SAN MARCOS, CA, November 2, 2015 – Surf Ventures, a leader in the board sports industry, today announced that the University of Alabama at Birmingham has selected its Fisher Boards brand of inflatable standup paddleboards for the campus recreation center. The UAB rental center serves nearly 19,000 students and is an important component of the University’s fitness and recreation program.

The mission of the center is to “enhance experiential learning and the quality of life for the UAB community through providing a world class facility…..and offering state of the art equipment and wellness services”. The 2015 Best College Reviews ranked UAB’s recreation center as one of the Top 25 in the Country.

“UAB’s selection of our inflatable paddleboard further validates the exceptional value of our product to campus recreation, including its durability, performance, and ease of use”, said Geoff Fisher, Founder and CEO of Surf Ventures. The Company’s boards are known for their distinctive design and superior construction, a combination that provides riders of any skill level with years of unmatched, enjoyable experiences on the water. About Surf Ventures Founded in 2006 by insanely passionate watermen, Surf Ventures Unlimited and its Fisher Boards brand is a board sports lifestyle company. The company designs, develops and distributes high quality surfboards, stand up paddleboards, skateboards and technical accessories. Founder and CEO Geoff Fisher is a former surfing champion and has been designing, carving, and shaping boards since the age of ten. Today Surf Ventures has grown to become a key participant in the outdoor recreation industry, while remaining loyal to the core vision and values of the company – to be an organization of youth, spirit, and drive in mind, body and soul, and to “live in water”!