-Vales who completed this trial back...
The 444 Mile Yukon River Quest – A Daring Experience
The Yukon River Quest is well-known in paddlesports as the gnarliest and most grueling race of the year. This revered competition usually takes between two and three days to finish as athletes–traditionally in either canoes or kayaks–pa...
Bart de Zwart Claims the SUP 11-City Tour Crown
Over 100 riders from more than 15 countries took part in the 6th annual SUP 11-City Tour Crown, a competition that has put their skills, strength and endurance to the test. On the first day, Jay Hasley and Peter Bartl started strong, but Bart de Zwar...
Bart de Zwart Completes His French Polynesian Expedition
Maui’s Bart de Zwart is one of the living legends of SUP. He is one of the most complete and determined riders on Earth. He crossed the North Sea, standup paddled from Hawaii’s Big Island to Kauai, completed the 220-kilometer SUP 11-City...
Bart de Zwart’s Arctic SUP Expedition in His Own Words
As you already know, Bart de Zwart, the amazing Dutch waterman, has recently embarked on a daring 280 miles journey from Canada to Greenland, a journey known as The Arctic Crossing. Well, the Dutchman successfully completed this challenge and the guy...
Bart de Zwart to Embark on the Epic Arctic Crossing
Bart de Zwart is a true waterman. The Dutchman, who now calls Maui home, is the king of distance paddling and a 3X SUP 11 City Tour champ. Well, he is now ready to set on a new and incredible journey: a 280 miles (450 kilometers) crossing from Canada...