We Tried It: Paddle Polo, Reston’s Newest Sport

There’s a new sport that’s catching on around the country, and it was invented right here in Reston. It’s called Paddle Polo, and it’s a combination of lacrosse and stand-up paddleboarding. This sport originates from a product created by local entrepreneur Steve Gurney, who also runs the paddleboarding company Surf Reston. He created a lacrosse stick attachment for paddles…

July 24, 2015

Celebrate Innovation at the NoVa MiniMaker Faire on March 15, 2015

With this area’s large assortment of tech companies, it’s no wonder that Northern Virginia is home to lots of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs. Hidden inside many of these office buildings and homes are brilliant creations made by local innovators, both professional and amateur. This Sunday, March 15, 2015, is a day for the public to see some of their projects, as…

March 10, 2015

Surf Reston Makes a Splash on Local Lakes

Paddleboarders are everywhere this year! You’ve probably seen them drifting across Reston’s lakes, almost walking on water. Adventurous locals are trying stand up paddleboarding (SUP) more than ever. SUP is the nation’s fastest growing water sport, and its popularity is certainly visible here in Reston. Fans of the sport describe it as so peaceful and fun…

September 7, 2014