Guide at a Glance
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Adventure, Stand Up Paddleboarding
Austin is the founder and river guide at Stand Up MN, a local paddleboarding company specializing in individual, group, and team-building tours on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Austin was born and raised in Minneapolis. After college, he traveled abroad to London, Singapore and China working with various financial institutions. His time away made him realize and appreciate where he came from and what his true passion was: sharing the beauty of outdoor experiences. In 2010, he returned to Minnesota and began participating in local business affairs, food entrepreneurs, and Stand Up MN.
Austin is committed to providing programs designed for his customers’ safety, value, and enjoyment. Austin and his team are proud of their business practices. They only purchase local, environmentally friendly gear and clothing. They proudly call themselves pioneers of progressive thought and action to better care for themselves, the planet and neighbours.