Stand up and paddle with Tahoe Board Works |

Stand up and paddle with Tahoe Board Works

Photo courtesy Scott Dondelinger

Industry leader partnerships bring high tech,

environmentally friendly boards to paddlers

A new craze, stand up paddling, has hit the water sports industry and at the forefront of it all is Tahoe Board Works (TBW), a company making its mark on an industry full of legends. The Nevada-based company has developed a premier line of American-made stand up paddleboards under the brand name Tahoe Stand Up Paddleboards.

Well-known and respected industry leaders Eddyline Kayaks, Segway Composites and Janicki Industries have been selected to lend their design and manufacturing expertise.

Stand up paddling has been compared to “walking on water.” Propelling the board forward with slow, rhythmic and methodical paddling movement engages the mind, body and spirit.

“Flat water touring gives the paddler a spiritual and physical connection to the environment and your surroundings,” said Doug Erwin, Tahoe Board Works CEO. “Stand up paddling is a sport that will attract the active person who enjoys being on the water without the physical impacts of a more extreme sport.”

Leading the company are three of Nevada’s most high-spirited and recognized entrepreneurs: Doug Erwin, Dr. Allison Wren and Nate Brouwer. Sharing an appreciation for business, innovation and environmental sustainability has driven the trio to focus on designing products that will allow people to have a deeply personal, rewarding and peaceful experience.

With an emphasis on flat water touring, the Tahoe Stand Up Paddleboards have been designed to include aesthetic, engineering and performance based qualities recognized by industry leaders.

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