PADDLING OUT: 31st Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest

The Santa Cruz Paddlefest is always a highlight of my year! The gathering of the paddle surf tribe in Santa Cruz, CA, to surf the world-class waves on offer at Steamer Lane, is a special time and place to be alive. The Lane always seems to deliver the goods for the competitions, but every once in a … [Read more...]

EVENT: Davenport Paddle Surf Classic 2012

-For event overview check out my story & pics at Canoe & Kayak Online- This is my second year attending the Davenport Paddle Surf Classic, held at Davenport Landing, a tough surf zone with lots of hazards and quickly changing conditions. We lucked out this year with amazing weather, … [Read more...]

EVENT: Summer Outdoor Retailer 2012- Wrap Up

-Exploring Elements 2012 Summer OR Coverage- The Summer Outdoor Retailer show is a massive show with over 1,400 vendors displaying products that you'd find in your local outdoor store. Gear in such categories as; camping, climbing, paddling, apparel, footwear, etc... are all well represented. Many … [Read more...]

EVENT: Teva Mtn Games ’12- (Part 2 of 2)

-Tues-Fri TMG Coverage (part 1 of 2)- -Full expanded TMG MEGA Gallery HERE on FB- Saturday-Sunday http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVmYGIn_-Ys The TMG's are action packed for all 4 days of the event, and Saturday is probably the "big" day if you had to pick one. There is so much happening, but … [Read more...]

EVENT: Teva Mtn Games ’12 (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday-Friday Event Coverage: -Full expanded TMG MEGA Gallery HERE on FB- I drove up from BV to Vail on Tuesday, after the CKS Paddle Fest and Class V Mtn Bike adventures, to have a look at Homestake Creek and help out with modifying the rodeo hole. The serious racers where all out at … [Read more...]