A River Surfer

Neil Egsgard surfing Skookumchuck

Neil Egsgard surfing Skookumchuck

A river surfer doesn’t boast.

A river surfer doesn’t believe in local entitlement.

A river surfer sees possibility in every wave.

A river surfer has legs and knees painted black and blue.

A river surfer reads CFS gauges instead of tide charts.

A river surfer doesn’t care if you surf with a paddle, kayak, or body board.

A river surfer knows having cold beer on hand is just as important as a board repair kit and a fin key.

A river surfer doesn’t care if you’re the best surfer in town. 

A river surfer looks out for her/his river people. 

A river surfer knows broken fin boxes come with the territory.

A river surfer has mastered ding repair.

A river surfer’s best friend is eddy. 

A river surfer doesn’t care if you’re a beginner or a professional.

A river surfer is an innovator.

A river surfer sees every wave as a puzzle.

A river surfer doesn’t care about expensive boards.

A bloody river surfer goes uneaten. 

A river surfer shares their knowledge.

A river surfer doesn’t give a shit about the weather.

A river surfer doesn’t care if you’re local or not.

A river surfer IS a surfer.

Zack Hughes, co-owner of Badfish Stand Up Paddle catching air on his 6'11" river surfer. 

Zack Hughes, co-owner of Badfish Stand Up Paddle catching air on his 6'11" river surfer. 

Jacob Kelly from Surf Anywhere sharing the wave. 

Jacob Kelly from Surf Anywhere sharing the wave.