Spencer Lacy has impressed us again. His journey to Chile to check out the whitewater scene impressed many skeptics. Chile has long been known for its whitewater kayak scene but SUP has been little known there. Lacy changed that by conquering some of the best whitewater in the world.
A SOUTH AMERICAN FIRST-DESCENT SPREE IN CHILE
By SUP Magazine
WHITEWATER SUP EVANGELIST SPENCER LACY SPREADS THE GOSPEL IN CHILE
Words by Eugene Buchanan
Photos by Lance Ostrom
The world of whitewater standup made a big leap to Chile this winter, with Coloradoan SUP specialist Spencer Lacy receiving a standing ovation for his efforts.
In a three-and-a-half-week river rampage, Ambassador Lacy, with gullible, I'll-follow-you-anywhere cohort Lance Ostrom, exposed whitewater SUP to the historically kayak-crazed country for the first time ever, notching five first SUP descents of different rivers--all featuring serious potential consequences.
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