Marine Corps Veteran Will Schmidt is Attempting the First Solo Stand Up Paddle of the West Coast of USA to Raise Funds for Wounded Service Members

Marine Corps Veteran Will Schmidt, a survivor of non-service related depression, is attempting the first solo stand up paddle of the West Coast of USA to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. The athlete expects the trip to last close to five weeks and span close to 1400 miles. - April 02, 2014

To Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project of America, Endurance Ocean Athlete, Will Schmidt of AreYouInspiredYet, Solo Paddles the California Channel Islands

In mid September, 2013, the crew of the Campbell's Sloop, a 34' Catalina sailboat, and Will Schmidt embarked on a solo stand up paddle through the California Channel Island chain to raise funds and awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Casa Hogar Orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico. A documentary film was produced of the entire experience. - March 22, 2014

Ultra Marathon Stand Up Paddler, Will Schmidt, Completes 300 Miles Solo in the California Channel Islands to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

Southern California Stand Up Paddle Endurance Athlete, Will Schmidt, caps off a three week, 300 mile open ocean challenge by crossing two more Pacific Coast channels. Will started off with an exhibition appearance at the annual Island To Island Waterman Relay, a 28 nautical mile channel crossing... - October 19, 2013

Ultra Marathon Stand Up Paddler, Will Schmidt, Attempts World Record for Depression Awareness

Ultra Marathon Stand Up paddler, Will Schmidt, will attempt world record breaking open ocean stand up paddle trip through the California Channel Islands. - August 22, 2013

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