SUP Company Partners with Special Olympics



Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. (March 1, 2012) – YOLO Board announces that during the month of March, the company will donate $100 to Special Olympics Florida for every stand up paddleboard purchased online. The promotion is valid from March 1st through March 31st, 2012, and can be obtained by simply typing “SPECIAL OLYMPICS” in the ordering instructions text box during checkout. Interested customers are welcome to call 850.622.5760 to speak to a YOLO Board representative for advice on selecting the best board for their individual needs.

The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

“YOLO Board is always looking for ways to give back to our community and to help introduce new people to the sport of SUP,” explains Mitzi Archer, Director of Marketing at YOLO Board. “We are excited to be able to give the give of sport to those in need with the donations from online sales during March. We also hope that this promotion will raise awareness for the valuable work of Special Olympics Florida.”

For additional information regarding YOLO Board, please visit www.YOLOBoard.com. To learn more about Special Olympics Florida, please visit www.specialolympicsflorida.org.

About YOLO Board

“Jeff Archer and co-founder Tom Losee didn’t invent SUP or its boards … but their savvy, marketing-driven approach has, despite the sport’s West Coast roots, made the Santa Rosa Beach, Fla-based company an industry leader in just five years,” said Entrepreneur magazine. Established in 2006 along the world-renowned beaches and diverse waterways of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, YOLO Board is a standup paddleboard (SUP) brand that is aptly named for the lifestyle mantra, “You Only Live Once.” The bi-coastal company manufactures a variety of boards suited to fit any paddler, from the recreational novice to the elite pro racer. Rentals, lessons, corporate and team building packages and seasonal community race events are available through YOLO Board Adventures in WaterColor, Fla. and in Old Town San Diego, Calif. For more information, visit www.YOLOBoard.com or call 850.622.5760.

About Special Olympics Florida

Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and competition to 15,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athlete or their caregiver, as a means to achieve physical fitness, self-esteem, socialization skills, and the life skills necessary to be a productive, respected and contributing members of their communities. Visit www.specialolympicsflorida.org.


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