Who is Ocean Paddlesports
Ocean Paddlesports is a California based dealer of quality ocean racing and recreational equipment for surfski paddling, paddleboarding, Surf Life Saving and related sports.
We are the exclusive North American distributor for Fenn Kayaks , makers of renowned Mako surfskis and kayak racing paddles. All our surfskis are designed and tested by accomplished paddlers, not just computers.
Our products are used by the top athletes in ocean racing--champions like Dawid, and Mocke, Hank McGregor, Barry Lewin, Dean Gardiner, and Lewis Laughlin.
Our products are also for newcomers to the ocean lifestyle. We have pioneered the introduction of affordable equipment suitable for beginning paddlers. We are a leading supplier to lifesaving clubs, youth programs and lifeguard agencies.
Please have a look through our web site and let us know how we can serve you.
DeAnne spent 10 years traveling abroad and competing for the USA Sprint Kayak Team. She is a gold medal winner in the 1995 Pan American Games in Argentina. A member of the 1996 Olympic Sprint Kayak Team, she stroked the K4 and K2 in Atlanta finishing 10th and 15th respectively. She also ocassionally competes in lifesaving events. Winning the National Lifeguard Surfski Championships 2001 in Miami Beach, Florida as one of the highlights. As for her long distance surfski racing, she has won the USA Surfski Championships in San Francisco whenever she has raced it and has completed the Molokai Channel crossing 4 times (2 x double with Patrick, 2x single).
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Patrick a native of South Africa has spent most of his life marathon river paddling (or canoeing as they say in SA) and surf lifesaving (swimming, paddleboard and surfski kayak). After moving to the United States, he trained 10 years with the USA Sprint Kayak Team and competed on the US lifesaving circuit. He has competed in Australia and New Zealand for the USA and continues to win races in the surfski long distance series and in the summer lifesaving competitions. He is a firefighter/paramedic in LA.
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Ocean Paddlesports LLC
2177 Rural Lane
Costa Mesa, California
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