Body Glove Footwear and the South West Florida SUP Club partnered together to bring the Body Glove Calu SUP Race to Fort Myers beach and help raise funds and awareness for the Lee County special Olympics.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding will be introduced to the Special Olympics as an official sport in their up coming games that the athletes from around the country participate in. Damien Grafmyre and Marc Malacon are both working towards becoming official coaches to help out the Special Olympic athletes.
The Body Glove Calu SUP race brought in close to 50 East Coast elite endurance racers and over 500 spectators to the event that raised over $2500 for the Athletes
Body Glove Footwear has pledged to sponsor the event for the next 5 years in continued support of Lee County’s Special Olympic athletes along with working to grow the event to being a premier destination for races here in Southwest Florida States Eli Mcginty Vice President of Sales and Marketing Body Glove Footwear.