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World-record-holding instructor outfits guests with standup paddleboard matched to their stature and gives ongoing instruction

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Promotional value expires Oct 17, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 17 or older or be accompanied by guardian. 300lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Americans have always been determined to blaze new trails, whether wading through the waist-deep layer of tumbleweed covering Arizona or hacking through the petrified forest of national flags on the moon. Conquer the final frontier, water, with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $22 for a group standup-paddleboard lesson for one (a $45 value)
  • $45 for a group standup-paddleboard lesson for two (a $90 value)
  • $85 for a group standup-paddleboard lesson for four (a $180 value)

Industry icon Shane Perrin outfits all levels of standup paddleboarders with high-quality Pau Hana Surf Supply gear and personal flotation devices. He gives ongoing instruction—on shore and on water—in paddling form, transitioning from kneeling to standing, and turning. Lessons are held in Valley Park. Buyers should call SUP St Louis to schedule a time and location.


Shane Perrin’s love for the standup paddleboard led him to set a world record as the first person to use the simple vehicle to travel the Missouri River’s 340 miles between Kansas City and Columbia. His trek even made him the subject of the documentary Stand Up Guy, which chronicles his odyssey against more than 100 kayakers and canoeists in the sixth annual Missouri River 340.

When he’s not looking for another stretch of water to conquer or out paddling for the Pau Hana Surf Supply team, Shane shares his passion through lessons and guided tours for all levels of outdoorsmen. Venturing out onto waters such as the Meramec River, Shane pays meticulous attention to every detail to help guests have a positive, memorable experience. He starts by matching each client with a standup-paddleboard outfit that suits their stature, which facilitates proper maneuvering. He then provides ongoing training as he guides guests past wildlife such as deer, hawks, and the beavers who built the river’s hydroelectric dams.

Customer Reviews

It was great! Keep up the good work!
Holly K. · October 17, 2012
It was a great time. I can't wait to do it again! Very nice staff as well!
Denise F. · October 7, 2012
Very awesome.
Keefan M. · October 3, 2012

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