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Featured Rider: Jonathan Pooley

Featured Rider: Jonathan Pooley

[ 0 ] August 9, 2017

What is your history with the AWT? I was a bit of a late starter, my first wave contest was Baja 2015. Age 50! It was a great trip and we returned in 2016, by which time my wife Dawn had become involved in running the event. We also went to Maui for the Aloha […]

Gorge Beach Bash Finals Day

Gorge Beach Bash Finals Day

[ 0 ] June 27, 2017

NUKING! The heat wave finally broke Sunday evening in the Gorge and delivered excellent conditions for the the Chase the Wind Freestyle contest Monday morning. Riders rigged sails in the 3-4 meter range and took to the water for what were some of the best conditions the IWT has seen in Gorge competition in years. […]

Gorge Beach Bash Part 2

Gorge Beach Bash Part 2

[ 0 ] June 25, 2017

While waiting for wind on days 2 and 3 at the Event Site in the Columbia River Gorge, the IWT enjoyed festivities of the Gorge Beach Bash. Riders filled the day floating on the river, stand up paddling, jet skiing, wakeboarding, biking, and snowboarding Mt. Hood on the beautiful sunny summer weekend. Diony Guadagnino and […]

IWT Gorge Beach Bash

IWT Gorge Beach Bash

[ 0 ] June 23, 2017

Arrianne Aukes The first day of the contest window for the Gorge Beach Bash was without wind, so riders took the opportunity to explore what the Hood River area has to offer. Some used the warm day to go rafting, while others chose to head toward the mountain for a day of hiking, biking, or […]