Celebrating at the Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge.  Congratulations to Kody Kerbox (overall winner) and Geogres Cronsteadt for a solid performance.

Summer time

Summer is race time.  The season really heats up with events going off everywhere and its time to sit down and figure out the schedule.  After high school graduation last May I took off for California and the Santa Monica Pier Paddle, from there it was the US SUP tour event at San Onofre Beach. […]

Olukai weekend with Dad

Olukai Weekend

Just had a big race weekend right here on Maui. It’s nice to be able to race and go home to sleep in your own bed. It was the Olukai weekend which included a downwind elite SUP race and short citizens race on Saturday and an outrigger canoe race on Sunday. It was set on […]

Paddling with Dad

Blogging again!

It has been a really long time since I have been able to blog, my website was having some problems! But, I’m back now and busy has ever. Graduation is coming up, can’t wait! I have really enjoyed getting back to a regular classroom situation for my senior year ( I home schooled for two […]

Battle of the Paddle - Slater Trout

Another Battle over and done

Battle of the Paddle 2012 is over and it was a fun one.  The beach was packed, lots of great paddlers showed up and the sun and waves cooperated all weekend.  I felt good all weekend and was lucky enough take 5th in the elite race and 3rd in the distance race. Congratulations to Danny […]

Ocean View

A tropical update

Since the M2O race I have been all over the place racing, on rivers.  I was on the Weber River in Park City Utah, the Columbia Gorge in Hood River, Oregon and on the Potomac in Washington DC.  All very different races in different conditions but all very fun and unique.  Then to top it […]

M2O 2012 Race - Molokai to Oahu

M2O 2012

The Molokai to Oahu paddle race is the big one.  32 miles across the Ka ‘iwi channel.  This was my first year racing so I thought it would be fun to ask my friend, sponsor and Infinity team mate Dave Boehne to join me on a two man team.  He trained in California then flew […]