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Nicknames

December 3rd, 2015

Nicknames are awesome. When I windsurfed, you could usually tell who was out sailing on the water based on what cars were parked in the parking area. When we ended up with two “Bobs” at my usual launch, it was logical that we ended up calling them Trucker Bob and Pink Car Bob. Trucker Bob […]

Thanks, I’ll take the Shark

April 2nd, 2009

Originally posted in 2007, in the CCWA Newsletter I was out windsurfing at TAMUCC beach — I like to call it Goat Head beach because twice I’ve found a goat head there — when I was reminded of an urgent business meeting I was about to miss. The reminder went like this: I saw a […]

Poser. Dork.

March 25th, 2009

Originally published on my old windsurfingradio.com web site in 2004: I knew the type as soon as we saw him pull up in his fancy white Dodge 2500 Cargo Van. Everything he had was clean and new. Perhaps he’d just won the lottery, but more likely he hit a tangent forked from mid-life crisis or […]