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DRIP FEST - River SUP Intro Clinic w/Paul Clark

  • Sawyer Station - DRIP FEST 404 2nd Avenue Gold Hill, OR, 97525 United States (map)

Come learn the fundamentals of River SUP with SUPPAUL, SUP adventurer and instructor Paul Clark.


  1. Outfitting for independent river SUP paddling (river-ready boards, paddles, safety equipment)

  2. Fundamentals of paddling, including stance and strokes; falling safely and recovering quickly; navigating in moving water, peeling in/out of eddies, and river crossing/ferry exercises.

  3. Progressive and experiential approach to the curriculum, from kneeling and standing during each exercise in Class 1 &2 swift water.

  4. All participants will be wearing the "river SUP uniform" S.H.I.P.P.S (Shoes, helmet, insulation, PFD, padding, and signal device). 

*Strongly recommend paddlers bring their own gear for proper fit. Insulation in the form of a thick wetsuit or drysuit is suggested. For the short section of river we will will paddle, padding such as GForm knee/shin guards will be optional.

Later Event: November 22