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Film Event with Patagonia Pittsburgh

Film Event with Patagonia Pittsburgh

Attention Pittsburgh surfers, paddlers, water enthusiasts and adventurers - First Waves and SurfSUP Adventures will be partnering with Patagonia Pittsburgh as they host a Never Town Film Screening with professional surfer, Dan Ross, on Tuesday, October 23! There will be refreshments, food, raffles and more that will all benefit the First Waves program to engage underserved youth in river surfing, watershed conservation and filmmaking! We hope to see you all there!

On Moraine: A Paddleboarding Journey at Moraine State Park

On Moraine: A Paddleboarding Journey at Moraine State Park

"On Moraine" is a film showcasing the spectacular standup paddleboarding (SUP) opportunities at Moraine State Park in Butler County, Pennsylvania.

SurfSUP Adventures Named Pittsburgh's Best Outdoor Experience!

SurfSUP Adventures Named Pittsburgh's Best Outdoor Experience!

We are heading into our 8th season of providing standup paddle boarding experiences in Pittsburgh!  In that time, we’ve been honored to introduce thousands of people to standup paddleboarding (SUP), river surfing, watershed conservation, and whitewater SUP.  Our love for paddling got us started, but it’s been the people we’ve met on this journey that have truly inspired us.  You are the ones we have to thank as we celebrate being named Pittsburgh’s “Best Outdoor Experience” in 2018 by the Manual Awards!

AN UNEXPECTED MATCH PARTNER OF THE YEAR

AN UNEXPECTED MATCH PARTNER OF THE YEAR

“IT’S SAFE, THE KIDS WILL BE FINE!” I yelled into my cell phone, trying to overcome a howling wind off the Gulf of Mexico.  In spite of the ambient roar, I could hear doubt on the other end spinning like a turbine.  Intuition, however, has a way of prevailing under duress, when communication is done on an instinctual level rather than through the confusion of words and reason.

FREE SUP AND SURF CLINIC

FREE SUP AND SURF CLINIC

The Stonycreek Rendezvous is one of the best whitewater festivals in the country.  Held at Greenhouse Park in Johnstown, PA, you can set up your tent on the shores of the Stonycreek River and surf the park wave under the lights at night while listening to local bands and the stomping of dancing feet as the river passes by.