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...]

BENEFICIARY PROFILE 2…Surfers Healing

BENEFICIARY PROFILE...Surfers Healing Surfers Healing has been a beneficiary of the SEA Paddle NYC for each of our 9 years.  Each year, we are privileged to see their work firsthand at the Annual Beach Bash.  Their partner in this event is another SEA beneficiary, Autism Family Services of NJ.  Each September, we share in the joy and triumphs experienced by the kids and their families. Here’s … [Read more...]

SEA PADDLER PROFILE…Ryan Matthews

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SEA PADDLER PROFILE…Ryan Matthews SEA Paddle NYC has seen some amazing paddlers over the years.  Fierce competitors, record finishes and incredible stamina are some of the qualities we use to describe them.  Each comes for their own reason – athletic challenge, camaraderie and the chance to give back are just a few.  Whatever their motivation, they cross the finish line knowing their triumphs on … [Read more...]

SEA Paddle Beneficiary Profile: Autism Family Services of NJ

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Autism Family Services of New Jersey (AFSNJ) Autism Family Services of NJ is a nonprofit serving people with autism and their families throughout New Jersey.  Some of their services include after school activities, camp, behavioral services, respite and more.  AFSNJ has been a beneficiary of the SEA Paddle NYC for each of our 9 years. Their signature event, the Beach Bash, will celebrate 11 … [Read more...]