West Coast Paddle Sports
4360 Morena Blvd
San Diego, Ca 92117
Bob Long (owner)
What got you into the SUP business?
Switched from surfing to paddling overnight and started to sell SUP in my surf shop. First in San Diego.
What is your most memorable moment in SUP?
The 2010 Ta-Hoe Nalu race in terrible conditions.
How does SUP complement your business?
We are now the only multi-brand SUP Only shop in San Diego. We pride ourself on having a wide selection of SUP boards for all types of paddlers.
Where do you like to paddle?
For Flat water: Mission Bay. For surfing: Pacific Beach
What is your favorite local restaurant for an after paddle meal?
After flatwater; MXN for a breakfast Burrito. After surfing; Lelani's in Pacific Beach for a "Haole Boy" breakfast (bacon and eggs).
What is your favorite local SUP event?
The HanoHano Race. Always a big turnout and the weather conditions always seem to be perfect.