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Paddle Monster covers the paddling community and events, provides coaching and instruction to paddlers at any level, and celebrates the people who paddle.

Paddle Monster was created by co-founders Larry Cain and John Beausang in 2016, run by Larry, John, and Tim Myers with managing editor, Lisa Schell. It began as a paddle training platform, providing subscription-based coaching to paddle athletes worldwide.

In 2020, Paddle Monster merged with Distressed Mullet, a multiple winner of SUP Blog of the Year. The Mullet was started by John Beausang in 2008 and grown into a paddling phenomenon by Managing Editor Lisa Schell.

Together, these two platforms cover the paddling community and events, provide paddling technique and strategy education, and celebrate the people who paddle and those seeking coaching, and training programs.

At Paddle Monster, all paddlers are welcome.

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No matter what level or goal, you are one of us. We paddle. We will meet you wherever you are in your paddling journey and help you be stronger, more efficient, confident, and connected.