Julie Nicholls: When Old Folk Take it Lying Down

Julia Nicholls And Another Thing with Julie Nicholls, Columns, Explore, Prone Paddleboard

My training partner, Bill Brophy, just bought a used 14’ Bark Surftech prone paddleboard from Cousin Mullet. Bill is a life-long open water swimmer, ultra-runner and triathlete, who’s recovering from back surgery. Since he and his wife have water access; I encouraged him (nagged to death) to try prone paddling as a way of rehabbing outside, rather than in a…