Time flies and summer is full of fun on the water all over Europe. Stand Up Paddling has taken off as a new major water sport and continues to spread like rings in the water. On rivers, lakes, channels, streams, oceans, pools, puddles, inlets and on fjords everywhere in Europe it is now common to see people cruising around having fun on their SUP boards.
For me, the past 2 months have been very busy and packed with SUP competitions. First off in June I finished my 2nd year of Danish high school, which required a great deal of focus and studying for exams. Luckily I finished with some very good results, which allowed me to clear my head and focus 100 % on upcoming SUP competitions this summer.
Most events were SUP races and for 5 consecutive weekends I have been on the road competing in events in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Portugal. I have paddled in many races and met many new friends and quite a few Pro paddlers from around the world. This is what both surfing and SUP is about, going out in the world to see new places and meet new friends.
Result wise it could not have gone much better. In 9 out of 9 SUP competitions so far I have secured 1st place finishes. I am super happy and stoked with my results, and it feels good to see the fruits of the hard work and training I put in earlier this season. The results have great meaning to me, but at the end of the day, I am really happy that I got to meet many new friends and nice people at the events. It is amazing to see Stand Up Paddling grow in such a positive way and I can strongly recommend it to everyone that loves the water or a good workout!
Thumbs up :)