Tag Archives: surfski

July 06

VIDEO: “The Gorge”

June 24

Columbia River Gorge, Questions and Answers

Q: Why is it so windy in the Columbia River Gorge? A: In short, there is a pressure differential caused by the colder moist air over Portland, OR and the hot, dry air over the desert to the east of the Cascade mountains. The cold air is rushing towards the hot air to equalize that […]

January 10

Boot Camp

Over the holidays I was able to sneak away for a self imposed boot camp in Charleston, South Carolina. I do love Charleston. It’s colonial roots remind me of the sights and sounds from my native England, while its tourism focus always makes finding something new and interesting a piece of cake.

December 22

Surfski Shangri-La

The Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon/Washington state line is the Shangri-La for World class fun if you’re an outdoor enthusiast. From year round skiing on Mt. Hood, mountain biking, road biking, trail running and off course the legendary whitewater of the White Salmon, Little White Salmon, Hood, Wise, etc. It’s also one of the […]

November 18


This past weekend marked the end of the 2014 surfski racing calendar and a rare opportunity to compete in a doubleheader with the 20km Northshore Cup Saturday and the 10km Hunting Island Paddlefest on Sunday.