Stand Up Paddling Instructors
Stand Up Surfing is a family-owned and run business with three generations of Beach Boys involved who have lived in the Margaret River area for over 20 years. The family has a long association with the Gnarabup location since the 1950’s. Check out all the old beach and SUP photos from the family historical records for the last 100 years.
With extensive background in SUP instruction, life-saving, and local knowledge, you are in good hands with the instructors at Stand Up Surfing.
Cam has been on, in or under water all his life. His passion is for all things aquatic and loves to share that with others. His background has included training and competing in open water and pools in Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and the USA. Cam has taught all ages and levels of ability and relishes a challenge.
Jake is the youngest member of our team but by no means the least experienced. He has grown up SUPping and loves SUP surfing, having surfed around Australia and South Africa.
Perran is named after Perranporth Beach in England. Perran always brings a different perspective to SUP board paddling and thinks his mum and dad are a bit over the top when it comes to SUP paddling.
Astrid is a passionate Estonian stand up paddle boarder and loves SUP so much that she decided to become a stand up paddle instructor through ASI. She loves sharing her passion for stand up paddling. Astrid can get you hooked in no time on a fitter, more fun, more adventurous, and happier lifestyle. Through stand up paddling, Astrid has found herself happier, more confident, and full of life.
Kirra-Jay is named after the two best right-hand breaks in the world – Kirra Point, Australia, and J Bay, South Africa. He is a third generation surfer from both sides of the family. Like his mum, he is a surf nerd and loves his computing combined with a passion for surfing.
Peter was one of the original surf pioneers from the 1950s in East London in South Africa. Pete the recycled teenager is as passionate about SUPping as any 10-year-old grommet. Peter has been riding the original ancestor of the SUP, the crocker ski, since the 1950s and claims to have conceived all his children on material from one of his original SUPs. This may be true as all his children are as passionate about SUP as he his.
Craig has been associated with surfing, surf life-saving competition, and life-guarding throughout the world for the last 45 years. He has spent his life immersed in water and would love to share his passion with you. His extensive knowledge of SUP and surf life-saving is shown in his ASI profile.