SUP PROGRAMS with World Champion Lina Augaitis

The Nelson Paddling Club is very excited to host World Champion Stand Up Paddle boarder Lina Augaitis this August to teach beginner, advanced and kids paddle board workshops. Lina will be fresh off of representing Canada at the Pan American Games and is excited to share her passion for paddling with our community!

Some of Lina’s accomplishments: 

• Winner of 4 ISA World Championship medals in three different SUP racing disciplines
• 2016 and 2018 Canadian SUP Racing champion
• Became SUP distance racing world champion just four years after taking up the sport
• First Canadian woman ever to compete in the historic Molokai 2 Ohau Paddleboard Championships
• First woman to officially complete the 750km Yukon River Quest Marathon Race as a SUP entrant

 


 

KIDS CAMP for ages 9 – 14 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019 11 am – 12:30 pm 

A unique SUP clinic with one of the world’s finest SUP athletes, Lina Augaitis. The Kids Camp will offer all the basics of Paddle Board using games on the water in a safe and fun environment. 

This is an incredible opportunity and value as the equipment is included in the price. Lina is a certified school teacher and has a wonderful skill set for working with children. 

Maximum registration: 10 Meet us at the Nelson Paddling Club (in Nelson Rowing Pavilion) by Lakeside Park. For questions, please email us at nelsonpaddlingclub.ca 

Cost: $45 

Register here

 


 

 

BEGINNERS ADULT SUP PROGRAM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019 1 – 2:30 pm 

A unique SUP clinic with one of the world’s finest SUP athletes, Lina Augaitis. This Beginners Adult SUP Clinic will focus on Stroke paddle techniques. There will also be instruction on safety, SUP equipment, basic strokes and turns and exploring different movements on the Board. This will be a fun learning environment! 

Equipment will be supplied. Maximum registration: 12. Meet us at the Nelson Paddling Club (in Nelson Rowing Pavilion) by Lakeside Park. For questions, please email us at nelsonpaddlingclub.ca or call/text Brooke at 250.354.8668 

Cost: $55

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ADVANCED ADULT SUP PROGRAM 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2019 12:30 – 2:30 pm 

A unique SUP clinic with one of the world’s finest SUP athletes, Lina Augaitis. When Lina visits Nelson Paddling Club she will have just returned from representing Canada for the first ever stand-up paddleboard races at the Pan-Am Games! 

This NPC Advanced SUP Clinic with Lina will focus on Stroke technique for efficiency as well as pivot turns, sprints, drafting and paddling in all types of wind/chop. There will be fitness training examples with intervals and speed work, warm up, and cool down. 

This is a Bring-Your-Own-Board event. Maximum registration: 15. Meet us at the Nelson Paddling Club (in Nelson Rowing Pavilion) by Lakeside Park. For questions, please email NPC at nelsonpaddlingclub.ca or call/text Brooke at 250.354.8668 

Cost: $75

Register here

 

 

 

 

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Nelson Athletic Association for the loan of Buoy markers to set up
our sprint distance courses! And thank you to Hellman Canoes and Kayaks for their continued support of our sprint team with boat repairs and Tech apparel ware!