Evelyn ODoherty


Evelyn O'Doherty is a seasoned stand up paddler and a year round surfer from the East End of Long Island. As a competitive athlete, Ev travels the eastern seaboard participating in stand up paddle races in from Puerto Rico to Vermont in lengths anywhere from 6 to 24 miles. Her former background as a middle school teacher and, now, as a yoga instructor, IndoBoard Balance trainer, TRX, stand up paddle & surfing coach, gives her an articulate ability to teach the mechanics of stand up paddling. Evelyn offers fresh and progressive stand up paddle clinics throughout Long Island, focused on the dynamics of stroke technique, greater core engagement, muscle efficacy and water safety. She is certified as a SUP instructor through the World Paddle Association and has recently been named as the Regional Director in the SUP division of the International Surfing Association wherein she will be offering SUP Instructor certification classes in the North East. Evelyn also teaches yoga (on land) and has an innovative approach to this ancient method of relaxation though engaging muscular energy through isometrics and balance work to find deeper strength within. She loves to travel in search of great waves, awesome people and worthy causes. She is an avid fundraiser for protection of the environment and serving others in need. www.evelynodoherty.com

Home Town: Montauk, NY

Sponsors: Starboard Sup, Kialoa Paddles, Cobian, Kaenon, lululemon athletica, Indo Board,

Hero(s): Chuck Patterson, Karen Wrenn, Bethany Hamilton, Eric Clapton

Favorite Discipline: Flatwater

Favorite Sup Spot: Montauk, NY

Favorite Equipment

Board: Starboard All-Star 12'6 carbon

Paddle: Kialoa Hulu

Industry Affiliations and Certifications

WPA Level 1 Standup Paddle instructor
ISA Regional Director (North East) Standup paddle instruction
200-hour Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor
TRX Functional Movement certified
CPR/First Aid

Awards and Accolades

2016 1st place Paddle for the Great South Bay, Bayshore NY
2016 1st place Long Island Paddle Battle, Riverhead NY
2016 2nd place Paddle for Plummer, Salem MA
2016 2nd place Paddle for the Bays, Sag Harbor NY
2016 2nd place Women's Longboard, Rell Sunn Surf Classic, Montauk NY
2016 3rd place Stand Up for the Lake, Burlington VT

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