The Zoar Outdoor Demo Fest begins tomorrow so I'll be there in the Wave Sport booth and will be helping out with mini clinics. There's still some room in mini clinics so sign up now and if you have wanted to demo a Recon, Mobius, Ethos Diesel, and Fuse they will be there to try for FREE!
The Friday before the race, which was on Sunday, I play boated a little in the hole and then helped to set up the course. I was a little too excited for June and decided to paddle without any sort of rash guard or bug spray, and just in my bathing suit. The entire mosquito population also decided to reemerge for the summer and they all attacked me. So my first piece of advice for your paddling this summer: always bring bug spray.
This week has been pretty exciting for me. Tuesday night I drove down to New York City to help Steve Busch teach a SUP Instructor Course for Manhattan Kayak Company. I had never been to NYC so it was a pretty interesting experience for me. My GPS seemed to think that driving through the Bronx at midnight was quicker than taking the highway so I quickly learned that my Silverado wasn’t built for city streets. Everyone in the course was a really strong paddler and a lot of fun to work with. It was one of the most challenging locations I have taught SUP both from a paddling and from an instruction perspective.
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Every year, for one day, we get to one of Vermont’s hidden gems - the West River. The West River is a perfect mix of adventure and leisure - it has a little bit more adventure than the Zoar Gap and is a little mellower than the Dryway.