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Mike Tavares

Mike Tavares

As a professional Stand Up Paddler (SUP) and kayaker, Mike Tavares is a true Chaconian adventurer, competitor, and advocate for his sport.  This year Mike will be travelling from coast to coast, showcasing the sport of SUP through demos, events, clinics, and races on the Boardworks Show Up and Blow Up Tour presented by Chaco.

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Haley Mills

Haley Mills

Haley Mills is a modern river nomad hunting out whitewater while living in her truck. In the past few years she has become one of the top female paddlers in Freestyle Kayaking and whitewater Stand Up Paddling. She is currently ranked 5th in the World for Freestyle Kayaking and the US Point Series Championship.

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Lindsey Wilson is an environmental educator, outdoor fanatic, and mom to three little adventurers. The outdoors is infused into everything she and her family do. She is the founder of, a blog dedicated to providing inspiration and tips for making family adventure fun, easy, and accessible.

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Chris Gragtmans

Chris Gragtmans

Chris is a competitive whitewater kayaker and SUP'er who’s been fortunate to travel the world exploring, competing, and pushing the limits of these sports. There's no place he'd rather be then immersed in a deep river gorge, working the river, and deciphering her intricate puzzles. Off the water, Chris enjoys pushing himself with downhill mountain biking, skiing, and Cross Fit.

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