Ultra Marathon Stand Up Paddler, Will Schmidt, Attempts World Record for Depression Awareness
Laguna Niguel, CA, August 22, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Ultra-marathon Stand Up Paddler and Southern California Lifestyle Athlete Will Schmidt has scheduled a solo open ocean stand up paddle challenge that will launch from Oxnard, CA through all eight Channel Islands, and landing in Dana Point Harbor. This attempt will be the first of its kind. Escorted by the Campbell Sloop, a Dana Point Harbor sailboat, Schmidt will negotiate roughly 320 nautical miles of open water on the journey starting September 13th, 2013. Proceeds from "Stand Up Paddle Against Depression: The Journey Continues" will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project to aid in anxiety, depression, and PTSD research as well as Casa Hogar Orphanage in Mexico. Fundraising has begun at GoFundMe as well as linked to Will's dot com website, AreYouInspiredYet
For more information, athlete bio, sponsorship opportunities, or to schedule an interview please contact Will Schmidt at his dot com, AreYouInspiredYet or by phone at 949-374-3751.