July 15, 2014
OVERALL WINNER Brandon Scheid, pictured here passing by the lap counters, completed 70 laps in six hours around the 3-mile course, totaling 210 miles.
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Heart, Strength, Tenacity: Seventh Kiteboarding-4-Cancer unifies with wind and water
The wind gods smiled on the Hood River Event Site Saturday afternoon. Despite a less-than-favorable forecast, the wind kicked in at about noon, increased throughout the day and blew strong and steady for several hours, giving the 154 participants of the 7th annual Kiteboarding- 4-Cancer fundraiser a full afternoon of sunny skies and steady wind to make this year’s sixhour endurance race one of the best and most competitive in event history.