Thomas Maximus checked in from Oregon this morning, he is there for the Gorge Paddle Challenge... Check out the photos below of his downwind run yesterday.
Great trip thus far...arrived yesterday at Portland Airport...picked up my sporty Toyota Corolla with a Tail Fin!:-) Drove @ 1 hr to Hood River....Took care of some business in the afternoon and met up with Michael Tavares w/ Board Works who brought my board up from Lake Tahoe...rallied for an late day 8+ mile downwinder from Vientos Campground...atleast downwind for the first few miles.... before the wind died....super fun regardless to be on the Water..finished shuttling cars & boards in the dark then off to late night dinner w/ Dan Gavere & Tavares ....Crashed on the couch at Chuck pattereson & team's Naish house...up and out the door early... to handle work stuff over coffee & wifi...Then met up with Michael Tavares at Cascades to make that Stern Wheeler my B1&$! haha Super fun.