Learn how one woman decided to use SUP to help cancer survivors recover. It is no secret that being on the water soothes our soul. It makes sense that for those that have had a cancer diagnosis, getting out on the water and connecting with nature helps. One woman decided to take this idea a step further and offer free classes for cancer survivors. Discover what she did and how you can help in her efforts to make the world a better place.
PADDLE FOR RECOVERY | SUP BRINGS RELIEF TO CANCER SURVIVORS
With over a decade of experience training athletes, fitness enthusiasts and newcomers, avid paddler Casi Rynkowski knows all about the benefits of standup paddling. Unfortunately, after watching several of her friends battle cancer over the years, she’s also keenly aware of the debilitating effects caused by cancer treatments.
A few years back, a lightbulb went off in her mind. Rynkowski realized she could use the benefits of standup paddling to help cancer survivors on their journey to recovery. And just like that, the idea for Paddle for Recovery class was spawned. Here she explains how her program has touched the lives of cancer survivors, how she hopes to expand the program and how you can help get involved. -JH