Monthly Archives: August 2013

End of Season BBQ

The CGWA is stoked to share the Northwave gazebo for a celebratory BBQ immediately following the last swap meet of the season coming up this Sunday.

Where:  Luhr Jensen Parking lot near the Northwave entrance

What:  BBQ open to anyone.  Hot dogs and refreshments provided by Northwave.  Donations or other food accepted

When:  This SUNDAY, Sept. 1st, starting at noon

Who:  ALL are welcome

Why:  Because we have had a great season!

Be sure to come to the Swap Meet that morning to check out all the deals!

2013 Gorge Windsurfing Awards

It’s that time of year for us to recognize the Gorge windsurfers who stood out from all the rest. We are now accepting nominations for the following categories.

Dale Cook Award: We all know Dale gets the biggest airs in the Gorge; that’s why we named this award after him. Now we want to know who else is going big and hucking huge. Be sure to send us a picture of the big air! 2012 Winner: Tim Requa.

Most Stoked: You know these people- their smiles are contagious and adds to your stoke. His or her positive attitude inspires and adds joy to your sessions. 2012 Winner: Jay Watermayer

Most Selfless Windsurfer: This may reflect a one-time rescue or rescue attempt, or several selfless acts of kindness to fellow Gorge windsurfers. 2012 Winner: Temira Wagonfeld.
Grom of the Year: Groms 18 years of age and under are a big part of the Gorge windsurfing community. This youth windsurfer is a good role model for his or her peers & enthusiastic about Gorge windsurfing. 2012 Winner: Fiona Wylde.
Gorge Windsurfer of the Year: This person is a steward of the Gorge and of windsurfing. He or she is a positive influence within the community. Overall good spirit, friendly windsurfer, kind to comrades and strangers, embodies and/or respects the Gorge lifestyle, etc. 2012 Winner: Jay Watermayer.

TO NOMINATE please fill out the following form:

Nominations will be accepted until noon on Wednesday, August 28th.  Submissions received after then will not be considered.  Awards will be announced and presented at the awards party.  Time and Location TBA

All submissions (including pictures) are property of CGWA, and may be shared with our members and the public at CGWA’s discretion.