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Posted Aug 23, 2012 in Blog | 7 Comments

When you sign up to do Molokai 2 Oahu it is more than just filling out a registration form, paying the money and your ready to go… it’s a complete journey to get there. You have just signed up for the most prestigious paddleboard and standup paddling event in the world.  It’s a bit like […]

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Posted Aug 02, 2012 in Blog, Press | 5 Comments

Its an honor to be considered for AWSI Stand Up Journal Athlete of the year! Check out my video & vote if you get a chance. Thanks for your support 🙂                 VOTE HERE:  

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Posted Jul 11, 2012 in Blog, Press | 3 Comments

There is great group of athletes in this years SUP Awards! What an honor! Thanks to all my sponsors & family for their support. “I feel extremely lucky that I found standup paddling and was able to turn it into a fun lifestyle. I enjoy racing, training, going on adventures and paddling with friends and […]

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Rogue River Race & Gold Beach Adventure

Posted Jun 19, 2012 in Blog | 2 Comments

Four standup paddleboards on our roof and every inch of my Suburban filled up with family and toys we headed South on Interstate 5… destination Gold Beach, Oregon.  Gold Beach is about a 5 ½ hour drive from Portland and is almost to the California border.  My family was excited to see as much as […]

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Ross Island WPA Race

Posted Jun 08, 2012 in Blog | 17 Comments

Last weekend I raced in the Ross Island race in Portland, Oregon.  I was excited to be racing on my home turf where I train most of the time. It’s not very often that I get to race there or even paddle with anyone. It was a record turn out for the race of 70 […]

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Channel Islands Crossing: Day Eight – The Final Channel

Posted Feb 14, 2012 in Blog | 2 Comments

February 13, 2011 I wake up early this morning feeling excited and nervous.  This is the final crossing and the longest and most difficult channel.  I will be paddling from Anacapa to Santa Barbara Island.  I lay in bed and think about the day ahead and how it needs to go. I know it’s going […]

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Channel Islands Crossing: Day Seven – Northern Island Channels

Posted Feb 13, 2012 in Blog | 3 Comments

February 12, 2011 We wake up before sunrise this morning.  It is spookily quiet and dark. I will be starting my crossings today with the rising sun.  John, Shelly and Ryan are getting in the dingy so they can get some closer photos this morning.  I am climbing on my board as the sun is […]

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Channel Islands Crossing: Day Six – Travel to San Miguel

Posted Feb 12, 2012 in Blog | 1 Comments

February 11, 2011 I awake this morning feeling good.  I am happy when I realize I have a day off from paddling.  Yesterday was the toughest channel crossing so far.  I am feeling confident that this adventure to cross all the channels will be successful. We are setting sail for the Northern Islands today.  I […]

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Channel Islands Crossing: Day Five – Santa Barbara Island to San Nicolas

Posted Feb 11, 2012 in Blog | 1 Comments

February 10, 2011 This morning is an early morning for Chris and John.  The Captain and his first mate get up at 430 a.m. to get the boat ready to leave Cat Harbor by 5.  We are going to motor from Cat Harbor to Santa Barbara island.  Today’s crossing is from Santa Barbara Island to […]

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