The Fear: An Essay on Whitewater SUP

Using the fear to my advantage instead of allowing it to cripple me is an understanding that benefits me on and off the water. The river can teach you many life lessons. Stepping into the fear, owning it, and then pushing through it has been the most empowering lesson the river has ever taught me.  In this essay for 'SUP the Magazine' I give you a peek at what I experience when I'm getting ready to run a stout rapid for the first time.