Jarrod: A water nut since birth, Jarrod's passion for everything aquatic and roots in SUP, Kiteboarding, Surfing, Wakeboarding/Skiing, Fishing and Spearing have made him a waterman dedicated to pushing the limits and having the most fun possible. His lifelong dedication to the water led to the Wrightsville SUP center offering the best and safest possible experience from beginner to advanced in many aquatic adventures such as SUP, Fitness, Kayak, Sailing, Wakeboarding etc. SUP in WB is all about the family and community built through Wrightsville SUP’s partnering with local charities (Surfers Healing, Wounded Warriors…) race organizations, kids programs and all watersports communities.
David: David Russotto is extremely active in the PaddleFit community. He is a Level 1, 2 & 3 Certified PaddleFit Coach, an America Fitness Professionals & Associations (AFPA) Personal Trainer, a National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) Core & Stability Trainer, a Global Certified Strength & Conditioning Trainer and a World Paddle Association (WPA) Certified Instructor. David also recently completed advanced paddle board training with Olympic Gold Medalist, Larry Cain.
After many years of helping veterans get the disability benefits they rightfully deserve, David founded the VA Vigilante PaddleFit Challenge Event. David Russotto began his legal career as an attorney with the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. He was stationed at Naval Base Norfolk as defense counsel and then as a Trial Counsel and Legal Services attorney at Naval Air Station Oceana
Wrightsville SUP’s mission is to deliver a one-of-a-kind stand up paddle boarding (SUP) experience that encourages new and positive ecological perspectives at large while promoting healthier lifestyles for all participating individuals through the sport and lifestyle of SUP. It is our goal to be the leader in stand up paddle boarding schools that offer safe and fun outdoor SUP water activities while having a positive impact on the growth of SUP.
Our business philosophy is centered on being a socially responsible, eco friendly stand up paddle boarding company where fun and inspiring SUP activities are created around the customer, which bring awareness and consideration for the entire environment and ecosystem.