Paddle Announcement… AWARDS

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Paddle Announcement... AWARDS What's a great event without some awesome and unique awards?  Well that would be an incomplete event.  The SEA Paddle NYC has had some great awards in the past and this year they live up to their reputation! When the remnants of the Avon boardwalk washed ashore after Superstorm Sandy they didn't know they would be recycled. Collected by Gary Finnegan. They were … [Read more...]

Special Guest Appearance… Mo Freitas

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Special Guest Appearance...Mo Freitas We are happy to welcome Mo Freitas to the SEA Paddle NYC Family. Mo’s resume includes... King of the 2015 Santa Cruz Paddlefest 2013 Rookie of the Year Big wave surfer Free diver A true waterman. Mo will be on site Saturday throughout the day! seapaddlenyc.org … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala

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PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala Big wave surfer Keali’i Mamala has surfed all over the world and this year, for the first time, will brave the rivers of Manhattan to participate in the SEA Paddle NYC.  He has ridden waves around the world from Hawaii to Tahiti to his famed ride in Nazaré, Portugal with partner Garrett McNamara.  Always ready for the next big challenge, he will take on the New … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason This Paddler Profile is a little different - it’s ‘two for the price of one’!  We need to pair Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason because their stories are linked.  Bryan lured Moira to try the SEA Paddle when he worked with her ‘Jersey Girls Stay Strong Multisport Club’ swim group a few years ago as a lifeguard.  There began their friendship and … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason

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PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason This Paddler Profile is a little different - it’s ‘two for the price of one’!  We need to pair Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason because their stories are linked.  Bryan lured Moira to try the SEA Paddle when he worked with her ‘Jersey Girls Stay Strong Multisport Club’ swim group a few years ago as a lifeguard.  There began their friendship and … [Read more...]

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation 125 events held…4174 kids served…108,960 volunteer hours…258,960 smiles created since 2008. Best Day Foundation is a volunteer organization that helps children with special needs build confidence and self-esteem through safe, fun, adventure activities like surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, snow sports, and more. Founded in 2008, the organization serves … [Read more...]

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation

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BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation 125 events held…4174 kids served…108,960 volunteer hours…258,960 smiles created since 2008. Best Day Foundation is a volunteer organization that helps children with special needs build confidence and self-esteem through safe, fun, adventure activities like surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, snow sports, and more. Founded in 2008, the organization serves … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Patricia (Trish) Miller

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PADDLER PROFILE...Patricia (Trish) Miller The SEA Paddle athletes come from all over the world and many of them see each other at events throughout the year. Always happy to see one another, they have formed a community and they are family. One of these super athletes is Patricia (Trish) Miller. Trish has paddled, competed and won many of the SEA Paddles in which she has participated. Her … [Read more...]

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…POAC (Parents of Autistic Children)

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BENEFICIARY PROFILE...POAC (Parents of Autistic Children) POAC has been a beneficiary of SEA Paddle NYC since the early days.  Their work in the community provides children and families affected by autism with the opportunity to learn, grow and adjust to the challenges of living with autism.  The camaraderie at POAC’s events is palpable along with the happy faces of the children and adults … [Read more...]

SEA PADDLER PROFILE….Harris Davis

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PADDLER PROFILE....Harris Davis Harris Davis has been involved with SEA Paddle NYC in multiple ways over the years.  His support, enthusiasm and talents have greatly contributed to the event year after year.  He is too modest to tell you how much he has done for us over the years but we aren't bashful!  We are grateful for all he has done and lucky to count him as 'one of the family'.  A few … [Read more...]