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Kite, Surf, & SUP

Nothin’ better than epic warm westerly winds!


Hood River Water Play – Learn to surf on your holiday!

Sailworks – Need gear – these are your go-to guys

Zoller Outdoor Odyssey – Multiple whitewater rafting experiences all summer!

Windance – Sells new and used great and is a great resource for repairs. Great swap meets during the season!

Second Wind Sports – Kiteboarding, snowboarding and skiing, windsurfing and clothes. There’s used gear as well.

Big Winds – Right downtown with parking and picnic bench to peruse the conditions. Great selection of new kite gear plus accessories and clothes.

Cascade Kiteboarding School – Cascade Kiteboarding runs private kiteboarding lessons out of Stevenson, Washington and Hood River, Oregon.CKB caters to individuals looking for a private and more personalized learning experience. The personalization of each lesson is what makes Cascade unique. Each lesson is customized to the student’s level, progressing at a comfortable pace, but yet presenting challenges and benchmarks for the student to attain.

New Wind – Great instructors, really good progression and fast track program to get you up and riding quickly.

Gorge Kiteboard School – Mark Worth (Red Beard) will get you up and  riding safely and confidently.


The best thing about SUP is you can do it anywhere! River, lakes, ponds… and Hood River County has some of the most pristine spots to set your paddles!

Columbia River

Lost Lake

Laurance Lake

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