Nordic, playful, fierce: Per Vallbo talks Yster SUP paddle boards

We caught up with Per Vallbo, the founder of Yster SUP, a Swedish SUP brand designing premium coastal paddle boards. What is your brand story and vision? In 2014 we started designing our own boards since we realized that most paddle boards on the market were not designed for Northern waters. We realized that [...]

Nordic, playful, fierce: Per Vallbo talks Yster SUP paddle boards2018-12-06T14:23:43+00:00

My Summer of Yster SUP

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder When does a paddle board become your best companion? When it opens up new riding opportunities and takes you safe through the smoothest and the roughest waters, turning you into an explorer, an adventurer, a nomad, a free spirit, a happy human. I have named a couple [...]

My Summer of Yster SUP2020-04-18T15:03:18+00:00

Winter outside, but SUPers sunny on the inside!

SE/ISA Flat Water SUP course, 3-4 April 2018, Bournemouth, England Surf Steps' Surfing England and ISA (International Surfing Association) presenter Andy Joyce held 2018's first ISA Flat Water SUP course in England, at Surf Steps Surf and SUP academy of excellence in Bournemouth, Dorset. The courses enable students, once qualified, to coach Flat [...]

Winter outside, but SUPers sunny on the inside!2018-04-06T10:33:13+00:00

Thrill is where you SUP it: On Bitcoin, The Big Blue and SUP lifestyle

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder No matter how much the price of Bitcoin fluctuates, Didi Taihuttu is already a winner. He sold all of his belongings to invest in cryptocurrencies and is now travelling the world with his family. It’s a perfect Millennial story about a self-made man that taps into a [...]

Thrill is where you SUP it: On Bitcoin, The Big Blue and SUP lifestyle2020-04-18T15:06:16+00:00

Tadziu the Dude takes the UK SUP scene

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder You know that line from the indie movie ‘Igby goes down’: ‘She’s a dancer who doesn’t dance and her friend is a painter who doesn’t paint”? Yeah, Tadziu is just like that. He’s a SUP pup who hates water and supposedly “the nicest” rescue dog at the centre, [...]

Tadziu the Dude takes the UK SUP scene2020-04-18T15:06:52+00:00

First In, Last Out – In Memory of Jack O’Neill

By Anna Nadolna, SUPer Whale Founder I have always been an O’Neill girl. I remember my first ever O’Neill t-shirt straight from Santa Cruz, California. The best gift from my high-school sweetheart whose mom lived in the US. It came with Hershey Kisses and Twinkies - I’ve always had a soft spot for [...]

First In, Last Out – In Memory of Jack O’Neill2020-04-18T15:07:34+00:00

Hello World! By Anna Nadolna

I’m SUPer proud to share this website with you. It’s all part of the journey. SUPer Whale started as a fan page and a visual diary of my stand up paddleboarding adventures which bring pure joy and a sense of freedom I could only find while surfing (read: being [...]

Hello World! By Anna Nadolna2017-08-09T19:57:28+00:00