Alex Chandler

Alex Chandler
AKA: "Chandler", the SUP guy 
d.o.b: August 22, 1975
born: Prince Edward Island
resides: Dartmouth Nova Scotia
siblings: 2 brothers and a sister
offspring: Two kind and adventurous daughters, Anna 8 and Madeleine 10
hobbies: kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, SUP, mountain biking, ski touring, and kitchen table jam sessions with the boys
favourite surf movie: watching Blue Crush with my daughters
Weight: 170
Height: 5'10"
Stance: Goofy
Years surfing: Windsurfing 25 yrs, Surfing 22 yrs,, Kitesurfing 14 yrs, SUP surfing 12 yrs. 
Sponsors: Starboard SUP, Kannon Beach
Quiver:   Windsurfing - RRD Twin 82L, Neilpryde Atlas 4.0/4.7
               Kitesurfing- Cabrinha Drifters 7/9/11m, 5'10 strapless surfboard
               Surfing - 6'0 SharpEye Blowfish, 6'6 Al Merrick, 7'2 Minard Speed 
                             Egg, 9'2 Larmo 
              SUP - Starboard Wave Pro 7'10 x 29" x 104L
                          Starboard Carbon Drive 10'5 x 30"
                          Starboard Allstar 14' x 24.5
Favourite Waves - any wave, on any board, at anytime of the year with a few good buddies
Favourite Maneuver - probably a deep bottom turn to a vertical snap off the lip on my wave SUP on a solid 6-10' wave
Favourite Surfer: I have always admired and strived for diversity of skills and conditions on the water...for that reason I'd have to say Kai Lenny...the ultimate waterman.
  • Beach lead for "Life Rolls On Martinique Beach" in Nova Scotia...this event continues to be one of the most meaningful experiences I've had on the water as a surfer/human
  • Atlantic Canada representative for the National Paddle Canada SUP Program Development Committee
  • SUP chair for Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia
  • Organizer of the 2018 Atlantic Canada SUP CUP
  • Owner/operator of Scotian SUP and supporting the development of SUP training and instructor certification in Atlantic Canada for the past 5 years
  • Attended the Tofino SUP Wave Invitational in 2015 and made it through a few heats
  • Managing to develop as a SUP surfer in Nova Scotia without pissing off too many locals :)