SUP the State 2016

Follow Randy Whorton LIVE as he SUP’s the State of Tennessee | Sept 25-30, 2016

SUP = Standup Paddleboarding
Randy has raised the bar with the SUP the State trip this year! He will be crossing Tennessee using only the rivers and his trusted Paddleboard. The last two years he has completed the trip in 7 days. This year he is going to attempt it in under 6. This is a 300 mile self supported Standup Paddleboard trip from Cumberland Gap to Nickajack Cove on September 25th-30th.

Reasons for the Trip

  • Raise awareness for the potential of this sport.
  • Test his limitations.
  • Raise money to improve paddling in the area.

Read About Randy’s Trip on RootsRated

Here’s The Planned Route

Along the way, he may get a chance to check in so head over to the Wild Trails Facebook Page to share your support and encouragement! Follow Randy’s progress here with daily updates below once the trip begins.


Day One | September 25, 2016 | Powell River, TN

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Day Two | September 26, 2016 | Powell River to Norris Dam

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Day Three | September 27, 2016 | Clinch River, TN

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Day Four | September 28, 2016 | Clinch River to Watts Bar Lake

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Day Five | September 29, 2016 | Watts Bar Dam

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Day Six | September 30, 2016 | Chickamauga Lake to Chattanooga

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Day Seven | October 2, 2016 | Tennessee River to Nickajack Lake

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View Last Year’s SUP the State 2015 Daily Updates