My Travels and Adventures

Cape Cod Bay to Bay Challenge

On August 20th, I paddled 36 miles across the Cape Cod Bay to raise money for Christopher’s Haven, a place where families can live while their children are being treated for cancer at the Boston Children’s hospital. This was the most meaningful paddle I have ever done with a special group of people who   truly […]

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Poses for Paddlers

Rabbit Pose Sasangasana I love this pose for opening my back and shoulders before and after paddling! The rabbit is an inverted yoga pose that gives your back a great stretch followed by elongation of your spine. With your spine long, the circulation of your blood will improve, allowing your nervous system to receive its […]

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2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii

The last time I was in Hawaii I was living out of a tent, hiking around the Kalalau Valley on Kauai, showering under water falls, and picking fresh lilikoi for lunch…..so staying in a high rise hotel in busy Wakiki was a little different experience! This was my first year competing in the Rainbow Sandals […]

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Boardworks Stand Up Round Up

Finally a sprint event! My athletic background is sprint swimming, running around center field, and stealing bases in softball so the Board Works Stand Up Round Up was a blast for me! The event started with a 5K qualifier, and then ten 100m paddle sprints in a knockout style. The final sprint had an added […]

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Hang Together Japan

For weeks I had been following everything going on in Japan and was looking for a way to help. When I found out about the auction to benefit earthquake and tsunami-ravaged Japan, I knew this would be a great way for me to help raise money by donating private Stand Up Paddle Yoga lessons. On […]

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