Laurence Boisvert-Roy

Who is Laurence from the TAIGA TRIBE?

I’ve been involved in sports for as long as I can remember and have especially been a lover of the outdoors. I’m constantly searching for new adventures that’ll excite me. I love meeting new people and learning about new cultures; I’m currently working remotely in France and having an absolute blast!

I love working in teams - projects are that much more exciting when everyone puts their heads together and the results are that much better! 

When you don’t have both feet in the water, what do you do?

I’m most definitely on a basketball court playing with my friends or coaching my team of kids. If not that, I love hiking in the French Alps and searching for the best spots near the ocean to have a good time.

What is your favorite spot (on the water, obviously) and why?

On the Grande-Rivière in Gaspésie! The water is an emerald green and it’s so calm, especially with the beautiful scenery all the way down the river. Refreshing and relaxing!

Your go-to TAIGA board(s) and why?

My favourite TAIGA board is the Kazuzu Air! Why? It’s extremely stable and fast; it’s perfect for paddling in the waves of the Mediterranean Sea!

If you could choose one ‘dream destination’ for paddleboarding, where would it be and why?

I'd have to say that my dream spot would be somewhere in the Norwegian Fjords. The views look incredible, and I’d never get tired of looking at the mountains and cliffs! 

If you had one piece of advice to give to a rookie who doesn't know the wonderful world of water sports yet, what would it be? 

Take a deep breath! Take this time for yourself and enjoy the view.