Gillian Gibree Joins Forces with Vertra

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Given the recent rise of the lady paddlers on the stand up paddle forums it was timely to receive this press release from the Elemental Resistance Sunscreen folks about Gillian Gilbree joining the team.

Vertra: Elemental Resistance Sunscreen is proud to welcome Gillian Gibree to the paddlesports team. As a Massachusetts native, Gibree’s passion and success in the paddling world was cultivated form her experiences working as a lifeguard in Cape Cod. Prone Paddling, swimming, surfing and competing at lifeguard events shaped Gibree into the ocean force she is today. “I’m excited to be apart of the Vertra team,” commented Gibree “I have used the product for years when lifeguarding, surfing, SUPing, instructing, and anything else in the ocean!” Now living in San Diego, Gillian has decided to share her love for beach fitness and overall health through her company Paddle Into Fitness.

Gibree earned a B.S. in Sports Management and started her company Paddle Into Fitness. These classes offer lessons to beginner SUP paddlers, athletes and individuals interesting in SUP Yoga and SUP fitness in San Diego.

As the 2011 SUP racing season gets underway, Gibree’s racing schedule will be filled as she tours across the country as well as internationally. Some event highlights to catch Gibree at this season will be the: Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle, Molokai2Oahu World Championships, Teva Mountain Games-SUP Whitewater, and the Punta Sayulita Classic in Mexico.

Humble and dedicated to the fitness and active lifestyle, Gibree is a true ocean athlete to the core. “I look forward to a fun year of racing and surfing around the world,” commented Gibree. Please help Vertra: Elemental Resistance Sunscreen welcome Gillian Gibree to the paddlesports team.

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