ABOUT US

OUR MISSION

Chris and West fell in love with SUP years ago to enjoy rivers at low flow. SUP on moving water is a great challenge!

Spreading the ‘stoke’ of SUP is Colorado SUP Sports’s mission!

Colorado SUP Sports is a full service mobile Stand Up Paddleboarding business operating at Rueter-Hess Reservoir in Parker, CO and Barefoot Lakes in Longmont, CO.


MEET THE TEAM

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Chris Shirley Co-Owner & Trainer

“Be adventurous, be active, be alive.”

As a certified PaddleFit CORE, WPA and ACA SUP Level 2 Instructor, Chris is experienced and committed to the fitness benefits of SUP. Chris loves to SUP on moving water, especially the whitewater near Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Chris used SUP to rehabilitate her body after a botched surgery and has been in love with SUP ever since!

Currently Chris instructs our Paddle 101 lessons, SUP Yoga sessions, works with our special needs clientele and loves to kick your butt in our PaddleFit courses.

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West Shirley Co-Owner & Trainer

“Empowering everyone, everywhere.”

West is in love with empowering everyone, everywhere. As a WPA and ACA SUP Level 2 certified instructor he’s committed to sharing the special ‘stoke’ of SUP. West has enjoyed careers as a high school teacher, outdoor educator, youth sports coach, corporate trainer, DJ and around ‘people builder’.

Currently West instructs Paddle 101 lessons, SUP GLO night tours, works with special needs clientele and is the Captain of the Pirate Paddle Youth Camps. West has an extensive background in the team facilitation on and off water.