Sygma SUP School is the first eco-friendly stand up paddle school in Portugal. They will share with you their passion for paddling and commitment to the nature.
Born where the waves are flat as pancakes, the first page of Gaylord's life has been filled with multiple worldwide surf or SUP trips and active life in the action sports industry. When he turned the 30s, the second page of his life opened to new perspectives. The decision was made: quit everything for Portugal, learn to become self-sufficient and with Sygma SUP school and his sustainable vision, it is now time for him to take action. He is doing his best to provide and develop the best eco-friendly stand up paddle experiences in the Algarve.
Sandy is a fun and enthusiastic 29 years old outdoorsy girl. Half French half Dutch, she was born and raised in South-East of France in a region known for its green tourism and outdoor activities. Thanks to her parents, Sandy practiced multiple sports such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and horse-riding. Exploring nature makes her happy! Over her youth, she assisted several tour guides during various sports activities. This kick-ass adventurer has always been up for new experiences!
2019 Stand Up Paddle Surfing World Championship and nations gold medal Top 10 of the world professional Stand Up Paddle Surfing circuit in 2012 (9th), 2015 (9th), 2017 (7th) and 2019 (7th) Bronze medal at 2017 Stand Up Paddle Surfing World Championships and silver medal of the nations European Junior Longboard Champion 2014 and gold medal of nations European Stand Up Paddle Surfing Champion 2017 and gold medal of the nations Top 10 of the European longboard professional circuit in 2018 (7th) and 2019 (4th) French Junior Longboard Champion 2014