AMATEUR - NICK SCHEEL

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NICK SCHEEL

Birth Date: January, 1999

Birth Place: Newport Beach, CA

Hometown: San Clemente, CA

Started Paddling: 2007

SUP Surfboard: Riviera Custom 7'2 Commanche & 8'0" Nugget

SUP Raceboard: Riviera RP-12'6" x 23" Raceboard & RP-12’6" x 22" Raceboard

SUP Paddle: Riviera Paddles - Bump R7.5

Other Sports & Hobbies: Ocean Lifeguard (Rookie of the Year), Swim Team (Captain), anything in the water, anything with a paddle or board

Music: Classic Rock

Movie: Step Into Liquid

Food: Ahi Tuna

Quote: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did, So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor, Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” –Mark Twain

Sponsors: Riviera Paddlesurf & Zinka Sunscreen

Social Media: Facebook Page | Instagram Page


Career Accomplishments:

At the age of 16 I have competed in over 80 Stand Up Paddle races. I’ve had the privilege to race against top watermen locally and internationally.

Partial Race List:

Wai Kekoa Water Warrior Beach Festival

2015 - Elite Amphibious Assault Race - 1st Overall Men’s Division - Camp Pendleton, CA

Race the Lake of the Sky

2015 - 1st Place 12’6” men’s division and course record - Distance Race (14 Mile) - South Lake Tahoe, CA

Carolina Cup

2015 - 1st Place 12’6” men’s and youngest competitor (Graveyard Course) - Graveyard Elite (12 miles) - Wrightsville Beach, NC

Na-Pali Coast Downwinder

2015 - 1st Place 16 and under - Distance (18 miles) - Kauai, HI

Pacific Paddle Games

2015 - 4th Place Junior Pro - San Clemente, CA

Battle of the Paddle

2014 - Youngest Elite Race Finalist - Salt Creek, CA

2012 - 2nd Place 14 & under - Doheny State Beach, CA

2011 - 3rd Place 14 & under - Doheny State Beach, CA

2010 - 3rd Place 14 & under - Doheny State Beach, CA

Catalina Crossing

2011 - 1st Place mixed relay, SUP

Catalina Crossing Outrigger

2012

Malibu Downwinder

2011

Paddle to the Channel

2010 - 1st Place 14 & under - Lake Havasu, AZ

Hanohano Challenge

2012 - 1st Place 13 & under - San Diego, CA

2011 - 1st Place 13 & under - San Diego, CA

Standup For the Cure

2012 - 1st Place Relay Team - Newport, CA

Mongoose Cup

2012 - Dana Point, CA

2012 - Overall Youth Waterman Winner

2011 - Dana Point, CA

2010 - Dana Point, CA

Catalina Sup Festival

2011 - 2nd Place overall - 12'6" Open Division

Race the Lake of the Sky

2012 – 1st Place Grom Division - Lake Tahoe, CA

Awards:

QuikScience Challenge Second Place Winner – Middle School - 2012

University of Southern California & Quiksilver Inc.

Eco Friendly Surfboard

Most Valuable Paddler Outrigger (MVP) 12 and Under - 2011

Dana Outrigger Canoe Club

Steersman for 2012 – 14 and under Outrigger State Sprint Championship Team

Nominee for SUP Grom of the Year 2011- SUP Connect

San Clemente Junior Life Guard Lieutenant – Most Improved 2012

 

 

 

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