Category Archive: SUP Blog

May 22

Take the #TigerChallenge

Well it started as a bit of fun last weekend during a photoshoot with new team rider Sonni Hoenscheid for a new advert which we have coming out in Standup Journal. One of the features of the new #TIGER fin is that it was designed to break free at low speeds to turbo charge your buoy turns …

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May 21

Sonni Hönscheid joins Black Project SUP team

Black Project is pleased to announce that world renowned elite paddler Sonni Honscheid has joined our Pro SUP team. #SONNI had already been using the fins and was 2nd at the Carolina Cup recently using the #TIGER for the first time in competition. Regarded as one of the best all-round paddlers in the world she …

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Mar 26

Michael’s SUP Adventure featuring #EPICpro & #Tiger (Video)

For those active on our Instragram Michiel van de Pol is probably someone you have seen in our posts, for others he’ll be a new face. As an enthusiastic paddler and full time student based in Netherlands Michiel has been extremely successful in capturing and promoting the beauty and grace of the sport of stand …

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Feb 15

Reduce shoulder wear and muscle fatigue with the EPIC PRO Premium Carbon

Many of us who have found a new passion in stand up paddling have come from a range of sports. Personally I have had a life of windsurfing, surfing, snowboarding, rugby and tennis and having competed in all (except snowboarding and surfing) my body has taken a beating over the years. For many paddling puts …

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Feb 01

Juston gives the EPIC Pro a glowing review

Maui based teenage ripper JUSTON NEES recently borrowed a Black Project paddle during a big day at Kanaha and it was not long before he wanted one of his own. A few weeks later it was great to get his email to say that he got his money together and was ready for an EPIC Pro …

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Jan 12

Big Winds’ TJ gives his initial feedback on the TIGER & compares to MALIKO

For those of you who know TJ of Big Winds (who is in charge of the SUP/KIte Department) you’ll know he loves great gear and demands nothing but the best from the products he rides and sells in the store. During the past few years he has been riding our SUP race fins and is …

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Jan 05

Maliko Race fin & Epic Pro Premium Carbon paddle – a racer’s review

Ever wondered what a new fin and paddle can do for your racing? UK SUP racer and all-round paddler Paul Riste thought that he had no need to upgrade until he was convinced by UK Champion and Black Project team rider Joanne Hamilton-Vale to try something new. He sent us his review of our MALIKO fin and EPIC …

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Jan 02

What should I consider when choosing the stiffness of my Premium Carbon shaft?

When choosing your EPIC Pro 95 Premium Carbon paddle you are offered a choice of shaft stiffness and it is important to choose the optimal bend characteristics which match your unique set of variables. There are a few things to consider and this post aims to empower you to make an informed decision. If in …

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Dec 30

EPIC Pro 95 Premium Carbon paddle – Marco’s first impressions

Back in late October Black Project was on location at the 1st Annual Tofino Invitational SUP contest, hosted by Tofino Paddle Surf, Tofino, Canada. Black Project’s Chris Freeman was asked to be the Head Judge and it was a great opportunity get Black Project paddles on demo too. There was a great buzz around both …

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Dec 29

Karl shares his Maliko feedback from the rivers of Belgium

It is alway motivating to get feedback on our products, more importantly this feedback helps others to work out what is the best choice for them. Karl recently received his new Maliko race fin and sent us some great shots and his feedback from the rivers of Belgium.  “I had three flat water training sessions …

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