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Ro-Sham Qualifiers Wrap Up, Men’s Semi Finals and Finals Today

Ro-Sham Qualifiers Wrap Up, Men’s Semi Finals and Finals Today

While day five of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown started off with super light winds, conditions improved greatly by early Friday afternoon and Heat 3 Round 2 kicked off in Hood River’s world-renowned terrain park.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Day 4: Women’s Finals and Men’s Qualifiers.

Ro-Sham Throwdown Day 4: Women’s Finals and Men’s Qualifiers.

As the wind filled in through the Columbia River Gorge early yesterday afternoon, the Women’s Finals of the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown resumed.

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Big Winds for the 2012 Ro-Sham

Big Winds for the 2012 Ro-Sham

Day three of the world’s first slopestyle kiteboarding contest received excellent conditions, perfect for women’s finals and the first round of men’s qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Throwdown Kicks Off with Women’s Qualifiers

Ro-Sham Throwdown Kicks Off with Women’s Qualifiers

Amidst strong, steady winds on Tuesday in the Columbia River Gorge, the 2012 Ro Sham Throwdown kiteboarding competition commenced with two rounds of Women’s Qualifiers.

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Ro-Sham Starts Today with Kiteboarding’s First Ever Slopestyle Event

Ro-Sham Starts Today with Kiteboarding’s First Ever Slopestyle Event

Thirty‐five men and eight women from Antigua, Australia, England, Scotland, the U.S., and Uruguay will battle it out throughout the week at the first‐ever slopestyle kiteboarding competition.

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Watch the 2012 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer Live Stream

Watch the 2012 Kiteboarding 4 Cancer Live Stream

Kiteboarding 4 Cancer is streaming all the action from the 2012 event in Hood River this weekend, July 14-15.

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VIDEO: Paul Porter: Shortcut

New US Team Rider Paul Porter put together a few short clips of him throwing down on the Best HP and Profanity.

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Conquer Your Fears and Do Something Awesome

Conquer Your Fears and Do Something Awesome

Oftentimes when I ride with Danny, he yells to me out on the water, “DO SOMETHING AWESOME!” and he’ll trail me until I show him something. It pushes me. It’s fun. And, it always results in me having a better session in the end.

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2011 Ro Sham Throw Down Wrap Up/Results

While the 2010 Ro Sham Throw Down put the event on the map, this year brought in an international presence and proved to the industry that the Ro Sham is here to stay. With several new features brought to the table such as the Liquid Force Dancefloor, the Best Handrail, The Slingshot Kicker, and the extended Airush BoomBox the guys from the Slider Project pieced together a really sick park. Riders flooded the town from all over the world including New Zealand, Australia, England, Florida, Cape Hatteras, and South America.

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2011 Athletes for Cancer Tenacity Games Recap/Results

2011 Athletes for Cancer Tenacity Games Recap/Results

The total funds raised in this weekend’s event have not been officially tallied yet, but funds raised by athletes alone were over $40,000. The proceeds will go to Athletes for Cancer’s Survivorship Camps, as well as regional cancer awareness, prevention, and survivorship organizations.

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VIDEO: Betty Does America TEASER

The Teaser to a two part short story about Rick Jensen and Sam Light road tripping from Hood River, down the West Coast of America ending in Vegas.

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VIDEO: 2011 Slingshot Kiteboards and Wakeboards

Slingshot's Chris Schey shows off the impressive line of 2011 Slingshot twin tip kiteboards and wakeboards.

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VIDEO: 2011 Best Redline Control Bar

Evan O'Connell shows off the latest features on the 2011 Best Redline Performance Bar at the 2010 AWSI. Evan also shows us the 2011 Best Kiteboarding seat and waist harnesses.

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VIDEO: 2011 Underground Kiteboards: Directionals

Patrick Rebstock gives us all the detail on the 2011 Underground surf kiteboards and race board.

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VIDEO: 2011 Underground Kiteboards: Twin Tips

Adrian Roper shows off the 2011 Underground twin tip line.

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