Brent Allen , hailing from beautiful Carmel by the sea, California , has been competing in endurance sports since 1994. Brent has also coached many endurance athletes while living in North Carolina and in California. Brent can be found every year at 25 plus endurance sport events race announcing or commentating at races all over the west coast. In fact, in 2012 he was in front of over 140,000 participants and spectators. Since 2005, his athletic focus has been centered on water, both inland and on the coast. Brent spends most of his weekly ocean time in the Monterey Bay , surfing or testing new Stand Up Paddle boards. Brent is now a World Paddle Association & Paddle fit pro level 2 certified instructor for SUP and is becoming a better ukulele player, a required skill if you surf. His current goals are Stand Up Paddling across Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and an expedition paddle from Carmel to Big Sur.