June 8, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Summit Daily News "Rocky Mountain Surf Festival Saturday and Sunday at Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park"

Jeff Casperson:
"Mother Nature has no master, and Paul Tefft knows it.
In organizing the Whitewater Stand-Up Paddling Championship the past two years, he's been dealt a little bit of everything in the weather department.
Last year, a wet winter and the resulting runoff made for epic conditions at the Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park wave, site of the Super Bowl of river stand-up paddling (SUP).
On the heels of one of the driest winters in recent memory, this year's conditions pale in contrast, giving Tefft and fellow organizers a whole different extreme with which to contend.
“You can't control Mother Nature,” he said. “We just have to make do with what we've been given.”
And that's precisely what Tefft is doing as he and fellow organizers prepare for this weekend's Rocky Mountain Surf Festival, of which the Whitewater SUP Championship is a part...."
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