Paddle Into Fitness Certification

Learn how to teach Stand Up Paddle beginner lessons and Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga at the Sheraton Hotel and Marina in San Diego, California! Learn Paddle Into Fitness® signature ...

SUP YOGA board

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Paddle Into Fitness

Union Tribune Nominee for San Diego’s Best Yoga of 2011 Stand Up Paddle Boarding, or SUP, is a low impact sport that strengthens the core, tones every muscle, and gets ...

My Travels and Adventures

Cape Cod Bay Challenge

Please help me to raise money for Christopher’s Haven, a non-profit organization that provides housing for families who bring their child to Boston’s Mass General Hospital for cancer treatment. The Cape Cod Bay Challenge is a 36 mile Stand Up Paddle Crossing from Plymouth to Wellfleet on August 25, 2012 that I will be participating […]

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Play time in Hawaii

While I was on Oahu for the Quiksilver Waterman Festival, I had some free time to meet up with Roxy athlete Vanina Walsh and Surftech rider Morgan Hoesterey. We had a fun day paddling and swimming with turtles, check out our video! Here are some photos from the trip!

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ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships

I couldn’t have been more honored to be selected to Team USA to compete in the ISA World Championship!  At the end of February, a team of SUP surfers, SUP racers, and Prone paddlers traveled down to Lima, Peru to compete in the first ever world championship of paddling. I did a 3.5 mile and […]

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California Road Trip

Last fall, Morgan Hoesterey and I took at trip up the coast from San Diego to San Fransisco. Even though we didn’t score any surf, I met some amazing people and made new friends in the welcoming SUP community. I almost had to bail on this trip, because right before we left I got a […]

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Fun Times in Tahiti!!!

Here is a sneak peak at some of the fun we had training in Bora Bora, Tahiti! We did outrigger paddling, prone paddling, SUP training, distance and sprint swimming, underwater rock running, and much more! Check out Morgan’s cool blog about the trip…. Tahitian Fun with Gillian

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