Lina Augaitis competing in SUP race

Lina Augaitis


• Winner of 4 ISA World Championship medals in three different SUP racing disciplines
• 2016 and 2018 Canadian SUP Racing champion
• Became SUP distance racing world champion just four years after taking up the sport
• First Canadian woman ever to compete in the historic Molokai 2 Ohau Paddleboard Championships
• First woman to officially complete the 750km Yukon River Quest Marathon Race as a SUP entrant


Getting into the Sport: Was a competitive gymnast during her youth… Took up competitive stand up paddleboard after discovering it by chance in California at age 30… Outside Interests: Loves taking part in outdoor sports when not working or training, including camping in the summer and skiing in the winter… Works as a high school teacher… Odds and Ends: Collects stickers and house decorations from locations where she has competed… Is the SUP director of Surf Canada…


Notable International Results

ISA World SUP & Paddleboard Championships: 2016 – GOLD (Sprint), 5th (Technical), 8th (Distance); 2015 – SILVER (Distance), 4th (Technical); 2014 – GOLD (Distance), SILVER (Technical)