VentureSport was incorporated in 1984 by Bruce Gipson who has 28 years in the business and competition in surf ski, marathon, sprint, wave ski and sea kayak.

Bruce is 3-time member of the U.S. Kayak Marathon Team, set a world record crossing the Gulf Stream (1984 Bahamas to Florida by kayak), featured on national T.V. for Visa and in Europe for Federal Express ads.

Venturesport has been a consultant to other companies, created new innovations, sponsored and planned racing events such as the East Coast Surf Ski Champs, Florida Finlandia Races, and Miami Beach Ocean Marathon.