Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker

This week we interview Blogger, Writer, Tweeter and SUP girl extraordinaire – Missy!

Name: Melissa Volker (for formal occasions and when I am in trouble with my Mom.) I have been called Missy since I can remember.

Age: Hahahaha. You’re kidding right?  On a public platform?  I am a smidge north of forty. I’ll just leave that there.

CTS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your website / blogs…
MV: I am originally from the Eastern Cape and I go back there every year to Kromme River Mouth at St Francis Bay. I’m a beauty & sports massage therapist by occupation, but I love to write, so when I am not working in my salon or mothering my children, (or SUPping) I blog at missmelissawrites.com about writing, surfing and travelling; and at sunrisebeautyblog.wordpress.com about health and skincare. I also spend way too much time on Twitter and I write eco/romance novels that no one wants to publish. Yet. Continue reading “Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker”

Who is Jon Cole?

Cape Town SUP caught up with Jon Cole, the shaper behind Zeal Surf who innovates and creates some of the best SUP & surfboards on the market…

Here is how that went down…

1. Ok… so tell us about who you are and what do you do?
I work in the timber construction industry , but have also worked with yachts, in wood and fibreglass. I am a believer in the Messiah, and the path guided by the Holy Spirit. I have two awesome young sons, who are also learning to surf. Continue reading “Who is Jon Cole?”