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Everybody’s gone surfin’

November 15, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Surf’s up

April 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Ken Gacke, Brandon, S.D., cuts across the surface of Lake Okabena while sailboarding Wednesday afternoon in Worthington. “The water is still kind of chilly,” Gacke said of his first time out this season. Continue Reading

Actor Gerard Butler rescued at big-wave surfing spot

December 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gerard Butler is OK after being held underwater by some big waves while filming for a movie about a surfer at Mavericks, a famed Northern California surf break known for treacherous, stories-high waves. Continue Reading

Hawaii’s new official high school sport: Surfing (and not the Internet, either)

October 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Hawaii is preparing to become the first state in the nation to make surfing an official high school sport, joining the likes of football, basketball, volleyball and swimming, starting as early as spring 2013. Continue Reading

Alexandria: Birthplace of windsurfing?

September 2, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

One day, about 50 years ago, Al Seltz daringly rose to his feet on the edge of a sailboat, and skillfully skimmed over the waters of Lake L’Homme Dieu. That moment may have put him in the history books. Continue Reading