He heads up The Paddle Academy, a veritable stand up paddle institution in Dana Point, California, and no one is more invested in his kids’ performance than he is. Mike Eisert is at the very heart of fostering and developing young and promising new SUP talent, and his Paddle Academy waits practically all year for […]
Mexican Champion, Erika Benitez, who trains with The Paddle Academy in California, is ready to take part in the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in Denmark. Going to Europe for the first time, Erika will paddle against the best riders in the world for the Mexican team.
Earlier this week, we gave you some insight into The Paddle Academy through an interview with Mike Eisert, the school’s founder. As he told us, Mike is helped by Gregory Closier, the amazing French coach who moved to San Clemente a few months ago and who is heavily invested in this great SUP club. Now it’s Greg’s turn to tell us […]
At 16 years old, Erika Benitez who trains in Southern California, is a young prodigy who has already won 3 Mexican national titles. The teenager, who is a potential future star 0f SUP Racing, introduces herself and the forthcoming season. Congratulations on your 3rd consecutive Mexican national title! How do you feel after such an […]
Mike Eisert, seasoned paddler with more than 30 years’ experience, created his own paddle academy a few years ago. Mike’s initiative may not be the first of its kind, but it is an exceptional one. Based in Dana Point, California’s very own SUP Mecca, Mike explains the goals and benefits of his paddle school and how it all works. […]