Back when waterstarting was considered a freestyle maneuver and chest harnesses were worn over neon wetsuits, Big Winds set up shop in Hood River, Oregon. 25 years later, we’re still here and having as much fun as ever! Set the scene for us back in 1987. What was Hood River like? What was the sport [...]
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Steve got into a close finish at the Oregon Open Ocean Classic SUP race. Here’s a quick summary and here is the flickr album.
Big Winds’ Matt (Suds) Luchsinger and Matt Elsasser lit up the sky at the Bridge of the Gods Kite Festival, August 7th at the East Point kite beach, both making to the semi-finals in the ultra-competitive expert men’s division. Along with our kite department manager, TJ Gulizia, the two Matts bring a wealth of kiteboarding [...]