Check out SUP'er and Mavericks Surfer Wade Lawson (Interviewed in my book)

Tomahawk Team surfer Wade Lawson is known for dropping into the 30' bombs at Mavericks in Northern California. A former finance guy in NYC, Wade not only surfs, he also teaches SUP and traditional surfing. Check out his new site with info on hiring him for instruction from a real pro. That's Tomahawk team paddler Fletcher Burton on his wave ski in the foreground. Fletcher was standing on his ski a decade ago long before the modern verion of SUP became popular.

Tomahawk Surf Team page.