Easier than surfing, this beginner-friendly paddle sport feels like walking on water.
Photo: Colleen Duffley
Inspired by an article they read on stand-up paddle boarding—a hybrid of surfing and canoeing—friends Jeff Archer of Destin, FL, and Tom Losee of nearby Santa Rosa Beach decided to give it a try. The sport was easy and relaxing—like walking on water. Before they knew it, they'd launched their own line of paddle boards called YOLO, which stands for "you only live once."