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Valentin Illichmann

Valentin Illichmann

Date of Birth:



Lake Starnberg


Flatwater Race & River SUP

Board Setup:

Fanatic Falcon & Strike & Rapid Air

Competition ranking you’re most proud of:

5th German Championship Sprint
2nd Bavaian Championship Sprint
German River Champ

Your favourite contest and why:

Bavarian Championship
German River Champ Lofer

Your favourite SUP adventure:

Paddling down the river Lech

Number one on your bucket list:

Travel to Hawaii or Australia

I love …

...Paddling, Windsurfing and my girlfriend

I hate….

If you could be an animal, what would it be?

A shark

If you could be a character from a movie, who would you be?

James Bond

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Best results

  • 2018

    41th SUP EuroTour Mercedes-Benz World Cup Scharbeutz

  • 2017
    German White Water Champion (two times in row!)
    ISA Paddleboard Worldchampionship Competitor
    2nd Bavarian Championship
    2nd Ooutdoor Mixed Festival France SUP Overall
    River Inn Expediton, 300 km Whitewater in 3 Days
  • 2016
    German White Water Champion
    2nd European White Water Champion
    2nd Outdoormixed Festival France
    Qualified for ISA Worldchampionship
    German Junior Titel in Long Distance, Sprint, Technical and Downwind Racing
    First German who ever dropped down a waterfall on a SUP
  • 2015

    2nd German SUP Indoor Championship Germany

  • 2014

    1st Bavarian Championship, Long Distance U16, 2014

    1st Bavarian Championship, Sprint U16, 2014

    2nd Bavarian Championship, Sprint Men’s, 2014

    8th Bavarian Championship, Long Distance Men’s, 2014

    5th German Championship, Sprint Men’s, 2014

  • 2013

    1st Starnbergersee Pro Race, Sprint Overall, 2013

  • 2012

    1st SUP 4 Seen Trophy, Sprint U14, 2012

    3rd SUP 4 Seen Trophy, Long Distance U18, 2012


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