Interview: Gillian Gibree of Paddle Into Fitness

by Trazee Travel

Mar 6, 2015

© Gillian Gibree | Paddle Into Fitness

Interviews

Gillian Gibree is an athlete, instructor and owner of Paddle Into Fitness, her own SUP yoga program that combines stand-up paddle boarding with yoga. In addition to developing the first inflatable SUP yoga board, Gibree has traveled around the world to bring paddleboarding to the mainstream. Learn more about her program at paddleintofitness.com.

 

Name: Gillian Gibree

 

Profession: Paddleboard Athlete, SUP Yoga Instructor, Owner of Paddle Into Fitness

 

Age: 29

 

Packing Tip?

Take my Wanderlust SUP Yoga board so you can paddle anywhere in the world!.

 

Favorite travel memory?

Paddling and freediving in Tahiti

 

Bucket list destination?

Indonesia

 

Favorite off-the-beaten-path spot?

Secret spots in Big Sur

 

What kind of traveler are you?

Adventurous, go with the flow, shower in a river-kinda person

 

Funniest travel story?

I got food poisoning in Peru right before competing in a 12-mile prone paddle race. Yikes!

 

Best meal you’ve had on your travels?

Sushi and sashimi in Japan

 

Craziest thing you’ve done while traveling?

Freediving in underwater caves in Mexico

 

Favorite item collected from your travels?

A machete from Nicaragua

 

Where next?

Bali, I hope!

 

2 SUP Stand Up Paddleboard © Gillian Gibree | Paddle Into Fitness

© Gillian Gibree | Paddle Into Fitness

 

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