Seattle native Rob Casey wrote Stand Up Paddling Flat Water to Surf and Rivers and recently updated the classic Northwest paddling guide, Kayaking Puget Sound and the San Juans, both for Mountaineers Books. He writes and contributes images to Canoe Kayak magazine, Stand Up Journal and Outside. Rob loves to share his passion for SUP with his students in his business, Salmon Bay Paddle. He also contributes his knowledge of the paddling industry as a board member of the Washington Water Trails Association. A resident of the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard, Rob can often be found surfing tug and freighter waves on nearby Shilshole Bay.