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Clinic - Stand Up Paddleboard Race Clinic
Saturday 16 March 2013, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Contact David Wells 415-524-8492

101 Surf Sports Paddleboard Racing Clinic With David Wells

101 Surf Sports is proud to roll out our 2013 Stand Up Paddleboard Race Clinics. We will host mulitple clinics throughout the year and we have already set up the first two date. 

Saturday March 16th 10am - Noon - PLEASE ARRIVE by 9:30am to allow for set up

Cost - $100

Instructors - Nikki Gregg, Taylor Robertson (pictured below left) , and David Wells (pictured at bottom), Nikki Gregg (aka 'The First Lady of SUP fitness" - pictured at rightNikki Gregg Stand Up Paddleboarding Fitness and Training) has notched multiple race wins through out her storied career. Nikki's racing experience in tandem with her in depth knowledge of fitness and personal training make her one of the worlds top SUP instructors.  David has been an avid SUP racer here on San Francisco Bay for the last couple of years and is ready to share his tips and techniques to help up your paddleboarding game.


The clinic will be a mix of on land instruction for the first 45 minutes followed by 1hr and 30 minutes on the water time. Class size is capped at 12 people so sign up quick before all the spots are taken.

All participants will receive 10% of the purchase price of any Werner Paddles the day of the clinc.

On land & water we'll cover;

  • Training & Preparation
  • Starting
  • Route Planning & Navigation
  • Race Gear Review - Checking your board and paddle to make sure you are optimized for racing
  • Board Steering/Handling
  • Pacing & Gearing
  • Proper Hawaiian Stroke
  • Proper Tahitian Stroke & When To Use it
  • Buoy Turning
  • Drafting Techniques
  • Seamanship & Environment

Please Bring - A lunch, Your SUP Board and Paddle, Sunscreen, a Leash, a Life Jacket, a change of clothes.

You can rent a raceboard for an additional $20 with paddle. Life Jackets are available at no extra charge.


David Wells Stand Up Paddleboarding


There is a second clinic date on May 4th

Location 115 Third St, San Rafael Ca 94901