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Izzi Gomez and Mo Freitas Are the 2013 SUP Awards Female and Male Rookie of the Year Winners

The elite of Stand up Paddling world gathered at the Historic Casino in San Clemente in California a few days ago, for the SUP Awards, one of the most prestigious event sin this industry. The awards celebrate the best performance in SUP world, over a vast variety of categories. The 2013 SUP Awards presented by Body Glove honored the top athletes and filmmakers in the industry.

Florida’s Izzi Gomez was the proud winner of the Female Rookie of the Year award, after spectacular performances in racing and paddlesurfing this season. She was joined on the stage by Hawaii’s Mo Freitas who took home the Male Rookie of the Year.

Both of them were stoked and we must say that they really deserve these awards. They are true riders, dedicated to the ocean and sport. Check them both out in the related videos section below. Enjoy!