• Margo Coruzzi
    Margo Coruzzi

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More?

    Bear Creek

    What’s Your Motto In Life?

    Take one breath

    Why B’More?

    It has everything! You can go from water and nature to bustling big city in a moment

    Who or What Inspires You?

    Any person or place that opens your eyes to something new

    In 2016 I commit to Be More….

    adventurous

  • Katie Ficca
    Katie Ficca

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More?

    By far the inner harbor...when you are out there surrounded by the city you love it is a magical thing. To see Baltimore from the water is beyond beautiful and to be some of the first few fearless folks to SUP B'More is pretty amazing!

    What’s Your Motto In Life?

    Live passionately...
    "There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living" -Nelson Mandela

    Why B’More?

    I love B'More because it was where I was born, where I feel most real, and can be most me. The people are genuine and passionate. The community has heart.

    Who or What Inspires You?

    My kids and fear inspires me to brave the unknown, to show them that anything is possible.

    In 2016 I commit to Be More…

    Free!

  • Jessie Benson
    Owner
    Jessie Benson
    Owner

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More?

    Inner Harbor and around Fort McHenry.

    What’s Your Motto In Life?

    Dream big, follow your passion and never give up! I love this quote by Nelson Mandela: “There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

    Why B’More?

    B’more will always be home. It is where I was born and raised and it is where I will raise a family. As much as I love to travel the world and explore new places, I love the sense of community, the seasons, our ability to be at the beach or in the mountains in less than 3 hours and I love that my family lives here!

    Who or What Inspires You?

    My mom- she is the most giving and self-less person I have ever met. The beach also inspires me…when I am there I feel full of life, I take time to enjoy every sunrise and every sunset.

    In 2016 I commit to Be More….

    Present.

  • Elyza Dolby
    Elyza Dolby

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More?

    There's the most peaceful, secluded area on Bear Creek that is filled with beautiful grasses and reeds. I love paddling there to meditate & practice in the sunlight.

    What’s Your Motto In Life?

    Let your soul radiate with sunshine.

    Why B’More?

    The farmers market under 83, yoga on Fed Hill, running the inner harbor at sunrise, brunch with my pup (Beamer) in Fells, hiking the nearby trails... I could go on forever. Once the weather decides to stabilize & everyday can be spent outdoors, Baltimore really comes alive (and inspires me to come alive, too!)

    Who or What Inspires You?

    The people I meet everyday who aren't just talking about their passions but making big things happen with them! Baltimore is filled with people turning their dreams into everyday reality... and surrounding myself with those people allows for me to live in that magical place where possibilities are limitless, as well!

    In 2016 I commit to Be More….

    Present, mindful, and wholehearted.

  • Christine Barnabic
    Christine Barnabic

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More?

    In Dundalk, at B'More SUP!

    What’s Your Motto In Life?

    "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you've imagined" - Henry David Thoreau

    Why B’More?

    I love the city of Baltimore and how there are so many waterways available to enjoy some fun in the water. Baltimore encompasses great access to a variety of fitness and an intriguing fitness community who all utilize the beauty of nature around Baltimore to be healthy, active, and have fun!

    Who or What Inspires You?

    I am inspired by my Sister Suzy! She is who exposed me first to SUP in Medford Lakes New Jersey. She has an infectious way to communicate kindly with others and encourage the strength within for spiritual health including her supportive and helpful positive attitude.

    In 2016 I commit to Be More….

    Positive and Active!

  • Emily Young
    Emily Young

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More? 

    I love paddling at Bmore Sup! There are many quiet coves to enjoy yoga and sitting outside at the Hard Yacht Café after a class for happy hour is awesome!

    What’s Your Motto In Life? 

    "Life's too short to only work hard for one thing." It's been really important for me over the years to balance my professional life with my love for fitness and health. Having a lot of passions makes life interesting 🙂

    Who or What Inspires You

    My mom is huge source of my inspiration and motivation. Long before I started my fitness journey she was up at 5am working out. She modeled what it looked like to work hard for something and never give up. As a masters student and professional, my mom's tenacity is one of the biggest reasons that I've continued to love fitness despite a hectic schedule.

    In 2016 I commit to Be More….

    Intentional

  • Michelle Lindsey
    Michelle Lindsey

    Favorite Spot to paddle:

    In Baltimore, you can find me paddling at Bear Creek. I love early morning paddles when the sun is shining and the water is calm. I have family in the upstate New York area and SUP has become popular within the 1000 islands area of the St. Lawrence River. I love the scenic views paddling past the Boldt Castle and Singer Castle, as these are my favorite spots on the river.

    My Motto in life:

    Some days you eat salads and go to the gym, some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called balance.

    Why B’More:

    I originally moved to Baltimore in 2007 to the Towson area, and moved away in 2009. I missed Baltimore and the people I have met throughout the years, that I decided to move back in 2011. My favorite thing about Baltimore is finding little dive restaurants and meeting new people.

    Who or What Inspires You:

    My parents have inspired me to always keep going and to never give up on my dreams and goals. They have done so much for me to put me where I am today, for me to become the successful person I have become.

    In 2016 I commit to be more…

    Loving!

  • Charlotte Nagey
    Charlotte Nagey

    Name: Charlotte Nagey

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More? Hard Yacht Cafe

    What’s Your Motto In Life? Happiness depends upon ourselves.

    - Aristotle

    Why B’More?

     There's so much that Baltimore has to offer-city life and culture. But, if you need an escape, the mountains or beach are only a short three hours away. Baltimore is home and always will be. 

    Who or What Inspires You?

    Family, friends, and the fitness community  

    In 2017 I commit to Be More….open minded.

  • Heather Hatfield
    Heather Hatfield

    Name: Heather Hatfield

    What’s your favorite spot to paddle in B’More? Right out of our own back yard at Tide Point! Close second fav's are from B'moreSUP/ Hard Yacht Cafe and on the Magothy River near Pasadena.

    What’s Your Motto In Life? YOU are your only limitation- challenge yourself to do more!! 

    Why B’More? The fitness community is super strong here! You don't have to look very far for inspiration and motivation because so many people are doing amazing events, trainings, and classes right here in B’More! 

    Who or What Inspires You? People who are dedicated and passionate about doing what they love- whether it's fitness or business related! 

    In 2017 I commit to Be More….OPEN! ...to new experiences and opportunities