About Us


Sean Rice

Sean Rice has been traveling the world as a professional paddler for the last 6 years. Sean's achievements span across Sprint, Marathon and Surfski paddling. He has won many iconic races around the globe, including the ICF Surfski World Championships in 2013. His love and passion for the sport is carried wherever he goes and this is evident on and off the race course. Not only is he a dedicated athlete,  he is a passionate teacher with a mission to spread the ocean paddling lifestyle across the world. 

Emily McGrath

After graduating with an honours degree in Medical Science, Emily decided that laboratory work was not for her. A life of traveling and promoting a healthy lifestyle was what she chose. Emily is hard working and organization is her thing. Her role includes marketing and communications. 

Through a shared vision for the promotion of a healthy lifestyle through ocean paddling. PaddleLife was born.