Mossel Bay, June 2016: Dr Ryan Kempster is a shark biologist and founder of the non-profit organisation Support Our Sharks (SOS). He obtained his Continue reading “Working with Sharks: Dr Ryan Kempster”
Mossel Bay, August 2016: Fiona Ayerst is a specialist stills underwater photographer. She’s also a writer, public speaker, tour guide and a passionate Continue reading “Fiona Ayerst: Underwater Photographer”
Like any other ocean / water sports there are inherent dangers that you need to be aware off. As a stand up paddler one of the biggest dangers are offshore winds i.e. a wind that blows from the land out to sea. Remember the same applies to lakes and rivers. Continue reading “Sup Safety Tips To Save Your Life”
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”
Playing around in the surf with my SUP & GoPro. This was at Surfers Corner with a cleanish 2ft swell…
Board: VanHunks 9’6 Impi