June Update, River Festival Race, and Surf Camp

Below is the June Update: If you want to see a “whitewater” trip down the Hooch on the YOLO Yak, check out this Surfrider Atlanta post. We had a great cleanup day with the National Park Service. My pics from that day are in the gallery below. Click the image to see the slideshow. Photo […]

Surfrider Foundation Chattahoochee River Clean-Up

Come out and join the Surfrider Foundation Atlanta Chapter on May 30 for our first (of many) Chattahoochee River clean-ups. We have teamed up with the National Park Service who will provide us with trash pickers, canoes and shuttles for those on foot. Breakfast will be provided. Where: Paces Mill Parking lot. For directions go […]

Stand Up Paddle Lake Lanier Island Trip

Below is the map of the trip on May 24, 2009. I made the paddle in 5 hours including a few stops to wait out some rain. The put-in/take-out was at the Buford Dam. There was a strong headwind for the first half of the trip, but I rode the waves all the way back […]

Surfrider Foundation Atlanta Chapter Meeting

The Atlanta Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will have its first general membership meeting on May 27, 2009. Sally Bathea from the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper will speak about the state of the river and how it impacts the ocean. All are welcome, so invite a friend. Where: Front Page News, Little Five Points When: 7:00 […]

2009 YOLO Stand Up Paddleboard Race Series

Calling all paddlers! This race is in the Florida panhandle but Paddle Anywhere will be driving down for several races. Don’t worry about the race fee. We probably will join up with our sister company based in Florida Blue Mountain Surf. Just let us know which races you might want to attend. Check out pictures […]

Roswell to Morgan Falls Dam Stand Up Paddle

We had a great paddle trip today. We started at Azalea Park in Roswell (Point A on the map below) and paddled to Morgan Falls Dam (Point B). On the trip was Steve, Davis, Clay, Melissa, Will and Sophia. The pictures are below. We took a few breaks along the way so the kids could […]

Surfrider Atlanta “Go Green” Launch Party

The launch party for the Atlanta Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is on Saturday, March 14, 2009 from 7pm to Midnight. Come out and support the group. Additional details are at Meetup.com Update: Make sure you are at the “Go Green” party. The other party at this location is a punk rock event. Directions: 205 […]

Blue Ridge Adventure Race

Steve Combs is on a support team for the Blue Ridge Adventure Race on April 4, 2009.  Our team is  “Stimulus Packages.”  Here are the details:

Stand-Up Paddle at Mexico Beach

Mexico Beach, Florida gets a good swell on occasion. For the rest of the time, a stand-up paddleboard works nicely. The paddle around Crooked Island or over to Cape San Blas looks tempting.  Steve Combs had a few interesting conversations with the fishermen during his paddle down the coast this weekend.

Destin Florida Trip Day 2

For Day 2 in Destin, Steve Combs, Mike Sturdivant, and John Cross tested out each of the YOLO stand-up paddleboards–the 12′ YOLO Original, the 12′ YOLOyak, and the 9’6″ YOLO Express. We even had one wave with all three boards on the same wave.