Geoff's Blog

101 Surf Sports Oktoberfest Paddle Race Recap

October 12, 2015 While I wish I had gone to the Pacific Paddle Games at Doheny in Dana Point I was doing the next best thing, racing at the 101 Surf Sports Oktoberfest Paddle Race. The guys (Cort and David) have mastered the art of putting on a very well run race with...

7th Annual Round The Rock Paddle Race

September 12th 2015 7th Annual Race Round the Rock Paddle Race   By Jen Fuller     Round the Rock race was inspired by Jeff Underwood 7 years ago. Jeff lives on Mercer Island and he and his cohorts thought, “hey lets start a race around the island”! In the words of...

Tahoe Cup Fall Classic (22 miler)

9/15/2015 The Tahoe Cup Fall Classic The Fall Classic is one of those races you love to hate. Love the race when you are finished but hate it when you are at the 18 mile mark and have basically blown up. At least thats what happened to me for the past two years. This...

My First Standup Paddle Race…..the Ta-Hoe Nalu

8/14/2015 I was digging through all my t-shirts this morning and low and behold what did I find....the event shirt from the 2009 Tahoe Nalu.  Yep, you read it right, my first standup paddle race was the Tahoe Nalu in 2009 at Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe. Consequently, I...

DART/FLOW Standup Paddle First Annual Fundraiser Race

FLOW Standup Paddle First Annual Fundraiser for DART (Drowning Accident Rescue Team) by Jen Fuller The DART race showed up on my radar last minute and I have Michael Melville to thank for asking me to take a closer look. I loved the cause, which is to raise money for...

Another Lights Out Race the Lake of the Sky!

7/2/2015 Having just returned from my 4th year at the Race the Lake of the Sky, the social media feeds have been buzzing with pictures, video, race results & recap and most importantly peoples stories from a glorious weekend of race events. In my humble opinion,...

The Jay Race: Results, Pictures and Story

June 23, 2015 The 2015 14th Annual Jay Moriarity Memorial Paddleboard Race was a booming success with terrific weather, challenging conditions and over 300 paddlers! The Jay Race definitely has a following, given that there were two competing events the same day; the...

Tis’ the Season

It's race season that's for sure......Jay Race in Santa Cruz tomorrow (June 20th) , Payette River Games in Cascade Idaho, and next weekend is the mega race of the season the Race the Lake of the Sky   (June 27th/28th) in South Lake Tahoe. Probably missing some other...

Water Safety Patrol Volunteer-The Reward

Morning Folks: Last Sunday, I was on the water safety patrol for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. I paddled my BluePlanet Bumprider 14ft standup paddle board from Bluerush Boardsports. The entire experience from start to finish was quite rewarding. For those not...