Paddle Monster scores Seychelle as new coach for online training program

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The Paddle Monster Team just got stoked.  They’ve welcomed into their midst stand up paddling dynamo Seychelle Hattingh.  Seychelle comes to the Paddle Monster online training platform with a lot of knowledge, skill and energy to help paddlers excel towards their goals in the year ahead.  Welcome Seychelle!

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Seychelle Hattingh is the 2016 Guinness World Record for paddling 24-hours and is a fierce (yet friendly) racer at every event.

Seychelle arrives on Paddle Monster platform

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC — Seychelle, a perennial Top 10 standup paddle racer and SIC Maui team rider, is joining the Paddle Monster coaching squad for the 2018 paddle season.

A native of the Florida Keys, Seychelle has a deep connection to the water. She holds a US Coast Guard Masters license and had a career as an accomplished sailor prior to discovering stand up paddling in 2013. Seychelle is also a registered yoga instructor and personal trainer.

“We’re super excited to be adding Seychelle to our coaching team. Personally I’m really looking forward to working with such a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who has such a passion for paddling, being the best she can be and helping others as a coach be their best.” -Paddle Monster founder, Larry Cain

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Train with one of the leading ladies of Sup, Seychelle! Effervescent and honest, she’ll make a better paddler out of YOU.

Larry Cain, former Olympic canoeist, together with John Beausang, created the Paddle Monster online training program.  Seychelle will join Paddle Monster’s team of coaches which includes Cain, Travis Grant, Chris Chapman and Teneale Hatton and provide weekly coaching for paddle athletes through the Paddle Monster app and website.

“Paddle Monster is so much more than just a training program. It is a community, a social platform, a support network, and a diverse groups of people working hard for their goals. This group embodies so much of what I love about paddling!” -Seychelle

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Seychelle is a SIC Maui team rider. She also is a brand ambassador for Kaenon sunglasses, VMG Blades, Remedy Nutrition and Shanti Bar

A world class paddler, Seychelle brings much to the Paddle Monster platform

Seychelle’s stats since becoming a pro paddler three years ago are impressive. She currently holds the following titles:

• 2016 – 24 hour Guinness World Record
• 2106 “Fastest on Earth” Female SUP title
• 2016 SUP Woman of the year – Sup Connect
• 2016 AWSI Sup Athlete of the Year
• NYC SEA -Paddle around Manhattan – 2X Champion
• 11 City Tour – 2X Grand Champion
• Chattajack 31- 2X Female champion

“Seychelle is more than the ‘Fastest Paddler On Earth’ or a world record holder, or a constant force in the racing world. She’s also an amazing educator as well. Her insights into training will be invaluable. We’re thrilled to have her as part of our team.” – Paddle Monster director, John Beausang

Seychelle will be launching four different paddle training groups: Three levels for warm-climate paddlers including Advanced, Intermediate and Beginner. A fourth group will be focused on endurance standup paddle races.

Interested in Training with Seychelle?

Paddlers interested in training with Seychelle for her January launch of the program can sign up on the waiting list HERE.  at . Registration for Seychelle’s groups will open on January 15th, 2018 at 12pm EST.

Southern paddlers can join Coach Seychelle at her Paddle Monster Coaching clinics, open to a maximum of 15 paddlers, this upcoming January 20th, 2018 at Paddling Paradise in Melbourne, FL.  To register for this clinic, click HERE.

Friends & family of stand up paddle athletes may also purchase 1-month and 3- month training packages as gifts for the holidays or other occasions.  You can find out more about those HERE.

About Paddle Monster, Inc.

Paddle Monster is a subscription-based paddle sports coaching site ( that gives standup paddleboard, outrigger canoe, surfski and kayak paddlers access to world- class coaching and the best training and paddle technique information available. The program was founded by Larry Cain, an Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist and Olympic Paddle Coach for Team Canada along with John Beausang, publisher of The Distressed Mullet.

Each week, Beginner, Intermediate and Advance members in Southern and Northern Hemispheres receive paddle and strength training programs. Paddlers can ask questions about the plans, technique, and training and receive coaching advice on how to adjust the plans to meet their individual goals and schedules. Paddle Monster includes extensive information on paddling technique, theory and strategy, including demonstration, how-to and drill videos, long-form blog posts and a forum where members can discuss every aspect of paddling.

For more information, contact John Beausang at

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Evelyn O'Doherty, editor & publisher of the new Standup Journal 2.0 is a former school teacher gone rogue. She left her career as a teacher in order to spend more time near or on the water after learning to surf turned her life around (upsidedown?). She is a year-round surfer and paddler living on the eastern tip of Long Island in NY who is a certified SUP instructor, seasoned SUP racer and avid longboard surfer. Evelyn was hired as Online Editor to Standup Journal in 2016. Her passion for the project quickly led to her success and eventually taking over the mag herself in Oct. 2018. Today, as editor, publisher and chief bottle washer at Standup Journal, Evelyn keeps her toes wet writing, traveling, paddling, surfing, and learning to foil. You can find her most days paddling out on Gardiner's Bay or surfing Ditch Plains in Montauk, NY.