wayne best

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Goal $4,000.00


Friends and Family,

I'm back again in NYC this August for another 26 mile journey around the island of Manhattan on a paddleboard for Autism and the environment.  This will be the 5th year in a row for me.  You all have been so important to me with this.  Thanks to you all, I've been able to raise over $10,000 for these awesome charities.   This race has become a huge part of my life every year.   I've met some awesome people along the way, and the friendships I've made, I'll probably carry with me for the rest of my life.   This race has definitely been a life changer.  

So, the reason we all get together under the Brooklyn Bridge on paddleboards every summer is to raise money.   Sure, it's a grueling, hot, 26 mile race in the blazing sun around New York City.  It's exhausting, it's difficult, but it's all for great causes, and you get to see Manhattan in a way most other people will never get the chance to.   100 percent of every dollar raised goes to Autism charities and environmental causes.   Please consider making a donation in my name.   No amount is too small.   Every little bit helps.   Thank you for helping me out with this every year.   I truly appreciate it and so do all the kids this money helps out. 





Thank you for supporting SEA Paddle NYC and all its beneficiaries.


  • Monique (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck! Please do not post ..thank you

  • Brian (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck Wayne!

  • Jamie (about 6 months ago)

    Good Luck Wayne!!

  • Leslie (about 6 months ago)

    Paddle fast, Be Safe & Have fun Wayne! ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒŠ

  • Christopher (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck dude!

  • Lisa (about 6 months ago)

    Daggers Rule!

  • kenneth (about 6 months ago)


  • Ian (about 6 months ago)

    Paddle Strong!

  • Julie (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck Wayne!

  • Andi (about 6 months ago)

    Thanks for loaning me your board! So happy to do this with you!

  • Jason (about 6 months ago)

    Go get um Big dog!!

  • Denver (about 6 months ago)

    Wayne for your commitment I hope this helps you achieve another goal

  • Candice (about 6 months ago)

    Rock on :)

  • Candice (about 6 months ago)

    Rock on :)

  • Justin (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck brother!!!

  • Kelly (about 6 months ago)

    God luck Wayne!

  • Russell (about 6 months ago)

    Go get em bud

  • Pamela (about 6 months ago)

    Good luck Wayne!

  • Heather (about 6 months ago)

    You rock, Wayne! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • Mary (about 7 months ago)

    Awesome and worthwhile!

  • Jessyca (about 7 months ago)

    Good Luck Wayne

  • Karen (about 7 months ago)

    Get it, Wayne!

  • Rich (about 7 months ago)

    Good luck bro.

  • Todd (about 7 months ago)


  • Dawn (about 7 months ago)

    Congrats on attacking this race again!

  • Shawn (about 7 months ago)

    Harness That temper of yours and crush this Waynie!

  • Dimitra (about 8 months ago)

    Have Fun!

  • Laina (about 8 months ago)

    Keep it up!

  • Samantha (about 9 months ago)

    Kick butt this year!

  • Dustin (about 9 months ago)

    Fair winds, Wayno!

  • Carin (about 9 months ago)

    Awesome cause! Keep paddling!!

  • Brent (about 9 months ago)

    For Joey Morris

  • Penny (about 9 months ago)

    Good luck Son! Stay safe!

  • Beth (about 9 months ago)

    Good luck out there, and enjoy!

  • Charles (about 9 months ago)

    Good luck this year from Dependable Electrical Service

  • Andrea (about 9 months ago)

    Good luck this year!

  • Jennifer (about 9 months ago)

    So glad you're paddling again! Get it!

  • Veronica (about 9 months ago)

    It was Jenniferโ€™s posts last summer that really raised my awareness of this event! Haha! Enjoy the experience!

My Status
Number of pledges received: 42
Goal achievement: 56%
Number of page visits: 1212
Days since event: 206

Event Information
What: 2019 SEAPaddleNYC
When: Saturday August 3, 2019 at 09:00 AM

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Overall Event Goal: $200,000

Top 5 Fundraisers

Rank Name Amount
#1 Edmonds Bafford $44,798.00
#2 Malcolm Gauld $8,165.00
#3 Paul Griffin $5,475.00
#4 George Stemetzki $5,295.00
#5 Trish Miller $2,908.00

Top 5 Teams

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 South Shore Paddleboards $11,160.00
#2 Supjunkies3 $3,900.00
#3 Surfers Healing Foundation $2,910.00
#4 NO REGRETS $2,510.00
#5 Happy 2 B Paddling on Any Team $2,075.00