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Juneau Ski Club Silver Surfer Giant Slalom Results

Silver Surfer Giant Slalom Saturday at Eaglecrest Ski Area, Sourdough run Mitey Mite Women Zoey McDonald 1:15.94 Ali Hailey 1:23.62...
Photo: Harnessing the wind

Beginning wind surfer Melora Gaber practices surfing Sunday in Gastineau Channel near Sandy Beach. High wind gusts kicked up waves throughout the day. Today's forecast calls for rain and east wind to 15 mph.
Photo: Solo sail

Gulls and a lone wind surfer make use of Tuesday morning's storm winds to move about in Gastineau Channel.
Photo: Surfin' for a good cause

Mike Evans dresses as the Silver Surfer at this year's Only Fools Run at Midnight event, held June 28 at Centennial Hall. Evans won first prize for the best individual costume. "It's for a good cause," Evans said.
Que syrah shiraz: Are they cousins, siblings or the same grape?

Paul Fraser, 34, is a surfer dude of sorts. He spends half the year near the beaches of his native Australia, half near the Pacific swells of California...
World's best big wave surfers compete

...reputation. Mark Foo, a legendary big-wave surfer from Hawaii, died while surfing Mavericks...Milosky, died there just weeks after another surfer nearly drowned.Eleven-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater was scheduled to surf Sunday...
Beck, Obermeyer wed

...horseback riding and more.The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Douglas Beck of Palos Verdes, Calif. She is a professional surfer.The groom is the son of Carla and Gerald Obermeyer of Champery, Switzerland. He is a former Juneau resident and Alaska Department...
Kodiak postmaster heads to Puerto Rico

...language, and that immersion program will force us to do it. We're going right into it."As a bonus, Kersch, a longtime surfer, will also be able to enjoy his hobby in warmer waters."Surfing is going to be pretty cool, especially not having to wear...
For Alaskans, orca film might stir memories of '80s-era controversy

...killing humans, according to NOAA and other sources, and there is only one known case of a wild orca biting someone ? a surfer in the 1970s. In Ketchikan in August 2005, a 12-year-old boy was "bumped" by an orca who seemed to be unsure of what...
Surfer rescued

The Coast Guard rescued a Ketchikan man from swift currents off Rotary Beach, about a mile from Ketchikan, on Sunday afternoon.


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