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SUP Panel Presentation in Lexington, KY

Friday, February 23, 2018  
Posted by: Chris Stec
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Join ACA Chief Operating Officer Chris Stec and SUPIA Executive Director Kristin Thomas for a SUP Presentation at the International Boating & Water Safety Summit in Lexington, KY on Wednesday, March 7th.

 

SUP Presentation Title: What does the future of Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) mean for you?

 

SUP Panel Abstract:

Join a diverse panel of Stand UP Paddleboarding (SUP) experts , moderated by ACA Chief Operating Officer Chris Stec, who is also a Level 3: Whitewater SUP Instructor Trainer Educator, to glean insights on where SUP is heading in the next two to three years and how that might affect your program.  After a brief presentation on the latest SUP participation and fatality data, we’ll dive right in to the discussion.  A sample of the questions that will be debated:

  • Leash vs. lifejacket
  • Will foil boarding become mainstream, or will it remain for elite athletes only?
  • Are SUPs required to be registered…should they be?
  • How can local liveries and outfitters and rentals increase their safety messaging to the general public?

 

We’re the last presentation before the Awards Luncheon and Closing Ceremony, so join us to learn more about a fast growing segment of the recreational boating community.

 

SUP Panelists:

  • Christopher Stec – moderator
  • Jim Emmons – WSIA
  • MariAnn McKenzie - Oregon Boating Safety Education Coordinator
  • Kristin Thomas – Executive Director, SUPIA
  • Nathan Depenbrock – Owner of Canoe Kentucky

 

Details:

·         http://www.ibwss.org/

·         March 7, 2018

·         11am-12:00pm

·         Lexington, KY

 

How to register:

·         Go to: www.ibwss.org

·         Click Registration Tab

·         Select the special rate for the SUP Panel Presentation


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