Meet Joe Paddler: Chris Hipgrave, Bryson City, NC

Joe Paddler Chris Hipgrave
Joe Paddler Chris Hipgrave Where you were born and where you live now? Born just south of London, England, but have lived in the USA since 1991. Home is now Bryson City, North Carolina What is your occupation? General Manager of Paddlesports, Outdoor Schools, Events and the Nantahala...

Jane Paddler: Meet Josette Lata, Pine Beach, New Jersey

Jane Paddler Josette Latta
Where you were born and where you live now? I was born in Pennsylvania but I live in Pine Beach,New. Jersey, where I grew up. What is your occupation? I am a producer and artist representative. Where do you SUP the most? I SUP the most on the Barnegat...

Meet Joe Paddler: Chase Toogood, Bermuda

Where you were born and where you live now? Born in New York, now lives in Bermuda. What is your occupation? Asset Management Where do you SUP the most? South Shore, Bermuda Do you have a favorite local paddleboard shop? Makin' Waves What paddleboard, surfski or OC do you ride most? Starboard Pro...

Meet Jane Paddler: Jamie Lee Moir, Ottawa, Ontario

Jane Paddler Jamie Lee Moir
Where you were born and where you live now? I was born in Brantford, Ontario and I am currently living in Ottawa, Ontario. What is your occupation? I am a Personal Trainer at Greco Lean & Fit. Where do you SUP the most? I SUP mostly here in Ottawa...

Meet Joe Paddler: Rob Patton, New Era, Michigan

Joe Paddler Rob Casey
Name Rob Patton Where you were born and where you live now? Born: Sault Ste Marie, MI Now Live: New Era, MI What is your occupation? High School Guidance Counselor Where do you SUP the most? Lake Michigan's eastern shore. Do you have a favorite local paddleboard shop? Shop Custom! What paddleboard, surfski or...

Meet Joe Paddler: John Acosta, San Diego, California

Joe Paddler John Acosta
Where you were born and where you live now? Born in Salt Lake City, UT. Currently living in San Diego, CA. What is your occupation? Commercial Truck Driver. Where do you SUP the most? Mission Bay and Coronado, CA. Do you have a favorite local paddleboard shop? Yep, West Coast Paddle...

Meet Joe Paddler: Eric Mims, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Eric Mims, surfski paddler
Meet Eric Mims, surfski paddler Where you were born and where you live now? Tennessee, now living on Isle of Palms, South Carolina What is your occupation? I work for Epic Kayaks, Inc. Where do you SUP the most? I surfski in the Atlantic Ocean off of Isle of Palms. Do...

Meet Jane Paddler: Evelyn O’Doherty, East Hampton, NY

Evelyn O'Doherty, East Hampton, NY
Evelyn O'Doherty, East Hampton, NY Where you were born and where you live now? Born in New York City, living in East Hampton NY What is your occupation? Stand up paddle coach, yoga teacher, online editor Standup Journal Tell us about your website Evelyn O'Doherty Mind Body Excursions My website is...

Meet Joe Paddler: John Chiu, London, U.K.

Joe Paddler John Chiu
Joe Paddler John Chiu Where you were born and where you live now? Born in New York City, NY. I currently live in London, U.K. What is your occupation? Management Consultant Where do you SUP the most? The Historic River Thames in London, England. Do you have a favorite local paddleboard...

Meet Jane Paddler: Meredith Brandt, Washington, D.C.

Where you were born and where you live now? I was born in Pennsylvania and have lived in Washington, DC for about 10 years. What is your occupation? I'm an advocate for marginalized groups of people, current working in communications. Where do you SUP the most? I paddle the...

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