Talia and Nakoa Decoite Sign with Riviera Paddlesurf Team
Riviera Paddlesurf welcomes the addition of Maui’s Talia and Nakoa Decoite to their team. Talia is a top SUP racer and downwind paddler, winning the 2012 Molokai2Oahu Paddleboard Championships at the age of 19, among other notable accolades, including being voted as one of the top three women at the 2011 and 2012 SUP Awards presented by Body Glove. Nakoa is also an accomplished waterman who’s known for big wave surfing, including four nominations at the Billabong XXL Awards, as well as his training in SUP, health and fitness.
“We are excited to officially welcome Talia to the Team, as she is an incredible athlete and ambassador for the sport, and we’re honored to have her representing our brand,” Riviera’s Taylor Rambo said. “Nakoa is also a great addition to the team. He is an accomplished big wave surfer and trainer. He and Talia will be traveling the world in 2015 sharing their passion for the water, health, and fitness.”
Together, Talia and Nakoa run Beyond the Water, a training program that focuses on elevating paddlers’ skills and overall performance through comprehensive nutritional and physical plans. Look for the couple’s upcoming clinics by following them at Beyondthewater.org.