VIDEO // SHAKIRA WESTDORP SUP CHAMPION Video by Matty Schweitzer Last week Shakira Westdorp headed out to Tahiti from her home in Queensland on a surf trip that included a catalogue shoot for her sponsor Starboard. It was the Australian champion stand-up paddler's

PODCAST // EPISODE 3 WITH IZZI GOMEZ  If you've been reading stories and results on The Mermaid Society since we first started then you'll know a little about Floridian Izzi Gomez. She's the SUP surfing prodigal grom who, in 2017 has won

THE MERMAID SOCIETY // 2017 AUSTRALIAN SUP CHAMPIONSHIPS They might be commonplace in the lineup in 2017 with a number of professional SUP surfers and racers propelling their sport beyond comprehension but SUP or Standup Paddle Boarding hit the surf/ocean sports

THE MERMAID SOCIETY | SUP WORLD TOUR Australia's Terrene Black has been crowned 2017 APP World Racing Champion after winning events in both Japan and Maui this year. The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals tour was first started in 2012 and this year

Women Make A Stand And Raise Their Voices For Equality At Professional Sporting Level Photo by Red Bull Content Pool 2016 Red Bull Heavy Water event. The question is simple "What do we want for our sisters and daughters?" Current world #1 Annabel

The Highs & Lows Of Creating History At The ISA World Games It has been a historic week of competition in Denmark for Team Australia as they continued their dominance taking home gold in the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship.

Izzi Gomez Wins 2nd Consecutive World SUP Title   4th October 2015 - 16 year old Izzi Gomez has secured her second World Title as the 2015 season winds down. It was no easy feat for Izzi, with 4 girls in the running through

CLIP OF THE WEEK: with Incredible Iballa Moreno This Woman Loves to SUP Huge Waves over Sharp Reefs | Moreno Twins, Ep. 1 This is Iballa Moreno, she's a surfer, windsurfer, stand up paddler and all around water woman extraordinaire. In this

Jordan Magic Mercer Makes it 5 Winning the Molokai to Oahu World Title in 2015 (TOP - Jordan Mercer photo by Red Bull Content Pool)   27th July 2015 - 21 year old Australian Ironwoman and champion paddle boarder JORDAN MERCER has won her 5th Molokai

2015 Atlantic Games Results from Basque Country (TOP - Basque Country's team captain Ariane Ochoa holds up the team's winning Cup)   22nd July 2015 - Since their creation in Brittany in 1995, the objective of the Atlantic Games is to gather, every

Shakira Westdorp wins 1st Event of Queensland SUP Festival (TOP - Shakira Westdorp photo by Surfing Queensland)   19th July 2015 - Elite Surfing State Champions have been crowned at the first leg of the 2015 Queensland Immerse SUP & Paddle Festival on

(TOP Caroline Marks in one of her 3 divisional finals photo by Kurt Steinmetz @kurtsteinmetz for NSSA)  2015 NSSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS In 2015  there was a higher level of surfing than ever by the girls of the USA. Each girl who made it

29th June 2015 (Words & Photos by Waterman League) The Iberdrola Barcelona SUP World Series was an incredible weekend that really provided something for everyone, from the Elite Paddler following the World Series, to the Weekend Warrior wanting to step up for

29th June 2015 (Words by Surfing WA - TOP Issabella Marchetti photo by Nick Woolacott / Surfing WA) Over 100 surfers from right across Western Australia have benefited from a highly anticipated weekend groundswell, with near perfect winter conditions on offer at

(TOP Lola Schremmer goes to the nose Photo by Patty Schremmer) The 2015 Surfing America USA Championships for the SUP and Longboards were held over the weekend at Seaside California. In 2 foot waves the girls who have done well in

Thank you to guest writers Mason Schremmer and Dominique Miller - TOP PHOTO Dominique Miller by Arvydus Over the weekend the kids Waikiki carved up the famous Queen's Beach at the 2015 China Uemura Wahine Surf Contest‬. The waves were between 1-3 feet and

The first French Cup all girls event took place this Sunday at Santosha to Capbreton (in Landes). 80 girls entered 4 divisions including surf, longboard, bodyboard and stand up paddle. The event was a great showcase to the local community of the talent and

(Top GEORGIA YOUNG photo by Surfing WA / Nick Woolacott) Close to 100 surfers from right across Western Australia have relished in clean and highly contestable conditions at Ocean Beach in Denmark, for the second event of the Health Insurance Fund

This week we went out in the small stuff with SUP up-and-comer Tess Adema. It's ridiculous how much you can carve, pivot and move around small waves and make them look amazing. Check out Tess's clip with her 7'4 Starboard SUP.  

19th May 2015 (Top Tia Blanco photo by Kurt Steinmetz) With guest writer Samantha Sibley The NSSA West Coast Regional Championships were held at Huntington Beach Pier over the weekend with the finals scoring great conditions with 3 to 4 foot with glassy faces on