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Technique with Travis – Choosing your SUP fins

Whether you use your SUP for touring, racing or surfing, choosing your SUP fins actually determines the performance of your board. A right fin can make paddling, maneuvering and simply staying on top, that much easier. In the video below, Travis will discuss his two favourite choices and the impact a fin, its placement and [...]
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Carolina Cup, Travis Grant and the Sonic

Arguably the biggest SUP event in the world right now, the Carolina Cup is about to kick off in two days. Traditionally held at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, the event has been around since 2011. What makes the Carolina Cup so great is the community spirit of the event, where total beginners are just as welcome [...]
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Technique with Travis – How to do fast beach starts

Technique with Travis This fast beach start tutorial is the first in an NSP exclusive series of short, instructional videos by Travis Grant. His tips and techniques will help racers like yourself to improve and perhaps iron out some of the kinks in your current routines. Travis explains fast beach start techniques About Travis Travis Grant [...]
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Marcus Hansen wins Air France Paddle Festival on Tahiti

Flat water and scorching heat This 5th edition of the Tahiti Paddle Festival took place at Maeva Beach, with the Lagoon Race kicking off at 08:30 AM and the last race of the day starting at 03:15 PM. This was the first event on the 2018 Paddle League World Tour Schedule, so even though the previous [...]
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NOW AVAILABLE: NSP PROTECH Technology in Select Shapes

NSP is excited to announce a new board technology offered on a select number of our most popular shapes. The new NSP PROTECH boards offer incredible value and custom-spec characteristics at an affordable price, making them the first choice for performance-oriented surfers or first-time buyers alike. Carbon Flex Tail Strategically applied to the back end [...]
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Titouan Puyo Wins Double Downwinder

  Congratulations to Titouan Puyo for his victory at the #SUPdownunder, Double Downwinder event on the Queensland Gold Coast. Last week, Titouan fell just short and took 2nd place overall in the men’s elite race at the 12 Tower event, which, if the wind conditions were any better then flat, could have been a different […]

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NSP Racing Takes 2nd and 4th at 12 Towers

  As the 2018 SUP Racing season kicks off this weekend at the 12 Towers Ocean Race in Australia, our NSP racing team put on a great showing considering they were well prepared for what is normally a downwinder. The wind didn’t cooperate and the racers found themselves battling hard on a very flat course. […]

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SUP Examiner Reviews Puma 14×23.5

Board Review: NSP Puma 14×23.5 Review by Michael Kelley,  republished in full with permission thanks to www.supexaminer.com, photos by IanClampett. In the short history of modern SUP design, most racing boards were designed like sharp-edged destroyers that sliced through the water. The idea is for the bow to pierce through the water and then for […]

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The Red Bull Privateers & NSP

This past weekend NSP was part of something new, a change from the ordinary and traditional stand up paddle events. Less of a race, more an adventure that was part Burning Man, part Red Bull Flugtag The team at Red Bull and their usual outside the box approach to everything, wanted to create a stand […]

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NSP Florida SUP Demo Tour!

NSP’s Jeramie Vaine continues his rolling (and paddling) demo tour of Florida and the southern east coast of the US!   The amount of high fives, hugs and stories exchanged over the past few weeks has been at an all time high while wrapping up a quick trip to the Caribbean, which rolled right into […]

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NSP visits the Mentawai Islands

NSP visits the Mentawai Islands With thanks to the crew and friends at www.ratumotu.com NSP Surf recently visited some of the most secluded beaches on the planet on the Mentawai Islands, 150 kilometers off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The beauty of a simple bonfire on the beach after an amazing surf session  with […]

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Congratulations to our NSP Instagram Winners!

Congrats to our Instagramers @Daniel Parres, @rubysimmonds_skate_surf, @Deaf.Kenzo and @Btrazldazl winning NSP hats and t-shirts signed by Travis Grant and Titouan Puyo. Your Instagram posts best represented the NSP Christmas spirit with the hashtag #NSPChristmas. These will be on there way to all our winners in Singapore, Japan, Spain and Italy. Stay tuned for more! Follow our Instagram NSPsurfnsup […]

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2018 NSP Elements Longboard Action + Review

NSP’s surf range is refreshed for 2018. Check ’em out and catch some wave action during your Christmas holidays! Here a nice little preview of what to expect from our new longboards! More info about the board > https://www.nspsurfboards.com/product/elements-longboard/ Video link > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgzRSC_UEKE  

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NSP PU Heritage Series – Hand-Crafted Surfboards At Their Finest!

  Designed and shaped by legendary Australian surfer/shaper Kym Thompson. These polyurethane boards are laminated with high end cloth and feature a traditional tinted gloss resin finish.   Soulful longboard for the purest log rider seeking classic style and that endless glide! Sizes : 9’6″ x 23″ / 10’0″ x 23″   Aggressive high performance longboards that break […]

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Travis Grant: “the most hardcore race in the history of SUP!” – RedBull Heavy water’s story

Travis Grant: “we all kind of switched from “race mode” to, “let’s maybe play it safe” mode When did you arrive at Ocean Beach, San Francisco?  I took the late “red eye” flight on Thursday night from Hawaii to San Fransisco.  Not an ideal situation considering the task that lay ahead of me. I have a super busy […]

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NSP is going seriously sustainable!

NSP is going seriously sustainable! By the end of 2017, 90 percent of all NSP boards will proudly display Sustainable Surf’s ECOBOARD Project logo, acknowledging the company’s focus and commitment to making more sustainable surf craft. “The brand values of NSP, Nature – Science – Passion, are deeply embedded into every board, so the team […]

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2018 NSP Cocomat – Lighter – Faster – Stronger!

2018 NSP Cocomat – Lighter – Faster – Stronger! NSP Cocomat technology utilizes raw coconut fiber waste from naturally sustainable plantations. These boards are light and strong. This proprietary, patent pending technology from NSP creates a visually unique board with an unmatched strength to weight ratio. Click here to know more. 2018 NSP Cruise Great boards for […]

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Weekend Racing!

Weekend Racing! RED BULL HEAVY WATER 2017 NSP’s Superstar Travis Grant will participate to the RedBull Heavy Water. The event will start in the water at Ocean Beach and goes in-and-out through the surf before heading north for a mini-marathon to the Golden Gate Bridge, with the winners crossing the line inside San Fran Bay […]

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When SUP brings back an X-treme waterman to the ocean!

When SUP brings back an X-treme waterman to the ocean! Who is Eduardo “Chore”? My name is Eduardo, but everyone knows me as Chore, my alias. I live in Santander, north of Spain, so I´m surrounded by sea. I started watersports in 1987, first Bodyboarding going on to be a professional, I started Longboarding, Surfing, Bodysurfing along […]

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NSP – A spartan in Netherland

NSP’s Ronald Schuurbiers – A spartan in Netherland Rider of the week: Ronald Schuurbiers who recently finished the 11 City Tour When did you start SUPing? I started with Stand up Paddle only 3 years ago. I borrowed an inflatable board from a friend and took it with me on vacation to Kroatia. It was […]

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NSP Race – The evolution continues!

The evolution continues! Harry Lee presents the new 2018 race range just before he participated in the Middle Harbour SUP Challenge! NSP race boards represent a continued evolvement from the 2017 model, affirming its position as one of the leaders in the industry! NSP race designer Alain Teurquetil, has executed an intensive development program across […]

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NSP partnership with coconut water producer Harmless Harvest!

For 2018 we are proud to announce our partnership with coconut water producer Harmless Harvest who will supply NSP with coconut husk waste from Organic for Life – Social & Fair Trade Certificated organic farms, to be used in our Cocomat technology. Started in 2009, Harmless Harvest is a progressive food & beverage initiative set to demonstrate […]

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NSP’s Jorge Venancio riding the 2018 DC Surf X

Our SUPer motivated Portuguese rider Jorge Venancio just received his new NSP 2018 DC Surf X and he obviously knows how to use it! Here’s Jorge settling into “hard core” control on a classic session around home (Parede, Lisboa, Portugal) Thank you to the photographer: Vanda Abreu Fotografia Photography for these amazing shots More pictures of him on his 2017 model: […]

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In the beginning…

In the Beginning NSP was born in 2001 from the vision of Bruce “Buzz” Hansen, a life-long surfer, skater and allround waterman. While working in Maui as a custom surfboard builder Buzz had an epiphany for producing affordable, versatile, durable and great performing surfboards. Buzz correctly realized there were everyday surfers that needed an affordable […]

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– NSP SUPER X – SUP longboarding in style!

– NSP SUPER X – SUP longboarding in style! Oozing with style, the NSP Super X range has evolved from riders demanding a focus on performance longboarding and exceptional surf versatility! NSP’s signature 10ft model has been dubbed the”quiver killer”. Effortless to ride with less rocker in the nose and more in the tail it […]

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New accessories for 2018

Board Bags, Paddles, Surf fins, Performance race fins, leashes! 2018 NSP’s accessories come in a variety of formats to best meet your needs and every widget & spare part you could need to keep yourself on the water! To see every accessories click here

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Our new website is out!

Our new website provides a clear message of who we are and what we stand for, delivering you regulated content about Surf, SUP and Race. The website also boasts a clean design and intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system with improved menu functionality that directs you to the information most relevant to you! Check out the […]

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