Eureka!, a full-spectrum camping equipment company offering tents, lighting, furniture and sleeping bags and pads for outdoor enthusiasts, today announced its sponsorship of a team of Stand Up Paddleboarders (SUP). SUP will be paddling from San Francisco to San Diego in an effort to raise awareness for â€œCharity: Water,â€ a global nonprofit organization that raises money to install wells in underdeveloped parts of the world.
On March 3, 2012, Clay Walking Eagle, Chuck Glynn and Tim Warner will set out from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to start their nearly 500 mile journey to the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. During this adventure, the paddlers will face rough waters, physical exhaustion and harsh weather conditions. As they make their way south over open waters, the paddlers will be camping using Eureka! camping gear, including: Copper Canyon tents, Sawtooth backpacks, DualTemp sleeping bags, Dualis sleeping pads, Warrior 400 lanterns and other Eureka! camping equipment.
The SUP team consists of Clay Walking Eagle, a native of South Dakota who has spent the past few years in Carlsbad, Calif. working as an artist and photographer. Tim Warner, a self-proclaimed adventurist, longtime surfer and kayaker started SUPing about four months ago. They plan to paddle about 20 miles per day, depending on the weather and ocean conditions. They'll be followed by a team on personal watercraft to tote their supplies. The trip is expected to take about one month.
â€œAfter a long day of Stand Up Paddleboarding, we will be looking forward to a good night's rest so we can be prepared for the next day,â€ said Tim Warner. â€œEureka! equipment is durable and reliable - just the kind of equipment we need to make this voyage. We are about to embark on a very unique adventure and are thrilled to be able to work with Eureka! to help raise awareness and bring clean water to those who don't have the luxuries we have, and often take for granted on a daily basis.â€
To get more information about the SUP team, their route and to follow the team's progress during their adventure, log on to www.bridgetobridgefilm.com.
About Eureka! Tents:
Eureka!, offering quality tents, sleeping bags, furniture, lighting, and camping accessories for a wide spectrum of campers and environments, is part of the Johnson Outdoors' family of leading outdoor recreational product brands. The company turns ideas into adventure with a portfolio of award-winning, innovative brands that span the globe, including among others, Old TownÂ® canoes and kayaks, Ocean Kayakâ„¢, NeckyÂ® kayaks, Minn KotaÂ® motors, HumminbirdÂ® fishfinders, ScubaproÂ® and UWATECÂ® dive equipment, SilvaÂ® compasses and Tech4oÂ® digital instruments. For more information, visit www.eurekatent.com.
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