I am so thrilled to welcome Anni Ridsdill Smith to the podcast today!
Anni is the owner of Frangipani SUP Limited, a long established and very popular British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) approved SUP school in Essex, with an experienced team of qualified instructors offering courses and certification for beginners, tourers and racers.
She is a Director of BSUPA and trains Instructors in Essex and around the UK, supported by a Masters Degree in Training and Performance Management and many years experience training airline and airport staff.
Anni is a passionate and successful SUP racer who competed at the UK's first ever women's invitational SUP race at the Southampton Boat Show in 2013 and she has competed regularly ever since.
She is a committee member of GBSUP and with members of her beloved Frangipani SUP Race team just loves travelling the county to race hard. She is an Ambassador for Mistral SUP in the UK and for #ThisGirlCan, for SUP in Essex.
In her non SUP time Anni is a Board Trustee at the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust and wife and mum to her super, fun family of tall men and pesky cats.
There is so much wisdom and experience in this podcast about paddleboarding technique and knowledge, running a business, the SUP community, friendship and being SUP fit. I really hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Do follow Anni to keep up to date with what she is doing!
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Wishing you sunshine, thank you for listening, Jo x
Please always put safety first + get the right advice for your training + body.