Wottermen Chronicles

The Best Changing Robe/ Parka May 19, 2016 14:37

“First listen, then learn, then practice.” Yogi Teabag If you have ever had the pleasure of drinking a delicious Yogi Tea, I am sure you have noticed the really profound saying on the paper tab attached to the end of the string. The other day, mine had the above saying on it. It made me…

Part Three: Brave the Elements Tour February 5, 2015 10:00

Written by Cynthia Issel Next stop was Cannon Beach for the plunge with Cannon Beach Surf Shop. We had a lot of watchers, and not a lot of plungers, which seemed to be the theme at almost every plunge. The shop is ran by Mark who grew up in California during the beginning of the surfing…

Ottertalks Q&A with Kathy Zuk December 16, 2014 12:01

Clyde the Otter recently laid back in the ocean with owner Kathy Zuk of Central Point, Oregon’s Rogue Aquatics for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Rogue Aquatics. Kathy Zuk: Rogue Aquatics was established in 2011 but was previously Rogue Scuba.  We still hold the Rogue Scuba name and still offer the…

Ottertalks Q&A with Jeff Powelson December 15, 2014 10:47

Clyde the Otter recently dived into the ocean with Owner Jeff Powelson of Portland, Oregon’s Aquatic Sports shop for a special Surf-fur Brave the Elements tour interview. Clyde the Otter: Tell us a brief history of Aquatic Sports. Jeff Powelson: Our store’s history starts in 1966. We are a family owned business started for the love of diving. Our core statement: To create…

Wottermen’s Creed November 10, 2014 14:43

“Water. The unbending, addictive force that consumes our thoughts, beckoning our souls to seek it out. Once we have given into its pull and are in it’s embrace, it awakens our inner otter calling upon us to test the boundaries of everything we are and everything we want to be. It allows us to step away from the noise,…

You know you’re a Wotterman when… May 13, 2014 15:45

1. Your idea of a pedicure is removing the wax from your toenails. 2. Your wetsuit never really dries. 3. You never know what movies are coming out, but always know current ocean conditions. 4. Sand is e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e. 5. You have dropped your phone in the water…a lot. 6. You’re friends can tell when you haven’t been…