Made in Europe
ISPO Award Winner 2020
By surfers for surfers
Developed in Germany

The TRIPSTIX Journey

The European production

In early 2021, the first boards in ClustAir construction are being manufactured in Europe.

TRIPSTIX inflatable SUPs Made-in-Europe

The ISPO awards

The TUNA Funboard in ClustAir construction wins the ISPO Product-of-the-Year Award and Gold Winner. The prize of the world's largest sports trade fair is one of the most important awards in sports business. TRIPSTIX prevails among several hundred entries, past award winners have included MAMMUT, Salomon, SCOTT, TomTom, etc.

The ClustAir technology

TRIPSTIX applies for the third patent regarding the ClustAir technology and starts the associated development project with the support of the Bavarian business promotion BayTOU.

The Kickstarter campaign

With the help of 86 great supporters, the funding goal of over €100,000 is reached. With the money raised, the production of the first VacuuAir boards in South Korea could be pre-financed - a big THANK YOU to our loyal Companions out there!

The Edison award

TRIPSTIX wins 2nd place at the"Oscars for Innovation" in the Outdoor Sports category with the Allround SUP board.

The incorporation

TRIPSTIX is founded in 2016 and applies for the second patent to protect its technology approaches.

TRIPSTIX-Gründer Stefan Klare in Werkstatt

The ISPO Brandnew award

TRIPSTIX wins the worldwide largest young entrepreneur competition in the sports industry in the category Hardware Summer with the Allround SUP 10'0.

The Flügge program

In the context of the promotion of start-ups from the university field, the Flügge program plays a major role in the development of the VacuuAir technology.

The EXIST program

The TRIPSTIX idea of PhD student and founder Stefan Klare results in their first business plan.

The first patent

Stefan applies for the first patent regarding the VacuuAir technology.

The idea

Inflatable surfboards would have been the perfect solution for the upcoming surf trip, but the market just does not offer anything but inflatable air mattresses - far from surfable! Stefan has not let go of the idea of inflatable high-performance boards since then!

TRIPSTIX Design-Brainstorming für aufblasbare SUP und Surfboards

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