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Roch Frey: Roch is former professional triathlete from Canada who’s coaching expertise has become world renowned among the very best in the sport. After winning the Canadian Long Course National Championships in 1993, Roch turned to full-time coaching the following year. He has coached numerous professional athletes including Ironman World Champions Heather Fuhr and Peter Reid. In 1996, Roch founded the UCSD Master’s Triathlon Training Club and is a former head coach. In 2000 and 2001 Roch took his coaching expertise to the sport of Adventure Racing. Together, Roch and Paul were the head coaches for the Asian MSOQ Adventure RacingTeam. For the last 9 years Roch has been racing and coaching paddle athletes and has completed 7 Molo2oahu crossings and 1 Catalina crossing. His other credentials include Level 3 triathlon coaching certification. Currently, Roch lives, paddles, races and coaches paddlers and triathletes in San Diego.
Paul Huddle: Huddle competed as a top level pro Triathlete for 11 years. He was closely involved in the early development of the USAT triathlon coaching certification program and is also a USA Cycling Elite Coach. For years, Huddle co-authored the widely read and enjoyed monthly Dear Coach column in Triathlete Magazine. Throughout the year Huddle can be heard on AM 1090 in San Diego co-hosting the endurance sports oriented radio show The Competitors with the inimitable Bob Babbitt. Currently, Huddle, lives, surfs, paddles, and trains in San Diego.
Jenny Kalmbach: As a Battle of the Paddle (2008) and Molokai (2009) winner, Jenny is one of the world’s elite paddlers. In 2011, Jenny was honored with SUP Awards Female Paddler of the Year. Paddling now for six years, she has established herself as one of the sport’s most high profile and recognizable racers. In 2010, she and Morgan Hoesterey set out on a mission to raise awareness for plastic contamination in the ocean. Their adventure, Destination 3 Degrees, spanned nearly 300 miles and crossed all the major channels in Hawaii, including the 82-mile Oahu to Kauai channel. You can learn more about Jenny at jennykalmbach.com.
Chuck Glynn: a waterman since the cradle – Chuck Glynn is an up and comer in SUP racing as he excels in distance races as well as short events. His experience and knowledge far exceed his chronological age as he has completed Molokai, Catalina, and earns himself consistent podium spots in SUP race events. While not racing you can find him surfing big waves (he is fully equipped for tow surfing including hydrofoiling) and at SUP surf competitions including SUP world tour events. Chuck currently rides for the new Laird racing team and is our go-to person for questions about equipment and surfing.
Matt Wright DVM MS DACVR: A relative newcomer to the world of paddling, Matt Wright is an author, professional blogger, and endurance junkie. When he is not maintaining RidingBumps.com he is either in the water or reading animal radiographs as he is also a board certified veterinary radiologist.