Dan Gavere


Current City:
Hood River, ORegon

Quiver:
7.11, 7.4 rush, 9.8 pro carbon, Open Ocean Carbon, Ace pro, Coast Runner

Been on Starboard Team since:
2009

What has been your best SUP trip so far?
Chili 2010

What's your plans in 2011-12?
To keep participating in a way that helps "grow the whole sport" not just my piece of the pie

What Paddling related accomplishment are you most proud of?
2011 Santa Cruz Surf festival King of the Beach Champion (best overall waterman)

Tell us about your quiver.
7.11 rips in the waves like no other SUP Surf board i have ever ridden. The Rush is unreal for "park and play" river

whitewater surfing because its only 7.4 and 34 wide! The Coast runner has won eveyrace i did on it in 2011 so far (6 races in PNW)

What do you do when you don't paddle?
Sell paddles, ride my Mtn bike on freeride style trails, race RC offroad cars, snowboard, MX, skateboard, Facebook

Why did you choose Starboard?
best stuff coolest people, family run biz

Tell us one thing no-one knows about you.
I was Utah State Footbag Freestyle Champion circa 1983 when i was 13 or 14 yrs old

Where can people find you on the web?
www.supinstruction.com

Who are your other sponsors?
Werner Paddles, Teva, Smith, FCS, H2o Overdrive, Level 6, Astral Buoyancy, Teigs, Gopro, Supinstruction.com