• Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) equipment and gear rentals.
  • Pre-scheduled SUP activities and events.
  • SUP fitness and yoga instructor training.
  • Private and semi-private swim lessons and technique coaching.
  • Personal and group athletic training.


  • Earth Creature’s owners – Mark and Laura Prudhomme.
  • Married since 1989; have lived in Cary, NC since 1996.
  • Developed strong partnership raising their five children together.
  • Recreational endurance athletes; train for and participate in several racing events per year.
  • Avid paddleboarders; organizers for “What SUP Triangle?” meetup group.
  • Laura – lifeguard; personal trainer; instructor of swimming, fitness, yoga and paddleboarding.
  • Master’s Degree in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management, NCSU.
  • Mark – owned flooring installation company for 16 years, sold majority of it.
  • Owner of Balance Point, Inc., home real estate solutions business.