PRO WOMEN - SAM GRIFFIN

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SAM GRIFFIN

Birth Date: June 6, 1993

Birth Place: Lapeer, Michigan

Hometown: North Branch, Michigan

Started Paddling: 2012

SUP Surfboard: El Tigre

SUP Raceboard: RP 12’6” x 24

SUP Paddle: 7 inch BUMP

Other Sports & Hobbies: Running, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, hunting, and hanging with my pet Parakeet, Ferguson.

Music: Anything I can bust a move to, plus the occasional classic country.

Movie: The Lion King, Lilo and Stitch

Food: Sushi, Mexican food, and my mom’s home cooking.

Quote: “Do things today that others won’t, so tomorrow you can do the things that others can’t.”

Sponsors: Riviera Paddlesurf, Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, Xcel Wetsuits


Career Accomplishments:

2016:

1st Place- Elite Women’s Race- Paddle Across West Bay- Traverse City, MI

1st Place- Elite Women’s Race- 45th Parallel Paddle Festival- Suttons Bay, MI

1st Place- Elite Women’s Race- Standup Paddleboard Classic- Beulah, MI

1st Place- Elite Downwind Duel- Standup Paddleboard Classic- Beulah, MI

2015:

1st Place- Elite Downwind Duel- Standup Paddleboard Classic- Beulah, MI

2nd Place-Elite Women’s Race- Paddle Race Across West Bay - Traverse City, MI

3rd Place- Elite Women’s Race- Standup Paddleboard Classic- Beulah, MI

2014:

2nd Place- Elite Downwind Duel- Standup Paddle Board Classic- Beulah, MI

2nd Place- Paddle Run Paddle- Rapanui Power Island (Midwest SUP Series)- Traverse City, MI

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