Stand Up Paddleboards

Name: Mitch Kahn Age: 51 Home: San Clemente, CA
  • Custom 14' Elite Race pintail
Inspirations: My wife Becky and my kids Hanna, Delanie, Hayden, and my friends who I train with Rob Pelkey, Scott Diederich and Jim Birdsell Goals: To keep staying competitive as I continue to get older. Try and mentor younger people in some of the ocean racing diciplines Achievements: College All-American Water Polo, member of the Pan American Games Kayak Team - Havanna Cuba, member 1992 US Olympic Team - Barcelona Spain, 45 National Open Lifeguard Championships, numerous top 3 open Stand Up Paddle finishes Favorite Place to SUP: Cottons Point Favorite Food: Sushi Favorite Tunes: Country Best SUP Moment: Not one in particular, always trying to stay consistant and being competitive in my 50's in open age group events Claim to Fame: Inspiration for the character Mitch Buchannon (David Hasslhoff) on Baywatch. The winningest lifeguard competitor in history, oh and I can wiggle my ears