Friday, August 15, 2003
The Gorge Cup Windsurfing Series will complete its summer-long run this weekend with the biggest race of the season.
Local competitor Bruce Peterson said that, wind permitting, a slalom race is planned for Saturday and a course race is planned for Sunday.
“The forecast for this weekend looks unreal,” said Peterson, who currently sits second in the Gorge Cup standings behind Dale Cook. “It sounds like we might have ideal winds both days.”
To make things even more exciting, the U.S. Windsurfing National Tour will be rolling through town, which could increase the field to 45 sailors, as opposed to the typical 25-sailor field.
“This will be the biggest race of the year by far,” Peterson said. “Lots of people are coming down from Canada and the Bay Area, and it should be competitive.”
Cook currently leads the Gorge Cup series with 74.06 points in seven races. Peterson is second at 198.16 and Anil Rajani is third with 227.86 points.
For more information about the Gorge Cup racing series, visit www.gorgecup.com.
More like this story
- Gratitude goes out for acts of help and hospitality
- Hood River Elks Lodge makes donation to Meals on Wheels
- Police Log, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4
- Public Records, Building Permits, County, September 2015
- Upset! HRV takes down The Dalles, clinches first play-in spot since 2012
- Sports Briefs for Oct. 10
- Quick start propels HRV girls soccer to victory over Hermiston
- Water polo teams poised to make runs at the state title
- Port begins lower Hanel mill ground work
- Letters to the Editor for Oct. 10
Cascade Locks brush fire
Video of a brush fire near downtown Cascade Locks which erupted Aug. 27, 2015. Enlarge