Prone paddling is often the forgotten paddling sport. With outrigger, sufski, and SUP usually drawing the most attention, prone padders fly under the radar. Make no bones about it, prone paddlers have so many more challenges to overcome than the rest of us. Check out this commentary about the Carolina Cup from a prone paddler's perspective.
Bundle up and Buckle down: News from the Prone Zone at the 2018 Carolina Cup
Grinding through the intercoastal waterway flats into 20 mph winds is only part and parcel of what the Graveyard course provides. Photo by Georgia Schofield
Ocean lifeguard, bad ass warrior, consummate waterwoman, prone padder. That’s Alice Henley.
We, at Standup Journal Online, are proud to present the 2018 Prone Perspective from the Graveyard Course at the Quiksilver Waterman Carolina Cup written by a gal who just finished the Boston Marathon on Monday and decided to use the Graveyard as a ‘mental strength training’ run for Molokai to Oahu later this year.