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Slater Trout Joins Boardworks

Boardworks, one of the best SUP board manufacturers in the world has just signed the young SUP talent Slater Trout to its 2012 Elite Team. Although Slater Trout is only 17 years old he is dedicated to SUP and has awesome skills.

In 2011 he won the 3rd place at the SUP Magazine’s SUP Awards “Favorite Male SUP Athlete” and he was also chosen as one of the 5 Most Influential Standup Paddlers in 2010. 2011 also brought him the 1st place at the 2000m & Overall Winner-Sliver Blade Regatta and in 2010 he was the US Champion, 14 ft. Elite Class Men’s, Hennessey’s Paddleboard Championships.
With such an impressive career, there’s no wonder that Slater Trout attracts some of the most prestigious brands in SUP industry as his sponsors.

Mike Fox, Boardworks owner about Slater Trout: “We are so stoked to have Slater join our team. He is such an amazing athlete and ambassador for the sport and a great friend of the Boardworks family as well. With the new Slater Trout Infinity SUP models we are introducing for 2012, having Slater on the team makes perfect sense. We look forward to a fantastic year. We are also in the beginning phases of creating a Slater Trout paddle line – stay tuned.”

Slater Trout added: “It’s a great feeling to be part of the Boardworks family, I’m looking forward to the future. I believe the boards that will be coming out are going to be the next level and raise the bar with their T.E.C. technology.”