Y.O.L.O…. You Only Live Once. It’s more than a hollow cliché here in South Walton.
For many locals, it’s become a battle cry.
The South Walton-based YOLO Board team might not have invented the Standup Paddle Board (SUP) phenomena, but they’ve certainly captured and inspired the SUP lifestyle in a way that no one else has.
Just two or three years ago, seeing someone paddle...
Although South Walton's Gulf waters are often as smooth as glass, on many days of the year, the waves are ideal for surfing (particularly when there's a tropical storm brewing somewhere down in the tropics).
Professionals and amateur surfers alike patiently bide their time, waiting for red flag beach conditions or a tropical surge that might create the perfect moment.