Robert is the founder of Blue Planet and designs the line of boards based on his experience as a SUP surfer and racer. He’s meticulous at testing equipment and making continuous improvements to design on and off the water. He loves to share his passion for SUPing and is well appreciated for his many tutorials on Youtube.
Skyla is the living example that girls can rip. Hailing from Berrara NSW, Australia, Skyla has taken her superior surfing skills to SUP-ing and is ripping up waves wherever she can. She loves to go out on any day, whether it's big wave SUP-surfing, flat water racing or just cruising around with friends and family. In 2017 Skyla has shown great progression as she came in 4th in the Aussie SUP Surf Titles!
At only 17 years of age, Ty’s is already competing with the worlds best. In 2017 Ty competed for the first time in the renowned M2O, finishing the 32 miles 11th Overall. His most recent success was finishing 4th in the Tech Race and 11th in the Long Distance at the Aussie SUP Titles on the new 2018 Dug Out Race Series.
Nathan rips up the waters at his home spot Jervis Bay NSW, Australia every single day. He has been addicted to the ocean ever since he was born. He is passionate about SUP-ing and wherever he goes he brings positive and happy vibes. As a fierce competitor, he won the Battle of the Paddle and the Marathon.
A talented and well-rounded waterman, Fabrice is a former pro windsurfer who now lives in Costa Rica. He loves Stand Up Paddle surfing remote spots along the beautiful Guanacaste Coastline. Wherever there is a tube, Fabrice will ride it!
Originally from Halmstad in Sweden, Sofie pursues her passions for traveling and stand up paddling vigourously. She is a two time European Surf Bronze Medalist and she loves competing and chasing the best surf wherever she is. Her overwhelming smile and warm personality are evident when you first meet her and we are stoked that she has chosen to partner up with Blue Planet.
Jeff is a pioneer of the sport opening up Wet Feet in Aina Haina (the first dedicated SUP shop in the world). Jeff regularly dominates his age group in races, riding the 14’ Blue Planet Bump Rider. In 2017, Jeff beat his peers in the M2O and took 1st place SUP Unlimited Men Over 60.
Sam is a true Hawaiian Waterman with a great attitude. He loves to share his knowledge and teaches a jet ski safety course and rips up the waves on the west side every chance he gets.
Hailing from the land-locked province of North Brabant, Wouter has always been fascinated by water and action sports. He picked up a SUP on a sunny windless day in 2012 which culminated in being crowned Dutch SUP Racing vice-champion in 2013 . His spartan training attitude combined with his laid back personality make him a fierced and respected competitor.
Krista van Beek
Krista is a fairly new-comer to Stand Up Paddling but has made a name in long distance racing. In 2016 she entered in the legendary SUP 11 City tour, finishing first in her class. While others where having a break after the 2017 season, Krista showed great dedication and progression in various Wintercup stages . We have high hopes for Krista in 2018 on her new 21 inch Dug Out!
Donato is a talented young-gun who loves to spend time on the water. He competed in the European Inflatable Championships, finishing 16th in the Elite Men's division on his 12'6 Hanalei Air Touring. Besides SUPping, he also enjoys windsurfing, surfing, snowboarding and plays rugby. Furthermore, he makes grown men cry when he beats them in competitions.